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Animal Care at The Jackson Laboratory

Animal Care staff and their efforts are critical to our mission to discover cures and treatments for human disease. As a part of the team you will:

  • Make a difference every day in our shared mission to advance human health
  • Take advantage of extensive opportunities for career growth and advancement
  • Receive excellent pay - $15 per hour starting pay upon completion of initial training
  • Have 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

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:

Bar Harbor, ME

  Sacramento, CA   

Hear from one of JAX’s animal care team members about our core values and what it’s like to be part of the mission to improve human health:

Meet Travis, Animal Care Technologist II

Exceptional benefits

  • Wellness programs: preventative care benefits, on-site wellness classes and fitness center 
  • Employee focused company culture, including employer sponsored events 
  • Employee long-term retirement 403b Pre-Tax Plan, including generous employer match
  • Support for employee educational opportunities through Tuition - Reimbursement program

One of our core values is innovation and even if something works, we are always looking for a better way. 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

Read more about JAX Core Values