Animal Care & Research Assistant – Fergus (located on 5 km’s outside of town)


Posted:

April 1, 2022

Remove:

May 1, 2022


Job Title:

Animal Care & 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.


Number of Positions:

5

Job Type:

Full Time

Close to Public Transit:

No


Start Date:

ASAP

Days:

Day time between the hours of 8am – 4:30pm, every other weekend required

Compensation:

$16.80 plus eligibility after 1 month for a $.50 incentive bonus


Duties:

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

Skills:

Successful candidates will possess the following: • 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 & resume to: info@fergusjobs.ca or send to lstumpf@2ndchance.ca