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

at The Jackson Laboratory in Ellsworth, Maine, United States

Job Description

Your career begins here at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX)!Free Paid Training!


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!
Receive excellent pay- $18.00 per hour starting pay
Receive regularly scheduled pay increases with the ability toincrease your pay 25% in 2 years!
Take advantage of extensive opportunities forcareer growth and advancementwith the Lab.
Take advantage of robusteducational opportunitiesincluding genetics, lab animal science, and leadership courses onsite as well extensive hands on
Receivetuition reimbursementsupport for college degrees.

Please speak with your JAX recruiter for more details.

Successful team members will undergo a 12-week paid training program, which includes classroom and on-the-job training to learn all aspects of animal husbandry and includes laboratory animal science and genetics. Employees will learn to maintain animals to monitor animal health and welfare, maintain a sanitary environment and prepare animals for shipping. Animal Care is part of the production team at JAX and work requires attention to detail, working in a highly controlled clean room environment, fast paced that provides continuous physical movement.

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

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: 906932

Posted On: Mar 22, 2023

Updated On: Mar 22, 2023

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