Animal Care Technician II
Req ID #: 217485
S. San Francisco, California, USA
What you’ll do
We are looking for an Animal Care Technician II (Rodent Facility) to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in South San Francisco, CA.
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 ACTII role you can do that by ensuring the health and well-being of all the animals, as well at the integrity of the research.
Why work at Charles River?
We offer an excellent onboarding program for our new employees; internal career development, and competitive benefits.
What you will do!
In this role you will care for the animals used in research and development studies. You will perform duties related to the maintenance of the animals such as feeding and caring for the animals, cleaning cages and holding the animals for treatment by the laboratory technician; Maintain inventory and animal identification records. You will perform regular cleaning/sanitization of the animal facility and equipment. You will also be responsible for biosafety and biosecurity of the animals; May also partner with pre-clinical investigators to assist and support veterinarians with surgery, dosing post-op care and monitoring of animal studies.
Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses a Bachelor's degree in Life Sciences or related discipline and one (1) year related research husbandry and technical experience or CVT/LVT/RVT certification and one (1) years related research husbandry and technical experience OR High School Diploma/GED and two (2) years related research husbandry and technical experience required. AALAS certification at the ALAT level/CALAS initial level required. LAT preferred.
The pay range for this position is $26.00 - 28.00 USD per hour. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.
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!
What you’ll need
What you get
- Mental/Dental/Vision Plans
- Vacation and Holiday
- 401(k) with Company Match
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Value Added Programs
- Employee discount program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Recognition and Referral Program
- Employee Assistance Plan
- Fitness Reimbursement and Wellness Programs
- Paid Volunteer Time Off
- Parental Leave
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.Learn More