Animal Care Technician in South San Francisco, CA at Apex Life Sciences

Date Posted: 6/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description


  • Reviews, comprehends and complies with all SOPs/Policies and quality assurance standards pertaining to specific area
  • Responsible for driving a climate controlled truck
  • Assist with loading and unloading transfer racks of rats and mice
  • Disposes of biohazard waste materials in a safe and thorough manner as required.
  • Maintains facility equipment and performs routine preventative maintenance on cage washers, including routine inspection of cleaning filters.
  • Assists with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories.
  • Provide back- up animal care coverage as needed.

Cleans and sanitizes all animal caging and accessory equipment and maintains the cage washing area in a clean, neat and well-organized manner following approved SOP’s.

  • Monitors daily animal health and welfare 
  • Animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of non-USDA research animals, to include but not limited to:


  • Education:  High school diploma or GED required.
  • Experience: Rodent husbandry experience preferred.  ALAT certification

EEO Employer

Apex is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at or 844-463-6178.