Animal Caretaker I

Job description

Job no: 689058
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 09
Major Administrative Unit / College: Research And Innovation
Department: Campus Animal Resources 10059512
Sub Area: 1585- Service Maint.
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Temporary
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary position.
Assists in the routine care of clinical and biomedical research animals by performing such duties as feeding, watering, cleaning, handling, and transporting animals.

Unit Position Summary

Daily health observation of biomedical research animals including rodents, guinea pigs, rabbits, cats, dogs, pigs, ferrets. Report veterinary concerns to veterinary staff; Provide food, water and clean cages/pens. General facility cleaning and refuse disposal.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with rodents.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

provide resume

Special Instructions

provide resume

Work Hours

Tuesday through Saturday; T/Th: 7:30a-5p; W/F: 7:30a-5p; Saturday: 7:30a-1:30p


Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to animal allergens

Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting 50 lbs

frequently lift 25+ lbs

Advertised: Jan 11, 2021 Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: Jan 18, 2021 Eastern Standard Time




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Job No:
Posted: 1/13/2021
Application Due: 1/18/2021
Work Type: Full Time