Laboratory Animal Technician I


Mount Vernon, IN


The Laboratory Animal Care Technician I is responsible for assisting the contract research group with maintaining the well-being of research animals in accordance with all SOPs, applicable state and federal regulations, as well as guidelines set forth by the on-site clinical veterinarian.

  • Use simple laboratory equipment/apparatus with little supervision.
  • Maintain written records in laboratory notebooks, laboratory forms, or logbook.
  • Maintain laboratory animal colony.
  • Clean and sanitize animal rooms, and support areas, caging, equipment, feeders, bottles and other accessories as dictated by current studies and pertinent SOPs.
  • Dismantle, clean and assemble laboratory apparatus and equipment.
  • Perform general preventive maintenance and janitorial services as assigned by Maintenance
  • Keep assigned areas clean, organized, and free of clutter
  • Maintain an adequate supply of stock items in own work area.
  • Act as messenger for supervisor, as directed.
  • Perform functions as assigned by supervisor.
  • Participate in in-house training programs for the technical staff
  • Maintain confidential information

*This position could be offered at different levels for candidates who qualify with a combination of advanced levels of education and/or years of experience.  The salary range will adjust along with the level of the role to match the person’s relevant experience and/or education level.


  • High School Diploma
  • 18 years of age or older
  • A suitable combination of education and experience.

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Salary will be commensurate with experience and responsibilities. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K participation with company match, and more!


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