Temp - Animal Care Technician (ACT)

Tarrytown, NY
Sep 25, 2019
Science/R&D, Zoology
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Under direct supervision, provides routine husbandry care and maintenance of animals, including but not limited to feeding, watering, cage changing, and health checking of animals in the vivarium as well as maintenance of the facility.


• Performs daily observations to check animals health status

• Environmental monitoring with associated documentation

• Changing and cleaning cages, equipment, water bottles, and food

• Unpacking and housing animals upon arrival

• Janitorial maintenance of facility rooms and stocking of supplies

• Responsible for preventative maintenance of animal facility equipment and supplies

• Monthly sanitization of equipment and the facility
Education and Experience:
HS Diploma or equivalent technical certificate. Pursuit of
Purina and/or AALAS certification at the ALAT level is desired. (required after first year of employment)
A minimum of one year experience in animal care is preferred for this position

Work Environment:
Position requires working closely with animals. Some noises may be associated with this position. Ability to lift 30 pounds required.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Weekend and Holidays:
This position is deemed essential personnel. Weekend and Holiday work is required.

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.