Research Support Technician, Operations

City of Hope

Duarte, CA

ID: 7210755 (Ref.No. 10024441)
Posted: February 20, 2024
Salary / Pay Rate: $20.60 - $24.72 / hour
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope, where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is equipped with one of the finest, state-of-the-art animal research facilities in the nation. Join us as a Research Support Technician, Operations!

Under the direction of the Cage Wash Supervisor or designee, the Research Support Technician, Operations is responsible for the preparation and processing of animal caging supplies, operating equipment associated with these tasks, monitoring equipment operation, maintaining equipment, and support area sanitization.

As a successful candidate, you will:

  • Remove dirty bedding from cages and prepare cages, bottles, and equipment for washing.
  • Operate washing and sterilizing equipment.
  • Prepare caging and supplies for sterilization.
  • Deliver and distribute prepared caging equipment.
  • Monitor and document equipment operation and report malfunction to Cage Wash Supervisor or Facilities department.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance and minor equipment repair.
  • Operate associated equipment such as bottle filler, pH proportioner, and rack and hose flush stations.
  • Assist in ordering animal facility cage washing supplies and unloading and storage of vivarium supplies.
  • Clean and maintain animal housing and support areas as requested. This includes floor cleaning, sanitizing halls and ceilings, and general corridor and procedure room sanitation.

Your qualifications should include:

  • High School or equivalent.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 6 months related experience preferred.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here.

Salary / Pay Rate Information:
Pay Rate: $20.60 - $24.72 / hour

The estimated pay scale represents the typical [salary/hourly] range City of Hope reasonably expects to pay for this position, with offers determined based on several factors which may include, but not be limited to, the candidate’s experience, expertise, skills, education, job scope, training, internal equity, geography/market, etc. This pay scale is subject to change from time to time.

City of Hope is a community of people characterized by our diversity of thought, background and approach, but tied together by our commitment to care for and cure those with cancer and other life-threatening diseases. The innovation that our diversity produces in the areas of research, treatment, philanthropy and education has made us national leaders in this fight. Our unique and diverse workforce provides us the ability to understand our patients' needs, deliver compassionate care and continue the quest for a cure for life-threatening diseases. At City of Hope, diversity and inclusion is a core value at the heart of our mission. We strive to create an inclusive workplace environment that engages all of our employees and provides them with opportunities to develop and grow, both personally and professionally. Each day brings an opportunity to strengthen our work, leverage our different perspectives and improve our patients’ experiences by learning from others. Diversity and inclusion is about much more than policies and campaigns. It is an integral part of who we are as an institution, how we operate and how we see our future.