Animal Care Technician
Company: Envigo RMS, LLC
Posted on: September 16, 2021
WORK HOURS: M-F 7am-4pm with some flexibility, 40 hours a
BENEFITS: Our client offers full benefits, including PTO, Holiday
Pay, Flex Spend, Medical, Vision, and Dental
Important Notes on this Opening:
These Animal Care Technician jobs are located at an Animal Site.
Employees are required to shower in and out of the facility, and
are provided clothing, shoes, undergarments, PPE, etc. each
workday. Employees have personal lockers to place their items each
morning. Employees cannot have cell phones on site and must leave
in their cars. Lunches are provided daily for employees, as they
are not allowed to bring anything inside the facility for sanitary
reasons. Employees who work in this environment cannot have the
following pets at home, due to the nature of the work environment:
Beagles (K9 dogs), small rodents, hamsters, chinchillas, Guinee
pigs, reptiles, lizards, snakes, etc. If they have considered
"normal" house pets like dogs, cats or goldfish, that's okay. This
is very individualized work. Although there are hundreds of people
that work at this site, each task is more individualized within the
employee's barrier as they care for the animals themselves,
partaking in cleaning cages, feeding, and breeding
responsibilities. No prior experience is necessary, however this
person must have a strong desire to work with animals on a daily
Lift up to 50lbs on occasion AND stand/walk on concrete for at
least 2 hours at a time
Will be required to frequently bend, reach, push, pull, squat and
lift animal crates, bedding, and food bags
Desire to work with and care for animals on a daily basis and an
interest in animal development and breeding
Continuous effort toward contributing to a clean and safe working
Ability and willingness to complete paperwork as needed.
Must be available to work weekends/ holidays on a rotating basis,
and willingness to work overtime when needed.
What You'll be Doing:
Cares for animals in the barrier operation including feeding,
cleaning and breeding responsibilities.
Follows protocol to ensure the health and welfare of the animals in
Coordinate order details to include selection, packaging and
Keeps accurate records of breeding, feeding, cleaning and care of
Maintains responsibility for sanitation of the animal buildings,
cages and support areas.
Keywords: Envigo RMS, LLC, Richmond , Animal Care Technician, Other , Cumberland, Virginia
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