Farm Technician ($750 Sign on Bonus) 1 1

Req ID #:  141352
Location: 

Catskill, NY, US, 12414

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.

 

JOB SUMMARY

We are seeking a Farm Technician to support our site located in Catskill, NY. The Farm Technician will assist where needed in the areas of brooding, house management, egg processing, packing and crew. some of the responsibilities of a Farm Technician are as follows:

The following are the responsibilities for the Farm Technichan role in Cateskill, NY:

•Assist in a number of different areas on the farms: poultry houses (brooding and production), egg processing, packing, house recycles.

•Operate sanitizing machine, sort, inspect, load, candle, and grade eggs.

•Following biosecurity standards, re-inspect and pack eggs according to packing standard operating procedures (SOPs) and/or special customer instruction.

•Maintain bird weights and condition; gather eggs.

•Monitor food, water and temperature levels.

•Participate in hatching, blood tests, bird sales, debeaking, dubbing.

•Accurately complete required recordkeeping documents/forms.

•Perform general housekeeping duties and basic maintenance of equipment.

•Handle supplies.

•Adhere to biosecurity procedures in the performance of all duties.

•Perform all other related duties as assigned.
 

The following are minimum requirements for the Farm Technician position:

High school diploma or GED.
At least 1 year experience working on farms; or  an equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience.
• Valid Driver's License
• Demonstrated accuracy in record keeping;

 

Vaccine Mandate
Charles River is a U.S. Federal Contractor.  As a result, we must follow the Presidential Executive Order to mandate vaccinations, and ensure our employees are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by December 8, 2021.  Our main priority is the wellbeing, health, and safety of our people. We will be requiring proof of vaccination from all employees. 


Anyone with requests for disability-related and/or religious exemptions should contact Talent Acquisition (crrecruitment_US@crl.com) so that information can be provided about the accommodation process at Charles River.

 

About Avian
Our Avian business group provides vaccine manufacturers and researchers the comfort of knowing that the raw materials used in their manufacturing process are free of extraneous agents. Charles River has established flock handling and egg production procedures that set the global industry standard.


About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.


With over 18,000 employees within 100 facilities in over 20 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. 


At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of >80% of the drugs approved by the FDA for the past 3 years.


Equal Employment Opportunity
Charles River Laboratories is an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/Disabled/Vet.


 
If you are interested in applying to Charles River Laboratories and need special assistance or an accommodation due to a disability to complete any forms or to otherwise participate in the resume submission process, please contact a member of our Human Resources team by sending an e-mail message to crrecruitment_US@crl.com. This contact is for accommodation requests for individuals with disabilities only and cannot be used to inquire about the status of applications.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.


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