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Animal Care Technician I

Req ID #: 216368

Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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About this job

We are seeking an Animal Caretaker I for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Hamilton, MT.

We are seeking an Animal Caretaker I for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Hamilton, MT

How will you have an impact? 

This is the moment to use your talents and imagine those talents contributing to improving global health and peoples’ lives. In the ACT1 role, you can do that by ensuring the health and well-being of all NHP colonies through animal care and providing a clean housing environment, as well as the integrity of the research.  

Why work at Charles River?  

We offer an excellent onboarding program, internal career development, and competitive benefits! 

What you will do! 

In the Animal Caretaker I role, you will be working in ABSL 4 facility environments to perform a variety of duties, including cleaning, sanitizing, routine preventative maintenance, and repair of caging materials and autoclaves as needed, as well as maintaining cagewash and animal holding facilities in a clean and organized manner. You may also be tasked with operating equipment and performing general housekeeping in accordance with all safety procedures and SOPs, as well as general animal care duties. Other duties may include receipt, stocking, and maintenance of supply orders, as well as preparing and submitting all required written records, charts, logs, and inventories. The Animal Caretaker I position also works actively with customers to address requests, inquiries, and complaints, as well as provide technical assistance when needed.

Who are we looking for? 

A candidate that possesses a high school diploma/GED required. Experience and/or training working with mechanical equipment preferred. ALAT certification, or ability to obtain certification within one year of eligibility.  

The pay for this position is $20.00 USD per hour.

If you are interested in contributing to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us and BE THE DIFFERENCE! 

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About Charles River

Charles River is an early-stage Contact Research Organization (CRO). Here, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. With 100 sites around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our clients' unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

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