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Laboratory Animal Technician II

Req ID #: 214341

Poolesville, Maryland, USA

About this job

We are looking for a Laboratory Animal Technician II  to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Poolesville, MD.

We are looking for a Laboratory Animal Technician II  to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Poolesville, 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 LATII role you can do that by ensuring the health and well-being of all species at the facility, which directly contributes to 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 Laboratory Animal Technician II role, you will use existing SOPs and quality assurance standards to monitor daily animal health and welfare of non-human primates while performing daily animal health observations. You will also be asked to perform animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals and environments (perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage/run checks; prepare and distribute daily food rations and enrichment; perform cage changing and/or cage/run cleaning as required; record animal health concerns; provide minor treatments as needed; maintain animal housing areas). This role is also asked to assist with restraint, handling, and manipulation of NHP. Other duties include general housekeeping, supply stocking, and assisting in specific research protocols.


Who are we looking for?
The ideal candidate would possess a high school diploma or GED and have a minimum of one year of related animal care and handling experience. Eligibility for the AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) level required.


The pay range for this position is $23.00 - 24.00 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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