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Building 62 Supervisor (Swine and Nonhuman Primates Building)  

About the Organization Bionetics is a government services contractor specializing in engineering and life sciences with locations nationwide.  
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Category Animal Care  
Description

The Bionetics Corporation is seeking an Animal Care Building 62 Supervisor (Swine and Nonhuman Primates Building) to join our team at the National Center for Toxicological Research Center (NCTR) in Jefferson, Arkansas.  Bionetics is a national government services contractor specializing in Life Science and Engineering with locations nationwide. Bionetics offers a competitive salary and benefits to include: medical, dental, vision, 401k with Company matching, paid vacation and sick leave, paid holidays, etc.

Jefferson is located approximately 40 miles south of Little Rock, Arkansas.  It boasts a reasonable cost of living and offers a wide variety of outdoor activities to include fishing, hunting, water sports, etc.  So if you are tired of the hustle and bustle of city life, this could very well be the opportunity you are looking for.

JOB SUMMARY

The Building 62 Supervisor is responsible for the day to day functions and oversees personnel assigned to the Swine and Nonhuman Primate (NHP) facility. Provides support to NCTR laboratory animal programs consistent with NCTR guidelines.

 
Position Requirements

 

BASIC REQUIREMENTS:

  1. A Bachelor’s in Animal Science or related field is highly desired, but not required. Equivalent or extensive relevant related experience.
  2. At least three (3) to five (5) years’ management experience working with Swine and NHPs in an animal laboratory environment.
  3. Certification by the American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) at the Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) is required.
  4. Continue training to maintain and build proficiency in techniques in accordance with customer needs and/or requirements.
  5. Possess good organizational, communication and problem solving skills.
  6. Must possess excellent knowledge of Federal, State, and local regulations governing Animal Care facilities.
  7. Good knowledge of both spoken and written English.
  8. Must be a legal resident of the United States.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Responsible of oversight of operations and personnel in the Swine and NHP facility.
  • Coordinate with the veterinarian to assist and/or support researchers in scheduling and in the conduct of animal related procedures as appropriate.
  • Orders and accounts for facility supplies, maintains a safe, clean, orderly animal care environment in compliance with accreditation standards.
  • Prepare work schedules and assign tasks to department personnel.
  • Record and compile data in accordance with applicable requirements.
  • Ensure all SOPs are properly adhered to by all department personnel.
  • Identifies training and development needs of direct reports. Works with Training Coordinator to implement training.

NON-ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Occasionally – Climbing, Stooping, Kneeling
  • Often – Reaching, Standing, Sitting, Walking, Pushing, Pulling, Talking, Hearing, Seeing

Lifting/Moving Requirements – Minimum of 50 pounds

 

ENVIRONMENTAL/Working CONDITIONS:

Work is performed mainly indoors in a laboratory environment and/or in an animal care, barrier facility, surgical or test procedure facility, diet/water prep facility, or animal housing/bedding cleaning and prep areas. Work may require use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in both areas. Work area may be prone to hot and humid conditions, and subject to objectionable odors, aerosols, dust, animal dander, and noise.

 

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:

Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

VEVRAA Federal Contractor

Employability in the U.S. and pre-employment drug screen required.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Position Building 62 Supervisor (Swine and Nonhuman Primates Building)  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Location St. Louis  

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