Animal Caretaker Job Description Sample
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Summary The FMWRC mission is to create and maintain
"FIRST CHOICE" MWR products and services for America's Army, essential to a ready, self-reliant force. Our Directorate of Family and Morale, Welfare, and Recreation employees serve a vital role in supporting the Army's mission. They provide necessary skills that are crucial to supporting our military operations. The Army integrates the talents and skills of its military and civilian members to form a Total Army. The Area of Consideration for this vacancy announcement is
Island of Oahu. (Military Spouse Preference (MSP) and Involuntarily Separated Military Preference (ISMP) Preference eligible candidates are included in the area of consideration.) This position is located at Family and MWR pet Kennels located in Aiea, Hawaii. Hours of Operation: 7:30am- 3:30pm 7 days a week. This is a standing register announcement, with bi-weekly cut off dates. Announcement will be open until position has been filled. Learn more about this agency
Selected Applicants MUST not be afraid of animals! * Selected Applicants must meet all pre employment eligibility criteria to include background screening and medical examination.
Interested applicants will be exposed to unpleasant odors and noises, animal bites, scratches and contagious diseases. May be required to wear protective equipment.
Applicants must have the ability to recognize obvious changes to the normal appearance and activities of animals.
Ability to handle animals and clean work areas.
Travel Required Not required
Supervisory status No
3 ### Who May Apply
This job is open to
… US Citizens and Non-Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group. * #### Job family (Series) 5048 Animal Caretaking
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Conditions of Employment
Direct Deposit and Social Security Card is required
Meet qualification/eligibility/background requirements for this position * A one year probationary period may be required
Satisfactorily complete an employment verification (E-Verify) check *
Conditions of Employment:* 1. If selected, a completed and signed copy of our job application form (DA Form 3433) is required prior to entrance on duty. (Click hereto view form or copy this URL to your browser: www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/DRa/pdf/A3433Final.pdf). 2. Satisfactory completion of pre-employment background checks in accordance with AR 215-3, 2-13, i. to include a National Agency Check w/ Inquires (NACI). 3. Applicant must be able to pass a medical physical examination. 4. Must be able to work all shifts to include weekends.
- Be physically able to lift and carry heavy items weighing over 70 pounds. 2. Stand and walk for long periods of time. 3. Be able to follow complex written instructions. 4. Be able to maintain animal care records. Highly
1. Must have 6 months of either dog handling experience, vet clinic experience, or kennel boarding experience.
Additional selections may be made from this vacancy announcement for up to 90 days after the closing date.
Payment Permanent Change of Station (PCS) costs is not authorized, based on a determination that a PCS move is not in the Government interest.
Please check out our Applicant Information Kit to view additional information you may find useful when applying for our jobs. (Click hereto view kit or copy this URL: http://cpol.army.mil/employ/NAF/NAFApplicantInformationKit.pdf
Applications are valid for 90 days after submission date. Applicants will be referred to selecting officials as additional vacancies occur.
Refusal of a military spouse to participate in established recruitment procedures for a RFT or RPT position (for example, interview, and so forth) is considered a declination of employment and is a basis for termination of SEP entitlement for the current PCS of the sponsor. Read more
How You Will Be Evaluated You will be evaluated for this job based on how well you meet the qualifications above
. Applicants can claim the following eligibilities: * NAF Preference
Involuntarily Separated From the Military * NAF Preference
Spouse Employment Preference (SEP) * NAF Priority Consideration
Business Based Action * NAF Priority Consideration
Current Appropriated Funds Employee CNE (APF) * NAF Priority Consideration
Current/Former NAF Employee (CNE/FNE) * NAF Priority Consideration
Outside Applicant Veteran (OAV) * NAF Priority Consideration
Spouse/Widow/Parent of Veteran (OAV) Read more
Background checks and security clearance
Security clearance Not Applicable
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The following documents must be submitted with your application: * Resume
Optional: Our Job Application (DA Form 3433) will accepted in place of a Resume (click hereto view form or copy this URL into your browser: www.apd.army.mil/pub/eforms/DRa/pdf/A3433Final.pdf) The below items are accepted and may be needed to support a qualification and/or a claimed priority/preference: * Cover Letter * DD-214 * PCS Orders. Marriage Certificate, DA3434 * Resume * SF-50 * Transcript
If you are relying on your education to meet qualification requirements:
Education must be accredited by an accrediting institution recognized by the U.S. Department of Education in order for it to be credited towards qualifications. Therefore, provide only the attendance and/or degrees from schools accredited by accrediting institutions recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Failure to provide all of the required information as stated in this vacancy announcement may result in an ineligible rating or may affect the overall rating.
