Personal or professional experience in working with people of diverse backgrounds.
Salary: $10.84 per hour.
Performs husbandry duties for assigned conventional and specific pathogen free research animal colonies. Follows established protocols and procedures and ensures compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws, regulation and guidelines concerning quality assurance and laboratory animal care and use.
Observes all laboratory animals in assigned work areas and reports any sick, injured or distressed animals. Records accurate daily observation of animals and environmental parameters.
Cleans and maintains laboratory animal care areas and cage wash area and documents sanitation and maintenance of assigned areas. Operates cage washers and autoclaves, including reporting any malfunctioning equipment and documenting daily equipment performance. Transports animals, caging equipment, bulk feed, and bedding materials.
Participates in training and continued education activities as required by federal guidelines and accreditation standards. Interacts and communicates effectively with Texas A&M University research staff and Comparative Medicine Program (CMP) staff. Attend meetings as required.
Performs other duties as assigned.
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