Animal Support Technician I
Req ID #: 201311
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
Ce que vous ferez
Come work for an organization whose passion comes from their commitment to helping you help others, where our values guide our decisions and actions; they are the standards we hold ourselves to each day. Be the Difference! CARE, LEAD, OWN AND COLLOBORATE.
We are seeking an Animal Support Technician I for our Insourcing Solutions sites located in Boston/Cambridge, MA.
This is a full-time opportunity that offers an excellent benefits package, a pay rate of $22/hour and the opportunity to support our clients in their research endeavors.
The following are responsibilities related to the ASTI:
The Animal Support Technician I is responsible for providing continuing service to Charles River Laboratories clients throughout the New England area and are assigned to various sites based upon need, experience and skills. The home base for this role is Cambridge, MA., in the role you are required to be flexible with regards to changing work locations, this is an exciting opportunity to work at different locations and learn a lot of new skills and network.
The AST will learn, train and support cagewash and animal care processes, to include monitor animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations and animal husbandry duties to include performing daily equipment checks; providing appropriate food and water; performing cage changing and/or cage cleaning; recording animal health concerns. Provide environmental enrichment appropriate to species. These experiences may involve a variety of lab animal species. May be tasked to assist with breeding and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels. May be tasked to assist with administrative needs, benchtop procedures such as necropsy, and assist with technical procedures, such as blood and/or tissue collection, injections, surgical prep, administering anesthesia, and assisting with surgical procedures.
The schedule for this position will be either Sun-Thurs or Tues-Sat, 7:00AM to 4:00PM
Ce dont vous aurez besoin
Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.). Bachelor’s degree in Biology, Animal Science, Life Sciences or related discipline preferred.
- Experience: Zero to Six (6) months of animal handling experience.
- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
- Certification/Licensure: AALAS certification not required but encourage to obtain (materials/exam paid for by CRL)
Ce que vous obtenez
- 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
À propos de Charles River
Charles River est une organisation internationale de recherche de phase initiale sous contrat (ORC). Ici, nous sommes passionnés par notre rôle dans l'amélioration de la qualité de vie des gens. Avec 100 sites au travers le monde, nous sommes positionnés stratégiquement pour coordonner des ressources mondiales et appliquer des perspectives pluridisciplinaires à l'élaboration de solutions aux défis uniques de nos clients. Notre base de clientèle comprend des sociétés de biotechnologies et des laboratoires pharmaceutiques internationaux, des agences publiques, et des établissements hospitaliers, d'enseignement et de recherche partout dans le monde.En savoir plus