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Animal Care Technician II (Bldg 35)

Req ID #: 222041

Bethesda, Maryland, USA

About this job

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

We are looking for an Animal Care Technician II 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 ACTII role, you can do that by providing the highest-level quality assurance and control, in addition to coordinating preventative maintenance of equipment, as well as inspecting operation procedures to ensure 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 II role, you will use existing SOPs and quality assurance standards to perform daily animal husbandry duties, to include performing daily water bottle and cage checks; providing appropriate food and water; performing cage changing and/or cage cleaning; and recording animal health concerns. You will also be asked to maintain accurate records of things like animal breeding/weaning, as well as housing or support areas, and you may also be tasked with receiving, inspection, and housing of incoming animals. You may assist with restraint, handling, and manipulation of animal species, and other duties may include monitoring personnel and equipment entry into various rooms, as well as operating required equipment and general housekeeping.


Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses a high school diploma or general education degree is required; minimum one year experience performing basic animal care also required. ALAT eligibility required, ALAT certification preferred. 


The pay range for this position is $19.00 - 20.00 USD per hour.  Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.


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!

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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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