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Animal Care Assistant - United States  

Company managed [?] Still accepting applications

Posted on : 16 April 2017

Project Description

Responsibilities

Do you like working with animals?  Were you a member of 4H or FFA?  Would you like the opportunity to work for a growing and established pharmaceutical research laboratory located close to home?
Charles River is a global Contract Research Organization (CRO) that provides product safety toxicological research, bioanalytical, and formulation services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, agrochemical, and food products industries.
Charles River has several full time entry-level opportunities available in Ashland, OH.  Responsibilities include maintaining the general cleanliness of animal rooms and support areas.  Previous experience with farm animals and/or in a veterinary/hospital environment is preferred but not required.  These positions offer extensive on the job training as well as excellent opportunities for advancement.  
A high school diploma is required as well as a willingness to learn and an interest in the field of research.  We offer a competitive compensation package and benefits including 3 weeks of vacation as well as paid sick time and holidays.  Tuition reimbursement is also available.  Charles River Ashland is located in North-central Ohio, with easy accessibility to Cleveland, Columbus, and a variety of cultural and recreational activities.  
Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 
•Room cleaning and change-outs 
•Basic vivarium maintenance procedures 
•Basic cage wash functions (filling/dumping bedding, food jars, etc.)

Qualifications

A high school diploma is required as well as a willingness to learn and an interest in the field of research.  We offer a competitive compensation package and benefits including 3 weeks of vacation as well as paid sick time and holidays.  Tuition reimbursement is also available.  Charles River Ashland is located in North-central Ohio, with easy accessibility to Cleveland, Columbus, and a variety of cultural and recreational activities.  

Equal Employment Opportunity

Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet