Veterinary Medicine and Surgery
The College Of Veterinary Medicine at MU is on a mission to
inclusively educate and train outstanding clinicians and scientists
from diverse backgrounds, generate new knowledge, engage
stakeholders, and foster economic growth, all which promote and
protect the health and welfare of animals and people. Simply
put, out mission is to Teach, Heal, Discover and Serve.
Responsible for providing basic husbandry for equine that may enter
- Must ensure that all pens, stalls, treatment areas, and
connecting corridors are adequately cleaned and disinfected so that
biosecurity integrity can be maintained.
- Rail work, catches and hinges on all pens, stalls and treatment
areas must be cleaned and maintained continuously.
- May include duties in the food animal clinic caring for cattle,
pigs, sheep, llamas, etc that may enter the hospital.
Monday - Friday. Shift expected to start at 7a or 7:30a, but hours
will be finalized once a candidate is selected for hire.
- Ability to read and write.
- One to two years of experience with caring for horses and/or
- Ability on a daily basis to:
- Lift items weighing up to 70 lbs.
- Grasp handles of shovels for scooping and brooms and mops for
- Climb on railings
- Observe animal behavior
- Work around dust, chemicals, animal waste and water
Equine handling experience. Excellent communication skills.
Experience with operating forklifts, trucks and other
Anticipated Hiring Range
Salary Range: $15.00 - $18.00/ hour
GGS Grade: B
University Title: Equine Animal Care Worker
Internal applicants can determine their University title by
accessing the Talent Profile tile in myHR
This position is eligible for University benefits. The University
offers a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental
and vision plans, retirement, paid time off, and educational fee
discounts. For additional information on University benefits,
please visit the Faculty & Staff Benefits website at http://www.umsystem.edu/totalrewards/benefits
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