Animal Laboratory Technician I
Under the supervision of the Operations Manager the applicant is responsible for performing the routine and specialized duties related to the husbandry of the experimental animals as an Animal Laboratory Technician I. The Technician observes animals for abnormalities, performs animal care, room and general facility maintenance, room environmental monitoring and documentation, cage card bar-coding, etc. as required. The Technician will also assist the Clinical Staff (animal handling and restraint) under the direct supervision of the Clinical Staff. The applicant must be a motivated self-starter with good teamwork practices and good communication (in English) skills.
Able to read and comprehend written and verbal instructions in English. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. Able to work standing up for long periods. Able to perform repetitive motions.
High school graduate
Certification by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician or higher) preferred.
Previous relevant research animal experience required: minimum of 1 year in a research support environment. A combination of education and/or related work experience will be considered.
In addition to professional development opportunities, Cedars-Sinai offers competitive compensation and benefits package: Medical, Dental, 403(b) with match in addition to Cedars-Sinai’s paid Retirement Program, Tuition Assistance, Credit Union, Wellbeing Program Rideshare, Employee Discounts, Healthcare and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts, Group Life/AD&D and Long Term Disability Insurance, start at 16 vacation days/year.