Laboratory Animal Technician I - Center for Comparative Medicine

Baylor College of Medicine

Houston, TX

ID: 7057787 (Ref.No. 267792MG)
Posted: June 14, 2019
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Under minimal supervision, provides oversight to cagewash staff members in the Taub animal facility. Ensures that caging and accessory equipment are cleaned and sanitized per CCM policies and procedures; coordinates activities of the cage wash area, including waste disposal, maintaining facility in a clean and organized manner; prepares and submits written records, charts, logs and inventories as required by the Manager.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • One year of directly related experience.
  • ALAT certification must be obtained within one year of hire or promotion. The effective date for obtaining the ALAT certification will be rounded up to the beginning of the next quarter after reaching the one-year anniversary in the position if the date does not fall on the beginning of a quarter. 

Preferred: Additional training beyond high school.

Working Conditions: There are occasional unpleasant work elements, but the work environment is generally comfortable. Safety shoes are required to be worn by all employees working in animal facilities.

Physical Requirements: Required to exert physical effort in handling objects less than fifty pounds.

Physical Risk: Occasionally handles/works with biohazards or risks for potential job-related injury, rarely coming in contact with hazardous materials. potential job-related injury, rarely coming in contact with hazardous materials.





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