Animal Care Technician, Avian Laboratory
Eurofins Scientific is an international life sciences company which provides a unique range of analytical testing services to clients across multiple industries. The Group believes it is the world leader in food, environment and pharmaceutical products testing and in agroscience CRO services. It is also one of the global independent market leaders in certain testing and laboratory services for genomics, discovery pharmacology, forensics, advanced material sciences and for supporting clinical studies. In addition, Eurofins is one of the key emerging players in specialty clinical diagnostic testing in Europe and the USA.Group's key figures are approx. 3.8 billion Euros turnover, over 800 laboratories across 50 countries and about 50,000 staff.Job DescriptionWith over 30 years of experience in the crop protection industry, Eurofins Agroscience Services offers outstanding technical knowledge and project management skills. By acquiring a carefully selected range of CRO's, Eurofins Agroscience Services has created a unique portfolio of expertise that provides analytical, regulatory, and field support to plant breeders, agrochemical, biopesticide, biocide, and fine chemical manufacturers.Eurofins Agroscience Services is searching for a Technician to work in Easton, MD.Animal Care Technician responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:Animal husbandry and maintenance, including cleaning cages, walls and floors.Cleaning research areas, vacuuming, dusting, removing trash, cleaning vents and hallway areas. Maintaining and repairing avian equipment.Setting up units and cages.Assisting with animal care and laboratory work.General painting and carpentry.Maintenance of lighting, water filters and plumbing systems.Documents and reports data as appropriateQualificationsThe ideal candidate would possess:Good interpersonal and organizational skillsExcellent communication (oral and written) and attention to detailAbility to work independently and as part of a team, self-motivation, adaptability, and a positive attitudeAbility to learn new techniques, perform multiple tasks simultaneously, keep accurate records, follow instructions, and comply with company policiesKnowledge in software applications that include Microsoft OutlookBasic Minimum Qualifications:High School diploma or equivalent.Authorization to work in the United States indefinitely without restriction or sponsorshipAdditional InformationPosition is full-time, Monday-Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm. Candidates currently living within a commutable distance of Easton, MD are encouraged to apply As a Eurofins employee, you will become part of a company that has received national recognition as a great place to work. We offer excellent full-time benefits including comprehensive medical coverage, life and disability insurance, 401(k) with company match, paid holidays and vacation, personal days, and dental and vision options.To learn more about Eurofins, please explore our website www.eurofinsus.com. What Happens Next Our people are the backbone of what we do, so it's incredibly important we find the right individuals to join us. As a potential new recruit you'll be invited to meet the team in the form of an assessment centre or a staged interview process dependent on the role and it's requirements, this will give you the opportunity to see what working for Eurofins is really like and enable us to get you know your key skills and strengths. Your data As part of any recruitment process, the company collects and processes personal data relating to job applicants. The company is committed to being transparent about how it collects and uses that data and to meeting its data protection obligations. Closing Date We reserve the right to close or extend this position depending on application numbers. Therefore we would urge candidates to submit an application as early as possible. Due to the high volume of applications we receive please be aware that if you do not receive a response within 4 weeks of the vacancy expiry date unfortunately, on this occasion your application has been unsuccessful. Eurofins is aM/F, Disabled, and Veteran Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer.