Laboratory Animal Technician I

Location : Location US-WI-Madison
ID 2024-4645
Category
Operations
Type
Full Time - Permanent

Overview

Starting at $18 per hour

 

The Laboratory Animal Technician will focus on overall animal care and welfare, production and selection for customer orders, facility upkeep and recordkeeping and procedural duties. The person in this role will need to feel passionate about working with animals, enjoy and excel at organization, and support and maintain a clean, safe and compliant working environment.

Responsibilities

  • Cares for animals including feeding and cleaning responsibilities
  • Follows protocol to ensure the health and welfare of the animals in care
  • Inoculation and administration of doses to animals
  • Collection of tissues and biological samples from laboratory animals
  • Maintains responsibility for sanitation of the animal buildings, cages and support areas
  • Desire to work with and care for animals on a daily basis
  • Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working environment
  • Ability and willingness to complete paperwork as needed
  • Must be available to work weekends/ holidays on a rotating basis
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed

Qualifications

  • Ability to push, pull lift up to 50 pounds unassisted 
  • Stand/walk for extended period of time
  • Fine manipulation including handle touch object or tools and ability to handle controls to perofrm work
  • Frequently bend, reach, push, pull squat and lift
  • Desire to work with and care for animals on a daily basis
  • Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working environment
  • Able to perform repetitive tasks efficiently
  • Able to follow sterile entry procedures and maintain neat, clean and safe conditions.
  • Ability to follow detailed procedures
  • Effectively work with peers, leadership, and stakeholders in a productive collaborative environment
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

 

*This position could be offered at different levels for candidates who qualify with a combination of advanced levels of education and/or years of experience.  The salary range will adjust along with the level of the role to match the person’s relevant experience and/or education level.

 

Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we “Play to Win” in an industry rich with opportunity.  Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.  There’s an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual’s unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people’s lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen.  Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.

 

Inotiv has been named a 2023 Top Workplace!

Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K, and more!

 

Inotiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.

 

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