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Benefits A career with the U
.S. Government provides employees with a comprehensive benefits package. As a federal employee, you and your family will have access to a range of benefits that are designed to make your federal career very rewarding. Learn more about federal benefits. Review our benefits Eligibility for benefits depends on the type of position you hold and whether your position is full-time, part-time, or intermittent. Contact the hiring agency for more information on the specific benefits offered.
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How to Apply You may submit your application package using one of the two methods identified below:
Electronically (preferred) at https://www.usajobs.gov/ and search for Vacancy Identification Number (VIN) 2.
Manually: A manual application can be obtained by contacting the servicing NAF Human Resources Office listed on this vacancy announcement.
If you would like to apply manually, please contact the servicing NAF Human Resources (HRO) listed on this job announcement to request a copy of the manual application form.
All completed manual application forms (along with resume and other supporting documentation) must be received no later than 2:00pm on the closing date of this announcement in order to process your application in a timely manner. Neglecting to respond to the job related questions will result in an ineligible rating. Read more
Agency contact information
(808) 656-1431 ##### Email firstname.lastname@example.org
-NAF-W3RBAA US ARMY GARRISON HAWAII DO NOT MAIL Fort Shafter, HI US Learn more about this agency
Next steps Your resume will be reviewed to verify that qualification requirements have been met
. We appreciate your interest in this position! Read more
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Equal Employment Opportunity Policy The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race
, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.
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. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process should contact the hiring agency directly. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodation will be made on a case-by-case basis. A reasonable accommodation is any change to a job, the work environment, or the way things are usually done that enables an individual with a disability to apply for a job, perform job duties or receive equal access to job benefits. Under the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, federal agencies must provide reasonable accommodations when:
An applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to apply for a job.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to perform the essential job duties or to gain access to the workplace.
An employee with a disability needs an accommodation to receive equal access to benefits, such as details, training, and office-sponsored events. You can request a reasonable accommodation at any time during the application or hiring process or while on the job. Requests are considered on a case-by-case basis. Learn more about disability employment and reasonable accommodations or how to contact an agency. Read more
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New employee probationary period This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/484121700. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered. Open & closing dates: 11/08/2017 to 02/06/2018 Salary: $12.91 to $12.91 per hour This position is not entitled to 11.32% COLA (Island of Oahu)
Pay scale & grade:* NA 3 Work schedule: Intermittent
Appointment type:* Intermittent
We are seeking an Animal Caretaker to join our team! You will be responsible for the overall care and well-being of the animals at our facility.
- Handle general care tasks such as feeding and walking of the animals
- Assist in restraining animals for veterinary management
- Keep records of animal feedings, treatments, and other updates
- Engage in play activities and exercise with the animals
- Maintain a clean and healthy environment
- Previous experience in animal care or other related fields
- Passion to help and treat animals
- Ability to interact with animals in a calm, non-threatening manner
- Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to interact with clients
We are a full-service veterinary medical facility, located in Liverpool, NY. As an accredited hospital with both AAHA and NYSVMS, our professional and courteous health care team seeks to provide the best possible care for our highly-valued patients and their owners. We are committed to promoting responsible pet ownership, preventative health care and health-related educational opportunities for our clients. Please take a moment to contact us today, to learn more about our veterinary practice and how we can serve the needs of you and your cherished pet.
Our team of expert veterinarians and medical professionals will give your pet the best medical care to keep them happy and healthy. Liverpool Animal Health Center is dedicated to enhancing the bond between people and their pets through compassionate, professional care.
PART-TIME ANIMAL CARE TAKER WANTED!
If you enjoy spending time with dogs or cats then this could be the job for you! Little Shelter is looking for enthusiastic, self motivated individuals for our dog and cat program! This is a hand's on, physically demanding position. You may potentially be outside 8 hours a day in all kinds of weather if working with the dogs.
The ideal candidate for this position must be flexible and be able to work an ever changing schedule based on the shelters needs. ONE WEEKEND DAY REQUIRED. Must be a team player, have a positive attitude and have reliable transportation!
Your typical day taking care of our animal population will include:
- walking (dogs)
- and other duties as assigned.
