General Description: This position involves cage cleaning and preparation, daily animal care, and facility cleaning and maintenance.
The person in this position works closely with the manager, other lab animal technicians, student assistants, faculty, research staff, and veterinarians and their staff.
Responsibilities / Duties: The candidate will be responsible for preparing dirty caging for washing, preparing clean animal caging for changes, daily animal care, changing of animals, dusting, sweeping, mopping, painting, other cleaning chores, and other jobs as trained for, assigned, and directed.
-Must be able to work weekends and holidays as assigned. (will rotate).
-Must be able to lift 50 pounds, stand for long periods of time on concrete floor, be able to bend, must be able to pick up items above head and below knees.
-Must be able to work with chemicals, animals, and animal feed and bedding ingredients which could include meat products, corn, soy, peanuts, and hays such as timothy, alfalfa, etc.
-Effective communicator both oral and written.
-Must be reliable
-Must be able to read instructions, standard procedures, write legibly, and keep records
-Must be able to work independently and also must be able to work as part of a team.
Internal Number: 213254
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