Lab Animal Technician II

Portland, OR 97224
Salary: $35,000.00 to $43,700.00 /year

Position Summary:

Join a fast-paced and innovative team helping advance novel treatments for liver disease. Yecuris has an immediate opening for a 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.
  • Work extensively in a pathogen free mouse vivarium including animal husbandry, stocking, cleaning
  • Perform a variety of technical procedures on mice
  • Enter and maintain data in a database
  • Strictly adhere to all animal use and oversight policies
  • Work regular hours with some weekend and holiday work


  • 1-2 years animal handling experience, preferably with rodents
  • 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

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
  • Experience in a fast-paced work environment is a plus


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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