Animal Care Tech I
Boston, MA 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description


Assists in the daily operation of the Animal Facility, in feeding of and caring for animals used in experiments.

Duties Include

  • Follows policies and procedures for fulfilling animals' nutritional health and environmental requirements as directed under the supervision of the Lead Animal Care Technician.

* Assists in receiving newly arrived animals and placing orders for new animals.

* Participates in daily care and maintenance of the Animal Facility.

* Participates in care, maintenance and sanitation of animal areas including all cage wash areas and cage equipment.

* Observes animals daily and reports any abnormal findings or unusual behavior to supervisor; records weekly census.

* Participates in weekend/holiday assignments for caring, feeding, and observing animals.

* Enhances professional growth and development through educational programs, seminars and in-house discussions.

* Performs other related functions as directed or required.



  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, and memos.
  • Ability to write simple correspondence.
  • Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations.
  • High school diploma or equivalent education; AALAS Certification at the ALAT Level preferred.
  • 0-2 years related experience.
  • Comfortable working in a clinical lab, animal lab setting
EEO Statement Massachusetts Eye and Ear is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment or discrimination. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, age, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, religion, marital status, sex, pregnancy or conditions related to pregnancy, national origin/ancestry, citizenship, disability, military status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by law. These protections extend to all management practices and decisions, including recruitment and hiring practices, appraisal systems, promotions, training, and career development programs.
Primary Location: MA-Boston-MEI Mass Eye and Ear 325 Cambridge St
Work Locations:
MEI Mass Eye and Ear 325 Cambridge St
325 Cambridge St
Boston 02114
Job: Animal/Vet Tech
Organization: Mass. Eye and Ear (MEE)
Schedule: Full-time
Standard Hours: 40
Shift: Day Job
Posted Shift Description: M-F with weekends coverage after training
Employee Status: Regular
Recruiting Department: MEI Animal Care
Job Posting: Aug 11, 2022


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
0 to 2 years
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