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Animal Care Specialist-Greenfield Indiana

Company: Labcorp
Location: Greenfield
Posted on: July 21, 2021

Job Description:

Job Overview:

Labcorp Drug Development is recognized as a leader in drug development because of our exceptional people. Our team is driven by an energizing purpose to improve health and improve lives. Here, you can play a role in bringing new scientific discoveries to life and make a difference in the lives of millions. Join us and discover your extraordinary potential.

 

Animal Care Specialist-Animal Research 

Greenfield Indiana $1,500 sign on bonus! 

 

What will you be doing? 

This entry level role requires no experience, just an interest in working with small and large animals in a laboratory setting. Duties include but not limited to;

  • Maintaining the highest standards of animal care and welfare in accordance with the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC)
  • Performing daily cleaning, feeding of our laboratory animals
  • Providing environmental and dietary enrichment
  • Learning and applying proper handling and restraint techniques
  • Working in a fast paced, team environment

What do we look for?

  • A passion for caring for animals 
  • This position has a lot of sanitation duties, it helps if you like to clean! 
  • Ability to follow standard procedures and embrace the extensive training that will be provided 
  • Stable work record with history of positive upward progression is preferred 
  • Prior animal care experience is helpful but not required. 

Work hours? 

  • This is a day time position with work hours Monday-Friday 6:30am-3:30 pm along with working every 3rd weekend and some Holidays 

What do we provide? 

  • You’ll be working with small and large animals on a daily basis and get lots of exercise!  
  • Extensive training, especially around proper animal handling and care  
  • Enjoy 24 days of personal-time-off (PTO) in the first year along with 7 paid holidays. 
  • Great benefit offerings that start the first of the month including  3 medical plans, 2 dental, all lab work done at Labcorp office is Free!  Immediate ability to participate in our 401K with 5% matching funds, tuition  reimbursement and rewards focused on keeping the mind, body and person financially healthy. 
  • Starting pay rates for Trainee Level $15.00 and $16.00 for Animal Care Tech, .50  increase once training is completed, typically around 6 months.  
  • Fantastic growth opportunities for you to grow your knowledge and career  
  • Great work environment, see why FORTUNE magazine has named Labcorp as one of the Worlds Most Admired Companies for 3 years in a row! 
  • 24 days of PTO the first year with outstanding growth potential  
  • A career where your work connects to improving the lives and health of people and animals around the world.

Education/Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent.

Stable work history, strong attention to detail, 

Prior animal care experience in research setting, farm experience or animal care experience is desired but not required. 

Experience:

Covance is now  Labcorp Drug Development

We are one global company innovating for millions – together, continuing to bring you more advanced medical breakthroughs.  Did you know we contributed to the development of all the current top 50 drugs on the market ? Some of our work includes Clinical Trials in 100+ Countries, we've collaborated on 100% of the novel Oncology Drugs and helped develop 86% of Rare and Orphan Drugs.  If you are looking to make a positive impact on lives Join us Today! 

Keywords: Labcorp, Indianapolis , Animal Care Specialist-Greenfield Indiana, Other , Greenfield, Indiana

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