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Entry Level -Animal Care Specialist Training Provided!

Covance 4/1/2019 6:02:13 AM
JOB ID: 29901 Category: Scientific Entry Level
Alice, Texas



Job Overview

Animal Care Technician-Alice Texas-Great Benefits!

Job Overview

Are you interested in Animal Care and Animal Husbandry? Covance's Animal Care Specialist (Animal Technician) job in Alice, TX will not only look after your immediate needs but also help you achieve your career goals.

Are you looking for an entry-level job that provides a starting hourly rate of $12.00 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.

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 24 days of paid-time-off (PTO) annually(pro-rated depending on start date).

Here are some of the job responsibilities:

* Perform daily rounds to observe primates for signs of illness.
* Perform routine weighing of primates.
* Capture and restrain primates as needed.
* Maintain and sanitize animal enclosures.
* Assist with administration of medications.
* Perform blood collections.
* Perform documentation as required by operating procedures.
* Conduct general animal husbandry procedures.
* Assist in preparing and crating primates for incoming or outgoing shipments.
* Outside maintenance, grounds keeping
* Extensive Training Provided!
* First shift, full-time hours, but the days you work change and include weekends and some holidays
* This job will keep you active and give you fresh air. You can expect to be on your feet walking the majority of the day
* The job will require you to lift up to 50 pounds


High School Diploma or GED required

Valid Driver License

Basic computer skills


* Stable work history preferably with 1+ years of Experience with the same employer highly preferred but not required.
* Prior Experience in farming, ranch, or related field preferred but not required

Position Type: Full-Time

Location: Alice, TX - Texas


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).