Department of Administrative Services

Animal Care Washroom Technician (37.5 Hour Entry Level) (1438TE)

$16.48-$16.48 Hourly / $1,236.21-$1,236.21 BiWeekly /
$32,265.08-$32,265.08 Yearly


PURPOSE OF JOB CLASS (NATURE OF WORK)

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.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Works under the general supervision of a Lead Animal Care Washroom Technician or other employee of a higher grade.

EXAMPLES OF DUTIES

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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY

Some interpersonal skills; some oral and written communication skills; ability to follow written and oral instruction and to keep records; manual dexterity.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Any experience and training which would provide the knowledge, skills and abilities listed above.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  1. Incumbents in this class must have adequate physical strength, stamina, physical agility and visual and auditory acuity, and must maintain such physical fitness as to be able to perform the duties.
  2. A physical examination may be required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

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.

COMPENSATION GUIDELINES

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.

JOB CLASS DESIGNATION

Classified/Non-Competitive

OCCUPATIONAL GROUP

(35)-Stores

BARGAINING UNIT

(06)-SERVICE/MAINT (NP-2)

EEO

(8)-Service Maintenance

SALARY INFORMATION

TE 10

CANCELLATION CLAUSE

This replaces the existing specification for the class of Animal Care Washroom Technician in Salary Group TE 10 approved effective December 18, 2009. (2013 SCOPE Review)

EFFECTIVE DATE

11/29/2013

CLASS: 1438TE; EST: 10/26/2007; REV: 11/29/2013;