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Animal Care Associate (GEMS) - Summer Opportunity - EG

Req ID #: 221533

Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA
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                ~  SUMMER HELP ~

We are seeking an Animal Care Associate to work during the summer for our GEMS department at our Wilmington, MA location.

As an Animal Care Associate you will be responsible for the care of our small animals.  Responsibilities include, feeding/watering, sanitizing primary and secondary enclosures, environmental enrichment, handling and restraint and other related tasks including assisting with the movement of animals and stocking of supplies.

  • Salary - $17.00 per hour
  • Monday - Friday work week schedules
  • Shifts start early morning hours 
  • On-site gym

If you possess the following qualities, we will train you in the rest:

  • Enjoys being part of a team
  • Has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment 
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Dependable 
  • Ability work independently 


  • Must be a minimum of 18 years old
  • Ability to communicate and follow direction
  • Local to the area (no relocation)
  • Must be able to work early morning hours

The hourly pay rate for this position is $17.00.  Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.

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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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