What you’ll do
We are seeking an Animal Care Technician I for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Springhouse, PA.
How will you have an impact?
Our shared mission is simple, but incredibly powerful. Together, we create healthier lives. Take a moment and imagine your talents contributing to improving global health and peoples’ lives. That’s a big deal, and it happens every day at Charles River. In this role, you can do that by providing contract proposal support for the Commercial, Academic and On-site segments, of the IS business.
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!
The Animal Care Technician's primary role is to monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations, and animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required per SOP and/or specified protocols.
What you’ll need
A candidate that possesses a High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Six months experience in research animal care and husbandry preferred. In addition, achieve Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) certification within twelve months of eligibility to sit for the examination.
The pay range for this position is $20-22 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