Lab Animal Technician I

Tigard, OR 97224
Salary: $13.00 to $18.00 /hour

Position Summary:

Join a fast-paced and innovative team helping advance novel treatments for liver disease. Yecuris has an immediate opening for part-time or full-time Lab Animal Technician who will contribute by performing daily activities in a support role, primarily in a rodent vivarium.

In this role you will,

  • Work to support a dynamic biomedical research team by ensuring all tasks are accomplished in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Monitor rodent behaviors, health of animals and report findings to the Supervisor or Manager in a timely fashion
  • Work extensively in a pathogen free mouse vivarium including animal handling
  • Enter and maintain data in a database
  • Maintain material supplies and clean inside the vivarium
  • Strictly adhere to all animal use and oversight policies
  • Work regular hours with some weekend and holiday work


  • Must have meticulous attention to detail and be highly reliable
  • Able to work independently and with a team
  • Must be able to wear PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) for long periods
  • Able to bend, kneel, and stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Must be able to perform in an environment with exposure to rodents, animal dander, animal byproducts, and bedding materials
  • Ability to lift at least 30lbs
  • Able to reach 6’6” without using a stepladder

Key Skills

  • Positive attitude with the ability to work cooperatively in a team environment
  • Self-directed and highly organized
  • Competent verbal and written communication skills
  • Multi-tasking skills and ability to adapt to changes


Yecuris offers exciting career opportunities in a dynamic working environment. Full medical, dental, vision, 401K, and profit-sharing benefits provided for full time employees. Convenient location in Tigard, Oregon with free employee parking.

How to Apply

Interested applicants should apply via the link above. Include a resume and concise cover letter describing your experience, qualifications, and goals.

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