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Research Animal Scientist (Postdoctoral Research Associate)

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Job Overview

Summary Find Solutions to Agricultural Problems that Affect Americans Every Day

, From Field to Table. The Agricultural Research Service (ARS) is the United States Department of Agricultures chief scientific research agency and one of the worlds premiere scientific organizations.

ARS Postdoctoral Research Associates are hired to supplement a lead scientist's research on agricultural problems of high national priority affecting American agriculture. U.S. citizens and permanent residents who meet certain eligibility requirements Additional information on the employment of non-citizens can be found at: The initial appointment will be for 2 years with a possible extension up to 4 years. ANNOUNCEMENT IS OPEN UNTIL FILLED OR November 17, 2017 ### Duties The incumbent will conduct cooperative and independent research, specifically measure beef cattle genomic x environment interactions using intake, performance, nutrient-use efficiency. In addition, rumen microbiota studies will be used to help correlate nutrient-use efficiency and rumen methane production from beef cattle grazing systems composed of native prairie, improved grasslands, winter wheat, or novel grasses and legumes. Technologies must be developed or adapted by the incumbent and corroborated in collaboration with scientists conducting research on forage and animal efficiency.

Travel Required

  • Occasional Travel

  • For Research Meeting Planning and Professional Meeting Attendance.

Relocation Authorized

  • No Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • A Ph.D. is required that was obtained within the last four years

  • Appropriations Law and Immigration Law requirements must be met

  • Pre-employment fingerprint check with successful adjudication is required

Qualifications This position requires a recent Ph

.D in Animal Science or a related field of study that has equipped the applicant with the necessary knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. An emphasis in rumen microbiology, rumen microbiota/genomics, grazing management/ecology and nutrient cycling is required.

Knowledge or experience in beef cattle production, greenhouse gas emissions, and nutrient cycling is desirable. Applicants must meet basic Office of Personnel Management (OPM) Qualification Standard's requirements of the scientific discipline necessary to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. Basic requirements for the 0487, Animal Science Series are as follows:

Degree: animal science, dairy science, poultry science; or a related discipline or field of animal science that included at least 30 semester hours in the basic biological and agricultural sciences, and 20 semester hours in animal science. For animal scientist positions, at least 10 of the required 20 semester hours in animal science must have been in courses dealing with the breeding, feeding, production, and management of livestock, and the care and preparation of their products. OR

Combination of education and experience: courses equivalent to a major in the basic biological and agricultural sciences, including a minimum of 20 semester hours in appropriate animal science subjects, as described in A above, plus appropriate experience or additional education. This position has a positive education requirement. You must submit a copy of your academic transcripts OR a list of college courses with credit hours, dates completed, and grades received to verify education when applying for this position.

If this information is not provided, your education may not be appropriately evaluated and you may lose consideration for this position.

If you are selected for this position, you will have to provide an official copy of your transcripts prior to entering on duty. Application materials will not be returned.
Education completed in foreign colleges or universities may be used to meet the above requirements if you can show that the foreign education is comparable to that received in an accredited educational institution in the United States.

It is your responsibility to provide such evidence when applying. Foreign education must be evaluated by an approved organization. For additional information, refer to the U.S.

Department of Education web site at All transcripts must be in English or include an English translation.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid commercial driver's license as a condition of employment

Security Clearance Other Additional Information

Additional Information

What To Expect Next Applications will be received and reviewed for consideration until a selection has been made


BENEFITS A Benefits Package will be authorized for appointments made for a period of more than one year

. The Federal Government offers a comprehensive benefits package. Explore the major benefits offered to most Federal employees at: ### Other Information * BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION AND FINGERPRINT CHECK:

Selection and retention in this position is contingent on a successfully adjudicated FBI National Criminal History Check (fingerprint check) and a background investigation. This job originated on For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Salary Range: $59,246.00 to $77,019.00 / Per Year Series & Grade: GS-0487-11/11 Promotion Potential: 12 Supervisory Status: No Control Number: 456868700 Job Announcement Number: RA-17-003-L

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Revised - Senior Research Scientist - Animal Related Experiments

GENERAL DUTIES Conducts academic research in connection with CUNY programs; may assist faculty, staff, and students in conducting research and lead research efforts involving others.

