Veterinary Technician I/II- WEC (CARE)

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Jul 2, 2024
Full Time - Continuing

Job Description:

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The University of Florida Veterinary Hospital at the World Equestrian Center (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
Licensing Fees Paid
Employee Discount

Available Shifts:
Day shifts available. Will require working holidays and weekends.

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

Minimum Qualifications:

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

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

Expected Salary:


Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and one year of relevant experience
Veterinary Technician II: Credentialed veterinary technician

Preferred Qualifications:

Credentialed veterinary technician

Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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

This is a CARE position offering limited benefits, including health insurance and paid time off. When appropriate certifications are achieved, promotional opportunities to a level II title may be available. This position will also become eligible for transition into a TEAMS (staff) salary plan.

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

Health Assessment Required: Yes; Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs, bend, kneel, pull, push, twist and stand for an extended period of time.