ANIMAL CARE & RESEARCH ASSISTANT – FERGUS


Job Title:

Animal Care and Research Assistant

Company:

Undisclosed - Fergus (5 km's outside of town)

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:

No


Start Date:

ASAP

Days:

Day time continental-type shift (10 out of 14 days)

Compensation:

starting pay $15/hour, remuneration is split into a base wage combined with an easily achievable incentive $0.50/per hour.


Duties:

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

Skills:

• 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 floft@2ndchance.ca with job title in subject line.