Animal Care and Warehouse Operations at JAX

Your career begins here! Come to the JAX Career Fair in Ellsworth on March 22nd and Bar Harbor on April 12th to learn about jobs and benefits at JAX. Learn more about the career fair and register to be interviewed on site here.

Job Highlights

Animal Care Trainee Bar Harbor & Ellsworth, ME

Your career begins here at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX)! Free paid training! Now offering $2,000 sign-on bonus!

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Animal Care Trainee Sacramento, CA

Your career begins here at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX)! Free paid training! Now offering $2,000 sign-on bonus!

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Animal care duo

NEW: Higher sign-on bonus! We are accepting applications in Bar Harbor/Ellsworth, Maine and Sacramento, California.

Career Fair Information

On the day of the career fair, please bring an updated copy of your resume and be prepared to interview. Register to interview here. There will be time to ask questions, learn about our great benefits package, tour the facility and meet with our animal care leaders. 

Career Fair Date,Time and Location:

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            SACRAMENTO, CA            

No prior animal care experience is necessary – JAX will provide on-the-job training!

If you have a high school diploma or GED you are eligible. 


  • Excellent starting pay: $20.25 (CA) and $18 (Maine) per hour!
  • Sign on bonus: $2000!
  • AND regularly scheduled pay increases of+25% within 2 years!
  • Guaranteed 40 hours per week.
  • Health and dental insurance along with on-site fitness center and wellness classes.
  • Long-term retirement 403b Pre-Tax Plan, including generous employer match.
  • Tuition reimbursement for degree programs or other educational opportunities.
  • Employee focused company culture, including employer sponsored events

Take your first step to an exciting career by clicking your desired location button above! Should you have additional questions, email

"One of the best things about this company is if I want to move up in my career, I can do that by seeking out the training and support JAX provides."
- Marci Dermott, Animal Care Technologist II