To provide animal husbandry for the animals in the facility.
Perform daily (some weekend and holiday work will be required) animal health checks and reports any abnormal animal conditions to the veterinary technician and facility manager. Change animal caging, to include feed and water, according to SOP's and/or specific approved protocols and the schedule established by the floor supervisor. Clean and sanitizes animal facility, equipment, and assigned rooms according to SOP's. Maintain daily animal census sheets, room equipment and status form sheets, and other forms requested by the facility manager. Maintain and repair animal caging and support equipment. Complete additional duties as assigned by the facility manager.
High School diploma or the equivalent experience. Willingness to work in an animal research facility and provide superior customer service to research staff working in the facility. Ability to read and follow all SOP's and Quality Assurance Standards. High attention to detail with the ability to consistently complete respective tasks. Strong capacity for teamwork and collaboration.
Minimum of one (1) year of experience in the care of animals in a laboratory facility or certification as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science. Knowledge and understanding along with the ability to meet and exceed the AWA, OLAW, and USDA guidelines.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 13473
About University of Texas at Arlington
With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.