|Location||Cape Town, South Africa|
|Date Posted||July 8, 2019|
Engineering Jobs in South Africa
A full-time position for a Research Technician (S) is available at the Primate Unit and Delft Animal Centre of the SAMRC
Provide animal care – feeding, watering, sanitation of animal rooms and cages including and not limited to removal/distribution of bedding, scrubbing, basic animal handling & health monitoring
Provide research support – record data
Work over weekends and after hours if required based on operational needs
Provide general assistance outside main key activities incl. receive/off load deliveries and general maintenance of cages and animal rooms, etc.
Willingness to learn new skills and knowledge
Availability to frequently work over weekends and after hours if required
Willing to undergo regular TB testing and required health checks
Strong empathy for animals
Speak and read English fluently
Good interpersonal and communication skills – a team worker
Self-motivated, attention to detail, meticulous
Good sense of responsibility and reliable
Code 8 driver’s license would be a recommendation
1-2 years’ experience in animal care.
Note: A negative TB test is required before commencement of appointment. The appointment will be subject to a 6 months’ probation period.
A salary in the region of R119 952 per annum, cost-to-company.
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