AL | AK | AZ | AR | CA | CO | CT | DC | DE | FL | GA | HI | ID | IL | IN | IA | KS

KY | LA | ME | MD | MA | MI | MN | MS | MO | MT | NE | NV | NH | NJ | NM | NY | NC

ND | OH | OK | OR | PA | RI | SC | SD | TN | TX | UT | VT | VA | WA | WV | WI | WY

You are here: The Job Explorer > Job Description > Animal Care > Animal Facilities Supervisor Responsibilities

Animal Facilities Supervisor Duties

Job Search
job title, keywords, company, location jobs by job search


This is responsible, professional work in planning and supervising the operation of a large animal caretaking program designed to care for laboratory animals.

An employee allocated to this class of work supervises animal caretakers in the care and management of research animals and facilities. Work is performed under the general supervision of a technical superior and is reviewed by observation of results.


Plans, organizes, and directs the operation of a large animal caretaking facility engaged in the care and management of laboratory animals.

Coordinates animal ordering service between vendors and facilities.

Orders and disperses food and bedding materials.

Prepares and maintains inventory records and initiates purchase orders to replenish materials and supplies.

Supervises and coordinates facility personnel in administering routine medical treatments and recording and processing research information.

Performs related work as required.


Graduation from an accredited college or university with major course work in animal science and some experience related to this class of work; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.

Thorough knowledge of the techniques involved in handling, observing, and caring for animals.

Considerable knowledge of the diet, physiology, and physical characteristics of all types of laboratory animals.

Knowledge of management principles and practices as applied to laboratory facilities.

Ability to supervise the work of others.



Cover Letter

Sample Resume

Job Interview

Business Letter
Job Description

Job Description: Administrative - Agriculture - Animal Care - Building - Business - Development - Environmental - Equipment - Facilities - Food - Health - HR

Research - IT - Library - Media - Medical - Outreach - Parking - Police - Postal - Printing - PR - Lab - Retail - Student Services - Supplies - Trades - Transit - A-Z

Copyright 2011 The Job - Home | Contact Us | Recommend Us | Colleges and Universities | Find Jobs by County