UTS – Temporary Lab Animal Husbandry/Cage Wash Technician Pool at UNC Chapel Hill
TemporaryEssential Job Duties:
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:
Sand ToadsIs Time Limited:
NoJob City & State:
Chapel Hill, NCClassification Title:
Temporary- Service MaintenanceWorking Title:
UTS – Temporary Lab Animal Husbandry/Cage Wash Technician Pool at UNC Chapel HillWork 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.Other Work/Responsibilities:
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.Minimum Experience/Education:
High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.Department Required Skills:
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.Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:
Previous animal handling experience preferred.Required License or Certification:
N/AValid NC Driver's License required?:
NoCommercial Driver's License Required?:
NoAnticipated Hiring Range:
$15.00 per hourJob Open Date:
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