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Animal Caretaker

Req ID #: 222997

Baltimore, Maryland, USA
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About this job

We are seeking a Animal Care Technician  for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Baltimore, MD.

We are seeking a Animal Care Technician  for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Baltimore, MD.

As the Animal Care Technician, you will provide husbandry and veterinary assistance in a laboratory for small animals, as well as monitor animal health and report findings.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Prepare caging for cagewash.
  • Perform daily animal health observations and report any abnormal conditions or behavior. Monitor and report irregularities in environmental conditions that may affect animals.
  • Clean assigned animal rooms, facility and animal care equipment, and associated animal facility areas. Obtain weekly animal census.
  • Ensure logbooks, checklists and other records are completed accurately in a timely fashion.
  • Provide environmental enrichment feed and other enrichment stimuli and/ or provide behavioral assessments.

Job Qualifications 
The following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Care Technician position:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • AALAS certification at the ALAT level within one year of eligibility
  • 1 year related experience in animal care
  • 3 months working with lab animal species, most applicable rodents, preferred

The pay for this position is $17.20 USD per hour. 

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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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