Animal Care Assistant (Transportation Assistant)

Indiana University
March 25, 2021
Indianapolis, IN
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Job Summary

This position will assist the transportation coordinator with the transport of animals to different labs around the campus. They will also pull supplies and fill orders for the various facilities under the direction of LARC.

Duties include, but no limited to:

- Assist the transportation coordinator with daily deliveries (animals, equipment, supplies).

- Pull supplies and prep for delivery to satellite facilities (those not connected by underground tunnel).

- Assist with monitoring and management of the walk-in cooler.

- Assist the transportation coordinator with the maintenance of LARC vehicles.

- Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

High school diploma or GED and six months of animal care experience.

Possess a valid driver's license with the ability to be insured by Indiana University.

Demonstrates a high commitment to quality. Ability to work in a safe and efficient manner. Strong communication and listening skills. Maintains a high degree of professionalism. Demonstrated time management and priority setting skills.

Working Conditions / Demands

Must be able to lift greater than 25 pounds. Repetitive lifting and bending.

Work Location

Indianapolis, Indiana

Job Classification

Career Level: Foundational

FLSA: Nonexempt

Job Function: Research

Job Family: Animal Research
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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be differences in the working conditions as advertised in our standard job postings (e.g., the ability to travel from one campus to another, etc.). If you are invited for an interview, please discuss your questions or concerns regarding the working conditions at that time.

This posting is scheduled to close at 11:59 pm EST on the advertised Close Date. This posting may be closed at any time at the discretion of the University, but will remain open for a minimum of 5 business days. To guarantee full consideration, please submit your application within 5 business days of the Posted Date.

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