Assistant Technician - Animal Care (Senneville)
Charles River
Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec, QC
1d ago

For 75 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies.

When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform.

In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.

IMPORTANT : In order to be considered for this position, a resume / CV must be uploaded and submitted during the application process.

Please make sure work history and education are added correctly.

Job Summary

We are looking for an Assistant Technician in our Veterinary department located in Senneville (Ouest of Montreal).

How you will make an impact

We are passionate about improving the quality of people’s lives. When you join our global family, you will help make a real difference in the world every day.

As an Assistant Technician, you will be responsible for the welfare of all our research animals. Your success will ensure the health of our animals and the integrity of our preclinical studies.

Why work at Charles River?

We offer an excellent welcome program for our new employees in addition to many in-house career development opportunities .

No experience is required . We will provide training so you can grow your career, even to the point of becoming a veterinary technician , if you wish!

Our other perks include :

As of Day 1 :

  • Competitive benefits we pay 90% of premiums (health and dental coverage).
  • Access to a savings and retirement program including an employer contribution.
  • Vacation & Personal Day Policy.
  • Free telemedicine app for you and your family.
  • Transportation :

  • Shuttle service from the Sainte-Anne-de Bellevue train station and from John Abbott College to the Senneville site.
  • Free parking.
  • Work Schedule & Salary :

  • 1000$ Sign-On Bonus
  • Salary : 16.25$ / hrs
  • Overtime paid at time and a half after 37.5 hours
  • Holidays : Paid at double time
  • Schedules : Mostly daytime , Monday to Friday. Based on company needs, you may be called to do weekend rotations, with the possibility of overtime.
  • Evening ($2.50 / hrs) and weekend ($2.75 / hrs) premiums
  • Annual bonus based on performance
  • What you will be working on

    You will be responsible for ensuring the health and welfare of the animals . You will make sure their environment is clean .

    You will also ensure that animals are handled with care for veterinary examinations and help prepare treatments as required.

    What kind of person are we looking for?

    We are looking for candidates with at, at a minimum, a Secondary 3 . An AEP (Skills Training Certificate) in Animal Care is an asset.

    The ideal candidate must be a team player who enjoys learning. They must be able to do physical work and have a good understanding of written English .

    Please note that upon being hired, you will have to undergo an annual tuberculosis test at the expense of the company.

    If you are interested in contributing to the wellbeing of our communities, not only across the country but around the world, please join us and BE THE DIFFERENCE!

    IMPORTANT : A resume is required to be considered for this position. If you have not uploaded your resume in your candidate profile, please return to upload field and attach your resume / CV.

    About Safety Assessment

    Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance.

    From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market.

    Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.

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