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Animal Care Technician/CRT I


For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

 

We are seeking a Corp. Response Team "CRT" (Animal Care) for our Insourcing Solutions in the Southern California area.  This will be a remote position that will travel and work in our various locations in the Southern California area. 

 

As a CRT you can apply your knowledge and experience in the animal science environment. The Corporate Response Team is responsible for providing continuing service to Charles River Laboratories clients throughout the United States, and are assigned to various sites based upon need, experience and skills. The Corporate Response Team home base is Bethesda, Maryland. Team members are required to be flexible with regards to changing work locations, including travel to client sites outside of the metropolitan Washington, DC area, which is usually about 20%, most assignments are in MD, VA, and DC. This is a Full-Time position working Mon-Fri with a probability of altered work schedules, weekends and holidays, typically 40 hours a week. This position pays well and has a wonderful benefits package. Great opportunity for a new/recent grad who would like to get some exposure/experience in Lab Animal Science.

 

The CRT will predominately learn, train and support cagewash and animal care processes, to include monitor animal health and welfare while performing daily animal health observations and animal husbandry duties to include: performing daily equipment checks; providing appropriate food and water; performing cage changing and/or cage cleaning; recording animal health concerns. Provide environmental enrichment appropriate to species. These experiences may involve a variety of lab animal species. May be tasked to assist with breeding and weaning procedures to ensure appropriate production levels. May be tasked to assist with administrative needs, benchtop procedures such as necropsy, and assist with technical procedures, such as blood and/or tissue collection, injections, surgical prep, administering anesthesia, and assisting with surgical procedures.

 

The following are minimum requirements related to the  Corp. Response Team "CRT" (Animal Care) position:

  • EducationBachelor of Science degree in Animal Science, Biology or Biological Science.
  • Experience: Six (6) months of animal care and handling in a laboratory or similar environment desired.
  • Certification/Licensure:  Obtain AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) upon eligibility.

 

About Insourcing Solutions
Charles River Insourcing Solutions℠ can streamline research by delivering operational and cost efficiencies through the strategic insourcing of GMP, GLP and non-GLP research services from discovery through safety assessment. Insourcing Solutions℠ provides you with the ability to maintain control of your facility and expertise while leveraging available space.

 

About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients’ clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.

 

With over 13,000 employees within 80 facilities in 23 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client’s unique challenges.  Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world.

 

At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people’s lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe. We have proudly supported the development of 80% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2017.

 

For more information, please visit www.criver.com.

 

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