Perform routine animal husbandry and welfare duties as directed
Supply appropriate food and water for animals housed in the vivarium.
Clean and provide animal housing and associated materials/equipment within assigned animal rooms
Observe and report status of animal health, food and water consumption, appearance, behavior; provide support in animal health monitoring and basic veterinary medical treatment as prescribed by the veterinary staff.
Observe and record vivarium environmental conditions.
Perform sanitation duties within assigned animal rooms and vivarium areas.
Maintain and perform housekeeping of facility support areas.
Support cagewash equipment operations and maintenance
Adhere to Charles River and Pfizer departmental safety policies and departmental SOPs and guidelines while demonstrating competency in facility safety protocols.
Establish and maintain appropriate and quality communication, teamwork, collaboration, and cooperation.
Basic computer knowledge such as email, online forms, web-based training and other basic programs.
Other duties may include housekeeping/janitorial , inventory management, receiving goods, stocking supplies and other work in support of a vivarium
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be substituted for the requirements as listed above.
- Education: High School Diploma or GED.
- Experience: Two to four years related husbandry experience in a laboratory animal facility.
Charles River Laboratories is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity in the workplace.
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