The Pasture Animal Caretaker will be responsible for providing care to RUSVM pasture animals, including but not limited to cattle, horses, donkeys, and sheep. A desire to work with animals is essential. The technician will report any problems of animal well-being to the Manager of Animal Care / Senior Technician.
The successful applicant will be responsible for day to day duties of feeding the animals cleaning the animal areas and maintaining the pasture areas. The Animal Caretaker will be required to perform any additional work delegated by the Manager of Animal Care / Senior Technician. The job involves significant outdoor work in varying weather conditions and requires the candidate to be able to lift up to 70 pounds.
Animal Care Related Duties:
Completes other duties as assigned.
High School Diploma is essential.
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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) offers a unique program of training on the island of St. Kitts in the Caribbean. A cutting-edge curriculum, with innovative use of technologies and simulations, provides the best possible training for tomorrow’s veterinarians. Students benefit from seven semesters of integrated preclinical and clinical studies at our St Kitts campus, and one year of clinical training at our affiliate veterinary teaching hospitals in the United States, Canada, Europe and Australia.
Our ongoing research focuses on key issues strategically relevant to One Health in tropical and developing countries and includes zoonotic diseases, food safety and security, environmental health, and conservation medicine. We prioritize recruitment of talented faculty and are now seeking a key new member of our team to join us as we develop new programs to best prepare our graduates to face the global opportunities and challenges of veterinary medicine in the 21st century.