Veterinary Technician I/II, Small Animal- CARE

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • May 7, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II -CARE

Job Description:

The University of Florida Veterinary Hospitals is opening a 40,000 sq foot newly built hospital at the World Equestrian Center (WEC), a high profile 300-acre equine facility in Ocala, 30 minutes south of Gainesville. UF Veterinary Hospitals at WEC provides Small Animal primary care and urgent care services and Equine sports medicine, rehabilitation, and diagnostic imaging services.

A Veterinary Technician based in Small Animal services at the UFVH at WEC, assist clinicians with routine and urgent examinations, treatments, clinical procedures, and hospitalization nursing care. An individual in this position must possess a good base knowledge of veterinary medicine and enjoy learning new things.

Why work for UF?

We know you care about your own pets as much as we do our patients, so we offer discounts on treatments, procedures, and even food for all our employees’ pets. We encourage you to join our team and grow with us to make a difference.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Extensive Medical Benefits (including health, dental, and vision)
  • Shift Differentials
  • CE Opportunities
  • Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
  • Relocation Assistance
  • Licensing Fees Paid
  • Employee Discount

Available Shifts:

  • Day and evening shifts are available.
  • May require working holidays and weekends.
  • This position is considered essential personnel and requires a post-offer health assessment.
Expected Salary:

$16.50 – $21.00 per hour; Competitive salary based on credentialing and experience

Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and two years of veterinary experience or one year of veterinary experience and currently enrolled in a veterinary technician program or a graduate of a veterinary technician program.

Veterinary Technician II: Credentialed veterinary technician and four years of veterinary experience

Preferred Qualifications:

Credentialed veterinary technician

Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume, and reference letters.

This is a CARE position offering limited benefits, including health insurance and paid time offer.

This is a time-limited position.

This position is eligible for veteran’s preference. If you are claiming veteran’s preference, please upload a copy of your DD 214 Member Copy 4 with your application for consideration. See our Veteran's Preference Page for more specific information.

Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.

Health Assessment Required:Yes