Cagewash Technician I

SoBran, Inc.
Poolesville, MD
May 17, 2018
May 21, 2018
Accountant, IT
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Cagewash Technician I Location: Poolesville | Poolesville, MD | Division of Veterinary Resources (DVR) | SoBran BioScience Job Status: Full-Time Job Description Join The Winning Team Team SoBran - We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBran's success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employees' individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran. SoBran is seeking a Cagewash Technician I to serve at the National Institutes of Health in Poolesville, Maryland (LARC 8). OVERVIEW: Responsibilities of this position are that of a Cage Wash Technician I for the NIH, Poolesville location. These responsibilities include all activities required for the proper care and maintenance of on-site animals Primary duties may include the following: 1. Understand and follows all SOP's and Quality Assurance Standards 2. Clean and sanitize all animal caging and accessory equipment according to the Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's) and maintain the cage washing area in a clean, neat and well organized manner 3. Document all cage wash sanitation and equipment as instructed 4. Properly dispose of waste from facility 5. Perform and document all corridor maintenance 6. Unpack, identify and stock all received items 7. Assist with cage changing, room sanitation, or any other animal caretaking task as requested by floor lead or Task Manager 8. Alert veterinary staff and supervisor of emergencies, signs of abnormal or poor health, abnormal behavior or other animal concerns 9. Alert supervisors of any facility variances or concerns and document as instructed 10. Perform and document animal health checks 11. Perform animal husbandry duties as assigned 12. Perform and document daily facility and room maintenance and sanitation as assigned 13. Safely and correctly handle animals 14. Maintain all documentation records accurately 15. Receive, examine, transfer, identify and properly house shipped or transferred animals 16. Ability to be flexible in work duties and assist other animal caretakers as assigned 17. Must be able to lift heavy objects, bend, climb, and stand for a prolonged period 18. Must safely handle and disposes of hazardous material (biohazard, radiological, or chemical) 19. Participate in weekly technical or SOP training 20. Assist and/or perform ANY contract related activity as assigned by the floor supervisor or Task Manager Schedule Requirements: All employees are expected to perform their duties as assigned, arrive to work at 7:00 am and depart at 3:30 pm M-F. You will be required to work on the weekends as scheduled. The weekend hours are from 6 am to 1:00 pm. In addition you will be expected to work extra hours during an emergency situation or if any unexpected situation arise until work is completed. Education Required: High School Diploma or equivalent. Valid Driver's License required. Experience Required: Must complete the required training and receive a clearance on the duties of a Cagewash Technician, as outlined. Our commitment SoBran, is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and prohibits employment discrimination for employees and applicants based on his or her age, race, color, pregnancy, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, marital status, citizenship, or because he or she is an individual with a disability, protected veteran or other status protected by federal, state, and local laws. The Frederick News-Post. Category: , Keywords: Facilities Supervisor0