ANIMAL CARE & RESEARCH ASSISTANT – FERGUS


Job Title:

Animal Care & Research Assistant

Company:

Undisclosed (located 5 km 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:

Daytime 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. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.