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Back to search results Apply now Job no: 802093
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 12
Major Administrative Unit / College: Research And Innovation
Department: Campus Animal Resources 10059512
Sub Area: 1585- Service Maint.
Salary: Pay Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Temporary

Position Summary(Basic Job Function)

This is a temporary position.

To operate motor vehicles on and off campus.


Unit Position Summary

Operate vehicles such as cargo trucks and vans; load, unload, collect and deliver animals, caging, animal feed and bedding, and other equipment using rolling racks and/or material handling equipment; arrange and secure equipment using restraining devices; other labor tasks as assigned such as minor equipment repair, cleaning and organizing, disposing of refuse materials. Must have valid drivers license.

Desired Qualifications

Medical certification to drive a vehicle of 10,000 lbs GVWR but less than 26,001 lbs.  Fork lift certification. Must have valid drivers license.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, age, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Application Materials

Resume, cover letter, references

Together-we-will Statement

The university is requiring all MSU students, faculty and staff to be vaccinated against COVID-19 with limited exceptions. Learn more at:

Work Hours

M-F, 7:30a - 4p



Summary of Health Risks

Driver risk

Exposure to animals and their dander

Summary of Physical Demands

Working as a 2 person team to transport carts and racks of equipment that weigh 250+ lbs

Lifting bags of feed and bedding that weigh 25-50 lbs

Occasional lifting of 75 lbs

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