FOR THE DOG PROGRAM: SEND EMAIL WITH RESUME TO MSARROSICK@AOL.COM
FOR THE CAT PROGRAM: SEND EMAIL WITH RESUME TO DIANNA@LITTLESHELTER.COM
Animal Caretaker In Training
Animal Caretaker Trainee
Must be in good health, able to lift 50lbs plus and able to stand for extended periods of time. Must be able to perform repetitive motion tasks and to perform duties while wearing personal protective equipment. Good communication skills are a must.
Duties & Responsibilities:
provide animal husbandry, keep accurate records, follow standard operating procedures and protocols, operate lab equipment, maintain a clean, organized and safe work environment, carry out assigned projects in a timely manner.
Shift: will vary as needed, must be able to cover during weekends, holidays, vacation and inclement weather. Monday & Friday 830am-1230pm, every other weekend 830am-1230pm.
Laboratory Animal Caretaker
Provides routine animal husbandry and care of university animals used in research and teaching; performs regular feeding and watering; maintains sanitation and animal care equipment; removes excreta and debris; cleans and sanitizes cages, animal rooms and related areas. Monitors animal health and observes for overt signs of disease; handles, restrains and transfers animals as directed and may provide assistance in basic procedures such as maintaining animal and experimental records, collecting specimens for diagnostic or environmental controls and assisting with treatments as directed by veterinary staff.
REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED and be working towards certification as Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) or begin that process after hire.
Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.
Knowledge of database and word processing software, the ability to communicate via email, and the ability to create and maintain filing systems. Basic knowledge of animal care.
Preferred Qualifications Working Conditions / Physical Demands Will work in facilities that require wearing a respirator and thus must be able to pass the Respirator Physical. Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds and to withstand sustained periods of physical activity such as standing, bending or stooping.
The position requires weekend work, either on a regular or rotating schedule.
Animal Caretaker I
Position works Sunday - Thursday with Friday and Saturday off.Additional Hours:Position will have occasional mandatory overtime and works a rotating holiday schedule. Position may rotate to other facilities within OAR to fill in for absentstaff.Job DetailsBackground Check:Successful candidates will be subject to a criminal background check.Additional Information:Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Risk
Desire previous animal caretaking experience in laboratory research environment, veterinary office, or animal hospital. Desire previous experience using cleaning/sanitation equipment.
Desire an application that is thorough including a complete work history listing specific duties and care performed. Have the ability to communicate effectively with others and to follow oral and written instructions. Be detail oriented.Duties:1.
Feeds and waters animals including the mixing and preparing of feed for standard or special diets. Weighs animals, keeping records on weights of feed and animal in coordination with the feeding program. Grooms, handles, and restrains animals.2.
Checks newly purchased animals for conformance to order specifications.3. Cleans and disinfects animal enclosures, isolation rooms, buildings, and equipment, adhering to established policies for maintaining pathogen free environments and containment of animals exposed to infectious diseases.4. Operates mechanical equipment, such as autoclaves, ventilated racks, and cage washers.
Checks for and reports failures in heating and ventilation systems to supervisor.5. Observes animals for signs of phenotype, illness, injury, or stress. Reports observations to supervisor.6.
Assists in routine veterinary treatments or restraint of animals for experimental purposes.7. Maintains and performs minor repairs to animal equipment, enclosures, and animal facility. Reports major building repairs or malfunctions to facility supervisor.8.
Transports animals, equipment, and supplies using carts or motorized vehicles.9. In animal facility, may use ventilated racks and biological safety cabinets for isolation and containment activities. Under direction of properly trained personnel, may euthanize animals in accordance to standard procedures.10.
Under direction of principal investigator and with adequate training may be responsible for maintain breeding colonies.11. Maintains the following records: feed, animal inventory numbers, veterinary treatment, animal health status observations, animal room environment observations and other record keeping duties as assigned.MINIMUM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS:1. Ability to read, write, and follow directions.2.
