$19.62-$24.70 Hourly / $1,471.42-$1,852.19 BiWeekly /
At the University of Connecticut Health Center, Center for Comparative Medicine this class is accountable for independently performing a full range of tasks involved in the sanitation, sterilization and distribution of supplies in the laboratory.
Works under the general supervision of a Lead Animal Care Washroom Technician or other employee of a higher grade.
Participates in sanitizing and sterilizing caging, supplies, equipment and washroom facility; performs routine sanitation tasks; operates and maintains wash machines; assembles, prepares and stacks apparatus necessary to house, feed and water animals; prepares supplies for animal care staff; follows standard operating procedures; receives, stores and rotates feed, bedding and other animal care supplies and equipment; transports equipment and supplies; disposes of animal waste and carcasses; updates and maintains records; performs related duties as required.
Some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow written and oral instruction and to keep records; manual dexterity.
Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.
Incumbents in this class may be required to lift heavy objects and may be exposed to risk of injury from sterilization equipment and to risk of exposure to communicable diseases.
The entry level rate for this class will be ten (10%) percent below Step 1 of the salary grade. Upon completion of the initial working test period the incumbent’s salary will be adjusted to the TC or FM pay plan, Step 1 of the salary grade for this class.
This replaces the existing specification for the class of Animal Care Washroom Technician in Salary Group TC 10 approved effective December 18, 2009. (2013 SCOPE Review)