Laboratory Animal Technician resume example with 10+ years of experience

(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor

Proficient in TJC, OSHA, and FDA requirements for medical laboratory work. Effective at working as generalist to conduct all types of tests. Quality-focused and collaborative team player with reputation for accuracy and efficiency.

  • Maintenance & Repair
  • Staff training
  • Quality control
  • Gowning and gloving procedures
  • Lab animal restraint
  • Leadership
  • People skills
  • Flexible
  • Physical examination
  • Work ethic
  • Equipment testing and calibration
  • Laboratory assay analysis

Certified Lab Animal Technologist Jan 2018

Education and Training
Alice High School Alice, TX Expected in 05/2010 High School Diploma : - GPA :
  • Honor Roll 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
  • Ranked in Top 20% of class
  • Business Professionals of America Member
  • 3.8 GPA
Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs, CO Expected in : Information Technology - GPA :
Colorado Technical University Colorado Springs, CO Expected in : Business - GPA :
South Dakota Board Of Regents - Laboratory Animal Technician
Vermillion, SD, 07/2011 - Current
  • Prepared, processed and analyzed lab samples.
  • Followed laboratory guidelines for handling biological specimens.
  • Maintained clean and fully operational laboratory equipment.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Applied knowledge of animal husbandry to meet Laboratory needs and minimize disease risk.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory to maximize team efficiency.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
  • Euthanized sick or aging animals to maintain stock health.
  • Provided direct care for animal patients in post-operative recovery, closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Followed consistent safety procedures, including maintaining visible pet identification and checking tags to minimize care errors.
  • Isolated animals with potential contagious diseases to reduce infection risks and monitor disease presentation.
  • Checked animals for injury and illness, writing notes regarding symptoms for veterinarian's review.
  • Completed owner paperwork and obtained all necessary information, including possible allergies, potential aggressive behavior, preferred food type and owner contact details.
  • Trained Multiple employees for proper safety procedures, Observational skills, Different types of injections, as well as other more technical procedures.
Gobble - Dishwasher
Lancaster, PA, 04/2011 - 06/2011
  • Kept dishware, glasses and utensils ready for all customer needs by quickly scraping, washing and restacking items.
  • Removed built-up waste and potential contaminants from waste receptacles, machinery and cooking equipment.
  • Handled glassware, crystal and other fragile items with exceptional care to prevent breakage.
  • Unloaded trucks to move food and supplies from delivery vehicle to storage areas.
  • Developed great team spirit with other personnel by pitching in and helping with task completion.
  • Maintained assigned areas to keep organized and clean by mopping floor.
  • Sanitized counters and wiped down surfaces following food preparation to prevent cross-contamination from raw meats.
  • Studied methods of coworkers, successfully learning kitchen and food service skills.
  • Replenished stations throughout restaurant, including cupboards, serving areas and salad bars to meet employee and customer demands.
  • Backed up kitchen team members during heavy work periods to maximize team coverage.
Alice Independent School District - Librarian Assistant
City, STATE, 09/2009 - 05/2010
  • Greeted patrons upon entrance to library and offered assistance with any needs or issues.
  • Oversaw check-in and check-out process of library books and materials at circulation desk.
  • Assisted patrons in regards to library's computer system and gave instructions for logging onto Internet.
  • Handled multitude of daily tasks, including facility maintenance and security in support of staff members.
  • Operated networked and standalone PCs, photocopier, fax machine and scanner.
  • Delivered accurate recordkeeping for all library inventory, including periodicals and books.
  • Designed fliers and posted throughout library to inform visitors and patrons of upcoming events, including book clubs, meetings and special programs.
  • Kept watchful eye on front desk at all times to encourage protected library environment.
  • Used library and scholarly databases to locate reliable resources.
  • Answered patrons' questions and assisted in finding materials requested.
  • Returned books to circulation by placing on proper shelves.

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School Attended

  • Alice High School
  • Colorado Technical University
  • Colorado Technical University

Job Titles Held:

  • Laboratory Animal Technician
  • Dishwasher
  • Librarian Assistant


  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)
  • Some College (No Degree)

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