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Animal Technician

Regulatory issues. Pricing pressures.

Increased competition. Innovation demands.

our Company Group understands that each industry has its own challenges and opportunities. And we have the experience, knowledge and original research to dive deep into the details of your industry segment to fully exploit the value of your supporting services.

Summary of Job Purpose and Function
This position works with the veterinary medical team to provide and prepare for the best medical care of pets, and to ensure this is provided in a happy, welcoming, friendly and efficient manner, influencing clients to return and refer their friends and families.

Essential Responsibilities and Tasks

Prepare the treatment room for examination of pets and all necessary medical item and supplies (e.g. vaccinations, fecal loops, slides, etc.) for the veterinarian and/or veterinary technician. Set up fecals, smears, and skin scrapings as allowed by state rules and regulations.
Maintain the flow of the Cycle of Service in accordance to position. Provide Client Education regarding preventive care, Optimum Wellness Plans, and basic status of hospitalized pets. Serve as support to the Client Services Coordinator staff on an as-needed basis.
Hold or restrain pets during examination, treatment, or inoculation.
Prepare routine in-house laboratory tests (e.g. canine heartworm, feline leukemia, FIV, and canine parvovirus) as allowed by state rules and regulations.
Monitor the comfort of hospitalized patients. Ensure the comfort of hospitalized patients by "walking", exercising, feeding, and cleaning cages and pet (when approved by the veterinarian or veterinary technician).
Bathe and dip pets when necessary to treat dermatological conditions (when advised by veterinarian or veterinary technician.
Clean the surgical suite and instruments.
Ensure cleanliness of the hospital including but not limited to housekeeping such as laundry, dishes, mopping, cage cleaning, trash collection and removal and instrument cleaning as outlined by hospital protocols
Other job duties as assigned.

Special Working Conditions

Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time.
Ability to be confident around pets (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc.)
Client needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position requires special hours including working weekends and evenings.
Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
The noise level in the work environment is moderately high.
Requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while at hospital.
Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Associate is routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards and medication/controlled substances.

Job Requirements

Experience, Education and/or Training
High School Diploma preferred.
Must be at least 18 years old to perform duties involving radiography (x-ray) and exposure to radioactive substances.
One year related experience required with customer service preferred.

Our advisors and research analysts will complement your internal team?s focused experience and expertise with a broad view informed by our work with multiple, similar clients in your industry. Our insights will help you decide the optimal service delivery strategy and best-fit solution for your in-scope functions.

Let us help you take the first step on your pathway to long-term returns.

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Animal Care Aide

Our global research platform is designed to help our clients manage political risk across markets and borders. The analysts in our practice groups assess and forecast how political, social, economic, and security developments in specific countries can affect investors, multinationals, and policymakers around the world.

Job Summary:

Under direct supervision, performs daily health monitoring, clinical care, surgical support and enrichment for laboratory animals.

Must be able to lift 20 to 25 lbs. Must be able to work staggered shift schedule, overtime, weekends and holidays as required.

Must be able to read, write and comprehend English in order to read signage and to read and update animal health records. Work space may be small, non-private, and close to other work stations where noise level can be high.

Specific Responsibilities:

Performs daily rounds under the direct supervision of the clinical veterinarians or Animal Health Techincian, Leads to triage new animal health reports and monitor ongoing clinical cases. Communicates with veterinary staff and laboratory personnel to notify and update regarding the status of clinical cases. Performs physical examinations and treatments as deemed necessary by the clinical veterinarians;
Assists the clinical veterinarians or other qualified individuals with surgical procedures. Prepares sterile instrument packs and prepares surgical suite animals for asceptic surgery. Under the direction of the clinical veterinarians, AHT Sr or Lead, administers anesthetic agents, intravenous fluids and monitors anesthesia and post surgical recovery;
Ensures that environmental and social enrichment is provided to the laboratory animals.
Dispenses non-controlled drugs and supplies from the CCM pharmacy to laboratory personnel. Performs periodic inventories of drugs, supplies, assay kits and instruments. Prepares and submits animals or specimens (blood, tissue, feces) for testing at diagnostic laboratories as determined necessary by the clinical veterinarians;
Maintains and monitors various reports and records including animal health records, activity reports and enrichment logs. Participates in the training of animal care staff, laboratory personnel and interns in proper animal restraint, barrier technique and asepsis;
Remains current with all regulations pertaining to laboratory animals including the Guide, Animal Welfare Act, etc. Participates in various staff meetings, staff training and continuing professional education. Becomes familiar with relevant Animal Study Protocols and meets with investigators and laboratory personnel to discuss research needs and animal health concerns;
Performs other duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

One year of experience as a veterinary assistant or technician in a veterinary medical facility, research facility or diagnostic laboratory or the equivalent combination of education, training and experience where the required knowledge, skills and abilities are acquired.

