Operations Associate I, In-Vivo Resource Center

  • Cambridge, MA
  • Full-time
  • Department: Research & Development
  • Region: US

Job Description

  • Perform daily health observations and effectively record and communicate abnormalities to the scientists.
  • Perform husbandry duties for rats and mice
  • Perform daily census, handle related documentation and follow reporting procedures.
  • Perform animal receipt and housing of animals.
  • Utilize internal databases to perform the receipt of animals and processing of supplies.
  • Perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures.
  • Perform cagewash and preparation activities to include usage of equipment and maintenance of adequate inventories as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year related experience.
  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills. Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to regularly lift/push, or pull up to 50 pounds

Other

  • Regular work schedule is 40 hours per week in addition to weekends and holidays on a rotating basis.  Essential personnel position, required to report to work during inclement weather.

Education:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent (1+ years’ experience), Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in animal science or related discipline preferred (0+ years’ experience).
  • Minimum of ALAT certification required (or must be obtained within first 12 months of employment).

Additional Information

The candidate of choice will perform daily health observations and effectively record and communicate abnormalities to the scientists. Duties will also include to perform husbandry duties for rats and mice. A daily census, handle related documentation and follow reporting procedures will part of your day to day as well.

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