* Position is eligible for a $5,000 sign-on bonus *
We are seeking a Veterinary Technician I for our Safety Assessment site located in Reno, Nevada.
The Veterinary Technician 1 will assist veterinary staff in the documentation and triage of all laboratory animal health cases In addition, this individual will may also perform technical in-life procedures.
Charles River employees are innovative thinkers, who are dedicated to continuous learning and improvement. We will empower you with the resources you need to grow and develop in your career.
As a Charles River employee, you will be part of an industry-leading, customer-focused company at the forefront of drug development. Your skills will play a key role in bringing life-saving therapies to market faster through simpler, quicker, and more digitalized processes. Whether you are in lab operations, finance, IT, sales, or another area, when you work at Charles River, you will be the difference every day for patients across the globe.
Graduate of a collegiate veterinary technology program accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association Committee on Veterinary Technician Education and Training Activities or equivalent program in veterinary technology.
0-2 years related experience working with animals in pre-clinical laboratory or clinical setting; experience working with a CRO with multi-species preferred.
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above if the individual is credentialed as a Certified Veterinary Technician.
If uncertified, must be able to receive certification within 12-18 months or show that certification has been substantially completed.
Proficient in routine veterinary technical and husbandry techniques.
Demonstrate understanding of Standard Operating Procedures.
Excellent organizational, time management, and recordkeeping skills.
Proficient in Computers (ie: MS Office Suite).
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
LVT license or CVT/RVT certification.
About Charles River Laboratories
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe. Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we’ll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.