Our regional research practice groups?Africa, Asia, Eurasia, Europe, Latin America and Middle East & North Africa?are enriched by close collaboration with our Global Energy & Natural Resources and Comparative Analytics practice groups. Analysts in the Global Energy & Natural Resources group work with those in the regional groups to provide comprehensive coverage of energy and commodities markets, while our Comparative Analytics team develops quantitative methodologies and leads our coverage of international and transnational issues.

Our research analysts are trained social scientists with post-graduate degrees, extensive professional experience, and a diverse range of language capabilities. Headquartered in New York, we also have offices in Washington and London, as well as a vast network of experts around the world who provide real-time information from the field.

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Animal Care Assistant

As the economic recovery unfolds, many executives with supply chain and logistics responsibilities are moving out of ?survival mode? and beginning to make their supply chains more flexible, responsive and efficient. They are looking to trim the number of distribution centers while minimizing transportation costs and cycle time.

If they have moved operations or sourcing overseas, they are looking for strategies to help them better manage a more complicated set of logistics and get a handle on fluctuations in inbound shipping costs. And if it has been a while since their warehousing and inventory strategies have been examined, they are looking for ways to respond to changes in customer order patterns and incorporate important new technologies.

Job Details

Need not be registered vet tech, but must be able to restrain, draw blood, administer fluids and medications, determine dosage, etc. Helpful to also have administrative background as record keeping and file maintenance important.

This is a fast paced environment. Excellent communication skills, ability to work with volunteers and the public, positive attitude, and team work are critical. Rotating weekends and holidays.

We?ve been helping leading companies in a range of industries tackle these problems for over 30 years and more than 1,000 client engagements. Though every problem we encounter is different, we approach all of our engagements with certain fundamental perspectives.

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Animal Caretaker

Because collaboration and contribution to the firm is a priority at our Company Group, we balance your client work with opportunities that allow you to contribute your expertise, strategic insights and innovative thinking in efforts to evolve our methodology, decision frameworks and other intellectual capital. You will also have opportunities to shape the industry by authoring thought-leadership articles and market-analysis whitepapers.


Prior animal hospital experience is not necessary, but at least 1 - 2 years of work experience is required.

This position assists Veterinarians, Technicians, Client Service Coordinators, Custodians, and Administrative staff in delivering the highest quality patient care with exceptional customer service.

Job duties include:

surgery nursing and monitoring, anesthesia monitoring, instrument and facility maintenance, safe and kind animal restraint, stocking inventory, and daily interaction with pet owners.

We understand that consulting can be a demanding career. our Company Group is committed to helping our people maintain a healthy work/life by balancing the demands of quality client work with the opportunity to pursue personal aspirations, spend time with their families and contribute to their communities. Our team members have a variety of interests outside of work, and we encourage them to actively balance work with family priorities and outside activities.

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Animal Care Helper

Global 1000 companies in a wide range of industries trust Everest Group to advise them on all aspects of their high impact needs. As one of our professionals, you will help our clients evaluate and transform their businesses to adapt in a continually changing business environment. You will be exposed to a broad range of client business challenges including technical, legal, financial, organization design, process reengineering, offshore outsourcing, business alliances, business/market strategies and other issues. Potential engagements may include optimizing internal functions, developing go-to-market strategies, developing strategic roadmaps for change management, service provider solutioning, and shared services advisory services.


