Animal Care Technician I

Job description

Job Title:

Animal Care Technician I

Requisition Number:


Department Name:

40832:Laboratory Animal Resources

Work Location:

Lexington, KY

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Type of Position:


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Required Education:


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Required Related Experience:

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification:


Physical Requirements:

Must be able to lift 7-50 lbs.; and able to work in hot, wet areas.


Monday thru Friday; 7:00 am – 3:30 pm; weekends; and on call may apply.

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.

There is currently more than one position open for the animal Care Technician I. To be considered for each position, you must apply for each position. One application will not be considered for all positions.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

MS Windows, and Outlook.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? :


Preferred Education/Experience:

Twelve months of animal husbandry (laboratory animal husbandry preferred) or equivalent experience directly related to care, use, handling and treatment of animals.

Deadline to Apply:


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: 4/7/2021
Application Due: 4/14/2021
Work Type: Full Time