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Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade R03.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account.� If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor.�� To attach these documents, go to:� My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type � Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
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Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Comparative Medicine.� The position is located at the Medical School Campus.
Provide basic care and husbandry for a variety of animal species in accordance with established standard operating procedures (SOP), U.S.D.A., NIH, University and other government guidelines.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Maintain barrier rooms for those working with rodents.
Clean and change animal cages.
Feed, water and observe animals.
Report daily animal census and keep close surveillance of animal activity and health status.
Observe and monitor signs of unusual problems, behaviors, illness or death in animals and report to Supervisor, Facility Manager or DCM Veterinarian.
Clean barrier rooms and maintain room sanitation schedule.
Perform general housekeeping duties.
Perform additional duties as required by supervisor/department.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.� Mandatory weekend and holiday coverage on a rotating basis.
3 years experience in a laboratory setting with animal care preferred.
Up to 2 years post high school education at an accredited institution may be substituted for experience.
Experience preferred in laboratory animal care functions.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
Must obtain AALAS certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level (ALAT) within two years of position acceptance. Vaccinations and hearing protection required through participation in the Occupational Health & Safety Program.
The hiring range for this position is $12.09 - $14.90 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, fitness for duty assessment and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.