OPS Veterinary Technician

  • University of Florida
  • United States
  • Oct 12, 2021
Part Time - Fixed Term

Job Description:

Classification Title:

OPS Veterinary Care Technician

Job Description:

Seeking motivated, responsible, detail-oriented individuals that are interested in learning more about veterinary medicine in a research setting. Individuals will be responsible for the daily clinical support of a canine colony in addition to husbandry, enrichment, as well as assisting with breeding and whelping.

Individuals will be expected to feed, administer medicine, perform basic housekeeping tasks, groom, train, and provide occasional puppy care. Some other tasks may include collecting biological and tissue specimens for diagnostic evaluations, record keeping and other routine veterinary procedures.

Hours vary from early morning to late evening, including weekends and holidays. Typically works 4-10 hours a week, filling in additional shifts as needed, with an increase to 20-40 hours per week during whelping and neonate puppy care.

Expected Salary:

$10.00 - $11.00 per hour

Minimum Requirements:

Previous work with animals and knowledge of basic husbandry.

Preferred Qualifications:Experience with canine handling, restraint and clinical care.
Special Instructions to Applicants:

In order to be considered, you must upload your cover letter, resume and 3 references.

The University of Florida is committed to non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations, genetic information and veteran status in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training.

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

Health Assessment Required:Yes