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Animal Care Technician II

Req ID #: 217557

San Diego, California, USA
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About this job

We are looking for an Animal Care Technician II (Rodent Facility) to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in San Diego, CA.

We are looking for an Animal Care Technician II (Rodent Facility) to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in San Diego, 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 also perform duties related to the maintenance of research animals such as feeding and caring for the animals, cleaning cages, restraining animals for treatment by laboratory technicians or maintaining inventory and animal identification records. Additional responsibilities will include cleaning/sanitation of the animal facility and equipment.  You will also be responsible for bio-safety and bio-security of the animals.  You may 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 High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. A minimum of two (2) years directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility.  An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.  AALAS certification at the ALAT level or above preferred.

The pay range for this position is $26.00 – 28.00 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!

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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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