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Animal Care Specialist I - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 04 September 2017

Project Description

Company Statement

For nearly 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.


We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Specialist I for our Discovery site located in Worcester, MA.

The individual in this position will be involved in all aspects of animal care for the in vivo services group. This position is hands-on with responsibilities including, but not limited to animal husbandry, animal handling and restraint, treatment administration, animal health observations, cage changes, room sanitization and accurate documentation of animal health records.

The following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Care Specialist I position.

  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision and as a member of a team
  •  Perform animal husbandry procedures
  •  Receive animals
  •  Maintain a clean and safe facility
  •  Communicate effectively
  •  Identify, report, and document facility or animal health concerns
  •  Assist Veterinary Staff

Equal Employment Opportunity

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