Animal Technician I/Cage Wash

Job ID 2022-45885
Area of Interest
Research & Development
Location Name
Jack R MacDonald Building
FTE/Hours per pay period
1.0 FTE (80 hours per bi-weekly pay periods)
Work Status
Regular
Department
Core Svcs Ops - Animal Care
Shift
Day Shift
Primary Location : City
Seattle
Primary Location : State/Province
WA
INACTIVE Secondary Location(s)
US-WA-Seattle
Hot Job
Yes

Responsibilities

Qualified external applicants are eligible for a $2K sign-on bonus!

 

Conduct laboratory animal care and associated support duties under close supervision according to standards set forth by the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals (the Guide) to maintain full accreditation status with the Association for Assessment & Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC).

(there will be no animal care work involved)
• Responsible for processing both clean and dirty cages.
• Provides daily maintenance of equipment (washers and sterilizers), including performance tests.
• Maintains records of preventive maintenance tasks
• Provides input for Cage Wash SOPs.
• Responsible for housekeeping duties in assigned areas.
• Helps supervisor with new supply and equipment deliveries & distribution.
• Adheres to the cage wash facility traffic flow (clean versus dirty)
• Assists with rack disassembling and other heavy equipment transportation
• Performs other duties as assigned

Requirements

Required Education/Experience:
- High School Diploma or equivalent.

Required Credentials:
- N/A

Preferred:
- Some laboratory/animal husbandry experience with mice and rats
- Experience operating cage washers and autoclaves.

 

 

Min to Max Hourly Salary

Min: USD $18.25/Hr. Max: USD $24.60/Hr.

Min to Max Annual Salary

Min Salary: USD $37,960.00/Yr. Max Salary: USD $54,488.00/Yr.

Salary Information

This compensation range was calculated based on full-time employment (2080 hours worked per calendar year). Offers are determined by multiple factors including equity, skills, experience, and expertise, and may vary within the range provided.

 

The union pay ranges can be found on the Seattle Children’s website here: WSNA - UFCW

 

Seattle Children’s offers annual incentive pay based upon performance that is commensurate with the level of the position.

Disclaimer for Out of State Applicants

This compensation range is specific to Seattle, positions located outside of Seattle may be compensated differently depending on various factors.

Benefits Information

Seattle Children’s offers a generous benefit package, including medical, dental, and vision plans, 403(b), life insurance, paid time off, tuition reimbursement, and more. Click here for more information.

About Us

Hope. Care. Cure. These three simple words capture what we do at Seattle Children’s – to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.  Are you ready to engage with a mission-driven organization that is life-changing to many, and touches the hearts of all? #HOPECARECURE

 

As one of the nation's top five pediatric research centers, Seattle Children's Research Institute is dedicated to providing hope, care, and cures to help every child live the healthiest and most fulfilling life possible.

 

Our investigators are involved in hundreds of projects that cover every phase of research, from studying how diseases work to improving investigational therapies. They have pioneered groundbreaking cystic fibrosis treatments and cutting-edge cancer therapies that help a child's immune system defeat cancer, and made other major contributions to pediatric medicine. 

 

Researchers work in close collaboration with one another, their colleagues at partner institutions including the University of Washington and Fred Hutch and our healthcare providers at Seattle Children's Hospital, one of U.S. News & World Report’s top children's hospitals. This collaboration is one of our key strengths, allowing our faculty to draw on a variety of disciplines and techniques as they pursue solutions to some of medicine's most complex problems.

 

We are committed to not only treating disease but to eliminating it. Help us achieve our vision of being a worldwide leader in pediatric research aimed to improve the health and well-being of children. If you are interested in a challenging career aimed at groundbreaking research, Seattle Children's Research Institute is the place for you.

Covid-19 Vaccination

Seattle Children’s requires that all employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. All offers are contingent and your vaccine status will be verified at onboarding.

Our Commitment to Diversity

Our community welcomes diverse experiences, backgrounds, and thoughts as this is what drives our spirit of inquiry and allows us to better connect with our increasingly diverse patients and families. Our organization recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

 

The people who work at Seattle Children’s are members of a community that seeks to respect and celebrate all the qualities that make each of us unique. Each of us is empowered to be ourselves within this community, which cultivates and promotes equity, diversity, and inclusion at all levels.

 

Seattle Children’s is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Workplace and Affirmative Action Employer.

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