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Animal Care Technician I

Req ID #: 216391

Horsham, Pennsylvania, USA
This job is located outside of your selected country / language. English (Canada)

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Full Time - 40 Hours/Week

Full Time - 40 Hours/Week



  • Change room filters and clean behind vents.
  • Clean laboratory animal rooms and laboratory animal housing according to a schedule devised by senior personnel.  Includes floor sweeping and mopping, changing of cage pans, removal of animal waste, changing and washing of water bottles and feeders, sanitizing carts, rooms and ancillary equipment.
  • Feed and water laboratory animals and monitor feed and water consumption of animals.
  • Assist in handling, weighing, and receipt of animals.
  • Monitor and record chlorine levels,  air flow,  and water pressure.
  • Observe laboratory animals and report unusual appearance or behavior to a Laboratory supervisor, a staff veterinarian and/or Animal Care Supervisor.
  • Receive, store, and distribute supplies.  Report low inventory to supervisor.
  • Record study required data in appropriate form. 
  • Record husbandry data in electronic database(s).
  • Review protocols to ensure proper husbandry and environmental parameters.
  • Use GLPs, SOPs, study protocols, processes and company policies when performing all job functions.  
  • May assist in basic laboratory functions, if necessary (dosage, blood collection, etc.).
•    Perform all other related duties as assigned.

The pay range for this position is $18.00/hour. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location

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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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