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JOB DESCRIPTION AND POSITION REQUIREMENTS :
The Part-Time Animal Care Taker position will :
Animal room, cage wash and hall way maintenance includes sanitation monitoring performed by taking bacterial cultures or RODAC plating.
This is an entry level position, some experience in the cleaning or care and handling of animals is preferred. This position requires the knowledge and ability to learn to use various technical animal care and research equipment, including cage washers, autoclaves, class II bio-safety cabinets, ventilated cage rack systems, and micro isolator cages.
This position requires proficient verbal and written English and mathematic skills pertinent to the duties of this position and situations encountered in the animal facility.
Demonstrate proficiency for core SOP’s. Requires the ability to work independently and in a team setting. Customer-focused attitude and enjoy working with other similarly dedicated persons is a must.
Requires the ability to lift up to 50 lbs. on a regular basis and requires long periods of standing.
The animal facility has a variety of environmental conditions including exposure to noise, dust, chemical, heat and animal waste products.
The use of appropriate protective clothing and equipment may be required and will be provided when required along with the proper training.
Work requires a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have a valid driver’s license.
CAMPUS SECURITY CRIME STATISTICS :
Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act and the Pennsylvania Act of 1988, Penn State publishes a combined Annual Security and Annual Fire Safety Report (ASR).
The ASR includes crime statistics and institutional policies concerning campus security, such as those concerning alcohol and drug use, crime prevention, the reporting of crimes, sexual assault, and other matters.
The ASR is available for review .
Penn State is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employe