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Associate Animal Care Technician - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 04 September 2017

Project Description


Assist in the day to day operations of the facility. Assist in the day to day operations of the facility. Work with chickens in a physically team environment. Bird tasks involve receipt, general care, feeding, inoculations, test bleeding and harvests. Other tasks include housekeeping, house recycling, grounds maintenance and any other required work. Weekend and holiday work as needed; occasional overtime.

Assist with receipt of birds.
Feed & provide general care of birds.
Move birds as needed
Monitor feed levels in Senior Group Leader’s absence
Participate in bird inoculations and harvests.
Weigh chickens as needed
Perform housekeeping duties
Recycle chicken rooms
Perform basic grounds maintenance and upkeep as needed.
Perform all other related duties as assigned

Education:  High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).
Experience: Must be able to lift/move up to 30 pounds and up tp 60 pounds occasionally.
Certification/Licensure:  None.
Other:  Valid driver’s license.
***For biosecurity reasons, employees in this position may not own or have other contact with birds/poultry/ducks/etc.***

Equal Employment Opportunity

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