Animal Care Technician I
Animal Care Technician IRequisition Number:
40832:Laboratory Animal ResourcesWork Location:
Lexington, KYGrade Level:
$12.91-20.02/hourType of Position:
StaffPosition Time Status :
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1 yrRequired License/Registration/Certification:
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:
The primary goal of this department is to provide the best possible care for the research animals within the University. This position completes primarily simple and routine animal caretaking duties; and as requested by Group Leader or Supervisor including cage washing activities which may occur up to 20% of the time of overall job duties and responsibilities. All actions are completed by strictly and 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 and takes breaks at work as scheduled. Strictly adheres to DLAR attendance policy.Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:
MS Windows, OutlookDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
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:
02/23/2021University 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.
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