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NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BRANCH OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR LABORATORY ANIMAL SCIENCE 

UC Berkeley: Animal Care (Internal) Trainer

(POSTED 10/15/18)

Job Title/Job ID:

Trainer 2 (4162U) #25839

Job Summary: 

The trainer, under general supervision, provides direct training on core concepts of animal research, regulatory compliance, and vivarium practices to Animal Technicians, laboratory personnel, and students. The trainer also facilitates and may coordinate training mandated by federal regulation, the attending veterinarian, or ACUC and provided by other matter experts including the veterinary staff. Training is essential for compliance with federal, state, and ACUC policies and regulations. Training also ensures research personnel and staff have essential knowledge for proper behavior in vivaria, ensuring quality research and animal welfare. The incumbent utilizes professional training and development skills to resolve training issues and needs assessment initiatives identified from proficiency assessments of OLAC staff.

Position Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training
  • Valid CDL
  • AALAS Certification: ALAT with the ability to obtain the LATG within the first year.
  • Working knowledge of functional area and understanding of how training may impact other areas.
  • Thorough knowledge of animal areas including housing rooms, cage wash, and veterinary areas.
  • Working knowledge of delivering training programs and of other areas of laboratory animal care.
  • Thorough knowledge of training procedures related to cleaning and maintaining lab cages, animal holding areas, examination, operating rooms, animal loading/unloading facilities, safety for the animals, employees and the facility.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of NIH, USDA and AAALAC program rules and requirements.
  • Familiar with current training programs and trends.
  • Good skills in delivering training programs.
  • Working knowledge of conducting needs assessment.
  • Good analytical skills to understand how business needs can be addressed through the design and delivery of training programs.
  • Good verbal, written and interpersonal communication skill and good presentation skills.
  • Working knowledge of campus policies and procedures.

Preferred Qualifications

  • At least 2 years’ experience training in a laboratory animal facility.

Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute

(POSTED 9/21/2018)

Job Summary: 
Under the general supervision of the Lead Animal Technician and/or Animal Facility Supervisor, independently implements daily work assignments. This responsibility includes; basic animal husbandry, assembling sufficient and appropriate supplies, verifying that daily tasks are properly completed, maintaining areas according to USDA, PHS, AAALAC and Children's Hospital Oakland Research Institute regulations and standards and recognizing inconsistencies in SOPs and reporting them. The animal technician acts as back up to the Lead Animal Technician for all emergency or critical situations and possesses a working knowledge of husbandry/housing situations and environmental control systems.  Demonstrates the ability to independently perform all required duties of the facility with only general supervision.

Position Requirements: 
Education: High school diploma or GED required.  Prefer ALAT certification or ability to become certified in one year. 
Experience: One year of applicable animal care experience in a research or animal laboratory setting. 
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Duties require manual dexterity, mechanical ability and consciencious attitude and concern for animals. Must be capable of lifting and moving cages, feed, supplies and equipment of at least 50 lbs. Ability to operate properly a variety of cleaning, sanitizing, sterilizing equipment (including cage washers, autoclaves, floorscrubber, etc) must be capable of proper handling of rodents and free of animal-related allergens. Must be able to work weekends or evenings, if necessary.

Schedule: Part Time - Temporary
Shift: Day Shift (7am-noon)
Hours: 25 hrs/week Mon-Fri

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APEX Life Sciences

Animal care technician ii  apex life sciences (posted 8/2/2018)

Full Time - 8 openings

LOCATION: South San Francisco

#870098

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Bristol-Myers Squibb

Associate Veterinary scientist i/II   bristol-myers squibb (posted 6/27/2018)

Full Time 

#R1506114

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UC San Francisco

STAFF RESEARCH ASSOCIATE II  

DEPARTMENT OF PEDIATRICS 

Full Time

#49893BR

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(POSTED 7/2/2018)

Stanford University

Animal Care (Husbandry) Supervisor SCHOOL OF MEDICINE

Full Time

#79113

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