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Animal Care Supervisor

Covance 1/11/2019 6:02:51 PM
JOB ID: 26004 Category: Scientific Mid Level
San Carlos, California



Job Overview

$2000 Sign-on Bonus

Get ready to redefine what's possible and discover your extraordinary 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 exceptional 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.

We have a great opportunity for an Animal Care Supervisor to join our team in San Carlos, CA. This role:

* Oversees the animal care technician team and perform animal husbandry duties under the supervision of the Clinical Veterinarian.
* Supports all duties expected of all animal care technicians, ensure proper daily colony management, complete necessary duties (documentation, ordering, inventory, cleaning, etc.)
* Support the development and training of Animal Care Technicians.

Covance's work in developing new therapeutics has an incredible impact on the lives of millions worldwide. Be a part of this life-saving work!

What we're looking for in you:

* 1 to 2 years in a Supervisory position
* Experience in a laboratory setting, veterinary hospital, farm or kennel environment

Why People choose to work at Covance

At Covance, it's our people that make us great – it's what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you'll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You'll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond. We help our clients develop medicines that improve health and improve lives of their family and friends.


High School Dipolma

College course work in Biology a plus

Basic knowledge of animal husbandry, basic knowledge of physical plant maintenance.

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions. Ability to act with discretion and initiative in cases of animal health and welfare by reporting all adverse conditions to the Clinical Veterinarian in a timely fashion.

Ability to lift 50 lbs unassisted.

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, anticipating problems and responding appropriately and in a timely manner; ability to act with discretion when interacting with clients. Strong communication and organization skills required.


1 to 2 years in a Supervisory position

Experience in a laboratory setting, veterinary hospital, farm or kennel environment

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: San Carlos, CA - California


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).