Company: SoBran, Inc.
Location: Silver Spring
Posted on: May 8, 2022
Requirements: Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
Must be ALAT certified by the American Associa--tion for Laboratory
Animal Science or obtain within 6 months of obtaining the position.
LAT certification preferred. Overview: Responsible for all
activities required for the proper care and maintenance of the CDC
Atlanta Area Animal Care Services. Description of Duties: (Job
descriptions are subject to change to reflect duties and
responsibilities.) Receive, examine, transfer, identify, and
properly house incoming animal shipments according to Standard
Operating Procedures (SOPs). Provide food and water to animals
following SOPs or approved protocols. Perform daily animal health
surveillance checks and report any abnormal conditions of either
the animals or the animal room environment to supervisory staff.
Perform routine animal husbandry for small animal species and
livestock. Livestock duties include cleaning and maintenance of
stalls, paddocks, and pastures. Ensure animals receive adequate
environmental enrichment as directed. Assist with the restraint and
manipulation of various animal species. Understand and follow SOPs,
safety procedures, and quality assurance guidelines for animal care
at all levels of biohazard containment. Maintain a daily animal
census in assigned animal rooms. Prepare and submit records,
charts, logs, cage cards, and inventories as required by SOPs.
Sanitize and decontaminate all areas of the facility as directed
such as animal rooms, facility common areas, hallways and procedure
rooms. Dispose of waste from the facility following appropriate
SOPs. Maintain and repair animal caging and support equipment.
Assist with receipt, stocking and maintenance of all supply
inventories. Dispose of animal carcasses following SOPs. Maintain
clean and organized work and personal areas. Assist cagewash
personnel as needed. Work flexible hours to include weekend and
holidays to ensure all animal care requirements are met daily.
Report any abnormal conditions of the animal facility or immediate
vicinity to supervisory staff. Serve as point of contact in the
absence of supervisor. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Perform other
duties under supervision, as assigned. SoBran, Inc. is committed to
hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an
Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions
without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age,
veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. U.S.
Citizenship is required for most positions. Employment Type: Full
Time Bonus/Commission: No
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