Tech I/II/III, Veterinary (Gulf Shores, AL)

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Start date
Jun 17, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Health & Medicine, Veterinary Sciences, Professional Fields, Vocational & Technical Fields, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Computer Services & Information Technology
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Details

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Tech I/II/III, Veterinary (Gulf Shores, AL)

Job Class Code

IC12 (A-C)

Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Position available for the Auburn Veterinary Specialists – Gulf Shores located in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Hiring primarily for day shift with possibility of occasional nights or weekends.

Performs a variety of tasks related to the care and treatment of animal patients with an emphasis on anesthesia. Depending on the combination of education and experience, the selected candidate will be hired as a Veterinary Technician and assigned Level I, II, or III .

Essential Functions

Duties include but are not limited to the following: operates, maintains, repairs, cleans laboratory equipment, clinic area, and maintains supplies; performs, instructs and demonstrates specialized veterinary care techniques and procedures; assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring specialized care; inspects facilities, equipment and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals, environmental conditions, temperature and sanitation; provides specialized care and monitoring of animals before, during, and/or after procedures; administers medicine and treatment according to prescribed instruction; observes and records vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collects and labels specimens; performs emergency first aid such as emergency resuscitation or other life-saving procedures; schedules appointments for diagnostic procedures and advises referring veterinarians about the use of specialized equipment; may be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks.

Education Level

Associates degree

Field of Study

Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification.

Years of Experience

None required for entry level

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Indicated education is required; no substitutions allowed.

Field of Study

Years of Experience

One (1) year of completed relevant education per year of required experience.

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Veterinary Technician Certification having passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam ( VTNE ).

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade


Salary Range

$25,000 - $52,100

Job Category

Agricultural/Veterinary Medicine

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

City position is located in:

Gulf Shores

State position is located:


List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date


Closing Date

EEO Statement

A commitment to an inclusive and diverse campus environment is required. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

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Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Transcripts
  3. Other
  4. Other Documentation (2)
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
    • Veterans Assistance Services
    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have an Associate's degree or higher in Veterinary Technology or a related field that qualifies an individual to obtain national certification?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam?
    • Yes
    • No

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