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Animal Care Technician

Denver, Pennsylvania
Job Type
3 Sep 2022


Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations. We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for making a difference in people's lives. We are evolving to become the best company to work with and to work for. Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician - we have an exciting future ahead!

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We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team! This position will focus on overall animal care and welfare, production and selection for customer orders, facility upkeep and recordkeeping and procedural duties. The person in this role will need to feel passionate about working with animals, enjoy and excel at organization, and support and maintain a clean, safe and compliant working environment. We are seeking someone that is hardworking, shows attention to detail, takes initiative, has a teamwork mentality and positive attitude.


Primary ways the Animal Care Technician will contribute to the Envigo team:

Cares for animals including feeding, cleaning and breeding responsibilities
Follows protocol to ensure the health and welfare of the animals in care
Coordinate order details to include selection, packaging and confirming accuracy
Keeps accurate records of breeding, feeding, cleaning and care of animals
Maintains responsibility for sanitation of the animal buildings, cages and support areas

We are looking for the following from the Animal Care Technician:

Desire to work with and care for animals on a daily basis
Interest in animal development and breeding
Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working environment
Ability and willingness to complete paperwork as needed
Must be available to work weekends/ holidays on a rotating basis
Willingness to work overtime when needed

This position requires that the Animal Care Technician be able to:

lift up to 50lbs on occasion
stand/walk on concrete for at least 2 hours at a time
frequently bend, reach, push, pull, squat and lift

Supplemental Pay:

$5,000 Sign-On Bonus

Envigo offers benefits including:

On-site gym
Generous paid time off
Paid holidays
Medical, dental and vision insurance
Health savings account
Flexible spending account

Sign-on bonus requires a 12 month employment agreement.

Envigo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.
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  • Job Reference: 703028037-2
  • Date Posted: 3 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Envigo RMS
  • Location: Denver, Pennsylvania
  • Salary: On Application
  • Job Type: Permanent