We are seeking an individual who is a certified veterinary assistant and/or has manged animal colonies in a laboratory. Our growing company provides pet stores with the highest quality pets and we hold to the very highest standards. We seek an individual who can work with a wide range of animal types from birds to reptiles to small mammals. The ideal candidate will have experience:
-Clean and maintain animal holding areas, quarantine rooms, or animal loading or unloading facilities to control the spread of disease.
-Clean, maintain, and sterilize instruments or equipment.
-Examine animals to detect behavioral changes or clinical symptoms that could indicate illness or injury.
-Administer medication as prescribed by veterinarians.
-Collect laboratory specimens, such as blood, urine, or feces for testing.
-Prepare feed for animals according to specific instructions, such as diet lists or schedules.
-Provide emergency first aid to sick or injured animals.
-Perform routine laboratory tests such as fecal floats
-Prepare examination or treatment rooms by stocking them with appropriate supplies.
-Provide assistance with euthanasia of animals or disposal of corpses.
-Record information relating to animal genealogy, feeding schedules, appearance, behavior, or breeding.
-Dust, spray, or bathe animals to control insect pests.
-Perform intravenous feedings and administer sub-cutaneous fluids
-Write reports, maintain research information, or perform clerical duties.
Additional Salary Information: We provide paid time off after 6 months of employment and merit raises.