Large Animal Caretaker in Tuskegee, AL 36088

Tuskegee University

Position Information

Position Title

Large Animal Caretaker

Job Summary

Assist with upkeep and health maintenance of University-owned animals. Assist with animal transportation.

Essential Job Duties

Clean and sanitize stalls and barns daily
Keep feed room swept and cleaned
Clean and sanitize water buckets and troughs daily
Keep paddock and outside exercise areas clean.
Assist with feeding and watering animals as needed
Unloading and storing feed, hay and bedding in the appropriate areas
Providing animals for laboratories as needed
Assist with pasture maintenance and upkeep
Weekend and holiday work may be required.
Perform other duties as assigned by the VMTH Director and the Head of the Department of Clinical Sciences in consultation with the hospital director.

Qualifications (Education, Experience and Specialized Training)

High School graduate or equivalent

Physical Demands

Be able to lift 50 lbs or more without difficulty

Skills and Attributes

Experience working with farm animals
Ability to operate farm equipment (tractor, bush hog, pressure washer etc.)
Good interpersonal and communication skills

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number

S #471

Will this position required travel?

NO

Will this position required night, weekend, and after hour work?

YES

Will this positon be supported using grants or contract funding?

NO

Number of Vacancies

1

Desired Start Date

Position End Date (if temporary)

Open Date

06/21/2023

Close Date

12/31/2023

Open Until Filled

No

Special Instructions Summary

Each applicant, including all current employees, must complete and submit the following documents:

Tuskegee University employment application
Cover Letter
Resume/CV
Recommendation letters
Copies of unofficial transcripts.
Please note that official transcripts(s) will be required upon hire

Quick Link for Internal Postings

https://tuskegee.peopleadmin.com/postings/841