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Animal Care Specialist - Animal Technician

Covance 10/31/2018 12:30:16 PM
JOB ID: 25065 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Madison, Wisconsin



Job Overview

Covance's Animal Care Specialist/veterinary technician job in Madison, WI will not only look after your immediate needs but also help you with your career goals.

Are you looking for an entry-level job that provides a starting hourly rate of $15.00 AND offers full medical/dental/vision benefits? Are you looking for a general labor position that does not require previous directly related Experience ? Do you want to continue your education? Covance provides tuition reimbursement. Are you looking for a position that includes a sign-on bonus of $1,000 ($500 to be paid after first month of employment and $500 after 6 months)?

We want you to succeed so we will provide you with excellent on the job training and mentoring.

We also want you to take time off for yourself, so Covance offers 21 days of paid time off annually.

Here are some of the job responsibilities:

* Provide general animal facility maintenance and cleanliness to animals.
* Set up animal housing
* Maintaining and monitoring animal laboratory facilities

Some things we would like you to know:

* Animal Care Specialists/veterinary technician work on a rotating shift.
* First shift full-time hours, but the days you work change and include weekends and some holidays.
* This job will keep you active! You can expect to be on your feet walking approx. 5 miles/day.
* The job will require you to lift up to 50 pounds.
* Our employee's health and safety is important to us, mandatory immunizations and screenings are required.

Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your exceptional potential at Covance. Here, you'll have the opportunity to personally advance healthcare and make a difference in peoples' lives with your bold ideas and unique point of view. With the support of extraordinary people from across the globe and an energized purpose, you'll be empowered to own your career journey with mentoring, training and personalized development planning.

Join us as we speed the delivery of groundbreaking therapies and anticipate tomorrow's drug development challenges, creating new possibilities for our clients—and your career.


* High school diploma or GED


* Prior Experience working in a cleaning role or working with animals is helpful but not required

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Madison, WI - Wisconsin


Covance Recruiting Process

Below is a general Overview of Our Recruiting Process

If you’d like to work for us, please submit your resume/CV online. If your ability to use or access our electronic application is limited due to a disability, please visit or call 1-800-978-4473 for help.

We consider applications from everyone who is interested in a position with us and who meets the required criteria and qualifications.

If your application is selected, someone from our recruiting team will contact you to arrange an initial screen. We may carry this out over the phone or at a face-to-face meeting. You must complete the screen to be considered for the position.

Based on the results of the initial screen, we may invite you to an interview. One of our recruiting team members will contact you to arrange this. The process may involve several interviews, initially over the phone, and then face-to-face with different members of the hiring team.

Our interviews follow a behavioral-based format. This means we’ll ask you to give us information that’s specific to your professional and educational experiences.

Hiring team members will share and discuss their input and then make their decision.

If you’re the person who best meets the requirements of the position, a member of the hiring team will get in touch to make you an offer of employment. Covance is an eVerify employer (United States only).