Animal Care Technician
Dublin, VA 
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Job Description
Animal Care Technician
Req ID:7943
Location:Dublin, VA
Department/Division:Operations/ Production
Description

Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations. We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for...making a difference in people's lives. We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for. Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician in our Dublin, VA location - we have an exciting future ahead!

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We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team! This position works at our Dublin, VA location in the barrier operation as part of the team specializing in rabbits. This position will focus on overall animal care and welfare, production and selection for customer orders, facility upkeep and record keeping and procedural duties. The person in this role will need to feel passionate about working with animals, enjoy and excel at organization, and support and maintain a clean, safe and compliant working environment. We are seeking someone that is hardworking, shows attention to detail, takes initiative, has a teamwork mentality and positive attitude.

Primary ways the Animal Care Technician will contribute to the Envigo team:

  • Cares for animals in the barrier operation including feeding, cleaning and breeding responsibilities.
  • Follows protocol to ensure the health and welfare of the animals in care.
  • Coordinate order details to include selection, packaging and confirming accuracy.
  • Keeps accurate records of breeding, feeding, cleaning and care of animals.
  • Maintains responsibility for sanitation of the animal buildings, cages and support areas.

We are looking for the following from the Animal Care Technician:

  • Desire to work with and care for animals on a daily basis.
  • Interest in animal development and breeding.
  • Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working environment.
  • Ability and willingness to complete paperwork as needed.
  • Must be available to work weekends/ holidays on a rotating basis.
  • Willingness to work overtime when needed.

This position requires that the Animal Care Technician be able to:

  • Lift up to 50lbs on occasion.
  • stand/walk on concrete for at least 2 hours at a time.
  • frequently bend, reach, push, pull, squat and lift.

Envigo offers benefits including:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401k

Envigo is an EOE, including disability/vets

 

Job Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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