Animal Care and Research Assistant – Fergus

Job Title:

Animal Care and Research Assistant

Company Description:

Our newly renovated facility boasts some of the most progressive animal housing and welfare standards for animal research worldwide. Full-time, permanent positions available. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who loves animals (cats and dogs) and thrives in a fast-paced, team environment.

Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:



Day shift between the hours of 8am and 4:30pm. Every other weekend required.


$15 for permanent staff, $14.50 for full time summer staff


  • daily maintenance of animal housing
  • animal care
  • health monitoring
  • feeding
  • grooming
  • data collection & processing of samples
  • social enrichment (training, playing, etc.)


  • An interest in animal nutrition
  • Experience with cats and dogs, or a keen interest in gaining experience
  • Comfortable in a busy, noisy environment
  • Ability to work well as a team and to follow instructions unsupervised
  • Good attention to detail
  • Must be physically fit and comfortable working in an environment that requires lifting and cleaning
  • Must be willing to work some weekends and have access to reliable transportation

How to Apply:

Email cover letter and resume to with job title in subject line. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.