Animal Care Worker (Full-time)

Updated: about 11 hours ago
Location: Old Montreal, QUEBEC
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title:

Animal Care Worker (Full-time)


Research Institute of the MUHC

Job Category:

General work, auxiliary and technical services

Le Centre universitaire de santé McGill (CUSM) est un centre hospitalier universitaire intégré, reconnu à l’échelle internationale pour l’excellence de ses programmes cliniques, de sa recherche et de son enseignement. Le CUSM a pour objectif d’assurer aux patients des soins fondés sur les connaissances les plus avancées dans le domaine de la santé et de contribuer au progrès des connaissances.

Job Description

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre (RI-MUHC) is a world-renowned biomedical and hospital research centre. Located in Montreal, Quebec, the Institute is the research arm of the McGill University Health Centre (MUHC) affiliated with the Faculty of Medicine at McGill University. The RI-MUHC is supported in part by the Fonds de recherche du Québec - Santé (FRQS).

Position summary
Under the general supervision of the Animal Resources Division Manager, the candidate performs animal care-related duties, technical procedures and administrative duties related to the care and use of laboratory animals on various sites of the RI-MUHC.

General Duties
• Performs husbandry duties related to the care and maintenance of animals,
• Records and reports various data related to animal care or animal use,
• Clean, wash and disinfect cages,
• Receive, store and deliver feed and accessories required for the keeping and maintenance of the
• Help maintain inventory of materials and equipment,
• Distribute clean linen and uniforms,
• Operates and monitors appropriate equipment, tools, materials and instruments,
• Interaction with researchers.

Education / Experience

• Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to prioritize work,
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills,
• Ability to adapt and effectively perform in different work environments,
• Excellent organizational skills in managing multiple priorities, multi-tasking and prioritizing
for time-sensitive issues and working under minimal supervision,
• Proficient French and English spoken and written.
• Previous experience working with animals is an asset

Additional information

Status : Full-Time temporary (replacement), 35 hours per week
Pay Scale: Commensurate with qualifications and experience
Work Shift:7 am- 3 pm
Work Site: RI-MUHC - Glen site

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NOTE: The masculine gender has been used for brevity and includes the feminine gender.

Equal Opportunity Employment Program

The Research Institute of the McGill University Health Centre hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity, diversity and inclusion within its community. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates who self-identify as members of racialized groups/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and 2SLGBTQIA+ persons. We also welcome candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may confidentially contact,

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