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Cage Washer I

Req ID #: 221096

Spencerville, Ohio, USA

About this job

We are seeking a full-time Cage Wash Technician for our Cage Wash Team at our Safety Assessment site located in Spencerville, OH.

We are seeking a full-time Cage Wash Technician for our Cage Wash Team at our Safety Assessment site located in Spencerville, OH.

A Cage Washer I is responsible for performing basic preventative maintenance and upkeep of processing equipment in assigned areas.  Also responsible for assisting in maintaining inventory of cage wash, animal care, and laboratory supplies for assigned area.

Essential Functions (The fundamental Competencies/Skills & Responsibilities of the role (products and services provided/results accomplished) include, but are not limited to, those listed: 

  • Ensure good welfare and humane care for all animals worked with through gentle, positive human-animal interactions.

  • Operate pressure washer and industrial cage washers.

  • Clean and maintain all cages, automatic water lines, and other related equipment.

  • Assist with inventory of cage wash and laboratory supplies for assigned area.

  • Perform and document in the appropriate log the function(s) performed.

  • Review documentation of functions performed as part of quality control requirements.

  • Perform basic preventative maintenance and upkeep of processing equipment in assigned areas.

  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

The pay for this position is $17/hr. Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.

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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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