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Animal Care Associate - Part Time (Weekends)

Req ID #: 222991

Wilmington, Massachusetts, USA

About this job

We are seeking an Animal Care Associate to work part-time on weekends in our GEMS-Breed Department located in Wilmington, MA.   You must be able to work both Saturday and Sunday, a 4-6 hour shift each day.

We are seeking an Animal Care Associate to work part-time on weekends in our GEMS-Breed Department located in Wilmington, MA.   You must be able to work both Saturday and Sunday, a 4-6 hour shift each day.

The Animal Care Associate will maintain and monitor the health, production, and physical environment of Charles River or external customer animals (rodents) within isolators, micro-isolator caging and/or ventilated cage systems.

This position starts off as temporary with the potential to become a regular CRL employee.

Benefits include: 

  • A shift differential for all hours worked on the weekend
  • Paid sick time
  • Paid Volunteer Time off
  • 401K Participation
  • Use of our onsite gym

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform animal husbandry which will include feeding, watering and cleaning cages.
  • Implement breeding and sampling procedures to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Maintain physical environment cleanliness, biosecurity and accurate department/animal records within the internal database system.
  • Comply with all Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and operating equipment and supplies per safety and ergonomic guidelines.
  • Complete other duties as required.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be a minimum of 18 years of age.
  • No experience needed.  Training will be provided.
  • Must have a reliable form of transportation.
  • Must be able to work both Saturdays and Sundays.

The pay rate for this position is $18.00 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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