Madison, WI
Jul 06, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

JOB NO.: 102416-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 102416


Official Title: VETERINARY TECH 3(35303) or VETERINARY TECH 2(35302) or VETERINARY TECH 1(35301)


FTE: 90%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $15.35

Job Summary:

This is an advanced level position providing support to the Triage/Emergency Services of the School of Veterinary Medicine's UW Veterinary Care (UWVC). Position requires extensive technical knowledge and skill, independence of action and cooperative team effort to meet the operational needs of the service. Position responsibilities require the individual to demonstrate initiative and the ability to make independent discretionary judgments that may affect the outcome/quality of animal life. Requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50lbs. independently and physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

1) Oversees and assures high quality nursing care is administered and maintained in the triage and emergent care of animal patients.

2) Participates in instruction of veterinary students and training of veterinary technicians.

3) Assists supervisor in problem-solving activities and administrative tasks.

4) Participates and understands the importance of working as a team member within the hospital structure (i.e. communication with supervisors and faculty for enhancing productivity and quality patient care).

5) Demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate proposed ideas and solutions.

The work is performed under general direction.


Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility to Obtain

Schedule Comment:

Rotating schedule, working every other full weekend.

Week 1: Sunday ( (4:30pm-2:30am)
Monday, Thursday and Friday (4:30pm-2:30am)
Week 2: Monday (7:00am-5:00pm)
Wednesday, Friday (4:30pm-2:30am)
Saturday (4:30pm-2:30am)

FTE Range: 90-100%


Meenu Verma
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 Now" 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.

This position is posted at 3 levels: Vet Tech 1, Vet Tech 2, and Vet Tech 3.
The title level, duties, and rate of pay will be determined based on qualifications and experience level.

The pay range for Veterinary Technicians are as follows:
Veterinary Technician 1: $15.35 - $25.51
Veterinary Technician 2: $16.61 - $27.58
Veterinary Technician 3: $17.97 - $29.83

Additional Link: Full Position Details

NOTE: A Probationary Period will be Required

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

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department.

Advertised: 05 Jul 2017 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: 19 Jul 2017 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time


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