Veterinary Technologist I

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Date Posted: 05/25/2023
Req ID: 31451
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Arts & Science
Department: Biological Sciences Facility
Campus: St. George (Downtown Toronto)   Description:   General Description of Class   This is the first level of technologist under direct supervision to perform laboratory animal care according to the standards set by the University, the Canadian Council on Animal Care and the Ontario Animals for Research Act.   Typical Duties   (a) performs animal management and animal health checks; gathers appropriate samples for diagnostic purposes e.g. blood, urine, feces, swabs; (b) administers treatments as required under veterinary supervision, issues sick reports as required; (c) operates and works with specialized containment equipment such as biological safety cabinets, laminar flow racks, ventilated racks and autoclaves; (d) performs routine laboratory health surveillance e.g. pinworm check, fecal examination, blood sampling; (e) implements disease control requirements including treatment, signage, protective clothing as advised by veterinary or managerial staff; (f) wears personal protective equipment as appropriate; (g) may perform the duties of a Laboratory Animal Technician III and; (h) other related duties as required   Minimum Requirements    Education: University degree in a related field and/or is a Registered Laboratory Animal Technician with the Canadian Association for Laboratory Animal Science and/or completion of a recognized Veterinary Technology Diploma program.   Experience: One year of related experience.   Other Physically capable of performing the required duties, including lifting up to 50 lbs. No history of animal-related allergies. Must be willing to participate in the University Health and Safety program, which includes the requirement to undergo an immunization program depending on the work environment. Ability to communicate effectively in English (oral and written). Ability to take direction and work independently. May be required to be in possession of a valid Provincial Class "G" driver’s license. Ability to work weekends and holidays as required.   Closing Date:  06/01/2023, 11:59PM ET
Employee Group: Hourly
Appointment Type : Budget - Continuing
Schedule: Full-Time
Pay Scale Group & Hiring Zone:  Probationary Rate: $24.80/hr --Job Rate: $27.55/hr
Job Category: Research Administration & Teaching

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