Large Animal Attendant - temporary

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Vacancy Type Temporary Is Internal Transfer Only No Working Title Large Animal Attendant - temporary Salary Range Anticipated Hiring Range $11/hr Position Number 19kbm370 Work Schedule Sat. & Sun., 3pm-12am Full Time Equivalent (FTE) 0.40 Department 192001 - CVM Teaching Hospital Department Job City & State Raleigh, NC Essential Job Duties

This temporary position will be responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary hospital, restraining horses and farm animals for procedures, lifting and moving hay bales, feed bags, etc. Small animal backup; cleaning, disinfecting. Please note this position is for weekend nights.

Other Work/Responsibilities Minimum Experience/Education

Previous experience with handling/restraint of equine and farm animals, animal husbandry, cleaning and disinfection, basic facility maintenance skills.
Knowledge of equine anatomy.

Departmental Required Skills

Must be able to work weekend nights.
Knowledge of and experience with various species of livestock
Must be able to lift up to 70lbs
Operate equipment (forklift, pressure washer, basic power tools,etc), manage inventory, accurately measure chemicals for dilution, practice safe and humane handling of all patients.
Ability to communicate effectively, work on a team effectively, and work in compliance with all policies and procedures, including safety.

Preferred Experience, Skills, Training/Education

Preferred experience in working in a veterinary setting, working knowledge of compliance with an infectious disease control program, working knowledge of established safety program including compliance with OSHA and veterinary certifications such as AAHA, AVMA, etc.

Required License or Certification


Special Instructions Job Open Date 03/20/2019 Must Be Open Until

Positions will be posted until 5:00 PM ET on this date. Positions remaining posted after this date are still accepting applications but may close at any time. 03/26/2019 Is this position partially or fully funded on ARRA stimulus monies? No Proposed Hire Date 03/26/2019 AA/EOE

AA/EEO In addition, NC State welcomes all persons without regard to sexual orientation. Persons with disabilities requiring accommodations in the application and interview process please call (919) 515-3148. Final candidates are subject to criminal & sex offender background checks. Some vacancies also require credit or motor vehicle checks. If highest degree is from an institution outside of the U.S., final candidates are required to have their degree verified at Degree must be obtained prior to start date.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have experience handling and caring for horses?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Please describe any experience you have with equine and/or large animal care/animal husbandry you have.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have experience in working in a veterinary hospital setting and working knowledge of compliance with an infectious disease program?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have experience operating a forklift, pressure washer and other basic power tools?

    (Open Ended Question)

  5. * Are you available to work weekends?
    • Yes
    • No
Application Materials Required Required Documents
  1. Contact Information for References
Optional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter




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Posted: 3/21/2019
Application Due: 4/24/2019
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