Veterinary Assistant, Overnight Equine and Small Animal- CARE

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Sep 16, 2022
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Veterinary Assistant- 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 Assistant at the UFVH at WEC assists with small animal and equine patient care, procedures, stocking, administrative support, and general cleaning and maintenance of the hospital and equipment. An individual in this position must possess horse handling skills and experience 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)
• CE Opportunities
• Shift Differential
• Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
• Employee Discount

Available Shifts:
This position has a schedule of varying 8-10 hour shifts, normally between 10:00 PM and 8:00 AM. May require working holidays and weekends.

This position is considered essential personnel and requires a post-offer health assessment.

Expected Salary:

$15.00 - $17.00 hourly commensurate with education and experience

Minimum Requirements:

High school diploma or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:

More than two years of work experience handling and restraining horses
Experience in veterinary medicine

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This position has been reposted. Previous applicants are still under consideration and need not reapply.

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

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.

This is a time-limited position.

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

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

Health Assessment Required:Yes