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Central Services Technician I

Req ID #: 222994

Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

About this job

We are looking for a Central Services Technician I to join our Insourcing Solutions team located in Cambridge, MA.

We are looking for a Central Services Technician I to join our Insourcing Solutions team located 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 CST role you can do that by ensuring that animal caging, equipment, housing, and support areas are sanitized. Overall, helping to ensure the health and well-being of the animals, as well as 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 this role you will provide cleaning and maintenance of laboratory animal caging, equipment, and cage preparation areas as well as cleaning of animal support areas.

You will be tasked with the following

  • Transporting caging and equipment between animal areas and cage washrooms.
  • Receiving and storing feed, bedding, and supplies.  
  • Ensure all logbooks, checklists, and other records are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Conduct and collect various aseptic sampling for the monitoring of water quality.
  • Sanitize animal racks and equipment.
  • Inspect enrichment devices, cages, and other items. 
  • Provide quality assurance to the cagewash area.
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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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