Animal Care Technician 1 (Bldg 35)
Company: Charles River Laboratories
Posted on: June 23, 2022
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to
assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new
drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a
significant impact on the health and well-being of people across
the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance,
IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role
in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career
that you can feel passionate about.
IMPORTANT: In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV
must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.
Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.Job
SummaryWe are seeking an Animal Care Technician 1 for our
Insourcing Solutions site located in Bethesda, MD.
The following are responsibilities related to the Animal Care
- Reviews, comprehends and complies with all SOP's and quality
assurance standards pertaining to specific area.
- Monitors daily animal health and welfare while performing daily
animal health observations, animal husbandry duties to maintain
quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily
water bottle and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water;
perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record
animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols.
- Maintains accurate records of animal breeding, health, and
housing/isolator or support areas as required by Institute and
- Assists with restraint, handling and manipulation of various
animal species as assigned by the on-site Supervisor or facility
- Strictly follows all procedures necessary to maintain animal
housing areas including entry of personnel and equipment into
facility, room or other controlled areas.
- Receives, inspects and puts away incoming animals; ensures and
provides for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area.
- May be involved in strictly maintaining and following breeding
and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels.
The following are minimum qualifications related to the Animal Care
- Education: High school diploma or general education degree
- Experience: Entry level position; however, experience with
performing basic animal care is desired.
- Certification/Licensure: Entry level position, objective is to
achieve ALAT upon eligibility.IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be
considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume
in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor. As a result, we must
follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations,
and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by
December 8, 2021. Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and
safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination
from all employees.
Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious
exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition
(crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided
about the accommodation process at Charles River.
About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions--- can streamline research by
delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic
insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery
through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions--- provides you
with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise
while leveraging available space.
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