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Animal Care Technician I - Poultry at Envigo RMS - 14736

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Animal Care Technician I - Poultry
Envigo RMS
298 S Carroll Rd., Ste 1
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Job Description: 

Envigo provides the broadest range of research models and related services to the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries, government, academia, and other life science organizations.  We pride ourselves on recruiting the best - professional, forward thinking, enthusiastic and highly motivated people who are passionate about what we do and believe in what we stand for…making a difference in people’s lives. We are evolving to become an outstanding company that will challenge our competitors and be the best company to work with…and for. Come and join us as an Animal Care Technician I - Poultry - we have an exciting future ahead!

Is this you?

We are seeking an Animal Care Technician to join our dynamic team! This Animal Care position will focus on overall poultry animal care and welfare, production, facility upkeep and recordkeeping and procedural duties. The person in this role will need to feel passionate about working with poultry, enjoy and excel at organization, and support and maintain a clean, safe, and compliant working environment.  We are seeking someone that is hardworking, shows attention to detail, takes initiative, has a teamwork mentality and positive attitude.  Experience working with poultry is a plus.

Envigo offers benefits including:

-Generous paid time off
-Paid holidays
-Medical, dental and vision insurance
-Health savings account
-Flexible spending account

Envigo is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.

Duties & Responsibilities: 

Primary ways the Poultry Animal Technician I will contribute to the Envigo team:

-Cares for animals including feeding, cleaning, grooming, and breeding responsibilities
-Follows protocol to ensure the health and welfare of the poultry in care, including maintaining health records
-Duties to perform include artificial insemination, blood collection, and other health sampling as directed
-Prepare and Review records of breeding, feeding, egg collection, cleaning, and care of poultry for accuracy
-Maintains responsibility for sanitation of the poultry buildings, cages, and support areas.

We are looking for the following from the Poultry Animal Technician I:

-Desire to work with and care for animals on a daily basis
-Interest in animal development and breeding
-Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working environment
-Ability and willingness to complete paperwork as needed
-Must be available to work weekends/ holidays on a rotating basis
-Willingness to work overtime when needed

Education & Experience: 

This position requires that the Poultry Animal Technician I be able to:

-High School Diploma or Equivalent
-Desire to work with and care for poultry daily basis
-Experience in poultry production
-Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working environment
-Attention to details, experience with GDP desired

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Research & Science