Veterinary Technician Laboratory Animal Medicine and Surgery 1 1

Req ID #:  87914

Senneville, Quebec, CA, H9X 3R3

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.


The Veterinary Technician  of the Laboratory Animal Medicine & Surgery Department has the technical responsibility of the veterinary care program and of the study specific veterinary activities. He(she) is a reference on basic care of the animals covered by the program and on specialized techniques of the department. He(she)works closely with all the members of his(her) department, study directors, research associates, coordinators and technicians. He(she) must:

•    Evaluate and follow the health status of animals under veterinary supervision.
•    Perform medical treatments/interventions and diagnostic tests under veterinary supervision.
•    Perform study specific veterinary activities or of veterinary standard operating procedures.



  • Possess a College Diploma in the following disciplines:
    • Animal Health
    • Inventory and biological research
    • Animal Production
    • Biotechnology
    • Bioecology
    • Natural environment
    • Or equivalent
  • Is organized, responsible and dynamic
  • Is able to resolve problems  


About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.  Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.


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


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