Glassware/Cagewash Support
Fort Detrick, MD 
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Job Description

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies is looking for a Cagewash and Glassware Support Technician to support our government customer located in Fort Detrick, MD

The candidate will provide glassware services that include, but not limited to, receiving, cleaning, sanitizing, sterilizing, drying and storing all Institute glassware. Additionally, candidate will assist with Cagewash duties that include, but not limited to, changing of bedding, washing and sanitizing cages; and autoclaving equipment, feed bedding, water and other materials and supplies.

  • Receive, unpack, clean, sterilize, dry and store all Institute glassware using provided equipment.
  • Perform operator maintenance on equipment.
  • Maintain glassware area free of dirt and debris and dispose of waste.
  • Maintain an inventory of glassware on hand.
  • Maintain records of the temperatures for each assigned autoclave load.
  • Use and record any bacteriological monitoring required for autoclave, cagewash or glassware equipment.
  • Document and support Quality Assurance programs associated with glassware processing.
  • Change bedding, wash and sanitize cages; and autoclave equipment, feed, bedding, water and other materials and supplies.
  • Maintain a same-day cage washing service.
  • Perform routine preventative maintenance of all animal equipment.

  • Ability to receive, unpack, clean, sterilize, dry and store all Institute glassware using provided equipment.
  • Ability to perform operator maintenance on equipment.
  • Ability to maintain glassware area free of dirt and debris and dispose of waste.
  • Ability to maintain an inventory of glassware on hand.
  • Ability to maintain records of the temperatures for each assigned autoclave load.

  • Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) experience.
  • Autoclave experience.
  • Experience with cage or rack style washers.

High School Diploma

CITIZENSHIP/SECURITY CLEARANCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • U.S. Citizenship required.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain a NACI clearance.

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is a fast-growing government service provider. Employees enjoy competitive salaries; a 401K plan with company match; medical, dental, disability, and life insurance coverage; tuition reimbursement; paid time off; and 11 paid holidays.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status. If you are a person with a disability and you need an accommodation during the application process, please click to request accommodation. We E-Verify all employees.

The Alaka`ina Foundation Family of Companies (FOCs) is comprised of industry-recognized government service firms designated as Native Hawaiian Organization (NHO)-owned and 8(a) certified businesses. The Family of Companies (FOCs) includes Ke`aki Technologies, Laulima Government Solutions, Kpono Government Services, and Kapili Services, Po`okela Solutions, Kkaha Solutions, LLC, and Pololei Solutions, LLC. Alaka`ina Foundation activities under the 501(c)3 principally benefit the youth of Hawaii through charitable efforts which includes providing innovative educational programs that combine leadership, science & technology, and environmental stewardship.

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We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer of individuals with disabilities and veterans. We are proud to state that we do not discriminate in employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
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