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Enrichment Technician II

Hiring Organization:
Tulane National Primate Center

Date Posted:
2018-09-25

Position Description:
Performs a variety of tasks related to the implementation and maintenance of the environmental enrichment program for nonhuman primates and other laboratory animal species as directed by the Enrichment Program Coordinator. May be designated as essential personnel during a storm/natural disaster. If required to work during a closure, employee must provide accurate and current contact information and is responsible for maintaining communication with TNPRC.

Qualifications/Experience:
* Bachelor's Degree with a background in behavioral sciences and 2 years experience in laboratory animal care OR

4 years experience in laboratory animal care plus certification as an AALAS LAT OR

6 years of experience in laboratory animal care

* Proven ability to follow oral and written instructions
* Ability to lift items weighing up to 45 lbs
* Must have basic computer skills
* Must have the ability to work with nonhuman primates and other laboratory animal species without jeopardizing the health of said nonhuman primates and other laboratory animal species.
* The TNPRC maintains biosafety level 3 facilities and performs work on diverse infectious agents many of which can cause serious disease in humans if standard operating procedures, including use of appropriate personal protective equipment, are not followed. Depending on agent specific risk assessments individuals may be offered, or in some cases required to have vaccinations against the relevant agents.
* If this position is assigned to work in ABSL3 containment areas there will be additional minimum requirements including some or all of the following:
Must pass a US Department of Justice Security Risk Assessment for access to select biological agents and toxins
* Ability to perform job duties while wearing respiratory protection.
* Must participate in drug and alcohol program and be in compliance with TNPRC drug and alcohol policy

Comments:
Send resume to rmcandrew@tulane.edu

Contact Information:
Rachele McAndrew
18703 Three Rivers Road
Covington, LA 70433
USA

Telephone Number:
9858716515

Fax Number:
9858716328

Website:
http://tulane.edu

E-mail Address:
rmcandrew@tulane.edu

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