Covance Animal Care Technician I Animal Research in Greenfield, Indiana
Animal Care Technician-Animal Research
At Covance, Improving lives and improving health is more than just a catchphrase. It's the mission that drives our 60,000+ enterprise team members across the globe. These exceptional people help solve drug development challenges and transform ideas into reality for patients.
Are you ready to start the New Year with a New Career? Based on company growth we are looking to hire 4 exceptional associates for the Animal Care Team.
As an Animal Care Technician you'll be working in our Animal Research area. This is day time hours, starting pay rate for candidates that do not have prior animal husbandry experience is $13.00 per hour with fantastic opportunities for growth and advancement. Pay rates may be higher for candidate with 1+ years of experience in animal laboratory care, animal farming operation, veterinary office or animal boarding experience.
In this role you’ll provide basic care and sanitation for research animals, duties include but not limited to
Clean feeders, water bottles, clean animal cages and other items.
Cleans and sanitize animal rooms or pens, hallways, stairways, and non-animal rooms.
Learns to observe animals for general health and general animal room standards.
Maintains well documented laboratory records according to GLPs.
Recognizes and documents unusual occurrences and notifies supervisor.
Collects, records, and learns to review applicable hand recorded and computer generated data.
To qualify for this position you need a passion for providing excellent care to animals, prior small and large animal handling experience is preferred by not required. Ability to follow standard operating procedures and maintain compliance with Good Laboratory Practices. Ability to work overtime as needed. Extensive training is provided!
Work hours are 6:30am -3:30 pm Monday-Friday and requires working every 3rd weekend which is typically overtime. Outstanding benefits including 24 days of PTO in the first 12 months of employment, tuition reimbursement, 3 medical plans, dental, 401K matching funds
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High school diploma or equivalent, stable work history.
Prior animal care experience in research setting, farm experience or animal care experience is desired but not required.
Prior experience working in a cleaning role or working with animals is preferred but not required.
We are looking for candidates that available to start in the next 3-8 weeks. If you are an upcoming graduate, you may want to apply to positions that include "University Recruiting" in the job title as these could have flexibility in the start dates
For candidates that are not local please include a cover letter that includes information on when are available to interview locally and/or plans for relocation.
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
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