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Necropsy Technician I - United States  

Charles River (company)

Posted on : 13 August 2017

Project Description



Perform basic necropsy laboratory procedures. Participate in the documentation of all activities as required. Receive and ship samples.


  • Assist with and perform basic necropsy procedures (basic dissection, tissue collection/preservation, fresh tissue trimming, sample collection, etc.).
  • Learn/know correct anatomic terms.
  • Receive samples, complete tracking documentation, and prepare pathology materials and data for shipment and archiving.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned

  • Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.) required. Associate’s degree (A.A./A.S.) or equivalent in a biological science preferred.
  • Experience:  1 year of pathology laboratory experience.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure:  None.
  • Other:  Placement at this level requires successful completion/competency of the required tasks of the position preceding this level and continued ability to perform those tasks are required. Must be able to perform effectively as a team member, accurately record data, follow verbal and written instructions, maintain a positive work atmosphere, communicate effectively, and interact in a professional manner with management, coworkers, and sponsors.  Must be able to differentiate normal from abnormal tissue. Experience with computer software programs is preferred.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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