MTS Level 6 - Animal Health Technician - Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2014
Date of Posting: 
February 10, 2014
Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College
MTS Level 6 - Animal Health Technician
Full Time Term
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week

$48,389 to $53,224 per annum as per CUPE 1870

As soon as possible until February 13, 2015 (Term may be reduced or extended depending on performance, available funding and departmental requirements.) 

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital requires an Animal Health Technician to assist veterinarians in the Small Animal Medicine service.


Within an educational environment,
• Provide animal nursing care
• Carry out orders for treatments and diagnostic procedures
• Monitor patient and report any abnormalities
• Stock and maintain supplies in various locations
• Maintain a high standard of cleanliness
• Duties may be assigned in other clinical support areas


• Must be a graduate of an Animal Health Technician program from a recognized facility
• RVT designation would be preferred
• Excellent communication skills 
• Must have current experience with small animals 
• Must be self-motivated
• Must be able to work as part of a team, but must also be able to work independently as required.

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and reference list, to be received no later than the closing date, via the link below.

You can also apply in person to the Human Resources Department, Kelley Building, University of Prince Edward Island, 550 University Avenue, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4P3, Fax Number (902) 894-2895.

In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, all qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority. The University of Prince Edward Island is committed to gender equity in employment. Only those applicants who are invited to an interview will be acknowledged.

UPEI encourages all qualified applicants to apply for job openings; however, in keeping with the terms and provisions of the university’s various employment and collective agreements, first priority will be given to internal candidates.
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