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Wisconsin Humane Society
Milwaukee, WI, United States (on-site)
6 days ago
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Racine, WI, United States (on-site)
28 days ago
Wisconsin Humane Society
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States (on-site)
6 days ago

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Are you looking for a highly rewarding career with great benefits, a dynamic team, and a supportive environment? The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is looking for a Certified Veterinary Technician (CVTs) to join team in either a part-time or full-time capacity!  This position will be based out of our Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. Full-time applicants have the option to work fully at the clinic or spend some of their time in our shelters!  As a CVT at WHS, you will make an impact by supporting our awesome clients and their animals. You will hone your surgical skills while working alongside veterinary professionals and a management team dedicated to supporting your growth, development, and well-being.

The WHS Spay/Neuter Clinic is a high-quality clinic dedicated to making spay/neuter services affordable and accessible to all pet owners. We perform thousands of surgeries each year through our public services and programs like Pets for Life, making a positive impact not only on individual animals, but the whole community. Our team of veterinarians and support staff are committed, passionate, and fun. If you’re looking for a fantastic opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of thousands of animals and the people who love them, apply today!

The schedule for this position is first-shift and requires weekday availability until 530pm.  WHS offers a competitive starting wage of $20-22/hour, financial support for continuing education and license renewal, plus we’re currently offering a signing bonus!

Position Summary

Job Responsibilities

  • Surgical prep of patients and post-operative care
  • Anesthetize, intubate, and extubate patients
  • Monitor vitals under anesthesia and trouble-shoot anesthetic equipment as needed
  • Calculate drug dosages; handle and track controlled substances
  • Clean and maintain equipment, surgical quarters and animal areas as needed
  • Ensure prompt and accurate paperwork procedures are followed
  • Effectively communicate in a friendly and professional manner with co-workers and the public
  • Provide excellent customer service

Benefits/Compensation 

Signing Bonus

WHS is currently offering a signing bonus of up to $1,000.  Eligible hires can earn $500 after 90 days of employment and additional $500 after 6 months for a total of $1,000!

Benefits: 

Full-time Benefits Include:

  • Health, dental, and vision insurance

  • Group term life insurance and voluntary life insurance

  • Short-term and long-term disability

  • Flexible spending plans

  • Health savings account (HSA)

  • Aflac supplemental benefit

  • 403(b) retirement plan with company match

  • Paid family Leave

Time off including:

  • Vacation

  • Paid time off (PTO)

  • Holiday 

Full-time and part-time staff are eligible for the following benefits:

  • 403(b) retirement plan

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

  • 30% off adoption fees

  • 30% off manners classes and behavior consultations

  • 20% off youth programs 

  • Event discounts

  • Animal Antics retail discounts

  • Limited wellness/veterinary care services for companion animals


Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please visit our employment page to begin your online employment application. Only applications submitted through our online application system may be considered. Please know that it is our policy to reply to each and every application received once we have a status update.


Come see why over 240 staff call one of WHS’s 6 locations home! You’ll be happy you did!


Equal Opportunity Employer

The Wisconsin Humane Society believes in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. WHS’s success depends on engaging qualified people regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), national origin, agedisabilitygenetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.


About Us

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door, and Brown Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, volunteer programs, and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the states busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group.



Requirements

Qualifications & Requirements

  • Veterinary Technician Certification required
  • Experience in a veterinary clinic and/or animal shelter preferred
  • Able to lift and carry up to 50lbs repeatedly throughout the day
  • Must be committed to our organizational values of compassion, respect, and kindness, innovation, professionalism, equity, and positive approach
  • Ability to partner with clients, staff, and volunteers from diverse backgrounds
  • Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged to apply

Job Information

  • Job ID: 66518051
  • Workplace Type: On-Site
  • Location:
    Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
    West Allis, Wisconsin, United States
  • Company Name For Job: Wisconsin Humane Society
  • Position Title: Certified Veterinary Technician - Spay/Neuter Clinic
  • Job Function: CVT
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Experience: 0-1 Year
  • Required Travel: None
  • Salary: $20.00 - $22.00 (Hourly Wage)
Non-Profit / Charity
Milwaukee , Wisconsin , United States

The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a community where people value animals and treat them with respect and kindness. WHS is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door, and Brown Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, vol...

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