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Animal Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Open Rank)

  • ... Pullman, Western Australia, United States
  • ... Full time
  • ... Salary: 1500 per year
  • Posted on: Mar 12, 2024       Expires on: Apr 26, 2024

Animal Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Open Rank)   

JOB TITLE:

Animal Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Open Rank)

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Pullman Western Australia United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Full job description

Animal Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Open Rank)

Available Title(s):
525E-YN_CS_NPS - Animal Technician 1, 525F-YN_CS_NPS - Animal Technician 2, 525G-YN_CS_NPS - Animal Technician 3

Business Title:
Animal Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Open Rank)

Employee Type:
Classified

Time Type:
Full time

Position Term:
12 Month

Position Details:

The Opportunity:

The Office of the Campus Veterinarian is seeking candidates for an TWO FULL-TIME Animal Technicians.
In this role, you will perform a variety of duties related to the care of vivarium animals, general animal husbandry, and support of vivarium users in the Integrated Vivarium Services (IVS) Unit on the WSU Pullman campus.
You will have the opportunity to assist with different aspects of animal care, which include but are not limited to animal health observations, routine minor medical treatment, and health maintenance of animals such as nail trims and administration of oral and topical medications, feeding and watering, cage changing & cleaning, custodial care of animal rooms and support areas, record keeping, cage washing, and waste removal.
You may also be responsible for the maintenance of rodent breeding colonies, quarantining of animals, and assisting with technical procedures.
Animal technicians in the IVS unit work with rodents (rats & mice), rabbits, livestock, and aquatic species (fish, turtles, frogs).


To support WSU's ability to attract talent in a competitive job market, this recruitment has been approved for a hiring incentive payment of up to $1,500.
Learn more about
WSU's hiring incentive payment program.


Depending on your level of experience, you may begin as an Animal Technician 1, Animal Technician 2, or Animal Technician 3.


Required Qualifications:

Animal Technician 1

Physical ability to do required work; ability to read and write.


Animal Technician 2

One year of experience as an Animal Technician 1; OR equivalent education/experience.


Animal Technician 3

Two years of experience as an Animal Technician 2; OR equivalent education/experience.


Required Qualifications for All:
  • Physical ability to do required work and essential functions; ability to read and write in English.

  • Be 18 years or older.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Possession of or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.

  • Demonstrated ability to follow detailed directions and pay close attention to detail.

  • Must be able to travel drive distance to pick up animal shipments from regional airports.
    i.
    e.
    Pullman, Lewiston, or Spokane.

  • Must be able to drive 1- ton lift gate truck with manual transmission.

  • Must be able to wear respiratory protective equipment if necessary based on research needs, occupational health and safety requirements, and requirements set by WSU biosafety officer.

  • Must abstain from wearing scented products or using scented products at work due to the sensitivity of the animals and research.

  • Must be able to work a rotating schedule that could include weekends, after hours and holidays as needed and directed by supervisor.

  • This is an essential position, and the employee will be expected to report to work under conditions that other employees are not required to report to work, such as inclement weather and WSU suspended operations.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior husbandry experience with a wide range of animal species and working with animals in a research or teaching institution.

  • AALAS Certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Office of Research
Department Name: Campus Veterinarian
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164-1165
Department Link: Office of Research and Office of Campus Veterinarian
Monthly Salary:

Animal Technician 1: $2,875 to $3,537 (Range 30, Steps D-M)

Animal Technician 2: $2,875 to $3,700 (Range 32, Steps B-M)

Animal Technician 3: $2,940 to $3,883 (Range 34, Steps A-M)

Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.


Benefits: WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts.
For additional information, please review the summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff and Total Compensation.

Overtime Eligibility: Overtime Eligible
FTE: 100%
This is a permanent position.

Posting Close Date: This recruitment has been extended to close on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 11:59 P.
M.
Screening has begun and will remain ongoing until the vacancies are filled.

Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.
34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need.
A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.

Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following required documents to their online application.
Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files.
Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible.
Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application.
Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.

  • External candidates, please upload all documents in the \"Resume/CV\" section of your application.

  • Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the \"Resume/Cover Letter\" section of your application.

Required Documents:
  • CV or Resume
  • Cover Letter - describing your background and desire to work at WSU and in the Office of the Campus Veterinarian.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER.
Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.


WSU employs only U.
S.
citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.
S.
citizens.
All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.
S.
Citizenship and Immigration Services.


WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities.
To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.
edu.


To apply, visit https://wsu.
wd5.
myworkdayjobs.
com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Pullman-WA/Animal-Technician-1-2-or-3-Open-Rank-_R-11232


Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.


