Title:  Animal Care Specialist

Division:  Center for Comparative Medicine
Schedule:  M-F, 7-4 or as directed by Manager
Work Location:  Baylor Main Campus, Houston, TX
Salary Range:  $23,727-$29,659
FLSA Status:  Nonexempt
Requisition ID:  2809
Job Purpose

Under close supervision, provides routine care and handling of USDA covered species and other animals that require specialized expertise in a safe and sanitary manner.

Job Duties
  • Feeds and waters large animals according to schedules and instructions.
  • Changes animal caging as scheduled, sanitizing rooms, equipment and hallways.
  • Maintains bulk feed and bedding supplies necessary for daily use.
  • Performs minor maintenance and repair on equipment.
  • Handles and transports animals and bedding material.
Minimum Qualifications
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • One year of relevant experience.
  • Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS). Certification must be obtained within one year of hire or promotion.





Baylor College of Medicine is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Equal Access Employer.