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Animal Technician

Company: Sigma Inc
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

1832 Animal Care Technician, Wilmington, MA 6 Months

Sigma Inc is currently looking for a number of Animal Care Technicians to work in Wilmington. MA

**Sign on Bonus**
$1000
Would receive $500 when they start (within 30 days)
Remaining $500 after conversion (within 30 days from when we convert)

Description:


  • Breeds, raises and cares for small research animals on behalf of, or for sale to, customers.
  • Follows proper breeding and animal care procedures.
  • Monitors animal behavior and physical attributes to ensure animal health and confirm appropriate phenotype; reports any findings.
  • Ensures biosecurity. Coordinates with Customer Service on scheduling and order status.
  • Working with mice and rats
  • Must feel comfortable picking up animals
  • Cleaning cages, replenishing food
  • Monitoring the animal's health
  • Physical job/on feet/climbing stairs to work on upper levels/repetitive motion
  • Able to navigate on a tablet computers
  • Attention to detail required
  • Strict Animal Welfare compliance the health and treatment of our animals is paramount
  • Needs to be focused, punctual and engaged
  • Very fast paced job
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Will need to perform euthanasia
  • Will wear a respirator for short amounts of time when using chemicals to sterilize
  • Background: previous work with animals preferred, but not required
  • Can't have any type of rodents for pets. Also, cannot own a pet that is fed rodents (dead or alive) due to biosecurity issues

Keywords: Sigma Inc, Boston , Animal Technician, Professions , Wilmington, Massachusetts

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