  1. Must be able to handle dogs of all sizes and cats
  2. Must enjoy working with both people and pets
  3. Must have the stamina to walk energetic dogs as well as ensure our pet resort looks inviting and clean
  4. Must have a flexible work schedule where you can work during the week, as well as, on the weekends and holiday time frames.
  5. Must be able to follow directions and comply with processes and procedures
  6. Must have a keen sense of observation when observing the pets
  8. CSRs: Must be able to multi-task and handle large phone call volumes and walk in tours
  9. CSRs: Must have a positive, upbeat phone voice and personality

Being a consultant means working closely with our clients on their challenges and adding value as a member of a team. Most of our client teams travel to domestic client sites weekly, leaving home on Monday morning and returning on Thursday. Occasional international travel is also required. Fridays are spent in an our Company Group office reconnecting with colleagues, attending training and collaborating on internal projects and meetings. This allows greater connection to co-workers, a more collaborative environment and better opportunities for personal career development.

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Animal Technician I,Bumc Lab Animal Science Center

Tracking Code 8808/E1717 Job Description Ensure quality animal care for all research animals. Maintain proper sanitation of all animal equipment, research facility and materials.

Strictly follow all institutional, local, state, federal regulations, policies and procedures to assure proper animal health and welfare. Responsible for basic animal husbandry for common rodent laboratory species, both conventional and barrier settings, and/or aquatics. Also responsible for basic cleaning and sanitation of any/all equipment, research facilities.

Required Skills High school diploma or equivalent required. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor. Job Location Boston, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular

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Stss Lab Animal Assistant

Job Description Primary Purpose Works with Animal Care Manager to maintain and care for multiple aquaria and to assist with other animal facility operations. Responsibilities Sets up and maintains marine and freshwater aquaria, researching care requirements, installing proper substrates, performing tests of water quality, and adjusting water chemistry. Prepares and supplies live food in accordance with each animal’s needs. Checks, evaluates, and documents the health and condition of each individual animal. Ensures that aquarium systems, including lights, pumps, filters, and protein skimmers are operating properly. Schedules and performs partial water and filter changes as needed to maintain proper aquarium conditions and animal health. Ensures that all required documentation is performed, and that necessary supplies are on hand. Trains others in aquarium care. Assists with facility-wide quality control testing, surgical prep, and care for other animals. Job requirements Must have previous class or other direct experience working with aquaria and marine invertebrates, and in assessing animal health and behavior. Must be able to work independently and exercise good judgment. Must work well with others.

Classification Number: 900407 Classification Title: STSS Lab Animal Assistant Department: Sciences Tech Support Services Level: Level B (Skilled) Posting Number: STU00453 Location: Middlebury Main Campus Is this an academic year or summer position?: Summer Position Open Date: 02/20/2017 Open Until Filled: No Special Instructions to Applicants: Questions regarding this posting can be sent to Alexis Paquette at Quicklink for Posting:

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Animal Care Technician

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN Print Apply ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN Salary $12.69 - $13.56 Hourly Location 2700 Evella, TX Job Type Full-Time Department Administration and Regulatory Affairs Job Number 18100 Closing 7/24/2017 5:00 PM Central + Description

  • Benefits + Questions POSITION OVERVIEW Applications Accepted From: ALL PERSONS Department:

    BARC Animal Shelter and Adoptions Division: Kennel Workdays & Hours: Various Days and Hours* *Subject to change DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES/ ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Provides humane care for the shelter animals and maintains facilities.

    Frequently uses animal control, care and management software to document activities in field, shelter and office setting. RESPONSIBILITIES: + Cleans and disinfects kennels, wards, cages, equipment, runs and other areas of the facility. Checks and maintains supply levels; makes simple observations regarding sickness and/or injury.

  • Humanely handles and kennels all animals and identifies shelter animals with appropriate tags or bands before kenneling. This includes animals which may be ill, injured, quarantined or aggressive.

  • Provides food, water and proper care of all shelter animals by adhering to schedules and protocols within departmental policy.

  • Provides vaccination, micro chipping, FIV/FEV testing and treatment of all shelter animals.

  • Monitors all animals, including those that may be isolated or quarantined, for signs of illness or unusual behavior; makes notations and reports problems regarding health and behavior of animals of the Animal Care Supervisor and/or Veterinary Medical staff.

  • Performs the euthanasia of animals by injecting selected animals with controlled substance, in accordance with established laws and departmental policy; disposes of the euthanized animal.

  • Maintains accurate and legible case files and records for each animal in shelter; uses a computer to input, update and access information regarding shelter animals and to produce written documents.

  • Provides information and assists the public in search of lost or adoptable pets.

