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Laboratory Animal Technician I (NHP)

Req ID #: 215394

Poolesville, Maryland, USA

About this job

We are seeking an Lab Animal Technician for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Poolesville, MD.

We are seeking an Lab Animal Technician for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Poolesville, MD.

How will you have an impact? 
This is the moment to use your talents and imagine those talents contributing to improving global health and peoples’ lives. In the LATI role you can do that by ensuring the health and well-being of all the non-human primates, as well as the integrity of the research.    

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! 
In the Lab Animal Technician I role, you will use existing SOPs and quality assurance standards to monitor animal health and welfare by performing daily health observations and animal husbandry duties to maintain the quality and health of research animals. You will also be asked to maintain accurate and legible records relating to animals and facility functions, and you may be requested to assist with restraint, handling, and manipulation of various animal species. Additional tasks could include receiving, inspecting, and housing incoming animal shipments; operating necessary equipment; and performing general housekeeping. 

Who are we looking for?  
A candidate that possesses a high school diploma or GED required, entry level role some experience working with animals is preferred, lab animal experience specifically non-human primates, is highly desired. In addition, objective would be to achieve ALAT upon eligibility. 

The pay range for this position is $20.00 – 21.00 per hour.  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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