Animal Care Technician I

Employer
Charles River Laboratories
Location
Baltimore, MD
Posted
Sep 09, 2021
Closes
Sep 15, 2021
Ref
86357444
Hours
Full Time
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.Animal Care TechnicianCares for the animals used in research and development studies. Performs duties related to the maintenance of experimental animals such as feeding and caring for animals, cleaning cages, holding animals for treatment by laboratory technician or maintaining inventory and animal identification records. Performs cleaning/sanitation of animal facility and equipment. Responsible for bio-safety and bio-security of the animals. May partner with pre-clinical investigators to assist and support veterinarians with surgery, dosing, post-op care and monitoring of animal studies.We are seeking a Animal Care Technican 1 for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Baltimore, MD.The following are responsibilities related to the Animal Care Technician 1:Primary role, monitor daily animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations, animal husbandry duties to maintain quality and health of research animals, to include: perform daily water bottle /automatic water line and cage checks; provide appropriate food and water; perform cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required per SOP and/or specified protocols.The following are minimum qualifications related to the Animal Care Technician 1 position:Education & Exp: High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required. Six months experience in research animal care and husbandry preferred.Certification/Licensure: Achieve Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) certification within twelve months of eligibility to sit for the examination.About Insourcing SolutionsCharles River Insourcing SolutionsA$ cents A cents € zA' can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing SolutionsA$ cents A cents € zA' provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

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