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Animal Care Technician I

Req ID #: 222020

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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About this job

We are seeking an Animal Care Technician 1 for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Cambridge, MA.

We are seeking an Animal Care Technician 1 for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Cambridge, MA.

In the Animal Care Technician 1 role, you will use existing SOPs and quality assurance standards to monitor, observe, and record animal health and welfare daily, as well as complete various standard animal husbandry duties. Maintain accurate records of animal breeding, health, and housing. You will follow all procedures to maintain housing areas , including room or facility personnel entry; personnel protective equipment use, spraying in all equipment and materials into controlled areas. You may also be tasked with receiving, inspecting, and putting away incoming animals; and operating equipment following all safety guidelines. 

You may also be involved in the breeding and weaning program, performing various duties from weaning and sexing, to ensuring appropriate production levels are met. You will also work cooperatively with the on-site supervisor and/or facility veterinarian to assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species to include mice, rats and other rodents and possibly rabbits. 

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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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