Lab Assistant

  • Location
    Wilmington, Massachusetts
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Category
    Medical & Science - Laboratory

Adecco is assisting a local client in recruiting for a current Lab Assistant in Wilmington, MA. This is a temp to hire opportunity. As a Lab Assistant you will be responsible for breeding and caring for small research animals on behalf of customers. Monitoring animal behavior and physical attributes to ensure animal health and confirm appropriate phenotype; reports any findings. Performing routine animal husbandry duties and monitor daily health and welfare to maintain quality and health of animals. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now!


Responsibilities for this Lab Assistant job include:

- Perform routine animal husbandry duties and monitor daily health and welfare to maintain quality and health of animals.

- Handle, transfer, and distribute animals, supplies and waste as needed to and from work area(s).

- Perform physical environment housekeeping duties and production operations according to Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMPs) and/or Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). Maintain recordkeeping pertaining to equipment operation, animal or supply area inventories.

- Strictly follow all procedures necessary to maintain the isolator and/or barrier room barrier.

- Operate equipment and use supplies according to safety guidelines. Perform all job-related duties in accordance with company safety procedures.



- Education: High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.).

- Experience: Six to twelve months related experience in and/or training in animal husbandry.

- An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above.

- Certification/Licensure: Preference will be given for AALAS certification at the Assistant Technician or its equivalent.


Hours for fulltime weekday roles: Monday- Thursday; flexible start time from 5:00am-7:00am to 2:30pm-4pm end time; Friday 7am-11am


Hours for part-time weekday roles: Shift 1: Saturday rotation & Every Sunday avg. 8 hours per week (hours vary, most likely during the day between 8am-4pm) Shift 2: Saturday and Sunday avg. 16 hours per week (most likely 8am-4pm)


Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.


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