  • May assist BARC management, the veterinary staff and other individuals in animal care, surgery or related procedures. WORKING CONDITIONS This position requires extensive, near-continuous physical exertion such as repeated lifting of very heavy objects (more than 80 lbs.) deep bending, climbing steps and/or assuming awkward positions.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS Requires a high school diploma or GED. Must undergo a rabies immunization series immediately upon employment. EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS One year of experience in the care and handling of animals are required.

    Must obtain an euthanasia certification within 9 months of employment in job classification. LICENSE REQUIREMENTS NONE PREFERENCES Preference will be given to applicant with at least two years of verifiable experience in an animal care and/or shelter facility. Preference shall be given to eligible veteran applicants provided such persons possess the qualifications necessary for competent discharge of the duties involved in the position applied for, such persons are among the most qualified candidates for the position, and all other factors in accordance with Executive Order 1-6. GENERAL INFORMATION SELECTION/SKILLS TEST REQUIRE None Division may administer skills assessment relevant to job description. SAFETY IMPACT POSITION Yes If yes, this position is subject to random drug testing and if a promotional position, candidate must pass an assignment drug test.

    SALARY INFORMATION Factors used in determining the salary offered include the candidate's qualifications as well as the pay rates of other employees in this classification. The salary range for the position is: Pay Grade 11 APPLICATION PROCEDURES Only online applications will be accepted for this City of Houston job and must be received by the Human Resources Department during posting opening and closing dates shown.

    Applications must be submitted online at: To view your detailed application status, please log-in to your online profile by visiting: or call 832-393-0204. All new and rehires must pass a pre-employment drug test and are subject to a physical examination and verification of information.

    Due to the high volume of applications received, the Hiring Department will contact you directly, should you be selected to advance in our recruitment process. If you need special services or accommodations, please call TTY 7-1-1. EEO Equal Employment Opportunity:

    The City of Houston is committed to recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce and providing a work environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based upon any legally protected status or protected characteristic, including but not limited to an individual's sex, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity, or pregnancy. The city offers a competitive benefits program, including competitively priced health coverage and a defined contribution pension plan. Benefits include: • Medical • Dental • Vision • Wellness • Life insurance • Long-term disability • Retirement pension • 457 deferred compensation plan • Employee Assistance Program • 10 days of vacation each year • 10 city holidays, plus one floating holiday • Flexible schedules • Professional development opportunities • Transportation/parking plan • Section 125 pretax deductions • Dependent Care Reimbursement Plan • Healthcare Flexible Spending Account For plan details, visit 01 Are you a veteran who served on active duty in the Armed Forces (United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marine Corps, or Coast Guard) for more than 90 consecutive days and received either an honorable discharge or a general discharge under honorable conditions? + Yes + No 02 What is your highest level of verifiable education completed? + High School diploma/GED + Associate's Degree + Bachelor's Degree or Higher + None of the above 03 How much verifiable, paid experience in the care and handling of animals do you have? + 1 year

  • 2 years + 2 years

  • 3 years + 4 years or more + No verifiable paid experience in the care and handling of animals 04 Are you willing to obtain an euthanasia certification within 9 months of employment? + Yes + No 05 Are you willing to work weekends? + Yes + No 06 Do you have a current valid Driver's License? + Yes + No 07 Which of the following have you worked in before? (Check all that apply) + Spay/Neuter Clinic + Veterinary Clinic + Animal Wellness Clinic + Animal Shelter (in shelter medicine) + None of the above 08 Briefly describe your duties/responsibilities while working in either of the facilities mentioned in question #7 above. (Note: "See resume" or N/A reference will not be accepted as a satisfactory response to this question). 09 Are you currently an ARA employee? + Yes + No Required Question

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Animal Caretaker

Job Overview

Job Overview

Summary You too can make a difference in our world

. The work of the US Fish and Wildlife Service is meaningful and varied. Want to know more about what it is like to work for us? Click here to watch short podcasts called Meet Your New Boss! and Diversity is our Strength This is a TEMPORARY position not-to-exceed one (1) year with the Hagerman National Fish Hatchery, with a duty station located near Hagerman, Idaho. This position may be extended up to a maximum of two years for the entire appointment. The Hagerman National Fish Hatchery is one of the largest facilities in the national fish hatchery system, which includes 78 rearing raceways and two hatchery-rearing buildings with 60 rearing tanks. The hatchery annually produces approximately 1.36 million eight inch steelhead smolts, and 130,000 resident rainbow trout. Those new to the federal government will start at step 01, with a beginning salary of $12.11 per hour.

