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DFRC ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN

Apply now Job no: 243540-US
Work type: Onsite, Staff-Full Time
Department:CALS/AG RES STA/DAIRY FORG RES
Location: Prairie du Sac
Categories: Teaching and Research Animal Care

Job Summary:

Duties will include milking, moving cattle to parlor and calf feeding. Other duties may include feeding, cleaning, handling, and general care of the dairy cattle in an efficient and accurate manner. This position requires that the employee uses experience and ability to follow directions to complete task and to care for livestock with limited supervision.

The UW-Madison College of Agricultural and Life Sciences is committed to maintaining and growing a culture that embraces diversity, inclusion, and equity, believing that these values are foundational elements of our excellence and fundamental components of a positive and enriching learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff.

About the Job:

Animal Care Technician II (AN009)

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Education:

Preferred
H.S. Diploma

Qualifications:

-Ability and desire to work and learn in a research setting.
-Desire to provide and care for animals in a research setting.
-Desire to learn modern collection, diagnosis, recording and treatment protocols
-Desire to train on and regularly operate skid steers and other utility vehicles
-Ability to organize and work independently following training.
-Basic computer entry skills.

Additional Information:

-Ability to lift 50 pounds
-A criminal background check will be conducted
-A probationary period will be required

Department(s):

A078600-COL OF AG & LIFE SCIENCES/AG RES STA/DAIRY FORG RES

Work Type:

Full Time: 100%

This position requires work be performed in-person, onsite, at a designated campus work location.

Work Schedule:

Shifts are 10 hours per day, 40 hours per week.
PM Shift starts at 1:30 PM and works until 12:00 AM (midnight)
Alternating weekends and varying holidays

Appointment Type, Duration:

Ongoing/Renewable

Salary:

Minimum $16.21 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To begin the application process please click on the `Apply Now' button. You will be asked to upload a current resume/CV and provide 3 references within the application.

Contact:

Justin Cave
justin.cave@wisc.edu
608-263-3715
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )



Official Title:

Animal Care Technician II(AN009)

Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:

243540-US

  The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website: https://employeedisabilities.wisc.edu/disability-accommodation-information-for-applicants/

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

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