Cleveland Clinic Animal Husbandry Technician I - Aquatics in Cleveland, Ohio
Job ID: 132311
Performs daily health observations and monitors the condition of research animals.
Provides custodial care, fresh feed, and fresh water to animals according to the standard operating procedures.
Receives animal shipments and completes required documentation.
Maintains and adequately supplies the areas used for technical procedures.
Transports supplies, equipment and animals to and from various locations.
Other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma or GED.
Must be willing to be trained to properly handle all species of animals housed within the BRU.
- None required.
Complexity of Work:
Requires critical thinking skills, decisive judgment and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Must be able to work in a stressful environment and take appropriate action.
Must be flexible and complete the job before leaving work.
Animal care is a 7-day per week, 365-days per year job.
Prior experience in the care of research aquatic species or similar knowledge highly preferred.
Experience in the custodial care of animals preferred.
Proficient computer skills and ability to learn new systems quickly preferred.
Prior experience understanding and following detailed scientific or medical instructions given by investigators and/or veterinarians.
Ability to lift and transport supplies, equipment, and/or animals weighing over 50 pounds; frequent standing, bending and walking; must be able to tolerate unpleasant odors, sights, animal bites and scratches.
May be required to work with biological, chemical, and radiation hazards after proper training.
Personal Protective Equipment:
- Follows standard precautions using personal protective equipment as required.
Keywords: aquatics, water quality, maintenance, research
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