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Animal Care Technician I

University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
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The Division of Laboratory Animal Resources (DLAR) Animal Care Technician I will provide husbandry and care of laboratory animals with a commitment to animal welfare and well-being.

The candidate will:

  • Provide food, water and enrichment

  • Perform cage changes including cleaning and sanitizing animal housing enclosures, equipment and rooms

  • Complete daily health observations and administer basic medical treatments, procedures and unique diets and

  • Maintain logs documenting animal care activities and verification of environmental parameters and equipment function.

    Duties also include facility support tasks including laundering scrubs, performing general cleaning, sweeping, mopping, stocking supply areas and assisting with cagewash operations.

    The successful candidate must consistently demonstrate positive interpersonal and customer service skills, be available to work weekends and holidays, stand for extended periods of time, lift 50 pounds, push/pull heavy equipment, pass the mandatory criminal and social background checks, and possibly Child Protection Clearances. Vaccinations and/or TB testing may be required.
    Basic computer skills including the ability to utilize common applications (e.g., email, Word, Excel) and learn CAMS (DLAR business application software). None required.

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    Posted: 2020-01-31 Expires: 2020-02-29
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