Job description

JOB NO.: 104532-US

Work Type: Staff-Full Time


Location: Madison

Categories: Agricultural, Animal, Biological and Life Sciences, Animal Care, Veterinary Medicine, Research, Scientific

Employment Class: University Staff-Ongoing

Position Vacancy ID: 104532


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

Hiring Department: A349040-VCRGE/RARC/VET CARE UNIT

FTE: 100%

Term: This is an Ongoing appointment

Advertised Salary:

Minimum $16.61

Job Summary:

This is an advanced level position providing specialized technical support to the campus veterinary care program. The position requires the incumbent to independently anticipate, initiate and follow through with technical responsibilities; and prioritize workflow needs. They must also be able to act responsibly and maturely in stressful situations. It also requires the ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. independently, and the physical and manual dexterity to perform specialized technical tasks. Duties include assisting veterinarians in restraint, examination and treatment of sick and injured animals, performing basic clinical and postmortem diagnostic laboratory procedures, performing technical duties associated with preventive medicine and environmental enrichment programs, initiating and maintaining animal medical records, assisting in the instruction and orientation of animal care employees, research staff and students, maintaining supplies, providing technical assistance for investigators and developing knowledge and responsibility in area of specialization to include maintenance of special equipment, instructing others in use and care, assisting clinician, researchers and students in procedures.

This is a developmental to advanced level position.

This position functions under general supervision.

This position requires weekend and holiday work.


Certification as Wisconsin Veterinary Technician or Eligibility to Obtain

Schedule Comment:

7:45 am - 4:30 pm with 45-minute lunch break


Marwa Bassiouni
[email protected]
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 "Apply Now" to start the application process. You will be required to submit a cover letter and resume highlighting your qualifications and experience as it relates to this position. This position is being posted at both the developmental and the advanced level. Position level and salary are dependent on qualificaations.

For questions on the application process or the position contact:
Marwa Bassiouni at (608) 265-2127 or [email protected]

Pay will be determined based on qualifications and experience.

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: Apr 9 2018 Central Daylight Time

Application Close: Jul 9 2018 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time





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Posted: 6/14/2018
Application Due: 7/10/2018
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