· Perform routine animal husbandry duties and monitor daily health and welfare to maintain quality and health of animals.
· Handle, transfer, and distribute animals, supplies and waste as needed to and from work area(s).
· Perform physical environment housekeeping duties and production operations according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and/or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Maintain recordkeeping pertaining to equipment operation, animal or supply area inventories.
· Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain the isolator and/or barrier room barrier.
· Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines. Perform all job-related duties in accordance with company safety procedures.
· Perform all other related duties as assigned.
· Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).
· Experience: Six to twelve months related experience in and/or training in animal husbandry.
· An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
· Certification/Licensure: Preference will be given for AALAS certification at the Assistant Technician or its equivalent.
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