Depending on Qualifications
The expected salary range for this position is $17.00 up to $19.50
for highly experienced candidates. Actual pay will depend on
experience and qualifications. Employees in this position can
expect to receive benefits such as vacation, holidays, and paid
time off; competitive insurances and savings accounts; retirement
This position feeds dairy cattle during the morning shift. This
position will also participate in milking cows, feeding calves,
cleaning pens and facilities, cattle handling and animal health
observations in an AAALAC accredited dairy heifer and lactating cow
research operation, as directed. The position will uphold the
cleanliness of the milking facility and cows to grade A standards.
This position must successfully complete all animal trainings
required to work in an AAALAC accredited animal research
The College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) is committed
to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity,
inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational
elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive
and enriching learning and working environment for all students,
faculty, and staff. At CALS, we acknowledge that bias, prejudice,
racism and hate have historically occurred in many forms that cause
significant and lasting harm to members of our community. We commit
to taking actions each day toward a college that is inclusive and
welcoming to all.
Collects samples and administers medication and treatments, in
addition to feeding and maintenance responsibilities, to ensure
compliance with animal care regulations and support research and
Institutional Statement on Diversity:
- 10% Collects samples from animals and administers medications,
injections, and treatments according to established protocols and
procedures to be used for diagnostic tests and research
- 15% Inventories, cleans, and maintains organization of animal
holding spaces and supplies
- 50% Prepares food and formulas and feeds animals according to
established schedules and specifications
- 5% Inspects and reports equipment problems to ensure optimal
and safe operation
- 5% Maintains organization of and updates records related to
- 15% Observes animal behavior, performs basic animal care, and
reports concerns to the appropriate entities to contribute to the
health and well-being of animals and promote research
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for
UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect
the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience,
status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We
commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching,
research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by
creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every
background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve
Wisconsin and the world.
For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please
visit: Diversity and
-Minimum of two years working in dairy.
-Understanding of mastitis (severity, treatments, therapy).
-Experience feeding calves, heifers and cows.
-Understand cattle handling and work in a calm manner around
-Able to perform artificial insemination is not required but
UW-Madison continues to follow necessary health and safety
protocols to protect our campus from COVID-19. All employees remain
subject to the COVID-19 Workplace Safety Policy: https://policy.wisc.edu/library/UW-5086
. Please visit https://covidresponse.wisc.edu
for the most up-to-date information.
Position will work 5 days a week. Schedule is 4:30 am - 1:00 pm.
Must work every other weekend and some holidays.
Full Time: 100%
It is anticipated this position requires work be performed
in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.
Appointment Type, Duration:
-A criminal background check is required
-A probationary period is required
-Position will work 5 days a week. Schedule is 4:30 am - 1:00 pm.
Must work every other weekend and some holidays.
How to Apply:
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will be asked to upload a current resume/CV, and contact
information for three professional references.
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS:
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Animal Care Technician II(AN009)
A079200-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/AG RES STA/MARSHFIELD
The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative
Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and
encourage all qualified individuals to apply.
If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability,
you can find information about how to make a request at the
Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also
require you and your references to answer questions regarding
sexual violence and sexual harassment.
The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities
of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that
the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.
Stat. sec. 19.36(7).
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Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary
policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and
on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics
for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper
copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police
Applications Open: Aug 5 2022 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: Aug 22 2022 11:55 PM Central Daylight