Required Qualifications: As per Civil Service Standards and Specifications. There are no minimum education or experience qualifications for appointment to this title. Must comply with all DLAR policies and procedures.
Experience performing animal husbandry duties in a commercial or research setting
Take care of Lab animals in order to help research work.
Cleaning, changing cages, bottles, scrubbing pens, feed/water animals, observe/report sick/dead/injured animals; sweep, mop, house and squeegee rooms
Pair groups of animals for mating under supervision
Take garbage out
Sanitize and buff rooms
Insure cage cards are filled out properly
Take daily census of animal population and fill out prescribed forms
Operate automatic cage washers
Other duties as assigned
Special Notes: This is a full-time position, 40 hours per week, Monday through Friday, 7 :00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. FLSA Nonexempt position, eligible for the overtime provisions of the FLSA. Internal and external search to occur simultaneously. Mandatory rehire roster candidates have a preference.
The selected candidate must successfully clear a background investigation.
Essential Position: This has been designated as an essential position based on the duties of the job and the functions performed. Positions that are designated as such are required to report to work/remain at work even if classes are canceled, and the campus is working on limited operations in an emergency.
Patient Contact: Prior to start date, the selected candidate must meet the following requirements: Successfully complete pre-employment physical examination and obtain medical clearance from Stony Brook University's Employee Health Services (The hiring department will be responsible for any fee incurred for examination), clear a background investigation, submit (3) written reference, and provide a copy of any required New York State license(s)/certificate(s). Please be advised that failure to comply with any of the above requirements could result in a delayed start date and/or revocation of the employment offer.
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Posting Overview: This position will remain posted until filled or for a maximum of 90 days. An initial review of all applicants will occur two weeks from the posting date. Candidates are advised on the application that for full consideration, applications must be received before the initial review date (which is within two weeks of the posting date).
If within the initial review no candidate was selected to fill the position posted, additional applications will be considered for the posted position; however, the posting will close once a finalist is identified, and at minimal, two weeks after the initial posting date. Please note, that if no candidate were identified and hired within 90 days from initial posting, the posting would close for review, and possibly reposted at a later date.
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Official Job Title: Laboratory Animal Caretaker
Job Field: Laboratory
Primary Location: US-NY-Stony Brook
Department/Hiring Area: Division of Laboratory Animal Resources-Stony Brook University
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