Animal Facility Supervisor - Job ID:6711

Responsibilities of the Animal Facility Supervisor:

  • Responsible for the training of animal care staff in the following: cage changing techniques, room sanitation, autoclave operation, cage wash operations, waste disposal and other husbandry duties as required.
  • Supervise the daily activities of staff conducting husbandry and study support activities in the Vivarium.
  • Generate work orders and ensure documentation of all corrective maintenance and preventative maintenance procedures. 
  • Follow up to ensure timely resolution to issues and provide update to client management when resolved.
  • Provide timely, concise and effective communication regarding all facility utilities, infrastructure, process equipment, and supply chain and housing system issues to client Management.
  • Inspect animal housing systems to ensure proper setup and function.
  • Coordinate the movement of animals throughout the facility and assign housing locations for receipt of new animals.

Requirements of the Animal Facility Supervisor:
  • Bachelor’s of Science in Animal Science or related field preferred and 5+ years lead and/or supervisory experience.
  • Must have experience working in a laboratory animal facility and AALAS certification. 
 
Benefits of the Animal Facility Supervisor:
  • Paid time off
  • Medical and dental insurance
  • 401K Match
 
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