ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH
JOB NO.: 101436-US
Work Type: Staff-Full Time
Department: SMPH/SMPH RES SUPP/LAR
Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Laboratory Technician, Research Specialists, Research, Scientific, Other
Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing
Position Vacancy ID: 101436
Working Title: Animal Research Tech
Official Title: ANIM RESEARCH TECH OB(46072) or ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH(46071)
Hiring Department: A535005-MEDICAL SCHOOL/SMPH RES SUPP/LAR
Term: This is an Ongoing appointment
This is objective level technical animal husbandry work performed under under the general supervision of the area Laboratory Technical Support Supervisor with the oversight and guidance by lead workers. Duties include, but are not limited to feeding and watering animals, monitoring animal room environments, cleaning primary and secondary enclosures, receiving animals, transporting animals, restraining and handling animals, reporting sick and injured animals, general facility maintenance and housekeeping, and cagewash operations. ART - Objectives interact with investigators, UW and veterinary staff and emergency personnel as required and communicate with those people effectively via phone, email and in person. Perform all duties in assigned work unit per Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and Policies & Procedures for all species in the work unit.
Other duties as assigned.
The incumbent is expected to: practice health and safety rules and precautions necessary to maintain animal health by following rules and instructions regarding safety procedures and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and observe standard operating procedures concerning sanitation, movement of equipment and materials and waste disposal in order to prevent transfer of infectious biological organisms or contamination with hazardous chemicals.
English Proficiency Required - This position requires one or more of the following abilities: ability to speak, read, write, and/or understand verbal instructions in English
Regular hours are Wednesday through Sunday, 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM. Some holiday work may be required. This position is considered essential services.
Instructions to applicants:
To begin the application process please click on the "Apply Now" button. You will be asked to upload a resume and cover letter, and you will be required to provide three references within the application process.
Additional Link: Full Position Details
NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required
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Advertised: 10 May 2017 Central Daylight Time
Application Close: 4 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time