Animal Care Technician II
Req ID #: 216394
S. San Francisco, California, USA
What you’ll do
We are looking for an Animal Care Technician II (Rodent Facility) to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Brisbane, 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 ACTII role you can do that by ensuring the health and well-being of all the animals, as well at the integrity of the research.
Why work at Charles River?
We offer an excellent onboarding program for our new employees; internal career development, competitive benefits and a $500 sign-on bonus!
What you will do!
In this role you will 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; perform daily cage wash duties and sanitation; record animal health concerns per SOP and/or specified protocols. Assist with restraint, handling and manipulation of various animal species as assigned by the on-site supervisor or facility veterinarian. 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. Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adheres to safety procedures.
Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses a High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required. A minimum of 2 years directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility is required. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. USDA experience is preferred. AALAS Certification at the ALAT level or above is required.
The pay range for this position is $26.00 - 28.00 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