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Hours Full-time
Location Hollister, California

About this job

Kelly® Science & Clinical is seeking Animal Care Technician (ACT)- 6 Month Temp-to-Hire position.  If you’re passionate about bringing the latest scientific discoveries to life and are ready to take the next step in your career, trust The Experts at Hiring Experts.

As an Animal Care Technician (ACT) Hollister, CA, you will be responsible for the well-being of our research animals. Your contribution will ensure the health of our animals, as well as impact the lives of patients across the world.

Role Specific Information:

  • Location: Hollister, CA

  • Sign-on Bonus: Up to $1000*

  • Schedule: To be determined by the hiring team. Start times fall between 4:00 AM - 6:00 AM, working 9 hour shifts Monday - Thursday and a 4 hour shift on Friday. OR Monday - Friday from 6:00 AM to 2:30 PM.  Weekend rotation is required.
    (Standard 4-9-4 schedule) Ask recruiter with any questions.


The pay range for this position is $18.00 - $19.50 . Please note that salaries vary within the range based on factors including, but not limited to, experience, skills, education, certifications, and location.


In this role, key responsibilities may include:

  • Maintaining the quality and health of our animals, including providing their food and water and ensuring their environment is clean.

  • Receiving, inspecting, and putting away incoming animals. 

  • Performing health observations, administering medications, taking blood samples, and giving injections while respecting protocols.

  • Other responsibilities, including the restocking of supplies, may be required.


The training and development offered to our entry level Animal Care Technician (ACT) is best-in-class and designed to help you succeed. This is an entry-level position that will allow you to gain experience and begin your career in life sciences.

Job Qualifications

If you possess the following qualities, we will train you in the rest:

  • Ability to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds.

  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment.

  • Enjoy being part of a team

  • High School Diploma or GED preferred, but not required.

  • Local to the area, as this role is onsite.


Once you apply, you’ll proceed to next steps if your skills and experience look like a good fit. But don’t worry – even if this position doesn’t work out, you’re still in the Kelly Science & Clinical network. That means our team of expert science & clinical recruiters will have access to your profile, making your opportunities limitless.



As part of our promise to talent, Kelly supports those who work with us through a variety of benefits, perks, and work-related resources. Kelly offers eligible employees voluntary benefit plans including medical, dental, vision, telemedicine, term life, whole life, accident insurance, critical illness, a legal plan, and short-term disability. As a Kelly employee, you will have access to a retirement savings plan, service bonus and holiday pay plans (earn up to eight paid holidays per benefit year), and a transit spending account. In addition, employees are entitled to earn paid sick leave under the applicable state or local plan. Click for more information on benefits and perks that may be available to you as a member of the Kelly Talent Community.

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Why Kelly® Science & Clinical?

Kelly Science & Clinical is your connection to premier scientific and clinical companies looking to hire industry experts just like you. Our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the world’s most critical challenges. Every day, we match science professionals with dream jobs that fit their skills, interests, and career goals—it’s the way we think job searching should be. Nearly 100 percent of our science recruiters have a professional background and education in science, so we know a thing or two about the science market and how to get your expertise noticed.

About Kelly

Work changes everything. And at Kelly, we’re obsessed with where it can take you. To us, it’s about more than simply accepting your next job opportunity. It’s the fuel that powers every next step of your life. It’s the ripple effect that changes and improves everything for your family, your community, and the world. Which is why, here at Kelly, we are dedicated to providing you with limitless opportunities to enrich your life—just ask the 300,000 people we employ each year.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kelly’s Human Resource Knowledge Center. Kelly complies with the requirements of California’s state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.