Animal Husbandry Technician 1 - $1,000 Sign On Bonus

Req ID #:  166611
Location: 

San Diego, CA, US, 92121

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

Come work for an organization whose passion comes from their commitment to helping you help others, where our values guide our decisions and actions; they are the standards we hold ourselves to each day. Be the Difference! CARE, LEAD, OWN AND COLLOBORATE.

 

We offer an excellent benefits package, and the opportunity to work with an amazing team and support a research community in their research endeavors!!

 

This position is offering a $1,000 sign-on bonus and an hourly rate of $23.50!!

 

We are seeking an Animal Husbandry Technician I for our Insourcing Solutions site in San Diego, CA. 

 

In this role, you will use existing SOPs and quality assurance standards to monitor, observe, and record animal health and welfare daily, as well as complete various standard animal husbandry duties. This duties include performing bottle/line and cage checks; providing appropriate food and water; performing daily cage changing and/or cage cleaning as required; recording animal health concerns; as well as maintain animal housing areas or isolator environments.  You will also perform cage wash duties and sanitation to include sanitizing caging and related equipment using cage wash equipment. You may also be tasked with receiving, inspecting, and putting away incoming animals; and assisting with the receipt, stocking and maintenance of supply inventories. 

 

Ensure that all facility documentation, including room log/charts, equipment logbooks, checklists and other records are completed timely. It will be necessary to maintain accurate records of animal health, and to report health concerns to the veterinary personnel timely. 

 

This is an amazing opportunity; don't you want to know more? This could be just the perfect fit for you, but you won't know if you don't apply, we welcome the opportunity to talk to you!

 
 

Job Qualifications

  • Education:  High school diploma, General Education Degree (G.E.D.) or equivalent required.  Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) in animal or life sciences field preferred. 
  • Experience:  Minimum of one year directly related laboratory animal experience in an AAALAC accredited facility. 
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above. 
  • Certification/Licensure:  AALAS Certification at the ALAT level preferred. 

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 - all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.

 

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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