ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH

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ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH

Job no: 105497-US
Work type: Staff-Full Time
Department:CALS/DAIRY SCIENCE/DAIRY HERD
Location: Arlington
Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Position Vacancy ID:

105497

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Working Title:

ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH

Official Title:

ANIM RESEARCH TECH OB(46072) or ANIMAL RESEARCH TECH(46071)

Hiring Department:

A073410-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/DAIRY SCIENCE/DAIRY HERD

FTE:

100%

Term:

This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $12.12

Job Summary:

This position is involved in all aspects of research dairy operations, including but not limited to, milking, feeding, cleaning, handling, and animal health observations at the facility. This position must function with close, progressing to limited supervision. The incumbent in this position must work with limited supervision to collect, process, and composite milk samples according to established standard operating procedures. The incumbent must be skilled at following oral and written instructions as directed by management and research protocols. Also, the person in this position must understand basic arithmetic functions and be adept at performing them with no guidance.

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:

Must be able to lift 50 pounds. Position requires frequent bending and twisting, along with repetitive motions of hands, wrists, and arms. Must be able to respond quickly to actions of 300-1400 pound animals to prevent being stepped on and/or pinned against a gate.

Schedule Comment:

This position will be required to work 40 hours per week. Schedule will vary per week based on operational need, but will include an every other weekend rotation. Examples of potential working shifts are 3:30 AM - 12:00 PM or 12:30 PM - 9:00 PM, with the afternoon shift currently in the most need

Contact:

Jessica Cederquist
[email protected]
608-265-8957
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to Applicants:

Minimum salary is $13.01. Pay upon appointment will be based on experience.

To apply, please upload a resume. If you would like, you may also upload a cover letter. Your resume or cover letter should include the following: number of years experience with animals, agriculture, or farming.

If you are able to meet the requirements to work varied hours, including every other weekend, you are encouraged to apply.

Additional Link:Full Position Details NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Applications Open: Jul 17 2018 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Oct 22 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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Posted: 10/19/2018
Application Due: 10/19/2027
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