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Animal Care Technician II (Bldg 35)

Req ID #: 223775

Bethesda, Maryland, USA
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About this job

We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Technician II to join our Insourcing Solutions team, located in Bethesda, MD.

We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Technician II to join our Insourcing Solutions team, located in Bethesda, MD. 

As an Animal Care Technician II, you will perform daily animal health observations to maintain the quality and health of research animals in complex/high traffic rooms, cubicles, vertical vivarium rooms, and/or a satellite facility. 

Additional responsibilities include: 

  • Perform daily water bottle and cage checks, cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; provide food and water; and record health concerns. 
  • Maintain accurate records of animal breeding, housing, or support areas. 
  • Receive, inspect, and house incoming animals. 
  • Assist with restraint, handling, and manipulation of various animal species. 
  • May become involved in breeding and weaning procedures. 
  • Monitor personnel and equipment entry into various rooms. 
  • Operate required equipment and perform general housekeeping. 

Job Qualifications 

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

  • high school diploma or general education degree 
  • minimum one year's experience performing basic animal care 
  • ALAT eligibility required, ALAT certification preferred

The pay range for this position is $21.00 - 22.00 USD per hour.  Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including 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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