Posted in Other 3 days ago.
Location: Tallahassee, Florida
Job Title: Animal Care Assistant - Researcher (LAR)
Location: Tallahassee, FL
Job ID: 50132
Laboratory Animal Resources (LAR) seeks to fill an OPS Animal Care Assistant.
An Equal Opportunity/Access/Affirmative Action/Pro Disabled & Veteran Employer.
FSU's Equal Opportunity Statement can be accessed at: https://hr.fsu.edu/sites/g/files/upcbnu2186/files/PDF/Publications/diversity/EEO_Statement.pdf.
Performs routine duties associated with cage sanitation and preparation for reuse in a research setting including cage maintenance, preventive maintenance of equipment, monitoring equipment for proper function and maintaining sanitary conditions. Operates mechanical washers and ensures cage washing and related equipment are in proper working order. Operates autoclaves to sterilize or decontaminate caging and equipment. Assists in receiving and storing materials, food, and supplies. Transports animals, caging, and supplies between animal rooms and facilities. Maintains sanitary condition of cage wash facilities and other ancillary areas including corridors and storage rooms. Takes necessary precautions to adhere to OSHA standards, other applicable federal and state regulations, and LAR standard operating procedures when working with hazardous agents, animals, and power equipment.
Provides diligent and responsible animal care. Feeds and waters animals. Changes and clean cages. Sanitizes equipment and facilities. Records and reports animal abnormalities including altered eating, drinking, waste elimination, behavior, superficial lesions, and/or death. Assists with technical procedures including record keeping, animal identification, breeding, sexing, specimen collection, preparing diets, and euthanasia. Records and reports environmental abnormalities. Provides routine physical maintenance of assigned areas. Performs other duties as assigned.
High School diploma and one year of work experience
Please contact Jaime White-James firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.University Information
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This is an OPS/temporary Job.Schedule
Up to 21 hours per week to occur Monday - Friday between 8:00am and 5:00pm, as determined by candidate and supervisor.How To Apply
If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.fsu.edu. If you are a current FSU employee, apply via myFSU > Self Service.
Applicants are required to complete the online application with all applicable information. Applications must include all work history up to ten years, and education details even if attaching a resume.
OPS employees are covered under the Affordable Care Act. OPS employees who meet certain criteria will be offered affordable health care coverage. For more information on the Affordable Care Act, please visit the Benefits website and click on Employee Insurance Eligibility.Tobacco Free Campus
Effective January 1, 2014, tobacco use, including simulated tobacco use, is prohibited on property, interior and exterior, owned or managed by Florida State University. This policy applies to all Florida State University students, employees, consultants, contractors, visitors, and external individuals.Screening Foreign Researchers
Pursuant to Florida law, any citizen of a foreign country who is not a permanent resident of the U.S., or who is a citizen or permanent resident but is affiliated with or has had at least 1 year of employment or training in China, Russia, Iran, North Korea, Cuba, Venezuela, or Syria is subject to additional screening. If you meet these criteria, you must be prepared to provide the following information to FSU upon request: