What you’ll do
We are looking for a Husbandry Technician I (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 HTI 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 perform animal care, husbandry and cagewash duties including sanitizing caging and equipment. Perform animal husbandry duties including daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required. Maintain accurate records of animal health and report any health concerns to the veterinary personnel. You will also receive, inspect, and house incoming animals; assist with the receipt, stocking, and maintenance of supply inventories; assist with all housekeeping duties and cleaning the animal facility and surrounding areas. Provide basic trouble shooting on the equipment and report any problems to the supervisor.
What you’ll need
Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses a High School diploma/GED or equivalent (a B.S. in either animal science or life sciences preferred) and a minimum of one (1) year directly related laboratory animal experience in a 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 preferred.
The pay range for this position is $23-24.80 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 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