Full-time (40 hours, non-exempt) positional available for Licensed Veterinay Technician. Work schedule = Tuesday-Friday 8am-4:30pm and Saturday 8-4pm. Position requires performing technical and routine animal and related duties for the Friends for Animals of Metro Detroit (Dearborn Animal Shelter) which provides animal sheltering services to the City of Dearborn. This work involves (but is not limited to) health exams, drawing blood samples, administering injections, giving oral and topical medications, performing nursing treatments, record keeping and performing shelter related duties. This position carries out daily assignments, follows through on matters and uses independent judgment and training to take appropriate actions to deal with standard recurring situations.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills
Knowledge of proper animal health records
Skilled in administrating vaccinations, medications, health exams and medical treatments
Safe and effective handling of animals
Knowledge and ability to make humane decisions for animals