Animal Technician Resume Samples

An Animal Technician is the one who takes charge of protecting and caring the laboratory animals that are brought for conducting scientific or medical research. A well-drafted Animal Technician Resume makes a mention of these duties – handling and moving animals safely and slowly, administering medicines and treatments, obtaining samples and measurement from animals, collecting and recording data, feeding and watering animals, checking humidity and temperature setting of laboratory, recognizing and resolving behavioural issues of animals, ensuring that the animals are kept in a clean and comfortable condition, and carrying out routine health check-ups.

Here is a list of qualifications and abilities that an employer looks forward from an Animal Technician – a good knowledge of food habits, hygiene and health concerns of animals; love for animals, willingness to care for animals, ability to maintain confidentiality, and an awareness of ethical issues relating to the work. While job requirements may vary based on employer preference, it is vital to have a degree in the relevant field to break into this profession.

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Animal Technician Resume example

Animal Technician Resume

Summary : Animal Technician is responsible for the daily care of animals in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. Changing cages and racks, delivering food and water in accordance to established procedures, maintaining equipment and animal housing areas according to standard operating procedures and federal and state regulations.

Skills : Organized, Responsible, Hard working, Creative thinking, Animal care, Cosmotology, Animal sitting.

Description :

    1. Provided animal husbandry care for mice.
    2. Daily observed and examined of animals for signs of illness, injury and or behavioral changes.
    3. Observed environmental conditions of facility and health observations of mice.
    4. Cared for registered canines before being transported to pet stores Maintained living quarters for the animals.
    5. Provided a level of security to ensure the safety of the animals as well as all personnel.
    6. Participated in general animal husbandry Participated in animal socialization and enrichment of laboratory animals.
    7. Maintained recordkeeping pertaining to equipment operation, animal or supply area inventories.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certification


Sr. Animal Technician Resume

Summary : Hard-working, self-motivated, responsible individual who loves to learn and is always up for a challenge. Gets along well with others while working efficiently on her own.

Skills : Strong Ability To Communicate Effectively And Clearly.

Description :

    1. Completed federal forms, listing such items as weight, sex and description of animal.
    2. Maintained breeding colonies of various animals, which include breeding, feeding, weaning and keeping records of activities.
    3. Cleaned cages, feeding equipment and animal rooms; sprays disinfectants and mops floors and walls.
    4. Observed health condition and behavior of animals; reports injuries, disease or abnormal behavior to supervisor or designated person.
    5. Trained students and new employees in the care and feeding of animals and the cleaning of facilities.
    6. Performed necessary water changes and maintenance on saltwater and freshwater tanks, as well as diagnosing and treating illnesses in the livestock.
    7. Cared for many species of parrots in the breeding, aviary, and sales department.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma


Jr. Animal Technician Resume

Summary : Responsible for assisting faculty in conducting animal experimentation in keeping with these standards, and is committed to assuring the well-being of experimental animals while providing services that facilitate their humane and judicious use.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Technician.

Description :

    1. Breed rodents, weight animals, maintain records and ensure that animal welfare where implemented.
    2. Collaborated with teams/department to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization operations.
    3. Completed documentation and met quality standards.
    4. Completed immunizations and blood draws, documenting tasks in animal's chart Cared for all shelter animals, including providing enrichment and training Provided telephone and in-person customer service.
    5. Work in a lab with mice for the purpose of finding a cure for diabetics, cancer and other ailments.
    6. Daily cleaning of animal areas Monitor eating, hydration, and stools of all animals Assist with incoming/outgoing animals and products throughout the shelter.
    7. Performed studies using Good Laboratory Practices (GLP) Performed a variety of procedures including blood collection, IV catheter placement, sampling processing, and dosing procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Veterinary

Animal Technician III Resume

Summary : Dedicated to preparing veterinarians and veterinarian scientists while advancing animal and human health from the cellular level through entire ecosystems.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Gram Staining, IMViC testing, Dissection Techniques, Microscopy, Spectrometry, Spreadsheets.

Description :

    1. Breed rodents, weight animals, maintain records and ensure that animal welfare where implemented.
    2. Collaborated with teams/department to ensure smooth work flow and efficient organization operations.
    3. Completed documentation and met quality standards.
    4. Knowledge in the collection of non-routine tissues.
    5. Nursing animals back to health , cleaning, assisting visitors Skills Used Excellent Customer service Knowledge of Animal Care.
    6. Full cycle animal care, to include handling, feeding, administering medications, exercising, cleaning of animals and habitats.
    7. Worked various schedules to include weekends and holidays Conducted socializing tests to determine animals temperament Interacted with clients to help determine adoption suitability Interacted with local law enforcement to assist with seized or found animals Certified to conduct humane euthanasia when required.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Zoology

Animal Technician II Resume

Headline : Animal Technician is responsible for the health of the animals in the shelter and ensures that they are given the adequate care they need. This includes providing daily care, administering medications, and monitoring and recording the health of each animal.

