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Animal Technician

Company: Covance
Location: Ann Arbor
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Why we need you to join our team!Labcorp Drug Developmenthelps to develop new drugs, medical devices and diagnostics. Your role is vital to improving the health of family, friends and animals.What will you be doing:This entry level role requires no experience, just an interest in working with small animals in a laboratory setting.- Under supervision, perform animal husbandry tasks, including but not limited to, health checks, feed and watering of animals, and cleanliness utilizing aseptic technique.- Monitor vivarium conditions (temperature, humidity, air flow, etc) and report issues to Supervisor.- Accept and distributeanimalfood and bedding.- Properly dispose of general and hazardous waste.- Perform general maintenance of vivarium and surrounding areas as needed.- Understand and comply with all applicable SOPs.- Perform all other duties as assigned.- Works in a research environment with exposure to sharp and potentially caustic chemicals and substances of unknown hazard. Must function while adhering to various PPE requirements. Noise level in Vivarium is moderate to loud.- Ability to lift 50 pounds and bend and move within rack/bubble environment.- Regularly works with animals with risk of exposure to allergens, zoonotic diseases and biohazards.- Laboratory is BioSafety Level II.How will you be rewarded!Working in Ann Arbor, MI our Animal Technician workers:- Work a 1st shift including weekends, some holidays and overtime as needed- Enjoy 24 days of personal-time-off (PTO) (pro-rated depending on start date)- Have the option to participate in the Labcorp Education Advantage program where you have access to over 15 Undergraduate On-line Degree Programs offered through Arizona State University (ASU). Tuition is paid by Labcorp!- Have access to other great benefits including: paid holidays, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match and of course medical and dental insurance.Education/Qualifications:- High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED) requiredExperience:- No experiencerequired- Animal handling experience preferred

Keywords: Covance, Ann Arbor , Animal Technician, Professions , Ann Arbor, Michigan

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