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Animal Care Technician I

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Animal Care Technician I
Requisition Number RE26039
Working Title
Department Name 40832:Laboratory Animal Resources
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 39
Salary Range $12.91-20.02/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Requires heavy lifting, pushing or pulling of objects over 50 pounds.


Monday – Friday; 7:00 am – 3:30 pm; and will include some weekends and on-call.

Job Summary

Completes primarily simple & routine animal caretaking duties; & as requested by Group Leader or Supervisor, cage wash activities which may occur up to 20% of the time of overall job duties & responsibilities. All actions are completed by strictly & consistently following applicable DLAR SOPs including safety procedures & guidelines. Reports any suspected or actual deviations to SOPs or non-routine situations immediately to Group Leader or their Supervisor. Arrives, leaves & takes breaks at work as scheduled. Strictly adheres to DLAR attendance policy.

IEBC (Internal Employee Being Considered).

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows, and Outlook.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

Twelve months of FCI, cage wash, animal husbandry (laboratory animal husbandry preferred) or equivalent experience directly related to care, use, handling and treatment of animals in a paid position; AALAS certification at ALAT level. Driver’s license preferred.

Deadline to Apply 01/18/2021
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Posted: 2021-01-11 Expires: 2021-02-10

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