The Scripps Research Institute
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Animal Technician IV
at The Scripps Research Institute
|Department Name:||Animal Resources - CA|
|Position Type:||Full Time|
|Position Title||Animal Technician IV|
|Position Summary:|| |
Assist the Animal Resources, Supervisor with the daily operation of an animal facility to ensure all animals in the facility are properly maintained, the environment is appropriate, staff adheres to safety practices, standard operating procedures are followed, and the operation is in compliance with all applicable regulations and guidelines.
|Additional Information:|| |
Work schedule for this position is Wednesday - Saturday; 6:30am-3:30pm.
|Physical Requirements:|| |
With or without reasonable accommodation, employees in this position must be able to work with animals for up to 8 hours a day and lift feed bags and animal cages up to 50 pounds; as well as perform repetitive motions with arms, wrists and hands. This position may also include utilizing latex gloves and working in an environment that contains animal dander and dust particles. Further details of established essential functions for this position will be addressed/discussed during the interview process.
|Basic Qualifications:|| |
High school diploma or equivalent (GED). Minimum seven years animal care experience. A Bachelor’s degree in a life science, Associate’s degree in veterinary technology, or AALAS certification and three plus years previous animal care experience may be substituted for total experience required. Good verbal and written communication skills. Effective interpersonal relation skills. Must demonstrate competency in technical procedures. LATG certification is preferred. Those not assigned to a Dedicated Weekend Schedule (F-M) OR Sat/Sun only schedule, are required to participate in weekend and holiday rotations.
|Compensation:||$24.90- $31.16 per hour budgeted hiring range.|
|Job Closing Date:|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Job Posting Category||Scientific & Technical|
|EEO Statement|| |
The Scripps Research Institute is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic or status.