Animal Caretaker I
Michigan State University

East Lansing, Michigan

Posted in Education and Training

Job Info

Job no: 851174
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 09
Major Administrative Unit / College: Research And Innovation
Department: Campus Animal Resources 10059512
Sub Area: 1585- Service Maint.
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Temporary
Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary position.
Assists in the routine care of clinical and biomedical research animals by performing such duties as feeding, watering, cleaning, handling, and transporting animals.

Unit Position Summary

Daily health observation of biomedical research animals including rodents, guinea pigs, rabbits, cats, dogs, pigs, sheep, ferrets. Report veterinary concerns to veterinary staff; Provide food, water and clean cages/pens. General facility cleaning and refuse disposal. Weekend and holiday work required.

Desired Qualifications

Experience working with rodents and other animals.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

provide resume

Special Instructions

provide resume

Work Hours

Schedule is Tuesday through Saturday; T/Th: 7:30a-5p, W/F: 7:30a-4p, Sat: 7:30a-1:30p



Summary of Health Risks

Exposure to animal allergens.

Summary of Physical Demands

Lifting 50 lbs

frequently lift 25+ lbs

Advertised: Mar 13, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Mar 24, 2023 Eastern Daylight Time

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