Madison, WI
Jun 13, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 102114-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102114

Working Title: VETERINARY TECH 1

Official Title: VETERINARY TECH 1(35301)

Hiring Department: A348800-VCRGE/PRIMATE/PRIMATE

FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

This is an entry-level Veterinary Technician position providing technical support to the Veterinary Services Unit in the Animal Services Division of the Wisconsin National Primate Research Center (WNPRC) located at UW-Madison. The successful applicant will assist WNPRC Veterinary staff in performing a wide range of duties relating to the care of nonhuman primates at the WNPRC. This position requires an individual with strong oral and written communication skills, effective interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to make decisions in emergency situations. Additionally, the candidate should have an understanding of, and willingness to learn, animal behavior, particularly that of nonhuman primates and the basic understanding of communicable diseases and transmission of disease amongst humans and nonhuman primates. Some experience as a veterinary technician in a small animal clinic or laboratory setting is preferred.

Schedule Comment:

Monday-Friday 7:30am to 4:00pm
Occasional night and weekend work hours may be required
Must be willing to work occasional overtime and weekend hours

The possibility exists that schedule may transition to Tuesday-Saturday or Sunday-Thursday.


Rachael Buss
Relay Access (WTRS): 7-1-1 (out-of-state: TTY: 800.947.3529, STS: 800.833.7637) and above Phone number (See RELAY_SERVICE for further information. )

Instructions to applicants:

Please click on the "Apply Online" button to start the application process.

To apply, you will be asked to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications as they relate to this position, and a list containing two professional references. Please address the following information in your application materials:

- Highlight your experience working with animals.
- Describe your experience with collecting blood, fecal, and/or urine samples from animals.
- Describe your experience with common veterinary procedures such as; clinical triage, venipuncture, intubation, wound care and anesthesia support.

Minimum pay rate is $15.35/hour

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer.

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Advertised: 12 Jun 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 26 Jun 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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