Skills : Management, Organizational Skills, Communications.

Description :

    1. Provided daily care for normal and immunocompromised rodents.
    2. Fallowed ILAR guidelines for care and use of laboratory animals.
    3. Operated and maintained all related machinery and perform all tasks required for the receipt, sanitation, preparation, and distribution of animal care equipment and supplies.
    4. Safely and humanely performed all duties related to the receipt, daily care and maintenance of variety of laboratory animals.
    5. Transfered of animals to clean housing, feeding and watering procedures, and sanitation of animal rooms, their fixtures and equipment.
    6. Performed all tasks related to the proper care and use of micro isolator type caging rack systems.
    7. Maintained animals and perform duties as required for sentinel animal program including animal husbandry, sample collection, processing and shipment.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Technician I Resume

Headline : Animal Care Technician to include maintaining office areas, animal kennel areas, providing general care, feeding, exercising and grooming of animals, assisting in adoptions.

Skills : Microsoft Office, MS Excel.

Description :

    1. Performed routine animal husbandry duties and monitor daily health and welfare to maintain quality and health of animals.
    2. Handled, transfered, and distributed animals, supplied and waste as needed to and from work area(s).
    3. Performed physical environment housekeeping duties and production operations according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and/or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs).
    4. Strictly followed all procedures necessary to maintain the isolator and/or barrier room barrier.
    5. Operated equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines.
    6. Performed all job-related duties in accordance with company safety procedures.
    7. Performed all other related duties as assigned.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Lead Animal Technician Resume

Summary : Lead Animal Technician is responsible for the care and well-being of the animals at the facility. This includes cleaning cages, caring for animals, and monitoring animal health. The Lead Animal Technician will work closely with the Animal Care Supervisor in order to ensure that all animal care is up to standard.

Skills : Teamwork, Receptionist, Data Entry, Customer Service, Answering Phones.

Description :

    1. Examined animals for signs of illness and treated them according to instructions.
    2. Complied with regulations governing their humane and ethical treatment.
    3. Ensured compliance with laboratory regulations and 9CFR and GLP and GMP Fed and watered animals according to schedules.
    4. Cleaned and disinfected cages, pens and yards in a BL-1 and BL-2 Laboratory.
    5. Sterilized laboratory equipment and surgical instruments.
    6. Recorded information according to instructions, such as genealogy, diet, weight, medications, food intake and license number.
    7. Anaesthetized, bled and vaccinated, inoculated, shave, bathed, clipped and groomed animals in accordance with USDA regulations and company sop's Certified on forklift and unloaded bulk supplies and animal housing.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Associate In Business

Asst. Animal Technician Resume

Summary : Over a decade's worth of hands-on experience in a wide variety of projects such as concrete structure, steel structure, waste water projects, soccer stadium, residential apartment and hotel.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Performed routine animal husbandry duties and monitor daily health and welfare to maintain quality and health of animal.
    2. Handled and transfer, and distribute animals, supplies and waste as needed to and from work areas.
    3. Performed physical environment housekeeping duties and production operation according to Good Laboratory Practices and Standard Operating Procedures.
    4. Maintained recordkeeping pertaining to equipment operation, animal or supply area inventories.
    5. Strictly followed all procedures necessary to maintain isolator and or barrier.
    6. Operated equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines.
    7. Performed all job-related duties in accordance with company safety procedures.
    8. Performed all other related duties as assigned.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
BS In Nursing

Animal Technician/Caretaker Resume

Objective : Animal Technician with a proven capacity to troubleshoot issues to ensure customer satisfaction. Superior computer skills and telephone etiquette.

Skills : High skills in the design, preparation of plans and.

Description :

    1. Housed, and watered 1000+ animals each day.
    2. Developed humane training solutions to address animal behavior problems.
    3. Cared for animals with special medical needs, including diabetes.
    4. Prioritized animal safety and comfort at all times.
    5. Provided a clean environment and made sure to record daily activity regarding the animals.
    6. Assigned to bsl1, bsl2, bsl3, and bsl4 rooms that required property training to work in those rooms.
    7. Worked with various types of animals in the facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Automotive

Animal Technician Resume

Summary : Prepare and provide animals with meals and water according to their specific dietary requirements, as directed, and will screen and process incoming animals in accordance with regulations.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Outlook, Photoshop, Powerpoint, Windows 7, Data Entry, Data Analysis, Customer Service, Typing.

Description :

    1. Experienced Check health condition of animals and reported any abnormalities to the Vet section.
    2. Consulted with study directors about role with in the study.
    3. Allocated space for incoming quarantined animals.
    4. Participated in Animal care training programs for researchers, staff and students.
    5. Assisted Vet Staff with anesthetizing, medicating and vaccinating animals.
    6. Prepared shipping and receiving records of study animals.
    7. Cleaned, disinfected and maintained animal rooms.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Class A