The Animal husbandry Technician (AHT) functions as the front-line leader and technical expert in all aspects of animal care, husbandry, well-being and welfare. The AHT oversees and coordinates all non-specialized (conventional) and specialized animal housing areas (barrier type conditions, quarantine housing, breeding colonies, post-surgical patients, and non-traditional species (i.e. ferrets). S/He assists in developing, updating, maintaining and implementing all standard operating procedures in the facility. The AHT works independently, yet under the direct instruction of the facility manager.
UAMS offers amazing benefits and perks:
Salary offered commensurate to experience.
All Animal Husbandry Technicians must attain ALAT certification within the first two years for continued employment. Some AHT certification training will be done during DLAM hours of operation but the majority must be done during the AHT’s personal time off. DLAM will provide study materials and pay for the certification exam one time.