Animal Caretaker I (Eligible For Sign-On BONUS)

Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research
Bethesda, MD
May 19, 2022
May 22, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Animal Caretaker I (ELIGIBLE FOR SIGN-ON BONUS) Job ID: req2644Employee Type: nonexempt full-timeDivision: Laboratory Animal Science ProgramFacility: NIHLocation: NIH Campus 9000 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892 USA The Frederick National Laboratory is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center (FFRDC) sponsored by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) and operated by Leidos Biomedical Research, Inc. The lab addresses some of the most urgent and intractable problems in the biomedical sciences in cancer and AIDS, drug development and first-in-human clinical trials, applications of nanotechnology in medicine, and rapid response to emerging threats of infectious diseases. Accountability, Compassion, Collaboration, Dedication, Integrity and Versatility; it's the FNL way.FOR A LIMITED TIME - We are offering a one-time $1,200.00 Sign-On bonus, less applicable taxes for the successful candidate hired for this position! (Candidate must pass background check and onboarding requirements including pre-employment physical and drug screening).PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONThe Laboratory Animal Sciences Program (LASP) provides exceptional quality animal care and technical support services for animal research performed at the National Cancer Institute at the Frederick National Laboratory for Cancer Research. LASP executes this mission by providing a broad spectrum of state-of-the-art technologies and services that are focused on the design, generation, characterization and application of genetically engineered and biological animal models of human disease, which are aimed at the development of targeted diagnostics and therapies. LASP contributes to advancing human health, developing new treatments, and improving existing treatments for cancer and other diseases while ensuring safe and humane treatment of animals. KEY ROLES/RESPONSIBILITIES Variety of routine tasks associated with the general laboratory animal care in biomedical researchFeeding and housing laboratory animalsGeneral laboratory animal housekeepingCleaning tasks associated with the upkeep of a research animal facilityOrdering and stocking suppliesKeeping simple recordsUtilizing computer skills for email, training, and basic data entryOperate automatic washing and cleaning equipmentWork schedule may include weekend and holiday hoursBASIC QUALIFICATIONSTo be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below: Requires an 8th grade education or higher Ability to keep basic recordsAbility to lift up to 50 lbs. and wear respiratory protective equipment as necessaryBasic knowledge of computersAbility to obtain and maintain a security clearancePREFERRED QUALIFICATIONSCandidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration: Ability to handle laboratory animalsAbility to multi-taskEagerness to learn new skillsExcellent organization and observation skills JOB HAZARDSThis position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to animal(s) and/or animal material(s)This position is subject to working with or have potential for exposure to infectious material, requiring medical clearance and immunizationsThis position is subject to atmospheric conditions that would require the usage of a respirator, requiring a medical clearanceThis position is subject to working in or have the potential to exposure to high noise levels for extended periods of time requiring medical clearanceThis position is subject to the environmental conditions such as working outdoors, high humidity areas indoors, dampness and chilling, dry atmospheric conditions, etc. as part of the job Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) | Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran (M/F/D/V) | Drug Free Workplace (DFW)

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