Animal Care Technicians Needed! in San Francisco, CA at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/11/2021

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Job Description

Immediate need for Animal Care Technicians (lab/research setting)

About VACO:

Vaco provides expert consulting, permanent placement, executive search and strategic staffing for companies around the world, in the areas of accounting, finance, technology, healthcare, operations, administration and more. As a premier talent solutions firm, Vaco connects people to their dream jobs and helps leading companies find talent to grow their business.

About the Opportunity:

Our client is in search of an Animal Care Technician to join their team! This is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door and get hands on experience in a laboratory and research facility. This lab facility is a California based biotech company founded in 2004 that conducts first-in-class preclinical research. This position requires the candidate to be highly motivated and work independently in a fast-paced work environment.

Responsibilities for the Animal Care Technician:

  • Ensure that high standards of animal welfare are met.
  • Provide food, water and clean housing to animals according to applicable SOPs.
  • Perform routine animal health observations.
  • Maintain accurate paper-based and computer records.
  • Maintain vivarium cleanliness in accordance with applicable SOPs.
  • Order and maintain accurate supply inventory.
  • Maintain and organize supply areas.
  • Monitor temperature and humidity, reporting any issues to supervisor or manager
  • Maintain vivarium cleanliness in accordance with applicable SOPs
  • Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Previous animal care experience preferably in a research or laboratory setting.