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Animal Technician I - Research

Company: Labcorp
Location: Denver
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Labcorp Drug Development is the leading Clinical Research Organization around the globe. Our work in developing new pharmaceutical solutions has an incredible impact on millions of lives worldwide.
Explore research careers and be a part of something bigger!Join us and discover why Labcorp Drug Development has been named by Fortune Magazine as one of the World's Most Admired Companies 2022 for the fourth consecutive year, by Forbes as one of the World's Best Employers 2022 and more than 90% of the top 20 global pharmaceutical companies are repeat customers. We can offer you not only a job, but a stable, long-term career!Be a part of this life-saving work and help improve patients' lives while growing your career! Are you looking for a position where your work matters? Are you looking for an employer that will invest in developing your skills and talents?
Candidates that have previous experience working with animals, in sanitation, housekeeping, warehouse operations, production and inventory control are encouraged to apply!
Work Hours: 7:00am to 3:30pm. Some flexibility needed for later hours on special projects and weekend and holiday feeding rotation.
Starting wage $16.00 per hour. Higher pay rates may be available for candidates with prior animal care experience.
$1,000 sign on bonus eligible for new hires! Excellent training provided with extensive benefits starting at the first of the month including medical plans, dental plans, 24 days of PTO in the first year, tuition reimbursement, 401K with 5% matching, and much more! We will invest in you! Through Labcorp Education Advantage program employees with 6 months of service and in good standing are eligible to receive tuition coverage for any of the 15 online undergraduate programs in healthcare and life sciences degrees.
As an Animal Technician you'll work closely with the small and large animal population to include ferrets, felines, rodents, rabbits, swine, goats, sheep and primates.
Duties include, but are not limited to-- Feeding of all species within the animal facilities. Observation of animals, and reporting health issues.- Perform blood draws including exsanguinations on specific species according to protocol and client request.- Assist with the receiving of animals into the facilities and shipping animals out of the facility.- Changing of all soiled animal cage units. Sanitation of all equipment used in the process of cleaning.- Assist with the operation of cage washer and tunnel washer- Bedding of animal pens and stalls- Document sanitation practices following GRP. Help maintain AAALAC accreditation and regulatory compliance; animal handling according to the Guide on Animal Handling and Husbandry.- Understand the use of chemicals in the facilities and how to find/read MSDS
Duties Specific to Large Animals- Operation of fork lift, tractor and skid loader with appropriate training- Assist with the unloading of hay and feed trucks and stocking supplies on the dock - Assist with sanitization A-4 feed cooler- Daily feeding and observation of all large animals to ensure good health status in conjunction with veterinarian care program
Qualifications- Basic computer skills- Consistent work history- Experience in the Animal Care industries helpfulLabcorp is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:
As an EOE/AA employer, Labcorp strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.
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