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Posted on : 16 April 2017

Project Description

Responsibilities

BASIC SUMMARY:

Perform routine animal husbandry and other production duties. Maintain supplies and environment of environmentally-controlled work area(s).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Perform routine animal husbandry duties and monitor daily health and welfare to maintain quality and health of animals.
  • Handle, transfer, and distribute animals, supplies and waste as needed to and from work area(s).
  • Perform physical environment housekeeping duties and production operations according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and/or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Maintain recordkeeping pertaining to equipment operation, animal or supply area inventories.
  • Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain the isolator and/or barrier room barrier.
  • Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines. Perform all job-related duties in accordance with company safety procedures.
  • Perform all other related duties as assigned.

Compressed Work Week: M-Thur 9hrs, Fri 4hrs; Flexible Start Time 5:30 or 6:00 AM; Rotation in Weekend & Holiday Schedule Required

Additional start times availalbe following completion of Introductory/Training Period

Qualifications

  • Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).
  • Experience: Six to twelve months related experience in and/or training in animal husbandry.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.
  • Certification/Licensure: Preference will be given for AALAS certification at the Assistant Technician or its equivalent.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
 Regularly required to utilize a computer/tablet.
 Regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms.
 Regularly required to stand and ascend/descend rolling platform stairs (up to six steps) to perform all tasks and procedures related to the job.
 Regularly transports supplies, removes waste, and/or laboratory equipment while ascending/descending rolling platform stairs (up to six steps).
 Regularly positions self (stoop, crouch, squat, sit, reach) to access and inspect small models and be able to assess their conditions and environment from various distances.
 Regularly lifts and/or moves equipment and materials weighing up to 10 pounds and occasionally lifts and/or moves equipment and materials weighing up to 30 pounds

Equal Employment Opportunity

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