Administer medications and treatments; assist with social housing and enrichment of animals; monitor animal and room environments; recognize animal behavior and symptoms; lead and direct the activities of laboratory animal technician staff; consult with research investigators to determine the needs for animal housing, diets or special requirements or procedures; maintain sanitation standards, records and supplies; and perform animal husbandry tasks. For a complete position description go to: http://www.ohr.wisc.edu/WebListing/Classified/PDDetail.aspx?vacid=75020&title=46074.
Animal care regulations enforced by the Animal Welfare Act, OSHA, and USDA; Guide for Care and Use of Laboratory Animals principles and practices; animal husbandry procedures; animal care and handling techniques; sanitation methods and requirements; safety rules and precautions; computerized data systems; and report methodology. Must be highly organized and able to manage multiple priorities at the same time, and have the ability to develop a good rapport and communicate well with faculty, staff, and students. Ability to lift 50 pounds and stand on feet for long periods of time with or without an accommodation.
SPECIAL NOTICE: For UW-Madison Campus safety information and crime statistics/annual Security Report, see http://www.wisc.edu/students/faculty/safety.htm or call the Dean of Students office at (608) 263-5700 for a paper copy.
Employment will require a criminal background check.
Applicants must be TB negative.
Starting salary is $15.039 per hour, plus excellent benefits. A six month probationary period is required. This position is represented by the Wisconsin State Employees Union, Technical Bargaining Unit. This position is in pay schedule/range 06-12.
Support provided for internship/volunteer positions (travel, meals, lodging):
Send completed application/examination materials to: Anne Mekschun, Graduate School Human Resources, 307 Bascom Hall, 500 Lincoln Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1380; fax (608) 262-5235; or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 4:30 PM, May 7, 2010. This position was originally announced on January 25, 2010 with a deadline date of February 8, 2010. If you previously applied for this position, you do not need to reapply at this time. Applications materials will be evaluated and the most qualified applicants will be invited to participate in the interview process.
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