What you’ll do
We are looking for an Animal Care Technician to join our Charles River Accelerator & Development Labs team in Cambridge, MA.
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 animal welfare standards and care, in addition to maintaining vivarium cleanliness.
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 have the responsibility of ensuring the high standards of animal welfare are met. You will provide food, water, and clean housing to animals according to applicable SOPs. You will perform routine animal health observations to detect any potential issues early on and assist with creating optimal living conditions for the animals. You will also be tasked with monitoring temperature and humidity levels and receiving/handling new animals. Other duties may include ordering and maintaining accurate supply inventory/records and keeping the supply areas organized.
What you’ll need
Who are we looking for?
A candidate that possesses a high school diploma or equivalent required; Associate’s degree in animal or life sciences field preferred, experience performing basic animal care desired. AALAS certification is a plus. An equivalent combination of education, experience, and certification may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
The pay range for this position is $20-22 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 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