SoBran, Inc. Animal Care Technician I in Bethesda, Maryland

Join The Winning TeamTeam SoBran - We are an industry leader in designing professional animal care programs, managing animal facilities, and providing high quality technical support for laboratory animal research projects. At SoBran, we care about people. SoBranand#39;s success hinges on our employees. We maintain a professional environment and ensure that our people have the tools and training to achieve; and opportunities for learning and advancement. Our employeesand#39; individual talents contribute to our success! We thank you for your interest in SoBran. SoBran is seeking an Animal Care Technician I to serve at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland (LARC 11).OVERVIEW: Responsibilities of this position are that of a Laboratory Animal Caretaker I for the NIH, Animal Care Project. These responsibilities include all activities required for the proper care and maintenance of on-site animals. Primary duties may include the following:Understand and follows all SOPandrsquo;s and Quality Assurance StandardsPerform daily animal health checks and reports any abnormal animal conditions to the veterinary technician and /or floor supervisorFeed all Non-human Primates the appropriate number of biscuits twice a day unless otherwise directed by the veterinarianReceive and transfer Non-human primatesCheck automatic water system to ensure proper function and / or refill water bottles with fresh water dailyClean and disinfect animal holding rooms using designated disinfectant dailySanitize all cage/rack units via the facility cage washer every 14 days. Decontaminate all holding areas every 14 days.Maintain written records, logs, chartsSweep and mop corridorsAssist Behavioristandrsquo;s staff in pair housing of selected NHPandrsquo;sProvide enrichment devices to NHPandrsquo;s identified by Behavioristandrsquo;s staffPerform miscellaneous duties as assigned