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Animal Care Technician 1

Req ID #: 220733

Chicago, Illinois, USA

About this job

We are seeking an Animal Care Technician I for our Insourcing Solutions site in Chicago, IL

We are seeking an Animal Care Technician I for our Insourcing Solutions site in Chicago, IL

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 I role, you can do that by maintaining the health and well-being of all the animals on-site, which directly contributes towards 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 perform daily animal health observations, as well as animal husbandry duties to include water bottle/line and cage checks, provide food/water, and perform cage changes and/or clean cages all to maintain the 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 animal breeding and weaning procedures. Other duties may include monitoring personnel and equipment entry into various rooms, operating required equipment and general housekeeping, when required. 

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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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