CRT (Lab Animal Care)

Req ID #:  93371
Location: 

Frederick, MD, US, 21701


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.

 

IMPORTANT:   In order to be considered for this position, a resume/CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.  Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.   
 

Job Summary

We are seeking a Corp. Response Team member- CRT (Lab Animal Care) for our Insourcing Solutions site located in Bethesda, MD

 

  • Starting pay is $17 an hour and offers additional compentation in form of  2 signing bonuses

 

The following are responsibilities related to the CRT:

 

The Corporate Response Team is responsible for providing continuing service to Charles River Laboratories clients throughout the United States, and are assigned to various sites based upon need, experience and skills. The Corporate Response Team home base is Bethesda, Maryland. Team members are required to be flexible with regards to changing work locations, including travel to client sites outside of the metropolitan Washington, DC area, which is usually about 20%, most assignments are in MD, VA, and DC. This is a Full-Time position working Mon-Fri with a probability of altered work schedules, weekends and holidays, typically 40 hours a week. This position has a wonderful benefits package. Great opportunity for a new/recent grad who would like to get some exposure/experience in Lab Animal Science.

 

Essential Duties:

The CRT will learn, train and support cagewash and animal care processes, to include monitor animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations and animal husbandry duties to include: performing daily equipment checks; providing appropriate food and water; performing cage changing and/or cage cleaning; recording animal health concerns. Provide environmental enrichment appropriate to species. These experiences may involve a variety of lab animal species. May be tasked to assist with breeding and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels. May be tasked to assist with administrative needs, benchtop procedures such as necropsy, and assist with technical procedures, such as blood and/or tissue collection, injections, surgical prep, administering anesthesia, and assisting with surgical procedures.

 

The following are minimum qualifications related to the CRT position:

 

  • EducationBachelor of Science degree in Animal Science, Biology or Biological Science.
  • Experience: Six (6) months of animal care and handling in a laboratory or similar environment desired.
  • Certification/Licensure:  Obtain AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) upon eligibility.

 

 

IMPORTANT: A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume/CV. 
 

About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ 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 Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

 

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 17,000 employees within 90 facilities in 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. And in 2019, revenue increased to $2.62 billion.

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 ~85% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2019.
 

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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