Small Animal Caretaker (Job #S37)
Posting Date: July 25, 2021 Reposting Posting End Date: June 30, 2021
Position: Small Animal Caretaker Department: Veterinary Teaching Hospital/CVM
In keeping with the President’s commitment to Tuskegee University demonstrating "Excellence in Every Way", the ideal Small Animal Caretaker will possess the willingness to use his or her expertise to assist in the university’s efforts to be a sustainable academic organization committed to excellence.
Essential Duties and Job Responsibilities
Clean and sanitize cages, kennels, exercise areas and wards daily.
Clean and disinfect isolation ward as needed.
Assist with feeding, watering, and exercising patients as needed.
Clean and disinfect hallways, feed rooms, reception area daily.
Assist with unloading feed.
Assist with transporting animals to and from kennel and exercise areas
High School Graduate or GED
Able to lift at least 40 lbs. without difficulty
Previous work experience working in janitorial services or kennels
General interest in animal care
Good interpersonal and communication skills
Strong work ethic
Commensurate with education, training and experience
**The statements contained in this job announcement reflect general details as necessary to describe the principal functions of this job, the level of knowledge and skill typically required and the scope of responsibility. It should not be considered an all-inclusive listing of work requirements. **
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Each applicant, including all current/existing employees, must complete and submit a Tuskegee University employment application, resume/CV, (3) letters of recommendation (with detailed contact information) and copies of unofficial transcripts (official transcript(s) will be required upon hire). Applicants must meet the minimum qualifications and submit a completed application packet in order to be considered for the position. The University reserves the right not to fill the position in the event of budgetary or operational constraints. Application packets with missing information will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.
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