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Poultry Animal Technician II

Envigo RMS

This is a Full-time position in Denver, PA posted October 24, 2021.

Overview

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 a Poultry Animal Technician II at our Denver, PA location- we have an exciting future ahead!

Is this you?

We are seeking an Animal Care Technician II to join our dynamic team! This position works at our Denver, PA location. This senior level 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.

Responsibilities

Primary ways the Poultry Animal Technician II 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
  • Lead hatch activities including extensive documentation
  • 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.
  • Support Poultry supervisor with other duties as assigned, including but not limited to:
    • Prepare health sample and/or egg shipments
    • Assist in development of work schedules for Poultry Animal Care Technicians
    • Review integrity of the barrier and maintenance
    • Ensure work area always maintained in an organized, aseptic, and safe condition

Qualifications

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

  • 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

This position requires that the Poultry Animal Technician II 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

Envigo offers benefits including:

  • Generous paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Flexible spending account
  • 401(k)

Envigo is an EOE, including disability/vets