Animal Care Attendant (Laval)
Charles River
Boisbriand, QC
3d 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 animal care to join our Toxicology team located in Laval.

How will you have an impact

As an Assistant Technician, you will be responsible for the well-being of our laboratory animals. Your contribution will ensure the health of our animals, as well as the integrity of our pre-clinical studies.

Why work at Charles River?

We offer an excellent onboarding program for our new employees as well as many opportunities for internal development. No experience is required .

We will train you and further develop your skills to one day become a Technician, if you wish!

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 Montmorency Metro Station to the Laval site.
  • Free parking.
  • Salary :

  • Salary : $16.25 / hour;
  • Weekend premium (2.75$ / hrs) and evening premiuem (2.50$ / hrs) added to your hourly rate
  • After 37,5h : Overtime paid at time and a half
  • Holiday : Paid at double time
  • Annual bonus based on performance.
  • Sign-On bonus of 1,000$
  • Schedule :

  • Full-time schedule of 37.5 hours minimum per week
  • Variable work hours : Day shifts, evening shifts, occasional night shifts and weekend rotation (1 out of 2 weekends)
  • What will you work on?

    You will be responsible for the well-being of the animals. You will ensure that they are well fed, their environment is clean and that they are handled with care.

    You will oversee their physical and enrichment activities while respecting protocol.

    Who are we looking for?

    The ideal candidate would be a great team player with a curiosity for learning, must be able to work physically (lift up to 20 kg) , have a good understanding of written English and must be available to work a variety of hours.

    An AEP in animal care is an asset.

    Please note that upon being hired, you will have to undergo an annual tuberculosis test.

    If you are interested in contributing to the well-being 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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