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Animal Care Tech Uncertified - Temporary

Job ID 160031BR Date posted 10/22/2021
  • Rochester, Minnesota
  • Full Time
  • Comparative Medicine
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Position description
To perform the necessary duties to provide quality care to all animals utilized in research including animal husbandry activities such as feeding, watering, sanitation, observation, room cleaning, and other duties as assigned.

This is a temporary position with an anticipated end date of August 1, 2022.

Qualifications
The position requires a minimum of a high school diploma and 2 years animal handling experience.

Additional qualifications
  • Must be able to assume responsibility, work independently, without close supervision, and cooperatively with other animal care technicians.
  • Must be able to carefully follow set procedures as dictated by the NIH Guide for the Care and Use of Animals, the Animal Welfare Act and guidelines established by the Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee and the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care.
  • Must have above average manual dexterity, stand on feet more than 50% of the time, be able to lift 50 pounds, bend or squat routinely, and work with arms above shoulder level.


License or certification
Incumbent is recommended to be certified by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science after 2 years' experience on the job as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT).

Exemption status
Non-exempt

Compensation Detail
Education, experience and tenure may be considered along with internal equity when job offers are extended. The minimum pay rate is $17.70 per hour.

Benefits eligible
No

Schedule
Full Time

Hours / Pay period
80

Schedule details
Monday - Friday. Start time is flexible between 6-8am. 8-hour shift.

No weekends at this time, but may be scheduled if needed to meet the needs of the department. Not to exceed 40 hours per week.

Weekend schedule
Scheduled as needed.

Remote
No

International Assignment
No

Site description
Mayo Clinic is located in the heart of downtown Rochester, Minnesota, a vibrant, friendly city that provides a highly livable environment for more than 34,000 Mayo staff and students. The city is consistently ranked among the best places to live in the United States because of its affordable cost of living, healthy lifestyle, excellent school systems and exceptionally high quality of life.

Recruiter
Chadwick Musolf

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