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Aerotek Animal Care Technician in Seattle, Washington

The Lab Animal Care Technician is responsible for:

• Care for large animals in accordance with standard operating procedures including: cleaning and sanitizing animal enclosures, feeding animals (standardized and prescribed diets), assuring that animals have fresh water at all times, transferring animals to clean caging, performing complete housekeeping duties in animal housing areas and surrounding premises, performing laundry cleaning services and bathing and socializing of the animals.

• Prepare large animal primary enclosures, inspect newly arrived animals for general health, report abnormalities to the Manager or Veterinarian for evaluation.

• Identify animals according to SOPs and maintain accurate records of animal identification, daily room tallies and labor allocation.

environmental control tests to validate and ensure proper function and document test results.

Top Skills Details:

  • Candidates must have at least a high school diploma and some animal handling/husbandry experience.

  • Candidates must be comfortable tending to research animals (specifically canines).

  • Animal experience includes: vet assistant experience, cage washing, feeding, cleaning, etc. (not doing animal procedures or lab work in this role)

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at Aerotek.com.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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