Operations Trainee - Ellsworth

at The Jackson Laboratory in Ellsworth, Maine, United States

Job Description

Full-Time Trainee Warehouse/Operations positions available! No prior experience necessary and training is provided. Starting wage is $19.25/hour!

The Operations Trainee program offers a great career with no experience necessary. We will provide the training you need for a successful career working at The Jackson Laboratory. Working under direct supervision, this position is responsible for participating in the acquisition, sanitation, distribution, and minor maintenance of all equipment and supplies required for operation of animal facilities. In smaller work groups, the incumbent may be responsible for one or more areas of responsibility as outlined below.

Our Animal Care operations in Ellsworth, Maine is currently undergoing a massive expansion! NOW is an excellent time to join us!
Receive excellent pay - $19.25 per hour starting pay
Receive regularly scheduled pay increases with the ability to increase your pay 25% in 2 years!
Take advantage of extensive opportunities for career growth and advancement with the Lab.
Take advantage of robust educational opportunities including genetics, lab animal science, and leadership courses onsite as well extensive hands on
Receive tuition reimbursement support for college degrees.

Please speak with your JAX recruiter for more details.

Note: This is a physical job that requires successful candidates to be comfortable on their feet for long periods while working in a fast-paced work environment, often involving the use of ladders for tasks such as reaching high shelves or accessing equipment at elevated heights.

Operates tunnel washers, bottle washing machines, decapping machines and rack washers
Sanitizing soiled supplies and equipment into the CSA
Organizes floor area receiving soiled materials and equipment
Performs maintenance on pallets
Complies with all safety procedures and policies
Quality control all materials and equipment to ensure optimal standards

High School Diploma or GED
Ability to perform physical tasks on a regular basis, including manipulating heavy objects, climbing step ladders, pushing, pulling, and regularly lifting of up to 50 lbs.
Ability to maintain accurate records
Ability to learn sanitation methods to meet criteria needed to maintain the health status and ensure the well-being of mice
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive, team player behavior

Successful candidates will clear a pre-employment physical and background check.


About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and nearly 3,000 employees in locations across the United States (Maine, Connecticut, California),Japan andChina. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.

Founded in 1929, JAX applies over nine decades of expertise in genetics to increase understanding of human disease, advancing treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease. It models and interprets genomic complexity, integrates basic research with clinical application, educates current and future scientists, and provides critical data, tools and services to the global biomedical community. For more information, please

EEO Statement:
The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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Job Posting: 1089961

Posted On: Jun 11, 2024

Updated On: Jun 11, 2024

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