Animal Care Technician I
Req ID #: 217632
S. SanFrancisco, California, USA
What you’ll do
We are looking for a Animal Care Technician I 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 ACT role you can do that by ensuring the health and well-being of 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 observe, monitor, and document the health and physical environment within animal facility. Perform routine animal husbandry tasks to include the cleaning, feeding, and watering of laboratory animals; the cleaning of cages, related ancillary equipment; and the maintenance of animal care environments. Collaborate with the veterinary staff to ensure that the health and welfare of laboratory animals are maintained.
Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses a high school diploma or GED is required, (a B.S. in either animal science or similar discipline preferred); has a minimum 0-6 months directly related animal care and handling experience in a laboratory animal facility. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for what is listed. AALAS certification at the ALAT level preferred.
The pay range for this position is $22-23 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.
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