The Jackson Laboratory

  • Operations Trainee / Technician

    Job Locations US-ME-Bar Harbor
    Posted Date 2 months ago(11/26/2018 5:37 PM)
    ID
    2018-25939
    Category
    Animal Care and Operations 
  • Summary

    Full-Time Trainee Warehouse/Operations positions available!  No prior experience necessary and training is provided.  Starting wage is $14.00/hour!  Commuter Buses from Bangor, Ellsworth and Milbridge/Franklin available! 

    The Operations Trainee program offers a great career with no experience necessary.  We will provide the training you need for a successful career working at The Jackson Laboratory.  Working under direct supervision, this position is responsible for participating in the acquisition, sanitation, distribution, and minor maintenance of all equipment and supplies required for operation of animal facilities. In smaller work groups, the incumbent may be responsible for one or more areas of responsibility as outlined below.

    Responsibilities

    • Operates tunnel washers, bottle washing machines, decapping machines and rack washers
    • Sanitizing soiled supplies and equipment into the CSA
    • Organizes floor area receiving soiled materials and equipment through rapid roll doors
    • Performs maintenance on pallets
    • Complies with all safety procedures and policies
    • Quality control all materials and equipment to ensure optimal standards

    Qualifications

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • Ability to perform physical tasks on a regular basis, including manipulating heavy objects, climbing step ladders, pushing, pulling, and regularly lifting of up to 50 lbs.
    • Ability to maintain accurate records
    • Ability to learn sanitation methods to meet criteria needed to maintain the health status and ensure the well-being of mice
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
    • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive, team player behavior

     

     

    About Us

    About us:  

    The Jackson Laboratory, (JAX, www.jax.org) is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 1,800 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest to improve human health. ​JAX’s research facility in Bar Harbor, Maine is a National Cancer Institute-designated Cancer Center and a world-renowned expert in mammalian genetics. JAX also has facilities in Sacramento, California, and The Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine in Farmington, Connecticut.

    JAX employees work in a collaborative, value-driven and team-based environment where the focus is on advancing science and improving patients’ lives. Researchers apply genetics to increase the understanding of human disease and advance treatments and cures for cancer, neurological and immune disorders, diabetes, aging and heart disease.

    The Jackson Laboratory's 43-acre scenic campus is nestled between the Gulf of Maine and the mountains of Acadia National Park. Some of the best hiking and biking in the world (over 50 square miles of mountains, lakes, views and dramatic coastline) is accessible from our campus. We are one mile from downtown Bar Harbor, which offers a vibrant downtown district with a plethora of restaurants, shops, museums and galleries.

     

    Our Values:

    INTEGRITY - Courage and commitment to do what is right

    PEOPLE - Inspiring our people to enhance the health of all

    ONE TEAM - Unified by our promise to transform medicine and science

    EXCELLENCE - Achieving world-class results

    INNOVATION - Leading with discovery and creative solutions

    STEWARDSHIP - Caring for and enhancing the resources entrusted to us

     

    What do we have to offer?                                                                                                                                      

    JAX offers a dynamic and supportive work environment, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, generous paid time off and tuition reimbursement.  JAX offers an MBA program, a fitness center with an award winning wellness program, and a fully operational primary care facility available to employees and their families.

    Most importantly, every position contributes to JAX’s mission of discovering precise genomic solutions for human disease and empowering the global biomedical community in our shared quest to improve human health.

     

     

    The Jackson Laboratory provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, age, mental disability, physical disability, medical condition, gender, sexual orientation, genetic information, ancestry, marital status, national origin, veteran status, and other classifications protected by applicable state and local non-discrimination laws.

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