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Animal Care at The Jackson Laboratory

Have a meaningful contribution in your life and your career: All Animal Care staff and their efforts are critical to our mission to discover cures and treatments for human disease. Animal Care operations in Bar Harbor and Ellsworth, Maine and Sacramento, California are currently accepting applications. Benefits include:

  • Excellent pay - $15 per hour starting pay upon completion of initial training.
  • Receive regularly scheduled pay increases with the ability to increase your pay 25% in 2 years!
  • Take advantage of extensive opportunities for career growth and advancement with the Lab.
  • Take advantage of robust educational opportunities including genetics, lab animal science, and leadership courses onsite as well extensive hands on training.
  • Receive tuition reimbursement support for college degrees.

Please speak with your JAX recruiter for more details.

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. Take your first step to an exciting career. Please email for more information.