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Animal Health Technician 1 – Hopland, CA, Job ID 63604

County Location: Mendocino County

Date Posted: January 12, 2024
Closing Date: Until Filled

Under the supervision of the director, this position is to perform animal care tasks, manage animals, move animals (primarily sheep flock of ewes and lambs), utilize herding & guard dogs, and follow center procedures during lambing season. This position will assist in the repair of buildings, roads, equipment, and other facilities.

The Hopland Research & Extension Center (HREC), located in Mendocino County, provides land, labor, and facilities for University researchers in the areas of animal science, rangeland management, wildlife and plant ecology, soil science, and public health. The Center is one of nine within the UC Agriculture and Natural Resources. It encompasses 5,358 acres, ten University staff, and multiple buildings, including seven houses and the Roderick Shippey Field Laboratory and Education Facility. The Center serves some 15 active research projects, and the unit has the responsibility for all maintenance and repair for the facility.

This position is a limited appointment that is 15% fixed.

Please note: This position can also be combined with Job ID: 63597 for 100% fixed time. To view Job ID: 63597 and apply, please go to: https://ucanr.edu/about/jobs/?jobnum=2708. Please be sure to apply to both positions to be considered for this opportunity. 

Pay Scale: $21.25/hour to $22.96/hour

This position will promote, in all ways consistent with the other responsibilities of the position, accomplishment of the Affirmative Action goals established by the Division.

The University reserves the right to make employment contingent upon successful completion of the background check. This is a designated position requiring a background check and may require fingerprinting due to the nature of the job responsibilities.  UC ANR does hire people with conviction histories and reviews information received in the context of the job responsibilities.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California Policy on Vaccination Programs, as may be amended or revised from time to time.  Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

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