Ce que vous ferez
Education: High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. Experience: Minimum of two years directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility. 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 at the ALAT level or above required
Other: Proficiency with basic animal identification methods. Ability to effectively follow verbal and written instructions and exhibit interpersonal skills that are conducive to effective communication and that contribute to a congenial work environment. Maintain positive work atmosphere by behaving and communicating in a professional manner with coworkers, research staff, and managers. Strong organization skills and attention to detail. Strong written and verbal English communication skills. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee frequently is required to walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move 50 pounds or more with assistance.
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We are seeking an Animal Care Technician II for Insourcing Solutions in Watertown, MA.
The essential duties of the Animal Care Technician II are:
Review, comprehend and comply with all SOPs and quality assurance standards pertaining to laboratory animals for research.
Monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations. Perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols.
Perform daily cage wash duties and sanitation.
Maintain accurate records of animal breeding, health, and housing/isolator or support areas as required by Institute and facility.
Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as assigned by the on-site supervisor or facility veterinarian.
Euthanasia by CO2
Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas or isolator environments, including room or facility personnel entry and personnel protective equipment use.
Receive, inspect and put away incoming animals; ensure and provide for sentinel animals in each rodent housing area.
May be involved in strictly maintaining and following breeding and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels.
Ability to triage health cases, malocclusion and treatment of fight wounds.
Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures
Perform all other related duties as assigned.
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