Animal Care Technician II job – Novalex Biotech Resources, LLC – Cambridge, MA

Animal Care Technician II

Novalex Biotech Resources, LLC

Cambridge, MA

$47,000 – $55,000 a year

Description / Purpose:

The Animal Husbandry Technician will perform routine and customized onsite animal husbandry services for Novalex clients, as assigned. All animals will be handled in accordance with all local, state and federal regulations. You will also be responsible for providing exemplary customer support and to ensure the highest level of customer service and satisfaction.

Key Responsibilities & Functions:

  • Provide animals with fresh and adequate food and water daily;
  • Perform scheduled health observations and assessments;
  • Immediately communicate with Novalex management and Client regarding any animal anomalies observed;
  • Change and clean animal cages, as scheduled;
  • Assist with animal intake, evaluation and treatment;
  • Complete and maintain all applicable logs and check sheets, as required;
  • Comply with Standard Operating procedures specific to each facility.
  • Monitor facility conditions (including temperature and humidity data) and maintain all applicable logs and check sheets for same;
  • Immediately report any facilities issue to Novalex management and Client, as appropriate;
  • Operate & maintain cage washers and other equipment, as instructed;
  • Clean and sanitize animal facility following established protocols and schedules;
  • Stock supplies, as needed;
  • Maintain work and general facility/lab areas in a neat and organized manner;
  • Process biohazard waste streams.

The above is intended to be a basic outline of the general duties of this position. You may be asked to perform other and/or additional relevant duties for Novalex and/or its Client.

M inimum Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent;
  • AALAS Certification of ALAT or higher strongly preferred
  • Minimum of three (3) years of husbandry experience in a laboratory animal facility;
  • Must have reliable transportation;
  • Must be punctual and cooperative with all members of Company, Client Company and other team members;
  • Ability to prioritize work schedule(s) and follow tasks through from inception to completion using good judgment, tact and discretion;
  • Flexible, self-motivated team-player who is able to work well with others and independently;
  • Willingness to learn and to perform various, duties in keeping with the Company and/or

Client’s changing needs, is an absolute must.

  • Must be willing to travel to and work at multiple client locations, as needed.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $47,000.00 to $55,000.00 /year

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

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