Veterinary /Laboratory Animal Technician

Redwood City, California
Industry: Scientists / Research / Lab Technician
Job Number: JN -062021-65869


  • The Veterinary Sciences (VS) department located in Redwood City, CA is seeking a Veterinary Sciences Technician to join a dynamic, fast-paced team. The successful candidate will experience a culture that believes in making the animal care and use program a model for the industry.


Competencies – Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  • Individual will have basic knowledge of the species housed on site, rodent breeding and basic technical skills (dosing, blood collections, etc.).
  • Individual will have demonstrated ability to understand and follow SOPs and to perform tasks with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Individual will have demonstrated ability to follow directions, communicate effectively, and work well in a team environment.
  • Individual will have demonstrated the physical stamina and dexterity needed to handle laboratory animals, including species that may be difficult to work with, and the use of personal protective equipment.
  • Be proficient in using email, basic Microsoft office applications and department assigned mobile computer devices.
  • Experience – Responsibility and minimum number of years:
  • Individual must have a minimum of 1-2 years of relevant experience in laboratory animal science.

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