UTS Temporary Lab Animal Husbandry/ Cage Washing Technician Pool at UNC Chapel Hill

Job description

Position Type:

Temporary Staff (SHRA)

Job Title:

UTS Temporary Lab Animal Husbandry/ Cage Washing Technician Pool at UNC Chapel Hill

Department Name:

HR UTS Partnership

Vacancy ID:

S017206

Position Posting Category:

Laboratory Management and Services

Hiring Range:

$15.00/per hour

Full-time/Part-time:

Full-Time Temporary

Work Schedule:

M-F, 7:00am or 7:30am to 3:30pm or 4:00pm and rotating weekend (Saturdays and Sundays) overtime of 4 hours each day (approximately every 5th weekend). This position is required to be on-site.

Estimated Duration of Appointment:

6 months not to exceed 11 months

Posting Open Date:

01/04/2021

Posting Close Date:

02/03/2021

Description of Work:

Thank you for applying with University Temporary Services! Please note, this application is the first step in the process for being considered for Animal Husbandry and Cage Wash Technician roles at UNC. This is not a specific position but rather, an application showing your skill set and interest in becoming a candidate for consideration with UTS.

The hiring division is responsible for the care of all vertebrate animals on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) campus. The division is committed to programs of excellence in veterinary care and laboratory animal management practices for all species used in UNC-CH research endeavors. A staff of more than 170 professional, technical, and administrative personnel provides quality animal care to a daily population of over 200,000 animals located in 26 animal facilities on and off the UNC campus. Federal funding and foundations sponsor over $900 million in research on the UNC campus conducted by the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health, Pharmacy, as well as the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, and Psychology. A major responsibility of the Division’s veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and laboratory technicians is the health care and humane use of all animals. The Division’s program is reviewed semi-annually by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee, and has been accredited by the Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care International (AAALAC) since 1973. The division and the University also meet U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Public Health Service standards and regulations. As laboratory animal specialists they provide a comprehensive program of veterinary care, offer technical advice and assistance, and provide needed laboratory and research core services for teaching and research purposes.

Here is a list of current species that the division provides husbandry to:

Mice

Rats

Guinea Pigs

Hamsters

Gerbils

Rabbits

Ferrets

NHP

Pigs

Dogs

Zebra Fish

Sea Turtles

Dart Frogs

Sand Toads

Selected individual will be responsible for the daily care of research animals including cage cleaning and sanitation, animal observation, handling and restraint, treatments, and facility maintenance. Weekend and holiday work required occasionally on a rotating basis. Emergency duties required during adverse weather and/or other emergency situations.

Education and Experience:

High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.

Must be willing to work in a very physical environment. Must have a demonstrated ability to work well with others. Requires a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate. Requires a demonstrated ability to follow a set work schedule. Must be comfortable with being around animals when they are euthanized.

Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.

Stimulus/ARRA Funded:

No

Special Instructions :

UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State University are collaborating to extend NC State’s internal temporary staffing function as a shared service for both institutions. Under this partnership, UTS provides exclusive temporary staffing services to UNC-Chapel Hill and NC State, employing candidates to work as temporary employees in a variety of jobs on both campuses.

If interested, please apply here: http://jobs.ncsu.edu/postings/139017

Temporary Employment Policies:

http://hr.unc.edu/policies-procedures-systems/spa-employee-policies/temporary-employment/relevant-policy-information-for-temporary-employees/

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 1/5/2021
Application Due: 2/3/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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