Possession of a valid state or commercial driver's license, as required.Before applying for the ANIMAL CARETAKER I position, please read the Minimum QualificationsBefore you can apply for a specific opening, you must have an ACTIVE ELECTRONIC MERIT EMPLOYMENT FILE with UI HR Employment Services. If you have already done so, please login. If you have not, please read our introductory page.APPLICANT CREDENTIALS ARE SUBJECT TO VERIFICATIONBackground checks(criminal history, child/dependent adult sexual abuse) will be conducted on final candidates for all positions in UI Hospitals and Clinics. Background checks may also be conducted for other positions.For information about applying for Officeand Clerical, Service, or Technical/Craft positions, please go to MeritApplication Procedures or contact Unive
Animal Caretaker II - 7612
Classification Information University Title Animal Caretaker II - 7612 Pay Grade 207 Entry Hourly Rate 16.79 Job Category Merit Posting Details Posting Number 80002M Position Title Animal Caretaker II (Dairy) Advertised Employing Department Animal Science Work Unit Animal Science Dairy Farm Base of Employment E - Merit (paid monthly) Appointment Type Merit Permanent Pay Frequency Monthly Proposed Start Date As soon as possible Number of Months Employed Per Year 12 Full or Part Time Full-Time Shift 1st Work Schedule Monday-Friday 3:30 am-Noon Number of Hours per Week 40 Summary of Duties and Responsibilities The Department of Animal Science at Iowa State University currently seeks applications for an Animal Caretaker II to work with dairy cattle. Duties include cleaning lots; handling and sorting cattle; using farm machinery; servicing farm equipment; pushing feed up to livestock and ensuring clean water; observing animals for signs of estrus, lameness, or illness; and reporting sick or injured animals to management.
This position will also train and oversee laborers and student employees. The Animal Caretaker II will assist the milkers with post dipping, releasing cows from the parlor, and loading cows into the parlor. The duties of this position require exposure to all weather conditions, noise, dust, cattle manure, vaccines, and pesticides.
Protective equipment is provided by ISU. All staff members are expected to interact collegially and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethics. About Iowa State University and the Ames Community Iowa State University is classified as a Carnegie Foundation Doctoral/Research University-Extensive, a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), and ranked by U.S.
News and World Report as one of the top public universities in the nation. More than 36,000 students are enrolled and are served by over 6,200 faculty and staff. Iowa State University is a global and culturally diverse university committed to providing an inclusive, equitable, and diverse environment for both learning and employment.
We know that diversity in experience and perspective is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and building an inclusive academic community. At Iowa State, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituents. The university has an expectation that all employees will demonstrate a contribution to diversity and inclusion as embodied in Iowa State University’s Principles of Community.
Ames, Iowa is a progressive community of 60,000, located approximately 30 minutes north of Des Moines, and recently voted one of the best college towns in the nation. Iowa State University is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity and strongly encourages applications from all qualified applicants, including women, underrepresented populations, and veterans. ISU is responsive to the needs of dual career couples, is dedicated to work-life balance through an array of policies, and is an NSF ADVANCE institution.
All employees are expected to exhibit and convey good citizenship within the program, the department, college, university activities, collegial interactions, and maintain the highest standards of integrity and ethical behavior. Required Qualifications 1.Ability to read, write, and follow instructions. 2. Two years experience and/or education in animal care work, or demonstrated ability in the required skills, or American Association of Laboratory Animal Science full certification as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician with a minimum of one year applicable work experience. 3.Possession of a valid state or commercial driver’s license, as required.
Special Qualifications Preferred Qualifications Experience with dairy cattle. Experience that demonstrates knowledge of equipment maintenance and use of power tools. Location (if other than Ames) Additional Information Department Contact Name Ben Drescher Department Contact Phone Department Contact Email Department/Unit Website ans.iastate.edu Application Instructions Apply for this position by clicking “Apply for this Job” and completing the Merit Application.
