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Company: Kelly Services
Location: Cleveland, OH
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Recruitment Agency, Staffing, Job Board


Animal Lab Technician - Cleveland, Ohio

Researchers perform studies on mice, rats, guinea pigs, rabbits, cats, dogs, pigs, woodchucks, and chickens. 


  • Direct hire with great benefits and opportunities for advancement
  • Hours:
    • 6:30 am –2:30 pm Monday – Friday (37.50-hour work week)
    • 6:30 am – 9:30 am every third Saturday and Sunday.
  • Hourly Rate $16.00
  • Must have a valid driver's license and clean driving record.
  1. Feed and water animals, change cage bedding, change animals from dirty to clean cages and disinfect animal quarters. Observe animals during this process and note and report anything unusual that may indicate problems with the animals such as health-related problems, housing/caging, overcrowded conditions, or food or water problems. (34%)
  2. Inspect animals in assigned area daily and reports abnormalities to the animal husbandry manager, team leader, and/or veterinary staff. (10%)
  3. Use a handheld or stationary tablet device to perform animal health observations, animal inventory and daily checklist in a data software application. (8%)
  4. Perform routine housekeeping duties to maintain animal rooms. Clean and keep areas neat and free of clutter per the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care (AAALAC) guides (counters, sinks, carts, etc.). (10%)
  5. Remove dead animals from cages, tag and label them with identifying data, prepare death certificates, place in a post-mortem refrigerator, and notify the responsible veterinarian. (6%)
  6. Assist research investigators and attending veterinarians in handling, manipulation, and treatment of animals within the Animal Resource Center. Following specific instructions, administer medication or experimental materials to animals. (6%)
  7. Maintain compliance to ARC policies and all applicable regulations for animal research care and attend training as required. (6%)
  8. Wear necessary personal protective clothing and equipment per policy; take additional precautions when assigned to special areas housing animals, e.g. in microisolators, laminar flow hoods, those under quarantine or animals used for radioisotope, carcinogen or other biohazard research. Observe special precautions for handling and the disposal of contaminated material per established protocols. (6%)

As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click here for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

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