Veterinary Community Outreach Technician I/II

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Work type: Staff Full-Time
Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL), Alachua
Categories: Veteran's Preference Eligible, Veterinary Medicine/Animal Care

Classification Title:

Veterinary Technician I/II (CARE)

Job Description:

The University of Florida Veterinary Hospitals is seeking a Small Animal Veterinary Technician to join our team in the Veterinary Community Outreach Program (VCOP). VCOP is designed to introduce veterinary students to the challenges of veterinary practice in both community and shelter environments and give experience in spay and neuter techniques of potentially adoptable canine and felines. This position requires a strong knowledge of veterinary nursing care and techniques especially in the field of anesthesia and surgery.

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)
• CE Opportunities
• Paid Time Off & Paid Holidays
• Licensing Fees Paid
• Employee Discount

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

Expected Salary:

Veterinary Technician I: $18-22/hr

Veterinary Technician II: $20-25/hr

Minimum Requirements:

Veterinary Technician I: High school diploma or equivalent and one year relevant experience. Appropriate college coursework or vocational/technical training may substitute at an equivalent rate for the required experience.

Veterinary Technician II: Credentialed veterinary technician.

Preferred Qualifications:


Special Instructions to Applicants:

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

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 is a time-limited position.

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

This position 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.


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