Animal Care Technician

Employer
Envigo RMS
Location
Frederick, MD
Posted
Oct 21, 2021
Closes
Oct 23, 2021
Ref
155612333
Hours
Full Time
Overview: **$1,000 Sign-On Bonus**Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations.We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand formaking a difference in peoples lives.We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for.Come and join us as anAnimal Care Technician in our Frederick, MDlocation- we have an exciting future ahead!We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team! This position works at our Frederick, MD location. This position will focus on overall animal care and welfare, production and selection for customer orders, facility upkeep and recordkeeping and procedural duties. The person in this role will need to feel passionate about working with animals, enjoy and excel at organization, and support and maintain a clean, safe and compliant working environment. We are seeking someone that is hardworking, shows attention to detail, takes initiative, has a teamwork mentality and positive attitude. Responsibilities: Primary ways the Animal Care Technician will contribute to the Envigo team:Follow standard operating procedures for efficient transfer of materials into and out of animal barrierOperate all equipment in a safe, efficient and careful mannerKeep detailed records on work performedMaintain work area in an organized, clean, and safe conditionOperate washing and sterilizing equipmentReceive and stock incoming supplies, feed, bedding, etcMaintain equipment in a neat and orderly mannerAssemble animal shipping boxes Clean and sanitize work area, storage areas, and animal care areas as assignedMaintain records requiredEuthanize animals as designated Qualifications: We are looking for the following from the Animal Care Technician:Able to perform repetitive tasks efficientlyAbility to follow sterile entry procedures and maintain neat, clean, and safe conditionsAbility to follow detailed proceduresSkills to accurately record, calculate, and maintain detailed recordsAble to work as a team memberAble to lift and move objects weighing up to 50 lbs.Ability to communicate (written and verbally) in EnglishSupplemental Pay:Sign-on bonusEnvigo offers benefits including:Generous paid time offPaid holidaysMedical, dental and vision insuranceHealth savings accountFlexible spending account401(k)Envigo is anEOE, including disability/vets

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