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Tech I/II/III, Veterinary ER - Gulf Shores

Auburn University
Alabama, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted date
Feb 2, 2021

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

Requisition Number


Home Org Name

Clinical Sciences

Division Name

College of Veterinary Medicine

Position Title

Tech I/II/III, Veterinary ER - Gulf Shores

Job Class Code

IC23 (A-C)

Appointment Status


Part-time FTE

Limited Term


Limited Term Length

Job Summary

Auburn University has 5 positions available, these are inpatient, overnight, weekend positions at Auburn Veterinary Specialists in Gulf Shores, AL.

Typical shifts are:
6AM – 8PM (Day)
2PM-4AM (Swing)
6PM – 7AM (Night)
*hours may vary

**Initial training will be done during daytime hours and the move to overnight, weekend shifts will occur after training is completed.

Performs a variety of tasks related to the care and treatment of animal patients. Under direct supervision, this position assists in the monitoring and treatment for all patients admitted in the hospital.

Essential Functions

1. Assists with administering treatments and monitoring patients admitted in IMC or ICU, Observes and records vital data, abnormal signs, body weight, food/water intake of animals, and collects and labels specimens and perform treatments and administer medications as prescribed by primary veterinarian.
2. Performs and demonstrates veterinary care techniques and procedures related to emergency and critical care medicine.
3. Assists veterinarians in the care of patients requiring advanced procedures and life-saving techniques including CPR and mechanical ventilation.
4. Inspects facilities, equipment, and supplies daily, as well as observes health status of animals, environmental conditions, temperature, and sanitation.
5. Perform job duties with speed and accuracy and work as essential personnel, providing care for patients after hours, on weekends and holidays.
6. Assists with emergency triage and stabilization of patients presenting through the Emergency service
7. May be responsible for, or assist in, billing clients, inputting charges, and/or similar tasks

Education Level

Associates degree

Field of Study

Animal Science or related scientific field.

Years of Experience

No experience required for entry level

Area of Experience

Experience working in a veterinary hospital environment

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Depending on the combination of education and experience, selected candidates may be hired as a Veterinary Technician, and assigned Levels I, II, or III . Salary range determined by eligibility for Level I, II, or III .

Consideration for entry-level Veterinary Technician requires:
1. Associate’s degree or higher in a technical or scientific field related to the area of assignment.
2. Veterinary Technician Certification having passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam ( VTNE ).

Level II requires the above plus 2 years of experience.

Level III requires the above plus 4 years of experience with at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

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

Experience working in a veterinary hospital environment.

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
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Transcripts
  2. Letter of Recommendation
  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 Animal Science or other relevant field?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Have you passed the Veterinary Technician National Exam?
    • Yes
    • No

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