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Aquatic Technician
Manchester, South West

Aquatic Technician


£11.50 – £15.50

We have an exciting opportunity for an Aquatic Technician to join one of the largest institutes in the Northwest, assisting with their day-to-day workload!

As the Aquatic Technician, your main role will be to look after and care for the unit’s zebrafish, Xenopus laevis & Xenopus tropicalis.

Your main duties will include:

  • Daily health checks
  • Feeding in accordance to outlined schedule
  • Husbandry tasks, e.g. tank cleaning
  • Fulfilling user breeding requests
  • System maintenance
  • Stock checks of both animals & consumables
  • Record keeping
  • Regulated procedures, more notably fin clipping
  • Attending monthly meetings with users
  • Potential to become a trainer
  • Facilitating bi-annual servicing to life support
  • Water quality testing

The successful candidate will have experience of working with at least one of the following species: zebrafish, Xenopus laevis or Xenopus tropicalis and ideally have some knowledge of the others. You will be working as a part of the larger aquatics team and there will also be an opportunity to grow your knowledge and learn other species.

This role is being filled on a first-come, first-served basis so if you are interested, apply today!

Salary: £11.50 - £15.50
Date Posted: 13/04/2023
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