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Staff Positions

Laboratory Animal Technician Assistant

Department

The Columbus Center Facilities Aquaculture Research Center located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor provides care for animals and facility related equipment in an aquaculture environment for IMET Researchers.

Responsibilities

The Columbus Center Facilities Aquaculture Research Center located in Baltimore's Inner Harbor is seeking a full-time Laboratory Animal Technician Assistant to provide care for animals and facility related equipment in an aquaculture environment.

The incumbent will provide care for animals and facility related equipment in an aquaculture environment. Specific duties include: inspecting and maintaining life support and holding systems; feeding and caring for fin fish and shellfish; making artificial saltwater for use in recirculating fish holding tanks; cleaning floors, counters, montiors, equipment tanks, covers, and piping as needed to meet facility standards; assisting researchers and veterinarian in handling animal; moving, weighing, biopsying and other research techniques; and performing other duties as assigned.

Note: Position requires regular weekend work.

Required Minimum Qualifications

Requires a High School Diploma or GED and six months in a laboratory animal facility supporting a research project  similar to the type being recruited for.

Note: Additional related experience and formal education may be substituted for the education or experience requirement on a year-for- basis with 30 college credits being equivalent to one year of experience.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience in aquaculture, animal husbandry, and aquarium maintenance desired. Must have the ability to lift and transport aquacultural supplies, tools and equipment as well as climb and perform extensive standing and walking. Experience with plumbing and carpentry a plus.

The University of Maryland, Baltimore is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and protected veterans are encouraged to apply.

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