Post Mortem Technician
APHA works to safeguard animal and plant health for the benefit of people, the environment and the economy. As a Civil Servant we will offer 25 days annual leave increasing to 30 days at 5 years’ service, a pension scheme, on-site restaurant and parking, specialised training, team and individual rewards.
Summary of the Role
Resourceful and flexible applicant sought to deliver specialist animal handling and euthanasia, necropsy and tissue sampling in a dynamic high containment post mortem environment to support statutory animal disease surveillance and research and support outbreak response, The role is based within the Pathology and Animal Science Department and requires organization of staff, facilities and resources to ensure the delivery of animal euthanasia and necropsy procedures within our large animal high containment post mortem facility in order to meet rapidly evolving research and diagnostic priorities
Staff will be required to work rostered weekends, Bank Holidays and occasional evenings for which you will receive appropriate payment. Out of hours work may be required in the event of an incident.
You will be expected to have the necessary CTC security clearance for the work of the post. You will need to comply with a number of health protocols and wear protective clothing and respiratory protective equipment as required.
Closing date: 19 October 2020.