Under the direction of the immediate supervisor, carries out duties related to the maintenance, feeding and care of animals according to an established schedule. Assists with tasks related to breeding and sacrifice.
Major Duties & Responsibilities:
Distributes food to animals in established quantities in accordance with a schedule.
Cleans and disinfects pens and cages; washes drinking and feeding troughs and other accessories.
Immediately informs supervisor of any apparent changes in the animals' state of health; takes temperatures as necessary.
Receives, stores and delivers food and accessories necessary to the maintenance of animals. As necessary, verifies animals which have been ordered and transports them to the appropriate location.
Takes inventory of animals. Assists in the inventory of supplies and equipment.
Maintains and performs minor repairs of equipment and instruments under area of responsibility. Ensures cleanliness of work area.
The list of duties and responsibilities outlined above is representative and not a complete and detailed list of tasks which may be performed by an employee whose position has been matched to this generic job description
Education & Experience:
High School Leaving
Six (6) months related experience
Other Qualifying Skills And/Or Abilities:
Demonstrated knowledge of animal husbandry and animal health care. Demonstrated ability to lift and carry items weighing approximately 50 lbs. Demonstrated ability to prioritize and meet deadlines. Excellent attention to detail. Knowledge of sanitization procedures. Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate manual records. Proven ability to clearly transmit and receive information. Ability to work alone as well as part of a team. English (spoken and written). French (spoken preferred).
Manager Animal Care
$19.46 - $26.83
Faculty of Medicine
Animal Resources Centre
Hours Per Week:
May be required to work on weekends and statutory holidays.
How To Apply:
Please submit your application online at http://www.mcgill.ca/medhr/positions-available/apply-now
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The deadline to apply for this position is January 21, 2020 at 5:00 PM.
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