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Animal Census Technician - United States  

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Posted on : 05 July 2017

Project Description

Company Statement
  • For nearly 70 years, our company 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.


Business Summary
  • We are seeking an Animal Census Technician for our In sourcing Solutions client site.
  • Provides veterinary technical assistance, husbandry skills, and colony maintenance for non human primates. 
  • Observe group composition and collect reproductive data; perform basic veterinary technical assistance and animal husbandry duties including feed, water, enrichment and cleaning of cages. Perform animal health observations.; report and document any abnormal conditions or animal behavior to the Assistant Project Manager. 
  • Assist in processing animals and cleaning feeders; perform animal husbandry and veterinary technical assistance on designated weekend and holidays, monitor, report, and document animal irregularities. Trap, tattoo, inject and weigh animals regularly. Operate boats, forklifts and bobcats after onsite training. 


Requirements:
The following are minimum requirements related to the Animal Census Technician position.
  • HSD Diploma or GED required; BS in Anthropology, Sociology, Psychology or biological sciences preferred. 
  • One year animal care experience with at least 6 months working with non-human primates desired but not required.
  • Transferable experience typically found through work in zoos, veterinary clinics, or nonhuman primate facilities performing husbandry and animal  care procedures including but not limited to feed, water and environmental enrichment, cleaning and sanitizing of cages and equipment and other basic animal husbandry practices.
  •   Knowledge or ability to grasp training for reoccurring tasks with reasonable degree of independence including but not limited to boat operation, gas powered water pumps, pressure sprayers, generators, trucks, trailers, forklift, bobcat and boats.


About Insourcing Solutions Business
Our company  In sourcing Solutions can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic in sourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. In sourcing Solutions  provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.


About Us: 
  • For nearly 70 years, our 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. 
  • Our company 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.  
  • Our company 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 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 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 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.  
  • 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 ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.



Equal Employment Opportunity
Our company is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet