Department: Ctr for Comparative Medicine Salary/Grade: NEX/8
Completes primarily simple & routine animal caretaking duties; & as requested by Group Leader or their designee, cage wash activities which may occur up to 50% of the time of overall job duties & responsibilities.Will be trained and expected to perform basic technical skills with complexity progressing through the ACT levels. All actions are completed by strictly & consistently following applicable CCM SOPs including safety procedures & guidelines.Reports any suspected or actual deviations to SOPs or non-routine situations immediately to Group Leader or their designee.Arrives, leaves & takes breaks at work as scheduled.Strictly adheres to CCM attendance policy.
Please note: Must be able to negotiate up to a 65 lb force (push/pull) on an occasional basis. Lifting is limited to 50 lbs occasionally and 25 lbs frequently. Must be able to work a shift schedule that includes working both Saturdays and Sundays, possibly a staggered work schedule, occasional overtime, and holidays as required. Must successfully maintain physical condition that will assure efficient performance of tasks, including successful completion of physical examination. This position requires the individual to be available to work on both the Chicago and Evanston campuses as coverage needs dictate.
Must be enrolled in the universitys occupational health program which entails filling out a health questionnaire. The health questionnaire is submitted to the universitys occupational health provider for review. Must be willing to undergo job related background check.
According to CCM SOPs:
�Cleans & sterilizes cages, equipment, supplies, rooms (primary and secondary enclosures), etc.
�Notifies lead if available or management of malfunctioning equipment; may document problem.
�Attends CCM sponsored training sessions, species specific identification & treatment sessions; & begins OJT cross training among species, etc.
Performs other duties as assigned.
�A minimum of 3 months cage wash, husbandry or equivalent work or educational experience.
�A high school diploma or its equivalent
�Valid state drivers license if driving animal transport van.
Target hiring range for this position will be between $17.75-$19.75 per hour. Offered salary will be determined by the applicants education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data
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