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Position Details

POSTED:

Mar 12, 2024

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

1500 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1710390684-fb182c9944c53524c8b8e2628a710c65

LOCATION:

Western Australia United States

CITY:

Pullman

Job Origin:

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Full job description

Animal Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Open Rank)

Available Title(s):
525E-YN_CS_NPS - Animal Technician 1, 525F-YN_CS_NPS - Animal Technician 2, 525G-YN_CS_NPS - Animal Technician 3

Business Title:
Animal Technician 1, 2, or 3 (Open Rank)

Employee Type:
Classified

Time Type:
Full time

Position Term:
12 Month

Position Details:

The Opportunity:

The Office of the Campus Veterinarian is seeking candidates for an TWO FULL-TIME Animal Technicians. In this role, you will perform a variety of duties related to the care of vivarium animals, general animal husbandry, and support of vivarium users in the Integrated Vivarium Services (IVS) Unit on the WSU Pullman campus. You will have the opportunity to assist with different aspects of animal care, which include but are not limited to animal health observations, routine minor medical treatment, and health maintenance of animals such as nail trims and administration of oral and topical medications, feeding and watering, cage changing & cleaning, custodial care of animal rooms and support areas, record keeping, cage washing, and waste removal. You may also be responsible for the maintenance of rodent breeding colonies, quarantining of animals, and assisting with technical procedures. Animal technicians in the IVS unit work with rodents (rats & mice), rabbits, livestock, and aquatic species (fish, turtles, frogs).

To support WSU's ability to attract talent in a competitive job market, this recruitment has been approved for a hiring incentive payment of up to $1,500. Learn more about WSU's hiring incentive payment program.

Depending on your level of experience, you may begin as an Animal Technician 1, Animal Technician 2, or Animal Technician 3.

Required Qualifications:

Animal Technician 1

Physical ability to do required work; ability to read and write.

Animal Technician 2

One year of experience as an Animal Technician 1; OR equivalent education/experience.

Animal Technician 3

Two years of experience as an Animal Technician 2; OR equivalent education/experience.

Required Qualifications for All:
  • Physical ability to do required work and essential functions; ability to read and write in English.
  • Be 18 years or older.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Possession of or ability to obtain by time of hire, a valid driver's license.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow detailed directions and pay close attention to detail.
  • Must be able to travel drive distance to pick up animal shipments from regional airports. i.e. Pullman, Lewiston, or Spokane.
  • Must be able to drive 1- ton lift gate truck with manual transmission.
  • Must be able to wear respiratory protective equipment if necessary based on research needs, occupational health and safety requirements, and requirements set by WSU biosafety officer.
  • Must abstain from wearing scented products or using scented products at work due to the sensitivity of the animals and research.
  • Must be able to work a rotating schedule that could include weekends, after hours and holidays as needed and directed by supervisor.
  • This is an essential position, and the employee will be expected to report to work under conditions that other employees are not required to report to work, such as inclement weather and WSU suspended operations.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior husbandry experience with a wide range of animal species and working with animals in a research or teaching institution.
  • AALAS Certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician level.

Additional Information:

Area/College: Office of Research
Department Name: Campus Veterinarian
City, State, Zip: Pullman, WA 99164-1165
Department Link: Office of Research and Office of Campus Veterinarian
Monthly Salary:

Animal Technician 1: $2,875 to $3,537 (Range 30, Steps D-M)

Animal Technician 2: $2,875 to $3,700 (Range 32, Steps B-M)

Animal Technician 3: $2,940 to $3,883 (Range 34, Steps A-M)

Successful candidates typically begin at the beginning of the salary range and receive scheduled salary increment increases in accordance with WAC 357-28.

Benefits: WSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes: paid sick and vacation leave; paid holidays; medical, dental, life and disability insurance package for employees and dependents; retirement; deferred compensation and optional supplemental retirement accounts. For additional information, please review the summary of benefits offered by WSU for classified staff and Total Compensation.
Overtime Eligibility: Overtime Eligible
FTE: 100%
This is a permanent position.
Posting Close Date: This recruitment has been extended to close on Sunday, March 24, 2024 at 11:59 P.M. Screening has begun and will remain ongoing until the vacancies are filled.
Background Check: This position has been designated by the department to require a background check because it requires access to children or vulnerable adults as defined by RCW 74.34, engages in law enforcement, requires security clearance, interacts with WSU students in a counseling or advising capacity, has access to personal identifying and/or financial information, unsupervised access to university buildings/property, or other business-related need. A background check will not be completed until an initial determination of qualification for employment has been made.
Application Instructions:

Applicants must upload the following required documents to their online application. Documents may be submitted in one file or separate files. Applicants are encouraged to upload as a PDF if possible. Applicants will be requested to provide contact information for professional references within the online application. Application materials should clearly communicate how the applicant meets all required qualifications and additional requirements.
  • External candidates, please upload all documents in the \"Resume/CV\" section of your application.
  • Internal candidates, please upload all documents in the \"Resume/Cover Letter\" section of your application.

Required Documents:
  • CV or Resume
  • Cover Letter - describing your background and desire to work at WSU and in the Office of the Campus Veterinarian.

WASHINGTON STATE UNIVERSITY IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EDUCATOR AND EMPLOYER. Members of ethnic minorities, women, special disabled veterans, veterans of the Vietnam-era, recently separated veterans, and other protected veteran, persons of disability and/or persons age 40 and over are encouraged to apply.

WSU employs only U.S. citizens and lawfully authorized non-U.S. citizens. All new employees must show employment eligibility verification as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.

WSU is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact Human Resource Services: 509-335-4521 (v), Washington State TDD Relay Service: Voice Callers: 1-800-833-6384; TDD Callers: 1-800-833-6388, 509-335-1259(f), or hrs@wsu.edu.

To apply, visit https://wsu.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/WSU_Jobs/job/Pullman-WA/Animal-Technician-1-2-or-3-Open-Rank-_R-11232

Washington State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Educator and Employer.

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