Please be prepared to enter details about your education and work history.If you have questions regarding the application process, please email email@example.com or call 515-294-4800 or Toll Free: 1-877-477-7485. Guaranteed Consideration Date 01/21/2018 Pre-Employment Screening All offers of employment, oral and written, are contingent upon the university’s verification of credentials and other information required by federal and state law, ISU policies/procedures, and may include the completion of a background check and/or a consumer credit check. Quick Link http://www.iastatejobs.com/postings/30767 EO Statement Iowa State University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, marital status, disability, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against. Inquiries can be directed to the Office of Equal Opportunity, 3410 Beardshear Hall, 515 Morrill Road, 515 294-7612, email firstname.lastname@example.org. Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s) Required Licensure(s)/Certification(s) Valid U.S. Driver’s License Preferred Licensure(s)/Certification(s)
Animal Caretaker II
Job Title Animal Caretaker II Agency Texas A&M University Department Vet Med-Teaching Hospital Proposed Minimum Salary $10.32 hourly Job Location College Station, Texas Job Type Staff Job Description This position provides routine care for animals and related facilities. Required Education and Experience:
High School diploma or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Two years of experience in animal care. Other Requirements or Other Factors:
No inhibiting allergies to animals, hay, or dust. Able to lift heavy weight objects. Ability to multi-task and work cooperatively with others. Preferred Education and Experience:
- High school graduation or equivalent (GED). More than two years experience in animal handling or animal care. Salary: $10.32 to $13.26
MAINTAINS A CLEAN AND SANITARY WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Maintains clean and sanitary patient cages and runs Sweeps and mops floors Washes dishes Laundry (includes removal of soiled laundry, collection of clean laundry, folding and storage of linens) Removes trash Cleans and packages oxygen hoses, bandage materials, and other items for sterilization Maintains outdoor exercise yard in a clean and sanitary manner Maintains a clean and sanitary working environment in the Isolation ward while patients are hospitalized in the ward Performs other chores as needed Persons in this position are considered essential when the University declares an emergency, campus closure, class cancellations, etc., and are therefore required to report to work and remain on duty unless/until relieved by the direct supervisor. Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University must either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to provide all job application data or a complete resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application. Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. Howdy and thank you for your interest in a career with Texas A&M University. As the flagship campus of The Texas A&M University System, we are located in College Station, Texas with a student population of more than 64,000 and nearly 9,000 faculty and staff. The Spirit of Aggieland is unmistakable. We are a unique American institution, fostering a culture of friendliness, diversity, compassion and respect for one another. Our unique history and rich traditions make Texas A&M special. From our benefits package and professional development opportunities to our retirement programs, Texas A&M is a great place to work. Your path to a great career starts here! Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity. If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (979) 845-5154. Useful Links:
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Animal Caretaker I
Candidate must be able to wash down and move macaque cages, feed animals, perform daily health checks on animals, and sanitize cages using various detergents and portable power washers. Must be able to work well as a team member, as well as independently.
May perform other duties as assigned by the Animal Resources Manager or Veterinarian. EDUCATION: Required: High School diploma or GED equivalent.
EXPERIENCE: Preferred: One year of animal caretaker experience. SKILLS: Required:
Must be able to read and follow written and verbal orders from Supervisor and Veterinarian. Must be able to write legibly and record health data and some research data. Must have valid driver s license and meet Texas Biomed driving standards.
POTENTIAL HAZARDS: Employee s work will also involve working directly with macaques and other primates of Texas Biomed colonies. Employee will be exposed to unpleasant odors and animal wastes.
Hazardous chemicals include paint, Enviro-B, Super Blue, AD-1, CFC; Descaler. AD-1. 64LQ. Biological hazards include infectious materials (BSL-2), Herpes B.
Simian retrovirus. Other occupational hazards include bites, scratches and lifting. Employee must routinely lift 50 pounds (feed, animals and water hoses) and carry for short distances without assistance.
Prolonged standing. Work will be performed in outdoor weather conditions. Participation in a medical monitoring and surveillance program is required (Baseline physical, TB Test, Tetanus, Serum banking and hepatitis screening required, Immunization for Hepatitis B is required.
Employee will drive Texas Biomed vehicles on Texas Biomed business. Safety Training and protective clothing, equipment, and supplies will be provided to the employee. OTHER: This is a full-time hourly paid position.
Employee will normally work 7am to 4pm. Rotating schedule with some weekend and holiday work required. Texas Biomed is committed to a drug-free workplace.
Pre-employment drug screen is required. Application packets are accepted electronically or in hard copy. A completed application packet is a requirement for all positions.
Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/Disability/Protected Veteran Status.
As the economic recovery unfolds, many executives with supply chain and logistics responsibilities are moving out of ?survival mode? and beginning to make their supply chains more flexible, responsive and efficient. They are looking to trim the number of distribution centers while minimizing transportation costs and cycle time.
If they have moved operations or sourcing overseas, they are looking for strategies to help them better manage a more complicated set of logistics and get a handle on fluctuations in inbound shipping costs. And if it has been a while since their warehousing and inventory strategies have been examined, they are looking for ways to respond to changes in customer order patterns and incorporate important new technologies.
Prior animal hospital experience is not necessary, but at least 1 - 2 years of work experience is required.
This position assists Veterinarians, Technicians, Client Service Coordinators, Custodians, and Administrative staff in delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional customer service.
Job duties include:
surgery nursing and monitoring, anesthesia monitoring, instrument and facility maintenance, safe and kind animal restraint, stocking inventory, and daily interaction with pet owners.
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