The McConnell Group, Inc
  • 05-Dec-2017 to 04-Apr-2018 (EST)
  • Orient, NY, USA
  • Full Time

The McConnell Group (TMG) is a health science company that provides a comprehensive selection of professional and technical services and product design to enhance the success of companies in a rapidly changing market. We are a fast growing company and always looking for professional individuals to join our diverse and talented team of employees. Currently we have an opening for a full-time Animal Care Technician located on Plum Island in Orient, NY. 



  • Provide animal husbandry in an ABSL III environment
  • Perform daily health observations
  • Monitor animal room environmental conditions
  • Capture, restrain, hold and position animals
  • Dispense and administer treatments
  • Collect samples (tissue and serum)
  • Complete and maintain documentation accurately
  • Maintain the cleanliness of the vivarium
  • Properly use and maintain all equipment
  • Receive and store vivarium supplies
  • Exercise proper containment techniques
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's Degree in animal science or equivalent, Associate's Degree in veterinary technology, or High School Degree with specialized animal experience
  • Ability to be trained to achieve AALAS ALAT certification
  • Must be able to lift up to 75lbs. 
  • Employee must have strength and agility to restrain strong and very active animals which weight approximately 500 pounds or more
  • Must be able to receive and maintain a Personal Security Level 3 (PSL-3) clearance and participate in the Occupational Health/Safety Programs.

Compensation / Benefits: TMG offers comp. pay and benefits pkg. including health insurance; paid holidays, PTO; EAP; Education Assistance, 401(k) and College Savings Plan.

The McConnell Group is an equal opportunity employer EOE M/F/Disabled/Vet

The McConnell Group, Inc
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