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Animal Care Technician I

Req ID #: 215498

South San Francisco, California, USA

About this job

We are looking for an Animal Care Technician I to join our Insourcing Solutions team, located in South San Francisco, CA.

We are looking for an Animal Care Technician I to join our Insourcing Solutions team, located in South San Francisco, CA.

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 Animal Care Technician role, you can do that by providing the highest-level quality assurance and control in observing, monitoring and documenting the health and physical environment within the client’s animal facility to ensure 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 Animal Care Technician role, you will use existing SOPs and quality assurance standards to perform daily animal health observations, as well as animal husbandry duties, to maintain quality and health of research animals. You will also need to maintain accurate records of things like animal breeding, as well as housing or support areas, and you may also be tasked with receiving, inspection, and housing of incoming animals. You may assist with restraint, handling, and manipulation of animal species, and you may become involved in the breeding and weaning procedures. Other duties may include monitoring personnel and equipment entry into various rooms, as well as operating required equipment and general housekeeping, when required.

Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses a High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) in animal or life sciences field preferred. A minimum of one year related laboratory animal experience is preferred.   An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.  AALAS certification at the ALAT level preferred.  

The pay range for this position is $22 - 24 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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