Bacteriology Technician - Floater ($1K Sign-on Bonus)
Req ID #: 200916
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
What you’ll do
We are looking for a Bacteriology Technician Floater 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 Bacteriology Technician Floater role, you can do that by providing the highest-level quality assurance and control to the bacteriology department to ensure the integrity of work performed.
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 Bacteriology Technician Floater role, you will use existing SOPs and quality assurance standards to perform routine gross necropsy and parasitology exams of lab animals, as well as prepare and examine collected tissue for further evolution, and prepare blood samples for shipment. You will also be asked to gather and prepare lab materials; assist with receipt, stocking, and ordering of supplies; and assist with other duties in the main lab. In this role, you will also access, set up, and run incoming samples; as well as update appropriate databases and written logs for every sample; access and plate environmental submissions; and plate incubated broths onto appropriate media.
The Bacteriology Technician Floater will also work interactively with various staff and customers to resolve concerns and offer technical assistance, including preparing and submitting written reports, charts, logs, and inventories. You will need to ensure accurate records of data, and you may be tasked with creating worksheets or spreadsheets to help the lab run more efficiently. You should expect to update records for instrument maintenance and performance, and you may be asked to make mechanical repairs, when possible. Other duties may include operating required equipment and general housekeeping, when required.
Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Biological Sciences or related discipline is required; experience in a laboratory environment preferred, either through employment or school. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
The pay range for this position is $21.00 - 22.00 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!
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