Covance Animal Tech I in Alice, Texas

Job Overview

Covance , a global contract research organization, worked on all of the top 50 best-selling drugs available today through its full spectrum of nonclinical, clinical and commercialization services.

Through our work in Early Development Stage many lifesaving advances in medicine and safety have been drawn from the scientific discoveries made through animal research.

Animal Technician at Covance are focused on the animal’s welfare , duties include but not limited to;

  • Perform daily care of primates including watching for signs of stress or illness, assist with administration of medications, blood collections and care of animals

  • Perform cleaning and sanitization of animal enclosures

  • Assist in preparing and crating of animal for incoming and outgoing shipments.

  • Ability to work in outdoor climate, perform repetitive work and regularly lift up to 50 lbs.

  • May be required to drive a company vehicle

  • For non-experience candidates pay typically starts at $12.00 per hour with opportunities for regular increases and advancement!

  • Day shift hours, some weekend and holiday coverage required

*Candidates please either upload your resume and/or complete the prior work history section.


  • High School Diploma or GED and valid driver’s license

  • Passion for providing excellent care, commitment to quality and dedication to always to the right thing

  • Animal Care Experience highly prefer but not required

  • Highly prefer candidates with 2-3 years of stable work experience


Highlights of Working at Covance

Work in a Fun & Team Focused Group

Outstanding and Cost Effective Benefits that start soon after you are hired

Exceptional Time off- 24 Days of PTO in the first year!!

Health Club Membership Reimbursement, Fantastic Growth Opportunities & Tuition Reimbursement

Proper and humane care for research animals is not just the right thing to do, it’s also fundamental to ensuring the safety and effectiveness of new medicines that improve and save the lives of people and animals all over the world.

Job Number 2018-25880

Job Category Scientific Entry Level

Position Type Full-Time

Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.