  • Develops research plans and proposals and participates in acquiring funding

  • Collects, analyzes, and assures validity of data

  • Writes progress reports; writes and publishes findings

  • Collaborates with internal and external colleagues

  • Adheres to standards for safety and hygiene and ethical conduct as defined by the University and relevant outside parties CONTRACT TITLE Research Associate FLSA Exempt CAMPUS SPECIFIC INFORMATION The City University of New York's newest facility, the Advanced Science Research Center (ASRC), boasts the success of the University's rich past, and the determination to become a national leader in visionary scientific research in the future. With a focus in the fields of Nanoscience, Photonics, Structural Biology, Neuroscience, and Environmental Sciences, the ASRC will operate as a nucleus of a University-wide science enterprise, fostering the development of an integrated research network that brings together faculty, students, and post-doctoral fellows from CUNY's colleges across the five boroughs. This state-of-the-art facility will house a staff of elite scientists and leaders who will seek to break down the walls between disparate but increasingly inter-related disciplines of applied science. The ASRC is seeking a PhD level Research Associate to work under the Director of the Neuroscience Initiative to perform experiments related to environmental effects on white matter structures. The primary duties will involve designing and executing experiments for projects focused on the genetic and epigenetic mechanisms underlying the environmental impact in mouse models of demyelinating diseases and psychiatric disorders. Candidates will assist in IACUC related submissions and keep accurate documentation relative to approvals, deadlines and protocol submissions. Candidates will coordinate experiments requiring animal models and ensure accurate breeding strategies of transgenic mice. They will contribute to the establishment of models for neurodegeneration and follow up experiments leading to the development of diagnostics and therapeutics. Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to: * Work under the Director of the Neuroscience Initiative to perform experiments related to research plans and proposals for acquiring funding.

  • Mouse colony management, including genotyping, maintenance, and expansion of transgenic colonies.

  • Assists in IACUC related submission and keeps accurate documentation relative to approvals, deadlines, protocol submission.

  • Adheres to standards for safety and ethical conduct as defined by the University and relevant outside parties.

  • Collaborates with internal and external colleagues in conducting experiments requiring mouse models.

  • Conducts behavioral testing on diverse mouse models using standardized protocols.

  • Conducts individual experiments as needed for grant submission and is responsible for active as liaison on collaborative research projects.

  • Contributes to the development of new research methods and ideas.

  • Coordinates experiments and ensures accurate breeding strategies.

  • Develops and coordinates research objectives within the specific projects, and contributes to the development of research objectives as part of the wider research program within the group, with guidance from the academic supervisor, as required.

  • Maintains accurate record of protocol and reagents related to fixation and post-fixation tissue processing, including embedding and sectioning.

  • Organizes data and graphs and proposes alternatives to improve mouse colony and experimental approaches.

  • Participates in academic research projects conducted in connection with CUNY programs; may assist faculty, staff, and students in conducting research and lead research efforts involving others.

  • Prepares and delivers substances to mice through multiple routes. Keeps accurate record for controlled substance.

  • Provides training and support related to perfusions and sample collection, as agreed with Director of Neuroscience Initiative.

  • Responsible for animal ordering and shipping and for reducing the number of necessary animal subjects, upon consultation.

  • Performs related duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Doctoral Degree in a related field and demonstrated research ability. OTHER QUALIFICATIONS The ideal candidate will possess the following knowledge, skills and professional competencies: * A Ph.D. in specific research areas (e.g., molecular biology, biochemistry, neuroscience, psychology, veterinary science). Previous surgical training is a plus.

  • Candidate must have significant experience in mouse colony management.

