Emory University Animal Care Technician I in Atlanta, Georgia


Job Requisition ID:



820411:YRK: Animal Care Main Station

Job Description:


  • Performs routine duties associated with animal care in a research setting.

  • Prepares food and feeds animals, maintains sanitary conditions, observes animal conditions and behavior, and collects animal specimens.

  • May assist in animal restraint, maintaining animal housing and minor cage maintenance.

  • Performs related responsibilities as required.

  • Employees in this classification may be required to work with, take specific precautions against and/or be immunized against potentially hazardous agents.


A high school diploma or equivalent and one year of animal husbandry or related animal care experience OR two years of animal husbandry experience in a laboratory animal facility. The ability to lift up to 75 pounds. Positions in this classification may require a valid Georgia driver's license and an insurable driving record.

Operating Unit/Division:

Yerkes National Primate Resear

Job Title:

Animal Care Technician I

This position involves::

Involve working with human blood, body fluids, tissues, or other potentially infectious materials., Involve working with nonhuman primates (nhp), nhp tissue, body fluids or equipment contaminated by nhp., Involve working with animals.

Preferred Qualifications:

This position also requires exposure to biohazards and potentially dangerous animals. A valid driver’s license and insurable driving record may be necessary.

Full/Part Time:




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Additional Job Details:


7:30 A.M. - 4:00 P.M. Monday – Friday alternating weekends and Holidays

A standard English proficiency test (eg. TOEFL) will also be administered in which applicants must receive an 80% or higher.

Emory University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all applicable Federal and Georgia State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its programs and activities. Emory University does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Inquiries should be directed to the Office of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Bldg, Atlanta, GA 30322. Telephone: 404-727-9867 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD).