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Animal Care Technician II

Location: Lake Bluff, IL, United States
Job Type: Contract
Job Category: Pharmaceutical and Biotech
Job Industry: Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products
Salary: The pay we're offering is $15 - $20 per hour
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The Opportunity

Description

We're looking for an Animal Care Technician II, working in Pharmaceuticals and Medical Products industry in 1 Waukegan Road, Lake Bluff, Illinois, 60044, United States.

  • ´╗┐Maintains the vivarium and support areas through proper execution of assigned tasks.
  • Directly performs the daily activities involved with cleaning and spraying cages, disinfecting and sanitizing equipment, and stocking supplies.
  • Follows department procedures, to include but not be limited to: cage cleaning, room sanitation, equipment preparation and moving, and cage changes.
  • Maintains daily husbandry tasks through proper execution of training materials and assigned tasks.
  • Directly performs animal handling, carrying and holding animal cages and animals, using and moving carts, hoses or any other lab equipment and supplies.
  • Follows department procedures to provide comprehensive observation and handling of various research animals.
  • Assists with the receiving and housing of research animals; including preparing for the housing activity.
  • Documents tasks in both written and electronic platforms in accordance with regulatory expectations. Documentation style must be neat, organized, and consistent with departmental standards.
  • Maintains area of responsibility by practicing good observation skills and attention to detail.

Our Client

Our client is an award-winning clinical development company. Improving lives globally with 20+ years experience in clinical research and strategic resourcing. Elevating results with proven strategies, comprehensive solutions, and customized delivery models.

Serving pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device organizations.

Strong relationships provide you connections and access to great opportunities. Industry expertise sets you up for success with helpful insights, career coaching, and professional training. Grow and learn while you put your skills to work.

Experience Required for Your Success

  • ´╗┐High School Diploma required
  • Problem-solving ability consisting of taking initiative to handle basic issues autonomously and working with team members for more complex issues to support animal care operations
  • Ability to safely lift 50 pounds and able to work a rotating schedule which includes some level of mandatory weekend coverage and holiday coverage
  • Ability to work in compliance with all local, federal, and USDA regulations
  • 2-5 years experience Certification through AALAS is preferred
  • Previous animal care experience preferred

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