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Animal Care Technician

## Department Description
Taconic Biosciences, a global leader in providing the highest quality laboratory animal models and related services to the international biomedical research community for over 60 years, is seeking **Animal Care Technicians** to join our team in our Cambridge City, IN location. We support leading universities, government agencies, and pharmaceutical companies with high quality products and services that are essential to their processes empower them to progress their research forward.
We're looking for dedicated, highly motivated, and passionate individuals who will help us carry out our mission: to create innovative solutions that both progress medical research and maintain the highest standards of laboratory animal care.
## Brief Description
Animal Care Technicians are responsible for animal husbandry - caring for laboratory animals (mice and/or rats) in designated areas. These individuals ensure that high standards of animal welfare are met, and that the animals are fed, clean, and cared for. Animal Care Technicians are also responsible for loading and unloading supplies as well as keeping detailed and accurate records.
## Detailed Description
tasks of Animal Care Technicians include the following:
* Place animals in clean cages and supply food, water, and bedding;
* Monitor temperature and humidity of cage area and report problems to the appropriate position;
* Maintain cleanliness of area;
* Report inhumane treatment regarding animal care, use, or abuse;
* Document work performed and complete weekly reports;
* Take part in weight, feed, and production studies;
* Take samples for quality control;
* Reserve, select, and accurately pack animals for customer orders;
* Transfer to and receive animals from other on-site locations;
* Follow procedures for dress and/or required showering;
* Order supplies, load and unload supplies;
* Report inhumane treatment regarding animal care, use, and abuse;
* Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and other instructions.
## Job Requirements
Candidates must have a High School Diploma, GED, or related life practice, as well as at least six months' work practice. Although ideal candidates will have practice working with animals, no practice is required - we are willing to train! Candidates must have demonstrated attention to detail and organization expertise. Candidates should have a demonstrated capability to communicate verbally and in writing. Basic computer and math expertise required. Candidates must be able to lift 45 lbs. and move 100 lbs. Candidates must be able to stand for long periods of time.
## Additional Details
At Taconic, we are dedicated to finding solutions to improve human health. We offer a competitive income and a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k) plan, and more!
## How To Apply
If you are looking for a compensateing career and the opportunity to grow, this is the position for you! Apply today!
_Taconic Biosciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, discapability, or protected veteran status.
*listing title:* Animal Care Technician
*Job location:* Cambridge City, IN, US
*Department Name:* Taconic
*Currency:* USD
*Amount of Travel:* No Travel
*Work At Home:* No

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