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Animal Care Technician I

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Tarrytown, New York
Start date
May 27, 2023

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Science/R&D, Zoology
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
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Job Details

The VelociGene group is looking for a  Animal Care Technician to join their large team. Under direct supervision, this employee will assist with 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. 
In this role, a typical day might include the following: 
• Apply technical knowledge to perform daily observations to check animals health status; report changes in environment and/or animals 
• 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 
• Preforms monthly sanitation of equipment and the facility 
• Maintains accurate records of animals, supplies, and equipment; restocking supplies as needed 
This role may be for you if: 
• You have an interest in science. 
• You thrive working on a team and can coordinate with others. 
• You have a strong attention to detail. 
• You are comfortable asking questions and providing feedback. 
To be considered for this role, you must have a High School 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 helpful for this position. This position will require the individual to pass a physical before beginning employment. 
Work Environment: 
This position requires employees to work closely with animals. Some noises may be associated with this position. The 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. 
Weekends & Holidays: 
This position is deemed essential personnel. Weekend and Holiday work is required. 

Does this sound like you? Apply now to take your first steps toward living the Regeneron Way! We have an inclusive and diverse culture that provides comprehensive benefits including health and wellness programs, fitness centers and equity awards, annual bonuses, and paid time off for eligible employees at all levels!

Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or belief (or lack thereof), sex, nationality, national or ethnic origin, civil status, age, citizenship status, membership of the Traveler community, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, familial status, marital or registered civil partnership status, pregnancy or parental status, gender identity, gender reassignment, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic in accordance with applicable laws and regulations. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application process. Please contact us to discuss any accommodations you think you may need.

The salary ranges provided are shown in accordance with U.S. law and apply to U.S. based positions, where the hired candidate will be located in the U.S. If you are outside the U.S, please speak with your recruiter about salaries and benefits in your location.

Salary Range (hourly)

$18.74 - $29.30


Regeneron is a leading biotechnology company that invents life-transforming medicines for people with serious diseases. Founded and led for 30 years by physician-scientists, our unique ability to repeatedly and consistently translate science into medicine has led to seven FDA-approved treatments and numerous product candidates in development, all of which were homegrown in our laboratories. Our medicines and pipeline are designed to help patients with eye disease, allergic and inflammatory diseases, cancer, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases, infectious diseases, pain and rare diseases.
Regeneron is accelerating and improving the traditional drug development process through our proprietary VelociSuite® technologies, such as VelocImmune® which produces optimized fully-human antibodies, and ambitious research initiatives such as the Regeneron Genetics Center, which is conducting one of the largest genetics sequencing efforts in the world.

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