Animal Technician Job
Job Code - 32753BR
Position - Full-Time
Job First Active on: Monday, February 27, 2012
No Experience is Necessary – We will train you in feeding, cleaning, caging, health and medical procedures for our primates. There is no better time to join us!
Covance Technicians perform an important role in bringing the miracles of medicine to market sooner. Covance offers a great environment in which to build your career - while making a difference in the lives of millions.
If you are ambitious, dedicated, punctual and want to start a great career with a well established company Apply Now at covance careers. com!
As an Animal or Maintenance Technician you will assist with daily primate husbandry in accordance with SOP's and assist with maintenance of work areas. You will also be responsible for monitoring animal health and welfare in compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and you will help to maintain facilities for AAALAC compliance:
-Feed primates either in outdoor enclosures or hospital rooms
-Conduct general husbandry procedures
-Remove and replace hospital caging
-Perform outside maintenance of grounds
-Clean and disinfect cages
-Assist with administration of medications
WE OFFER a competitive starting pay with multiple performance increases within the first year, excellent benefits including Medical, Dental, Paid Holidays, Paid Time off, 401K and much, much more.
***IMPORTANT- We do not except hard copy applications, you must apply online at www.covancecareers.com
Education/Qualifications High school diploma or equivalent is required
Experience -Ability to accurately read, record, and communicate information
-Ability to lift 50+ lbs of animal feed on a regular basis
-Must be able to carry, pull and lift animal cages weighing 48-70 lbs over head
-Mandatory TB Testing
-Valid Driver's License
-Overtime and weekend work as required
-May be required to work in inclement weather
-Must demonstrate a commitment to quality care of laboratory animals
Experience in pet stores, animal labs, farms, kennels, breeders, veterinary clinics, or other environments where exposure to animals was a part of the daily responsibilities is a PLUS.
Please indicate any animal experience on your resume.
We welcome applications from the Future Farmers of America and 4-H Club Members!!!
Successful completion of pre-employment background and drug testing is required. Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. (M/F/D/V).
Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
REQUIREMENTS - QUALIFICATIONS: Animal Technician
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