What you’ll do
We are looking for an Animal Care Technician to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Bethesda, 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 ACTI role you can do that by ensuring the health and well-being of all the animals on-site, which directly contributes towards 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 Animal Care Technician role, you will monitor, observe, and record animal health and welfare daily, as well as complete various standard animal husbandry duties to include water bottle/line and cage checks, provide food/water, and change and/or clean cages. You may also be tasked with receiving, inspecting, putting away incoming animals, and maintaining animal housing areas. May be involved with animal breeding and weaning to ensure appropriate production levels to include maintaining accurate breeding records. Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines.
Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate would possess a high school diploma or GED. Laboratory animal experience preferred.
The pay for this position is $18.00 USD per hour.
If you are interested in contributing to the well-being of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us and BE THE DIFFERENCE!
What you’ll need
What you get
- Mental/Dental/Vision Plans
- Vacation and Holiday
- 401(k) with Company Match
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Value Added Programs
- Employee discount program
- Tuition Reimbursement
- Employee Recognition and Referral Program
- Employee Assistance Plan
- Fitness Reimbursement and Wellness Programs
- Paid Volunteer Time Off
- Parental Leave
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.Learn More