Veterinary Technician I - Floater

Updated: 2 months ago
Location: College Station, TEXAS
Job Type: FullTime

Job Title

Veterinary Technician I - Floater

Agency

Texas A&M University

Department

Vet Med-Teaching Hospital

Proposed Minimum Salary

Commensurate

Job Location

College Station, Texas

Job Type

Staff

Job Description

Here is a glimpse of the job

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) provides the highest standard of total veterinary care for your beloved animal patients while helping train the next generation of veterinarians. The Veterinary Technician I will provide support to clinicians, residents, and interns by instructing veterinary students in appropriate clinical techniques and by delivering excellent patient care through an encouraging environment. This position will support multiple services including cardiology, internal medicine, surgery, rehabilitation, pharmacy, primary care services, emergency, ICU, critical care, patient care and client services. Successful candidates will have a desire to learn new skills. The veterinary field is always evolving, and this position allows you to further develop and advance your skills!

The VMTH offers additional incentives for our veterinary technician staff to balance their careers, family, and pets. The VMTH provides a generous cellphone allowance, opportunities for continuing education at the local, state, and national level, scrubs, discounted pet care, and much more. Shift differential pay is available for eligible shifts. There is opportunity for career ladder advancement as well as opportunity for licensed veterinary technicians to work towards specialty certification. The Blinn College Veterinary Technology Program is housed in the same building as the VMTH. There are flexible work schedules for evening, overnight and weekend shifts in some service areas of the VMTH.

Qualifications

Minimum qualifications: Associate degree in veterinary technology, biomedical science, animal science or a related area, or any equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.

How to apply

Submit a cover letter and resume along with an application to assist us in our review and may be attached during the application process.

Things to know

Salary Range: $19.11 - $21.02 per hour (based on experience)

Work Schedule: This position will be 8am to 5pm but may require working an alternate shift at times. This position may require evening, weekend and holiday work hours. Ability to lift or move heavy loads.

Position Details: Candidates should have the ability to work around animals, hay, or dust.

Essential Personnel: This position is considered crucial when the University declares an emergency, campus closure, class cancellations, etc., and are therefore required to report to work and remain on duty unless or until relieved by their direct supervisor.

COVID-19 information:  Texas A&M University monitors local, state and federally mandated health guidelines to keep students, employees, prospective employees, and visitors as safe as possible. For the latest information regarding Texas A&M’s COVID-19 response, please visit the University’s COVID-19 website . For COVID-19 employment-related information, please visit the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ COVID-19 website .

As a Healthcare facility, The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital COVID-19 guidelines may vary from those located on the Division of Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness’ website.

Why Texas A&M University?

Our Commitment

Texas A&M University is committed to enriching the learning and working environments for all visitors, students, faculty, and staff by promoting a culture that adopts inclusion, diversity, equity, and accountability. Varied perspectives, talents and identities are essential to accomplishing our mission and living our core values.

Amenities associated with a major university, such as sporting and cultural events, modern recreation facilities, the Bush Library and Museum, and much more await you. Experience all that a big city has to offer but with a reasonable cost-of-living and no long commutes!

  • Health , dental , vision , life and long-term disability insurance with Texas A&M contributing to employee health and basic life premiums

  • 12-15 days of annual paid holidays 

  • Up to eight hours of paid sick leave  and at least eight hours of paid vacation  each month

  • Automatically enrollment in the Teacher Retirement System of Texas  

  • Health and Wellness: Free exercise programs and release time

  • Professional Development: All employees have access to free LinkedIn Learning  training, webinars, and limited financial support to attend conferences, workshops, and more 

  • Educational release time and tuition assistance  for completing a degree while a Texas A&M

Instructions to Applicants: Applications received by Texas A&M University should either have all job application data entered or a resume attached. Failure to complete the application or resume could result in an invalid submission and a rejected application. We encourage all applicants to upload a resume or use a LinkedIn profile to pre-populate the online application.

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution’s verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution’s procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.


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