Animal Husbandry Officer

Job Title: Animal Husbandry Officer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Hertfordshire, England
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2018-05-27
Reference: BH-81956
Contact Name: Charles Leach
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 04, 2018 14:05

Job Description

Animal Husbandry Officer – Hertfordshire – Contract - £20k-38k

An exciting new position has become available as an Animal Husbandry Officer, providing care, feeding and general husbandry to rodents.

Responsibilities include:

    • Maintenance of health and welfare of animals, including daily feeding and watering.

    • Daily monitoring of animal condition, behaviour and exhibition of disease symptoms.

    • Regular collection of biological samples and administering disease treatment.

    • Application of recognised methods of animal identification.

    • Cleaning and disinfection of animal housing facilities.

The successful candidate shall:

    • Hold a Home Office license, whilst working to high standards of animal welfare.

    • Be familiar with humane methods of identifying animal gender.

    • Demonstrate a history of accurate observation skills and be generally highly organised.

    • Have a related degree and previous industry experience.

This position is based on a 3month contract and is available to start at the end of the month (29/05/18). If successful, you can expect a competitive salary package (dependent on experience), in addition to joining a multi-discipline company and a constantly exciting yet challenging position to work in.

If you would like to here more about the job, please call Charles on 0161 942 7163 or apply directly online.