Part-Time Companion Animal Research Technician

Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes

Lee's Summit, MO, USA
Posted on Friday, April 19, 2024
Part-Time Companion Animal Research Technician

Are you passionate about the excellent care of animals? Are you hard working and love to work on a team? This role is located at our farm which is the Purina Animal Nutrition Center. It is the home of scientific research and innovation for the last 125 years, where we continually work to unlock the greatest potential of every animal.

You will be responsible for daily care and management of animals within the Companion Animal Unit. Responsibilities will include: feeding, cleaning pens/cages, weighing animals, data entry, and general housekeeping within the unit. Species involved include but not limited to: sheep, goats, poultry, captive deer, and fish.

Required qualifications/competencies:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • Able to lift 50 lbs
  • Valid driver’s license required

Preferred experience:

  • Animal care experience, livestock preferred


  • This position is part-time, weekends and holidays with limited weekday hours.
  • Primarily Saturday & Sunday 7:00am - 3:30pm. You may have the opportunity to pick up some additional hours during the week.


  • $17.39 per Hour

About Land O'Lakes, Inc.

Join us and be part of a Fortune 250, farmer- and member-owned cooperative that is reimagining the business of food. We have been named a Top Workplace by Indeed and LinkedIn, and to the TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

We provide a broad portfolio of benefits to keep you and your family at your best. Land O'Lakes is Where Your Future Takes Root.

Land O'Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) M/F/Vets/Disabled. The company maintains a drug-free workforce, including post-employment substance abuse testing pursuant to a Drug and Alcohol Policy.

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