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Research Support Technician, Operations

City of Hope
Duarte, CA
$20.60 - $24.72 / hour
Closing date
Feb 27, 2024

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Life Sciences
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Join the forefront of groundbreaking research at the Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope , where we're changing lives and making a real difference in the fight against cancer, diabetes, and other life-threatening illnesses. Our dedicated and compassionate faculty and staff are driven by a common mission: Contribute to innovative approaches in predicting, preventing, and curing diseases, shaping the future of medicine through cutting-edge research.

Beckman Research Institute of City of Hope is equipped with one of the finest, state-of-the-art animal research facilities in the nation. Join us as a Research Support Technician, Operations!

Under the direction of the Cage Wash Supervisor or designee, the Research Support Technician, Operations is responsible for the preparation and processing of animal caging supplies, operating equipment associated with these tasks, monitoring equipment operation, maintaining equipment, and support area sanitization.

As a successful candidate, you will:
  • Remove dirty bedding from cages and prepare cages, bottles, and equipment for washing.
  • Operate washing and sterilizing equipment.
  • Prepare caging and supplies for sterilization.
  • Deliver and distribute prepared caging equipment.
  • Monitor and document equipment operation and report malfunction to Cage Wash Supervisor or Facilities department.
  • Perform routine and scheduled maintenance and minor equipment repair.
  • Operate associated equipment such as bottle filler, pH proportioner, and rack and hose flush stations.
  • Assist in ordering animal facility cage washing supplies and unloading and storage of vivarium supplies.
  • Clean and maintain animal housing and support areas as requested. This includes floor cleaning, sanitizing halls and ceilings, and general corridor and procedure room sanitation.

Your qualifications should include:
  • High School or equivalent.

Preferred qualifications:
  • 6 months related experience preferred.

City of Hope is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion, please click here .


City of Hope, an innovative biomedical research, treatment and educational institution with over 5,000 employees, is dedicated to the prevention and cure of cancer and other life-threatening diseases and guided by a compassionate, patient-centered philosophy.

Founded in 1913 and headquartered in Duarte, California, City of Hope is a remarkable non-profit institution, where compassion and advanced care go hand-in-hand with excellence in clinical and scientific research.  City of Hope is a National Cancer Institute designated Comprehensive Cancer Center and a founding member of the National Comprehensive Cancer Network, an alliance of the nation’s 20 leading cancer centers that develops and institutes standards of care for cancer treatment.

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