ERL Non-Student Animal Care

Updated: 23 days ago
Location: Fort Collins, COLORADO
Deadline: 07 Jul 2021

Posting Details


Classification Title Temporary Hourly
Employment Category Temporary
Is this an Hourly position? Yes
Work Hours/Week 20-40
Overtime Eligible? Yes
Position Location Fort Collins, CO 80523
Description of Work Unit

The Equine Reproduction Laboratory is part of the Animal Reproduction and Biotechnology Laboratory in the Department of Biomedical Sciences within the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at Colorado State University. The CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory has developed leading-edge equine reproduction techniques for the equine industry for over 45 years. Techniques such as collection of semen and artificial insemination, recovery and transfer of equine embryos, shipping cooled semen, and shipping cooled embryos are now routine in the equine industry, due in large part to the research, education, and outreach efforts of the CSU Equine Reproduction Laboratory

Search Contact Email paula.moffett@colostate.edu
Position Summary

Seeking a self-motivated employee who has experience feeding horses/livestock and cleaning and bedding stalls. The ideal candidate would have a positive attitude, a good work ethic and able to work jointly with other staff members. May work 20-40 hours per week and available to work late afternoons, early evenings, holidays and weekends, through the summer and into the fall.

Job Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
· Feeding horses (mares, foals, stallions), to include hay, grain, and supplements
· Inspect horses for signs of injury or illness
· Stalls and paddocks manure removal
· General barn upkeep to include Washing feed buckets and disinfecting stalls
· Maintenance of facility grounds
· Additional barn duties as directed

Position Minimum Qualifications

• Equine/livestock experience.
• Early morning, late evening, weekend and holiday availability.

Preferred Qualifications

• Experience driving a truck & trailer, skid-steer loader and/or tractor.


Working Title ERL Non-Student Animal Care
Posting Number 202100301T
Department Biomedical Sciences
Salary Range 13.00
Employee Benefits

Visit CSU’s Human Resources website for detailed benefit plan information for temporary employees in the following University benefit areas: https://hr.colostate.edu/wp-content/uploads/sites/25/2021/02/benefits-summary-hourly.pdf

Close Date 07/07/2021
Special Instructions to Applicants

To apply, please submit a resume and the contact information for three references. References will not be contacted without prior notification to applicant.

Background Check Policy Statement

Colorado State University strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will also be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the University, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.

EEO Statement

Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.


The Acting Title IX Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 123 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO. 80523-0160, (970) 491-1715, titleix@colostate.edu .

The Section 504 and ADA Coordinator is the Vice President for Equity, Equal Opportunity and Title IX, 101 Student Services Building, Fort Collins, CO 80523-0160, (970) 491-5836.

Diversity Statement

Ability to advance the department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion through research, teaching and outreach with relevant programs, goals and activities.


Essential Job Duties


Job Duty Category Animal Care and Facility Maintenance
Duty/Responsibility

· Feeding horses (mares, foals, stallions), to include hay, grain, and supplements.
· Inspect horses for signs of injury or illness.
· Stalls and paddocks manure removal.
· General barn upkeep to include washing feed buckets and disinfecting stalls.
· Maintenance of facility grounds.
· Additional barn duties as directed.

Percentage Of Time 100

Minimum References Required 3
Maximum References Required 3

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