  • Significant experience with tissue processing and sectioning. Experience with preparation for electron microscopy section is a plus.

  • Expertise in animal behavioral testing. Experience with video-tracking software (e.g. Ethovision, CleverSys), metabolic cages or animal models of multiple sclerosis or depression are preferred.

  • Flexibility in work schedule to accommodate behavioral testing that may occur on any day of the week.

  • In-depth knowledge of the scientific principles, methods and processes (technical and/or theoretical) used to conduct scientific research-- including experimental design, methods of data collection and analysis, and interpreting and reporting results.

  • Demonstrated expertise at working across and within disciplines.

  • Publication of results in high quality journals. * A proven team player, able to collaborate and motivate successfully.

  • Ability to plan workload effectively and to work under time pressure and heavy work load.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Confident and competent experimentalist.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work well independently or as part of a team.

  • Collaborative personality and a passion for scientific research.

  • Experience in electrophysiological recordings, optogenetics, complex neurosurgeries and anesthetic procedures is strongly preferred. COMPENSATION Commensurate on experience BENEFITS CUNY offers a comprehensive benefits package to employees and eligible dependents based on job title and classification. Employees are also offered pension and Tax-Deferred Savings Plans. Part-time employees must meet a weekly or semester work hour criteria to be eligible for health benefits. Health benefits are also extended to retirees who meet the eligibility criteria. HOW TO APPLY For full consideration, submit a cover letter and résumé online via CUNY's web-based job system, addressing how your experience and credentials fulfill the responsibilities and qualifications outlined. The direct link to the job opening from external sources is:;=A&JobOpeningId;=15912&SiteId;=1&PostingSeq;=1 CLOSING DATE Open until filled with review of applications beginning December 9, 2016 JOB SEARCH CATEGORY CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

Location: Central Office Job Title: REVISED - Senior Research Scientist - Animal Related Experiments Job ID: 15912 Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

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Product Marketing Manager - Pro Animal

Position Title          Product Marketing Manager- Pro Animal- IL #3647
Relocation              Yes
Location                  Western Illinois
Global manufacturer looking for a Product Marketing Manager.
This position is responsible for leading all marketing activities of the Animal Products division.  The Marketing Manager is a self-directed marketing professional who is responsible for developing strong long and short-term brand, marketing, promotional, new product development and merchandising strategies.
Key Job Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Advocate for the brand vision, strategy and positioning in the marketplace.
  • Develop comprehensive market strategies, including product positioning and competitive analysis.
  • Develop and implement marketing plans and calendars by brand, segment and channel.
  • Ability to prepare creative briefs and direct internal/external resources.
  • Proactively lead the concept and design of new products and/or packaging to meet changing demands of the market, increase market share and increase profitability.
  • Coordinate new product launches, line extensions, promotions, pricing, packaging, advertising, market research and analysis of customer trends.
  • Lead and direct various marketing communications projects, brand/product videos, merchandising and advertising (print, digital, etc.) to increase sales.
  • Work closely with Sales to develop and manage customer strategies.
  • Use financial data to make sound decisions that achieve key strategic initiatives.
  • Achieve company sales and profit objectives.
  • Establish and manage divisional products and marketing budget against plan.
  • Product management of Pet Specialty and Professional Pet Markets.
  • Mentor marketing team, develop their skill sets and create individual develop plans for each.
The ideal person for this position has the following minimal requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing required; MBA preferred
  • 5+ years of related experience in a CPG or related environment
  • Strong new product development and marketing experience required
  • Strong leadership, creative, problem-solving, presentation, planning and organizing skills
  • Proven ability to convert strategies into operational plans and tactical execution
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and to set priorities according to business needs
  • Ability to take initiative and resolve complex marketing issues
  • Strong Computer/Microsoft skills
  • Experience with Social Media platforms
  • Travel up to 20% annually for customer presentations, trade shows, etc.
Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:
1.  Bachelor's Degree in Business or Marketing required.  MBA preferred.
2.  5+ years of product marketing management experience in a CPG or related environment.
3.  Strong new product development and marketing experience required.
4.  Experience with Social Media platforms.
5.  Interest in working in Sterling, IL.

