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Attendant/Technician I/II/III, Animal Care

Employer
Auburn University
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 22, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences, Science, Technology & Mathematics, Agriculture & Animal Sciences, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Facilities Management & Physical Plant
Employment Type
Full Time
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Position Details

Requisition Number

S896P

Home Org Name

Lab Animal Health-SC

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Attendant/Technician I/II/III, Animal Care

Job Class Code

ID03 (A-C) or ID09 (A-C)

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Two Positions Available Responsible for providing daily care, cleanliness, and upkeep for a variety of laboratory animals in a laboratory setting.

Essential Functions

1. Ensures animal cages and/or containment rooms are kept clean and orderly.
2. Launders, stores and distributes linens and scrubs required for animal care.
3. Restocks supplies needed for meeting animal needs and cleaning rooms.
4. May perform a variety of animal care duties such as (but not limited to) feeding, watering, applying shredded paper to cages and updating health records.
5. May perform a variety of animal care facility services such as (but not limited to) building “whelping boxes” and maintaining the upkeep of kennel grass and yard work.
6. Assists with animal treatment and transportation as needed.
7. Maintains grounds and common areas around animal quarters and clinic.

Education Level

High school diploma or equivalent

Field of Study

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Animal Care Attendant:
Level I – High school diploma or equivalent.
Level II – High school diploma or equivalent plus 2 years of experience in animal care practices.
Level III – High school diploma or equivalent plus 3 years of experience in animal care practices.

Animal Care Technician:
Level I – High school diploma or equivalent.
Level II – High school diploma or equivalent plus 2 years of experience in animal care practices.

Level III – High school diploma or equivalent plus 3 years of experience in animal care practices.

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

When a candidate has the required education, but lacks the required experience, they may normally apply additional appropriate education toward the experience requirement, at a rate of one (1) year relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

None Required.

Desired Qualifications

Experience with care and handling of dogs, cats and rodents; ability to read and carry out both interpersonal and written instructions; ability to work well with others as well as independently; excellent time management skills; ability to prioritize tasks effectively.

Salary Grade

25

Salary Range

$16,700 - $37,200

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

7:45 am - 4:45 pm weekends and holidays

City position is located in:

Auburn

State position is located:

Alabama

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Regularly involves lifting, bending or other physical exertion. Often exposed to one or more elements such as heat, cold, noise, dust, dirt, chemicals, etc., with one often to the point of being objectionable. Injuries may require professional treatment.

Posting Date

06/22/2021

Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://www.auemployment.com/postings/23562
Documents Needed to Apply
Required DocumentsOptional Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Other
  4. Other Documentation
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