Animal Care Technician I
Posting DetailsJob TitleAnimal Care Technician IRequisition NumberRE24927Working TitleDepartment Name40832:Laboratory Animal ResourcesWork LocationLexington, KyGrade Level39Salary Range$12.91-20.02/hourType of PositionStaffPosition Time Status Full-TimeRequired Education
HSClick here for more information about equivalencies:http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalenciesRequired Related Experience
1 yrRequired License/Registration/Certification
Requires heavy lifting, pushing or pulling of objects over 50 pounds.Shift
Monday – Friday; 7:00am – 3:30pm; and will include some weekends and on-call.Job Summary
Completes primarily simple & routine animal caretaking duties; & as requested by Group Leader or Supervisor, cage wash activities which may occur up to 20% of the time of overall job duties & responsibilities. All actions are completed by strictly & consistently following applicable DLAR SOPs including safety procedures & guidelines. Reports any suspected or actual deviations to SOPs or non-routine situations immediately to Group Leader or their Supervisor. Arrives, leaves & takes breaks at work as scheduled. Strictly adheres to DLAR attendance policy.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
MS Windows, and Outlook.Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? NoPreferred Education/Experience
Twelve months of FCI, cage wash, animal husbandry (laboratory animal husbandry preferred) or equivalent experience directly related to care, use, handling and treatment of animals in a paid position; AALAS certification at ALAT level.
Driver’s license preferred.
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