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Animal Tech I

Covance 11/1/2018 6:35:29 AM
JOB ID: 24614 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Denver, Pennsylvania



Job Overview

* Perform blood draws including exsanguinations on specific species according to protocol and client request
* Daily observations of anaimsl health status
* Good documentation practices
* Assist in with receiving of aniamals into animal facility
* Adhere to strict SOP's, assist with review and update of applicable SOP's
* Understand the care and husbandry requirements of the animals according to the Guide
* Perform various types of inoculations on all species with assistance pertaining to your work area
* Cleaning of building, cages, walls, floors, and daily clean-up of designated areas
* Daily feeding of all species
* Assist with projects under the Bio-Safety cabinet or laminar flow hood if applicable
* Must be able to receive training with specific animals, such as: Non-human primates, swine, canines, and ferrets, felines in addition to rodents, rabbits and guinea pigs if applicable.
* Completed weekend/holiday feeding duties
* Capable of working in ABSL-2 conditions if applicable

The rate of pay for this position starts at $13.00/hour and benefits are included.


* High school diploma or equivalent


* Some computer skills
* Consistent work history
* Experience in the aniamal care industries helpful

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Denver, PA - Pennsylvania


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).