Charles River Laboratories
Published
October 31, 2021
Location
22022 Transcanada Highway, Senneville, Canada
Category
Other  
Job Type

Description

Cleaning and animal handling support - Laboratory

We are looking for an Support technician in Animal Health who wishes to be part of a dynamic, collaborative, and animal welfare minded team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES SPECIFIC TO THE VIVARIUM OPERATIONS DEPARTMENT:

- Prepare and decontaminate animal rooms according to schedule;
- Ensure that the required study materials are available;
- Ensure adequate and accessible food and water supplies for all animals at all times;
- Handle the animals for any activity that requires it;
- Record computerized data and complete verification documents;
- Understand, adhere to and implement organizational standard operating procedures (SOPs);
- Remove domestic and biomedical waste and dispose of in appropriate containers;
- Operate the cage washer.

RESPONSIBILITIES SPECIFIC TO THE ANIMAL CARE DEPARTMENT:

- Ensure an adequate and accessible supply of food and water for all animals at all times;
- Clean all types of animal housing and accessories;
- Accompany the animals in their physical exercises and enrichment activities;
- Handle animals for any activity that requires it;
- Record computerized data and complete verification documents;
- Understand, follow and apply Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);
- Remove domestic and biomedical waste and dispose of in appropriate containers.

 

KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS :

- Ability to maintain regular physical effort required to lift, push and move equipment and animals;
- High school diploma 3;
- Experience working with animals is an asset;
- Ability to read and understand English, Bilingualism is an asset;
- Ability to work in a team environment;
- Ability to manage time effectively;
- Ability to work in a team environment;
- Ability to manage time effectively;
- Ability to adapt to change;
- Flexibility to work a variety of hours including weekends, as well as the possibility of overtime evenings and nights as needed;
- Working knowledge of computer applications related to the position.

BENEFITS :

- On-the-job training;
- Possibility of internal advancement according to strengths and interests;
- Competitive benefits - Dental, Drug, Physiotherapy, Psychotherapy, Optometrist, Life Insurance, RRSP/TFSA participation;
- Uniform provided;
- Free parking

Salary: 
- Basic: $16,25/hour,
- Weekend and evening : Prime of 2,50$ per hour
- Over time:  After 37,5 will be paid time and a half
- Holiday : Paid double

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