Animal Care Technician I

Job description

Job Title:

Animal Care Technician I

Requisition Number:

RE26039

Department Name:

40832:Laboratory Animal Resources

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

Grade Level:

39

Salary Range:

$12.91-20.02/hour

Type of Position:

Staff

Position Time Status :

Full-Time

Required Education:

HS

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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:

None.

Physical Requirements:

Requires heavy lifting, pushing or pulling of objects over 50 pounds.

Shift:

Monday – Friday; 7:00 am – 3:30 pm; 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.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

MS Windows, and Outlook.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :

No

Preferred 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.

Deadline to Apply:

01/18/2021

University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

 

 

 

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Job No:
Posted: 1/12/2021
Application Due: 4/12/2021
Work Type: Full Time
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