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Operations Trainee - The Jackson Laboratory

Date Posted: Nov 18, 2020
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  • Location:
    Sacramento, California, United States of America
  • Company:
  • Type:
    Full Time/Permanent
  • Shift:
  • Career Level:
    Entry Level
  • Positions:
  • Experience:
    1 Year
  • Gender:
    No Preference
  • Degree:
  • Apply Before:
    Jun 16, 2021

Job Description

Your career begins here at The Jackson Laboratory (JAX)!  Free Paid Training!


Join the JAX Operations team and be part of a mission to improve human health worldwide. This is a full-time position that offers a dynamic and supportive work environment.  The Operations Trainee program offers a great career with no experience necessary.  We will provide the training you need for a successful career working at The Jackson Laboratory.  Working under direct supervision, this position is responsible for participating in the acquisition, sanitation, distribution, and minor maintenance of all equipment and supplies required for operation of animal facilities. In smaller work groups, the incumbent may be responsible for one or more areas of responsibility as outlined below.


  • Receive excellent pay- $16.90 per hour starting pay and $17.70 per hour upon completion of initial training! 
  • Receive regularly scheduled pay increases with the ability to increase your pay 25% in 2 years!
  • Take advantage of tuition reimbursementsupport and educational opportunities for career growth and advancement with the Lab. 
  • JAX offers acomprehensive benefits package including a medical plan, outstanding retirement plan, and generous paid time off. 
  • Employees receive access to health and wellness programs, including an onsite fitness center, and participation in employee appreciation and recognition activities. 


  • Operates tunnel washers, bottle washing machines, decapping machines and rack washers
  • Sanitizing soiled supplies and equipment into the CSA
  • Organizes floor area receiving soiled materials and equipment 
  • Performs maintenance on pallets
  • Complies with all safety procedures and policies
  • Quality control all materials and equipment to ensure optimal standards


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ability to perform physical tasks on a regular basis, including manipulating heavy objects, climbing step ladders, pushing, pulling, and regularly lifting of up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records
  • Ability to learn sanitation methods to meet criteria needed to maintain the health status and ensure the well-being of mice
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining a positive, team player behavior




Company Overview

Sacramento, California, United States of America

 The Jackson Laboratory (JAX, is a nonprofit biomedical research institute with over 2,000 employees whose mission is to discover precise genomic solutions for human disease and empower the global biomedical community in the shared quest... Read More

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