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Animal Care Provider

Our Group is the world's leading global political risk research and consulting firm. By examining political, economic, social, and security developments and their impact on the stability of countries, regions, and markets, we help our clients make informed business decisions in countries where understanding the political landscape is critical.

Job Summary

This position must be able to provide professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times.
Possess computer aptitudes that enable applicant to quickly learn a mostly paperless hospital system.
Ability to multi-task with strong written and verbal communication skills.
Perform procedures including but not limited to: placing IV catheters, inducing anesthesia, intubating patients, preparing pets for procedures, monitoring hospitalized and surgical patients, administering injections and medications, running lab work, drawing blood, etc.

Further duties include:

Educate clients, maintain proper and complete medical charts, and maintain clean, sterile and organized treatment areas, exam rooms, and labs.

Minimum of one year experience preferred but will train the right individual.
Our employment package is commensurate on experience and includes a generous salary and benefits such as paid time off, uniform allowance, retirement program, and discounted medical care for employee pets commensurate .
If you are ambitious, friendly, adventurous and enthusiastic about veterinary medicine we want to hear from you.

Our staff is made up of highly talented, diverse, and motivated people who are dedicated to the company's work. With offices in New York City, Washington, and London, the firm offers exceptional opportunities for individuals at all levels in their careers.

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Animal Care Helper

Our clients include integrated oil companies, major mining multinationals, as well as several of the world's largest global electric utilities and power-generation firms. In addition, we work closely with the Global Markets group by supporting energy and commodity trading and sector analysis/portfolio management groups within financial institutions. We also collaborate with the other client services teams on a variety of strategic research projects and thematic workshops.


  1. Must be able to handle dogs of all sizes and cats
  2. Must enjoy working with both people and pets
  3. Must have the stamina to walk energetic dogs as well as ensure our pet resort looks inviting and clean
  4. Must have a flexible work schedule where you can work during the week, as well as, on the weekends and holiday time frames.
  5. Must be able to follow directions and comply with processes and procedures
  6. Must have a keen sense of observation when observing the pets
  8. CSRs: Must be able to multi-task and handle large phone call volumes and walk in tours
  9. CSRs: Must have a positive, upbeat phone voice and personality

Primary Services

?Direct advisory services: We offer quarterly in-person commodity outlook presentations, tailored to client interests within our broad suite of thematic coverage. In addition, clients have full access to Eurasia Group's research platform of directors and senior analysts via phone and email.

?Regional and thematic research products: Our group's flagship product is Energy Trendwatch, which is distributed to clients on a weekly basis. Our clients also receive Eurasia Group's suite of daily, weekly, and monthly publications, ranging from event-driven notes to forward-looking regional and global outlooks.

?Tailored projects & consulting: We provide a variety of bespoke services in conjunction with Eurasia Group's regional research groups, including market-entry analysis, executive briefings, monitoring services, strategic planning, country studies, and sector-focused comparative risk modeling.

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Our client, a video game development studio located in the San Francisco Bay area, is looking to add an Animator to support the rapid growth of their studio.  They have a state of the art facility, industry leading team members, and are creating the next generation of an award winning game.
San Francisco, California 
( 1 year contract with opportunity for full-time) 


  • Create in-game and cinematic animations that are complex, believable, realistic human animations in a timely manner;
  • Utilize Maya and animation editing through the “Graph Editor”;
  • Motion capture editing and cleanup.

  • Professional animation experience, knowledge of Cinematic and Motion Capture Editing;
  • Understanding of animation fundamentals;
  • Experience with cinematic framing, shot continuity, camera animation, and facial animation.
Sound like you & piqued your interest? Great, apply today.

