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Animal Care Technician I

Dragon Recruiting

Iceland

Ref: RP245-675

Job description / Role

Responsibilities
• Understand and follows all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and Quality Assurance Standards
• Provides daily animal care, feeding, watering and housing support for all animal facility buildings
• Performs daily animal health checks, documents assigned duties and reports abnormal animal conditions to the Facility Manager
• Performs full animal life cycle duties, sexes and weans animals, monitors and ensures adequate environmental parameters and enrichment for each animal and immediately reports deficiencies
• Aseptically changes animal caging, maintains and sanitizes facility equipment, animal rooms, break rooms, and restrooms associated with animal facilities; while exercising proper waste disposal practices
• Maintains daily animal census sheets, room equipment, status form sheets, and other forms requested by the Facility Manager
• Corrects/requests cage cards as required, counts and documents number of cages daily for census
• Receives, examines, transfers, identifies and properly houses incoming animal shipments
• Assists with the handling of various animal species as requested by the investigators
• Performs cage washing and assists with contract related duties as assigned
• Perform other duties under supervision, as assigned

Benefits
• Attractive Salary Package

Education Requirements

Required Education
• High school diploma or equivalent
• ALAT certification preferred

Requirements

Required Experience:
• Some experience caring for animals in a laboratory or veterinary environment preferred
• Must be able to lift a maximum of 50 lbs.; bend, stoop, climb and stand for a prolonged period
• Aseptically changes animal caging, maintains and sanitizes facility equipment, animal rooms, break rooms, and restrooms associated with animal facilities; while exercising proper waste disposal practices
• Maintains daily animal census sheets, room equipment, status form sheets, and other forms requested by the Facility Manager
• Corrects/requests cage cards as required, counts and documents number of cages daily for census
• Receives, examines, transfers, identifies and properly houses incoming animal shipments
• Assists with the handling of various animal species as requested by the investigators

About the Company

Dragon Recruiting is a leading international staffing and recruitment company, head-quartered in London, with further offices all over the globe. Our clients range from numerous well known UK and international businesses. We also represent a wide range of less well known clients - helping them to find staff for their businesses around the world.

As an international recruitment agency, our clients benefit from a vast network of human resource specialists who attract, cultivate and connect organisations to talent in both global and local markets. Our unrivalled

scope of services and global reach allow us to share candidates and roles across borders. With greater coverage and tools, we can ensure our clients and candidates all get the best outcome for their recruitment needs.

With experience of over 3 decades we are recruiting more than 10,000 workers annually to and from the UK, USA and the Middle East and several other Asian countries. We specialize in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

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