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Animal Care Trainee - $2,000 Sign On Bonus!

at The Jackson Laboratory in Bar Harbor, Maine, United States

Job Description

Your career begins here at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX)!
Receive excellent pay - $18.00 per hour starting pay, free paid training!
JAX IS NOW OFFERING A $2,000 SIGN-ON BONUS!

Our Animal Care operations in Bar Harbor and Ellsworth, Maine are currently undergoing a massive expansion! We are hiring for multiple positions! NOW is an excellent time to join us!

Benefits
Health/Vision/Dental Insurance
Paid Training
Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick time off
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
Robust educational opportunities including genetics, lab animal science, and leadership courses onsite as well extensive hands on experience
Receive tuition reimbursement support for college degrees

Responsibilities
Mouse husbandry
Maintain and monitor mouse health and welfare
Maintain a sanitary environment and prepare animals for shipping
Team oriented production environment
Attention to detail
Working in a highly controlled clean room environment
Fast paced that provides continuous physical movement

Qualifications
High School diploma or GED equivalency as well as prior successful work experience is required for all candidates
Lifting 25lbs on a regular basis
Walking up a ladder
Work well in a fast paced environment
Strong attention to detail
Successful candidates will clear a pre-employment physical and background check.

About JAX:
The Jackson Laboratory (JAX) is an independent, nonprofit biomedical research institution with more than 2,400 employees. Headquartered in Bar Harbor, Maine, it has a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center in Augusta, Maine, a genomic medicine institute in Farmington, Connecticut, and facilities in Ellsworth, Maine, Sacramento, California, and Shanghai, China. Its mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health.
JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven, and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients' lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging, and heart disease. JAX was voted among the top 15 "Best Places to Work in Academia" in the United States in a poll conducted by The Scientist magazine!

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: 903379

Posted On: Mar 14, 2023

Updated On: Mar 14, 2023

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