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Animal Tech I

Covance 11/29/2018 8:02:00 AM
JOB ID: 25191 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Denver, Pennsylvania



Job Overview

* Assist with the feeding of all species (large & small) within the animal facilities
* Assist with the changing of all soiled animal cage units
* Sanitation of all equipment used in the process of cleaning
* Assist with the operation of cage washer and tunnel washer
* Dumping of all animal pans to remove waste and bedding
* Feed all animals; daily, weekends & Holidays
* GRP/ and Good Documentation training required
* Must document sanitation practices
* Bedding of animal pens and stalls
* Observation of animals, reporting health issues
* Assist with the receiving of animals into the facilities
* Must train on specific animal handling according to the Guide on Animal Handling and Husbandry
* Must understand processes under ABSL-2 conditions
* Help maintain AAALAC accreditation and regulatory compliance
* Assist with shipping animals out of the facility
* Must understand the use of chemicals in the facilities and how to find/read MSDS


* High school diploma or equivalent


* Experience as an animal caretaker a plus
* Some computer skills
* Good communication skills

Position Type: Temporary

Location: Denver, PA - Pennsylvania


Covance Recruiting Process

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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).