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Animal Technician - Comparative Medicine

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REQUIREMENTS

 

Education: High school diploma or equivalent.

 

Preferred Education: Associate's or Bachelor's degree.

 

Certification: Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) from the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) within 180 days of days of hire or job change.


Preferred Certification: AALAS Laboratory Animal Technician Certification.

 

Experience: Two years of animal care experience in an animal hospital/clinic, research facility or related field.  With either preferred degree, no experience required.   


Preferred Experience:
 Experience gained in a university research setting.

 

WORKING CONDITIONS

 

Frequency

Deadlines
Electrical
Exposure to animals
Exposure to blood, bodily fluids, and/or tissue
Exposure to Radiation
Extreme Hot/Cold
Hazardous Chemicals and Materials
Humid/Dry
Lighting
Noise
Operating Equipment
Outside Work
Physical Proximity
Sedentary Environment
Wearing Protective Equipment
Wet Conditions
Working At Heights
Working on uneven/slippery surface

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Frequent 34-66%
Constant 67-100%
Frequent 34-66%
Seldom 3-10%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Constant 67-100%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Seldom 3-10%
Constant 67-100%
Frequent 34-66%
Occasionally 11-33%
Frequent 34-66%

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

 

Frequency

Weight

Arm/Hand Steadiness
Balancing
Bending/Stooping
Carrying
Climbing
Crawling
Depth Perception
Driving
Dynamic Flexibility
Eye/Hand Coordination
Fine finger movement
Foot Action
Glare Sensitivity
Handling
Hearing Sensitivity
Keyboarding
Kneeling
Lifting
Neck Movements
Night Vision
Olfactory Perception
Pushing/Pulling
Reaching
Sitting
Standing
Tactile Perception
Twisting
Visual Acuity
Visual Color Discrimination
Walking
Wrist Motion
Squatting

Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Occasionally 11-33%
Frequent 34-66%
Occasionally 11-33%
Occasionally 11-33%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Occasionally 11-33%
Occasionally 11-33%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Occasionally 11-33%
Constant 67-100%
Frequent 34-66%
Occasionally 11-33%
Frequent 34-66%
Frequent 34-66%
Constant 67-100%
Frequent 34-66%
Occasionally 11-33%

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COGNITIVE DEMANDS

Analytical Ability
Appropriate Behavior
Attention to detail
Comprehending
Creativity
Critical Thinking
Following Instructions
Giving and Receiving Constructive Feedback
Interpersonal Skills
Mathematical Skills/Reasoning
Memorizing/Remembering
Multitasking
Oral Communication
Organizing
Problem Solving
Reading Skills/Comprehension
Responding in emergency situations
Selective Attention
Working Alone
Written Communication



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