Job Details

Animal Care Technicians - Rapid Response Team

Title
Animal Care Technicians - Rapid Response Team
Accepting BioReady
Yes
Length
Full Time
Employer

Charles River

Salary
not disclosed
Location
Montreal
Quebec
Date Posted
31/01/2019 - 09:45
Closing Date
03/03/2019 - 09:45
Job Description
Summary: 

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.

We are looking for Technicians at all skill levels who have an adventurous spirit and specialize in Research, Necropsy or Animal Husbandry to join our Rapid Response teams.  In this role, you will have the opportunity for paid travel to various North American and global Charles River sites, performing basic and advanced laboratory procedures. You will have the opportunity to expand your skills and cross train in various techniques while meeting new Charles River colleagues.  This is an exciting opportunity for those willing to travel with minimal notice.  Home base for these positions may be located at any of our Charles River sites. We are also open to remote employees.

Travel required is 75% or more.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsible for performing operational, administrative and technical tasks to provide comprehensive care for all species of laboratory animals at the site, including: daily health observations, feeding/watering, sanitizing primary and secondary enclosures, environmental enrichment, handling and restraint and related tasks. Assist with the movement of animals and stocking of supplies. May serve as lead/primary technician and perform technical duties with guidance.  Will review, comprehend and comply with all SOP's and internal guidelines.  Will perform daily animal health observations and communicate health issues to the research and veterinary staff.  Ensure proper documentation and administer medical treatments.  May operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines; perform general housekeeping and adhere to safety procedures.

In any of these roles, you must be able to perform effectively as a team member, be willing to travel with minimum notice, be comfortable with learning new techniques, accurately record data, follow verbal and written instructions, maintain a positive work atmosphere, communicate effectively, and interact in a professional manner with management, coworkers, and sponsors.

We are looking for Technicians at all skill levels who have an adventurous spirit and specialize in Necropsy to join our Rapid Response teams.  In this role, you will have the opportunity for paid travel to various North American and global Charles River sites, performing basic and advanced laboratory procedures. You will have the opportunity to expand your skills and cross train in various techniques while meeting new Charles River colleagues.  This is an exciting opportunity for those willing to travel with minimal notice.  Home base for these positions may be located at any of our Charles River sites. We are also open to remote employees. Travel required is 75% or more.

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