Animal Tech II

Job Overview:

We are looking for a Animal Technician with a strong interest in Animal Behavior to join our Covance site located in Somerset, NJ. The Animal Technician is part of a division that supports preclinical work- in vivo toxicology, PK, metabolism, and safety studies as part of the drug development process. Covance's work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Join the global leader in drug development and play an integral role in delivering innovative solutions that improve the quality of people's lives


Maintain clear and timely observations and health monitoring on all study animals. Record accurately and timely study-related data in computer databases.

Complete work in a timely fashion and according to established Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and safety directives and follow written and verbal instructions related to the scope of the job.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Exceptional standards of animal welfare
  • Strong communication, both written and verbal
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and within a multidisciplinary team setting
  • Strong ability to integrate, analyze, and interpret results


Work Requirements:


  • The employee may be required to work weekends and holidays on a rotational basis
  • Dependability & reliability are essential
  • Extensive job related training provided
Somerset, NJ 08873, US