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Animal Technician 2

Position Focus: Provide support services for the research faculty and staff in the Sanitation Unit within the Department of the Animal Resources Center.

Duties will include processing animal cages using equipment in the Sanitation unit on either the clean or dirty side and/or specific washing center.

Detect and report malfunctioning and/or defective equipment. Fill clean cages with measured amount of animal food and bedding.

Process equipment through rack washer and autoclave. Fill water bottles, sanitize floors and wall, may assist in training and/or instructing staff on sanitation, maintain required activity logs and records. May perform duties as a driver assistant.

Essential Duties 1. Feeds, houses, and handles animals. Changes animal cages.

Maintains sanitary animal housing conditions. 2. Prepares and administers special diets and special water to designated animals. 3. Operates animal care processing equipment on either clean or dirty side and/or specific washing center.

Detects and report malfunctioning and/or defective equipment. 4. Observes animals for signs of illness and stress and reports deviations in animal conditions. 5. Performs routine animal care with appropriate supervision including drug administration. 6.

Maintains required records according to institutional, local and federal regulatory standards. 7. May receive and house new animals. May perform duties as driver’s assistant. 8.

Maintains and sanitizes assigned animal rooms, performing appropriate decontamination methods and procedures, including mixing of appropriate cleaning solutions and chemicals. Maintains cold room according to established procedures. 9. May assist in training and/or instructing staff on sanitation, animal handling, restraint, and care techniques appropriate to level. 10.

Maintains required activity logs and records. Maintains inventory of supplies. 11. Performs additional related tasks as necessary.

Required Education and Experience One year of related work experience and a high school level education; or an equivalent combination of experience and education. Required Skill/Ability 1: Attention to detail.

Organizational and time management skills.

Required Skill/Ability 2: Customer service skills.

Required Skill/Ability 3: Manual dexterity. Required Skill/Ability 4:

Problem solving skills. Oral and written communication skills. Physical Requirements Must be able to lift 50 lbs. of weight.

Must be able to push/pull 75 lbs. of weight. Weekend Hours Required? No Drug Screen No Health Screening Yes Background Check Requirements All candidates for employment will be subject to pre-employment background screening for this position, which may include motor vehicle, DOT certification, drug testing and credit checks based on the position description and job requirements.

All offers are contingent upon the successful completion of the background check. Click here for additional information on the background check requirements and process. Posting Disclaimer The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position.

Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments. Affirmative Action Statement: Yale University considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, an individual’s sex, race, color, religion, age, disability, status as a veteran, or national or ethnic origin; nor does Yale discriminate on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity or expression.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 protects people from sex discrimination in educational programs and activities at institutions that receive federal financial assistance. Questions regarding Title IX may be referred to the University’s Title IX Coordinator, at, or to the U.S. Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, 8th Floor, Five Post Office Square, Boston MA 02109-3921.

Telephone: 617.289.0111, Fax: 617.289.0150, TDD: 800.877.8339, or Email: Note Yale University is a tobacco-free campus Yale Posting Status: CLOSED TO FURTHER APPLICATIONS Original Posting Date: 25-May-2017 Supervisory Organization: Yale Animal Resources Center

  • Operations STARS Requisition number: 43848BR University Job Title: Animal Technician 2 Posting Position Title: Animal Techn Animal Resources Ctr Bargaining Unit: L34 - Local 34 (Yale Union Group) Time Type: Full time Duration Type: Regular Compensation Grade: Labor Grade B Work Location: Medical School Campus Worksite Address: 464 Congress Avenue New Haven, CT 06519 Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day) *Total

of hours to be worked:

  • 37.5 Work Days/Hours (Other than Standard): Monday
  • Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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Asst Animal Care Technician

Brief Position Summary This position is 20 hours per week for approximately 10 weeks. It is not eligible for benefits. Responsible for the daily care and maintenance of vertebrate and invertebrate animals used in teaching and research. Carries out the day-to-day functions of the animal facility in accordance with established standard operating procedures (SOPs) under only moderate supervision. Will need to work alone at times.

