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Animal Technician

Employer
University of Idaho
Location
Idaho, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Date posted
May 29, 2024

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Research Administration
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time


University of Idaho

Animal Technician


Location: Moscow

Division/College: University Research

Employee Category: Student/Temporary

Pay Range: $11.00 - $14.00 per hour

FTE:

Full/Part Time: Part Time

Position Summary:
Under direct supervision of the Laboratory Animal Research Facility Manager, the animal technician is responsible to properly care for and maintain lab animal facility. Provide care to research animals, including rodents and fish.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Experience and ability to keep clear and legible hand-written records.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to pass required IACUC (Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee Courses.
  • Availability to work weekends, holidays, and academic breaks (Summer, Spring, Fall and Winter breaks).





Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in a lab animal research facility
  • Animal handling skills
  • Ability to follow proper lab sanitation guidelines





Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:
  • Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 pounds; enroll in and pass the University’s Respiratory Protection Program.
  • Ability to perform required activities including: climbing and working from step stools, bending, stooping, and standing for long periods of time.
  • Ability to feed, water, exercise (as needed) small animals and work in proximity to fur-bearing animals, birds, and amphibians.
  • Ability to work in rooms that are 80 degrees Fahrenheit for periods of up to 3 hours at a time.



Ability to lift, carry and/or otherwise move 50 pounds; enroll in and pass the University’s Respiratory Protection Program. Ability to perform required activities including: climbing and working from step stools, bending, stooping, and standing for long periods of time.  Ability to feed, water, exercise (as needed) small animals and work in proximity to fur-bearing animals, birds, and amphibians. Ability to work in rooms that are 80 degrees Fahrenheit for periods of up to 3 hours at a time. 


Required Licensures, Certifications or other


Posting Number: STH002096P

Posting Date: 05/28/2024

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
Preferential review of applicants will begin on June 5, 2024.

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates may be required to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit: jobs.uidaho.edu

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.



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