Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 40 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Division of Comparative Medicine. This position is for the Medical School Campus.
Positions in this job classification are responsible for minor to mid-level animal facility repair and maintenance, cage assembly and repairs and for providing support for the transportation of various species of animals and equipment throughout DCM facilities. Positions in this job classification will operate in accordance with the guidelines of Animal Welfare At, National Institute of Health, Association for the Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care, International (AAALAC) and University policies to assure a quality animal care program that supports the research and teaching at Washington University. Positions in this job classification require additional vaccinations through participation in the Occupational Health & Safety Program.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Perform mid-level facility repairs, painting and carpentry work using a combination of complex and simple tools. Repairs may vary from caster replacement to animal cage assembly.
Receive sort and distribute inter-office and US mail within DCM, transport animals and move equipment, supplies and caging throughout all DCM facilities and to/from non-Washington University locations.
Daily verification of fluid levels in DCM vehicles, maintain delivery logs, shuttle mileage, cargo temperatures and report any necessary vehicle repairs to the CSRB Basement Manager.
Perform decontamination (Vaporized Hydrogen Peroxide) throughout DCM facilities.
Equivalent of high school diploma required.
Technical certificate or degree is helpful.
Valid Driver’s License (class E MO resident or Class C Illinois resident).
CDL license preferred.
Three years of experience driving commercial vehicles and knowledge of basic routing and delivery schedules preferred.
Ability to comprehend written and spoken English terms used in a biomedical research environment.
Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds.
Manual dexterity and mechanical skills.
Must be capable of lifting and moving cages and heavy equipment.
The hiring range for this position is $14.03 - $17.53 per hour.
Offers made for this position are contingent upon the successful completion of all required pre-employment screens, including a criminal background check, hair sample drug screen, and verification of required professional licenses, registrations, or certifications.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Med School HR website (medschoolhr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
This position is grade G05.
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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