  • Understands and follows all applicable standard operating procedures, in compliance with federal regulations and AAALAC standards.

  • Ensures that the daily supplies of fresh food and water are adequate, and that all care requirements applicable to each experimental or teaching protocol are met accurately and consistently for every animal.

  • Becomes familiar with and is able to recognize common signs of clinical illness in animals, including changes in eating habits, stool, urine, behavior, or failure to gain weight at the expected rate.

  • Sets up, cleans, and maintains animal housing units, including cages, aquaria, terraria, etc.

  • Closely observes animal appearance and behavior daily to ensure well-being and to identify any signs of pregnancy, illness, disease, or unusual behavior; reports and documents all issues.

  • Observes and ensures that proper environmental conditions (temperatures, light cycles, humidity levels) are met as specified for each animal room, recording relevant data on care forms and reporting any deviations.

  • Reports any deviations in approved experimental protocol conditions, including errors committed by students, faculty, or staff.

  • Performs housekeeping, cleaning, sanitation, and disinfection procedures in animal holding rooms and throughout the animal facility, including floors, walls, racks, and equipment, as needed.

  • Identifies problems and reports them to appropriate personnel. Interacts well with fellow staff members, faculty, and students. High school diploma or equivalent. Training on animal care regulations, practices, and procedures is required (may be taken after hire). * Affinity for animals and respect for their welfare is essential. Must be responsible and dependable. Must be focused, reliable, and able to work both independently and as an effective member of the animal care team.

  • Ability to adapt to a fast paced, ever-changing work environment.

  • Must be self-directed and able to accomplish all responsibilities, even while working alone. Previous experience with laboratory or other small animals is helpful.

  • Must not have any allergies to animals to a degree that prevents performance of required duties.

  • Must be able to lift up to 60 lbs. (bags of feed and bedding), and to roll loaded tall cage and cage wash carts throughout the facility.

  • Must be capable of bending and stretching to inspect and change cages at low- and eye-level, disinfect walls and ceilings, and wet-mop floors.

Classification Title: Asst Animal Care Technician Job Title: Asst Animal Care Technician Location: Middlebury Main Campus Hourly/Salaried: Hourly Band/Level: OP1 Hiring Minimum: 10.00 What is the FTE for this position?: .1 Typical hours per two week pay period: 40 Anticipated Start Date: 04/13/2017 Regular or Temporary: Temporary If temporary, enter end date: 06/16/2017 Posting Number: SH00311 Position Category: Seasonal/Temporary Open Until Filled: No Special Instructions to Applicants: This position is 20 hours per week for approximately 10 weeks. It is not eligible for benefits.

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Senior Laboratory Animal Technician

Under immediate supervision provides animal care, husbandry, and facility cleaning in an AAALAC accredited facility. Provides diligent and responsible animal care, feeds and waters animals, changes and cleans cages, sanitizes equipment and animal care facilities.

In addition, records and/or reports animal abnormalities and environmental abnormalities. May take on additional duties as assigned by supervisor or manager such as but not limited to: conducting animal user training, prepare supply orders, assist animal users, and performing facility quality control.

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Animal Health Manager

Description Manage the movement of cattle into, through and shipment out of the feed yard, maximizing cattle performance and profitability. Diagnose and treat cattle according to protocol. Develop and lead assigned staff, assist in the preparation and maintenance of the annual budget. Ensure compliance to the Animal Well-Being Policy, HACCP, OSHA and other safety procedures, rules and regulations.

Requirements Typically requires

5 or more years of cattle feeding experience, with at least two years in supervisory/management position. Excellent communication and leadership skills are required.

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus; must be computer literate. Maintain medicine inventory, reconcile and order as needed. Complete other duties as assigned.

Requisition Number: 17-0054 Post Date: 6/7/2017 Title: Animal Health Manager City: Parma State: ID

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