• Animal Tech I

    Job Location(s) US-PA-Denver
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  • Job Overview

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    Animal Technician Denver, PA

    Covance, a global contract research organization, worked on all of the top 50 best-selling drugs available today through its full spectrum of nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services.


    Through our work in Early Development Stage many lifesaving advances in medicine and safety have been drawn from the scientific discoveries made through animal research.


    Animal Technician at Covance are focused on the animal’s welfare, duties include but not limited to;

    • Daily observations of animal health status, assist in with receiving of animals into animal facility
    • Perform daily care of animals including watching for signs of stress or illness, assist with administration of medications, blood collections and care of animals
    • Perform cleaning and sanitization of building, cages, walls, floors, and daily clean-up of designated areas
    • Assist in preparing and crating of animal for incoming and outgoing shipments.
    • Day shift hours, some weekend and holiday coverage required
    • For non-experience candidates pay typically starts at $13.00 per hour with opportunities for regular increases and advancement!
    • Extensive training provided!


    What we need from you:

    • High School Diploma or GED and valid driver’s license
    • Passion for providing excellent care, commitment to quality and dedication to always to the right thing
    • Animal Care Experience highly prefer but not required
    • Highly prefer candidates with 2-3 years of stable work experience



    Highlights of Working at Covance

    Work in a Fun & Team Focused Group

    Outstanding and Cost Effective Benefits that start soon after you are hired  

    Exceptional Time off- 24 Days of PTO in the first year!!

    Health Club Membership Reimbursement, Fantastic Growth Opportunities & Tuition Reimbursement


    Proper and humane care for research animals is not just the right thing to do, it’s also fundamental to ensuring the safety and effectiveness of new medicines that improve and save the lives of people and animals all over the world.


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