Laboratory Animal Care Technician I

Job Locations US-CO-Westminster
Animal Care
Full Time - Permanent


Inotiv is a growing contemporary drug discovery and development company where we “Play to Win” in an industry rich with opportunity.  Together, we face challenges and together we win in the delivery of world-class drug discovery and development solutions that impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.  There’s an opportunity for everyone at all phases of a career, each individual’s unique skill set has an impact on the work we conduct. If you have the talent and desire to impact the quality of people’s lives, we have the career opportunities to make it happen.


Join us in embracing research and science to impact the health and well-being of people all over the world.


The ACT I is responsible for providing exceptional animal care to the research animals at Inotiv. This includes performing daily husbandry and care and of laboratory animals in a research environment as well as sanitization and preparation of animal housing equipment, including operation of a large bulk rack washer. The ACT I may be responsible for performing animal technical procedures and providing animal study support with supervision. The ACT I will work as part of a team conducting routine procedures required for vivarium operation. Individuals must demonstrate strong communication skills and be able to work efficiently in individual and team settings.


  • Provide food, water, and clean housing to rodents according to SOPs
  • Perform daily health observations with demonstrated ability to recognize and report abnormalities and common signs of illness
  • Handle and restrain rodents
  • May participate in supervised small animal dosing by various routes of administration (e.g. SC, IP, PO, IV).
  • May assist with metabolic cage cycling and fluid collection.
  • May assist our in vivo research team by carrying out study setup and support activities as directed.
  • Maintain accurate records (e.g. documentation of various facility procedures & metrics)
  • Perform routine facility sanitation procedures; maintain a clean, clutter-free facility
  • Prepare and stock room supplies
  • Monitor and record facility environmental parameters
  • May perform euthanasia procedures as directed
  • Operate husbandry-related equipment (e.g. cage washers, autoclaves, air flow hoods, etc.) using approved procedures
  • Wash and prepare caging and equipment.
  • Maintain work area in an organized, clean, and safe condition
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum is High School Diploma required
  • College courses and or Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science or Husbandry are highly desirable
  • 0-3 years of work experience

This is a non exempt position paying $20-25/hr. Benefits include health and dental coverage, short- and long-term disability, paid time off, paid parental leave, 401K participation with company match, and more!


Inotiv is an Equal Opportunity Employer. It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination and access to benefits and training.





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