Duties The major duties for this position include:

  • Feeding, sorting, collecting, counting, measuring, weighing, and/or tagging fish.

  • Monitoring the appearance and behavior of fish for changes indicate of illness, disease, or stress.

  • Catching and handling fish, maintaining control and transferring them from one location to another.

  • Operating fish culture equipment which regulates water quantity and quality.

  • Performing a variety of maintenance tasks associated with fish rearing such as cleaning and disinfecting cages, pens, troughs, ponds, tanks, or raceways.

  • Performing ground maintenance tasks using simple hand tools and power equipment, such as picking up trash, emptying trash cans, mowing grass, and washing vehicles and checking fluid levels.

  • Loading and unloading materials, equipment, or supplies weighing up to 50 pounds.

Supervisory Status No

Promotion Potential

02 ### Travel Required

  • Not Required

Relocation Authorized

  • No

Who May Apply

This job is open to

… United States Citizens Questions? This job is open to 1 group. Job Requirements

Job Requirements

Key Requirements

  • U.S. Citizenship and Background Investigation

  • Valid driver's license

  • Must wear official U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service uniform

  • Work schedule may require working evenings, weekends and holidays

  • Direct deposit of salary payment to a financial institution

Qualifications You must meet all qualification requirements outlined in this vacancy by

11:59 PM (EST) on the closing date of the announcement. QUALIFICATIONS There is no specific amount of training or experience required. However, to be found qualified for this position, you must demonstrate, through experience or training shown in your resume, that you possess the ability to be reliable and dependable as an Animal Caretaker as well as sufficient knowledge, skills and abilities in the job elements identified below to successfully perform the work of this position. Failure to describe your experience or training adequately in your resume will result in a not qualified or lowered rating for this position.

Security Clearance Q

  • Nonsensitive Additional Information

Additional Information

What To Expect Next After you've successfully submitted the online Occupational Questionnaire

, you will automatically receive an e-mail acknowledging receipt. After the vacancy closes, your application will be reviewed. Within approximately 10 business days, we will notify you of your rating and/or referral to the hiring official. If further evaluation or interviews are required you will be contacted. REMINDER: It is your responsibility to maintain access to your e-mail account; undelivered e-mails may cause you to lose consideration or not receive information about your application. Be sure to include your full name and vacancy number (R1-17-1985977-RR-DE) in any inquiries regarding this job. Let us know if your contact information changes, or you decide you no longer wish to be considered for the position. If we're unable to contact you, or you do not respond to requests for information, it may be grounds for not selecting you.


, transportation, and relocation expenses WILL NOT be paid by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Any moving expenses associated with reporting for duty in this position will be the responsibility of the selected employee Most Federal employees earn both annual and sick leave. For additional information, visit Leave Administration. You will earn Social Security credit while working with the government.

Other Information This job originated on www For the full announcement and to apply, visit Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at will be considered.

Open & closing dates: 2017-07-12 to 2017-07-25 Salary: $12.11 to $14.10 / per hour Pay scale & grade: WG 02 Series: 5048 Animal Caretaking Appointment type: Temporary NTE One (1) Year Work schedule: Full Time Job announcement number: R1-17-1985977-RR-DE Control number: 474195300

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Animal Health Manager

Description Manage the movement of cattle into, through and shipment out of the feed yard, maximizing cattle performance and profitability. Diagnose and treat cattle according to protocol. Develop and lead assigned staff, assist in the preparation and maintenance of the annual budget. Ensure compliance to the Animal Well-Being Policy, HACCP, OSHA and other safety procedures, rules and regulations.

Requirements Typically requires

5 or more years of cattle feeding experience, with at least two years in supervisory/management position. Excellent communication and leadership skills are required.

Bi-lingual (English/Spanish) skills are a plus; must be computer literate. Maintain medicine inventory, reconcile and order as needed. Complete other duties as assigned.

Requisition Number: 17-0054 Post Date: 6/7/2017 Title: Animal Health Manager City: Parma State: ID

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