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Sorry, the application deadline for this position was 9/22/2021

Reference Number: 000001535
Posted Date: 9/1/2021
Closing Date: 9/22/2021

Department: The Centre for Phenogenomics (TCP)
Position: Cage Wash Attendant

POSITION TITLE  Cage Wash Attendant
DEPARTMENT  The Centre for Phenogenomics
EMPLOYMENT TYPE  Regular Full Time
HOURS OF WORK  37.5 hours per week
REPORTS TO  Supervisor

The Centre for Phenogenomics (TCP) is a state-of-the-art research centre enabling groundbreaking research and discovery, with the goal of advancing human health. We are the largest Centre in Canada, brought about through an innovative scientific collaboration among preeminent research hospitals including Mount Sinai Hospital and The Hospital for Sick Children.  TCP is a globally acclaimed Canadian resource that serves researchers throughout the world. Located in the heart of Toronto’s Discovery District, TCP pools functional expertise and resources under one roof, all to enable the best science, supported by the best infrastructure. Our ability to generate, hold, analyze, archive and distribute a critical mass of genetically engineered mice is unique. Your significant contributions will assist in maintaining our momentum in advancing our research.

TCP has an opening for one (1) permanent full-time Cage Wash Attendant to start in September 2021 reporting to the Supervisor, Facility Support.  As a member of the Facility Operations team, the incumbent will be responsible for the operation and general maintenance of the cage wash, sterilization and robotics equipment, to process and sterilize caging, associated equipment and supplies while maintaining efficient organization and flow of items through the cage wash area.  As a team member, the incumbent will monitor, document and report all equipment malfunctions to the Supervisor, Facility Support.  Other duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining the cleanliness of the cage wash area.  The work is conducted in a highly regulated environment according to standard operating procedures.

The successful candidate requires a secondary education or equivalent combination of education and work experience.  Work experience in an animal facility or research environment is preferred.  Must have the ability to stand, bend, push & lift in excess of 50 lbs (22.5kg).  Must be physically capable of standing for a substantial period of time and for operating all cleaning equipment and materials without restriction and must have good organizational and time management skills with ability to prioritize workload.  Excellent written/verbal communication and computer skills.  Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively within a team and with minimal supervision is required.

In accordance with Institute’s policy and legislated health and safety requirements, employment is conditional upon the verification of credentials, completion of a health review, and demonstrating proof of immunity and vaccination status of vaccine-preventable diseases. Successful candidates will be required to provide two (2) written reference letters from their former employer(s)/supervisor(s).

We are a fully committed to fairness and equity in employment and our recruitment and selection practices. We encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, people with disabilities, members of sexual minority groups, members of racialized groups, women and any others who may contribute to the further diversification of our Sinai Health community. Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the hiring process as required under our Access for People with Disabilities policy. Applicants need to make their requirements known in advance.

The Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Research Institute is a scent sensitive environment, and all members of the community are expected to refrain from wearing or using scented products while visiting or working at the Institute. We also support a barrier-free workplace supported by the Institute’s accessibility plan, accommodation and disability management policies and procedures. Should you require accommodation at any point during the recruitment process, including accessible job postings, please contact the Lunenfeld-Tanenbaum Human Resources Department.


Posting open until September 22, 2021. We thank all candidates for applying. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

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