Animal Care Technician- Temp to Hire- South SF, 94080 in South San Francisco; Peninsula area at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/3/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Multiple entry-level Animal Care Technician positions are available at a biotech in San Francisco, 94080!

Type: Temp to Hire
Pay: $19.00-$22.00/hr

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.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Proficiency in speaking and writing in English.

Animal Care and Husbandry Responsibilities

  • 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

Special Considerations

Must avoid contact with rodent species outside of work.

Additional Information

Standard work week M-F

Must be willing to travel between facilities as needed

Must be willing to provide weekend and holiday float coverage

May include minimal travel for training purposes all expense paid