Attendant/Technician I/II/III, Animal Care

Auburn University

Auburn, AL

ID: 7085285
Posted: September 14, 2021
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
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.



 

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