Animal Care Technician

Job description

Posting Number:

2021090

Posting/Functional Title:

Animal Care Technician

University Pay Plan Title:

Animal Care Technician

Location:

San Marcos

Department:

Office of Research & Sponsored Programs

Recruitment Type:

Open to All

Job Type:

Full-Time

Monthly Salary:

$2,000 - $2,250

Job Category :

Non-Exempt

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:

• Experience following all SOPs and guidelines and maintaining accurate records
• Experience or ability to use email and MS Office applications
• Ability to work weekends and rotating holidays to ensure 365 days per year coverage
• Ability to work well with others and with minimum supervision
• Experience observing and reporting any concerns in a timely manner
• Ability to learn new tasks
• Able to work hours 7 AM – 4 PM

Preferred Qualifications:

• Associate degree, prefer science or animal related
• AALAS certification at ALAT or LAT level
• Ability to problem solve
• Participate in development of facility SOPs
• Experience performing routine maintenance of cage racks and cage wash equipment

Job Description:

Maintain the animal facility to meet the standards of the U.S. Department of
Agriculture Animal Welfare Act, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, University policy and all state, federal and local laws, and regulations.

Job Duties:

• Maintain the animal facility to meet the standards of the U.S. Department of
Agriculture Animal Welfare Act, the Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals, University policy and all state, federal and local laws, and regulations.
• Work with the principal investigators, research staff, and students to maintain standards of animal care and space requirements.
• Follow schedule for equipment maintenance, cage changing and sanitizing, maintain rooms and corridors. Assess environmental conditions and report anything outside of the accepted ranges required to ensure animal health.
• Maintain animal feed, bedding, and supplies. Notify CRF manager if supplies are running low.
• Assist the CRF manager with the training of researchers, students, and animal care employees in all aspects of proper animal care.
• Perform routine maintenance of facility equipment.

Additional Information to Applicants:

Monday thru Sunday
Working rotating Holidays.

CRF WILL NOT SPONSOR OR TRANSFER VISA SPONSORSHIP FOR THIS POSITION

Job Open Date:

12/07/2020

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Normal Work Days:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday

Normal Work Hours Start:

7:00AM

Normal Work Hours End:

4:00PM

Posting Notices:

YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION.

Legal and Required Notices:

Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
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Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.


Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.


Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.


Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State? :

• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions


By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.

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https://jobs.hr.txstate.edu/postings/34244

 

 

 

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Posted: 1/6/2021
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