Cedars-Sinai Operations Tech I in Los Angeles, California

Requisition #: 27732
Working Title: Operations Tech I
Business Entity: CSMC - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Cost Center # - Cost Center Name: 0849002 - RESEARCH - VIVARIUM
City: Los Angeles
Job Category: Research/Research Admin
Job Specialty: Research
Position Type: Regular-F/T
Shift Length: 8hr
Hours: 8am-4:30pm
Days: Monday - Friday
Shift Type: Day
Weekends: Every Other

Job Posting: Summary of Essential Job Duties:

Under the general supervision of the Manger and Lead Technician, the incumbent is responsible for performing the routine duties related to operation within the Clean and Soiled Operations areas within the Comparative Medicine facilities. Assignments include operation and preventive maintenance performance on the rack washers, steam autoclaves, dry and heat stertilizers, bedding dispenser, bedding dump stations and bottle filling stations. The incumbent must be a motivated self-starter with good teamwork practices.


1.Operates cagewashers, autoclave, automatic water bottle filler and bedding dispenser; also uses pressure washer and floor scrubber.

2.Sanitizes and/or sterilizes animal cages, racks and related equipment.

3.Prepares and uses disinfecting and sanitizing solutions.

4.Responsible for following written and oral instructions (in English). Must possess good communication skills.

5.May operates departmental vehicles as required.

6.Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.

Qualification Requirements/Preferences:

Education Certifications/Licensure Experience Physical Abilities Educational and Experience Requirements:

- High school graduate or GED.

- Able to read and comprehend written and verbal instructions in English.

- Must have a valid California Driver License

- 1-2 years experience in warehouse, distribution center and/or inventory management, preferred.

Physical Demands:

- Able to lift up to 50 pounds.

- Able to work standing up for long periods.

- Able to perform repetitive motions.

- Able to perform repetitive motions including pushing 1,000 lbs. racks, bending, reaching above and below midline, and pushing/pulling.

- Able to work within a closed biocontainment/bioexclusion operation that requires the wearing of Personal Protective Equipment.

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Cedars-Sinai will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring.