MTS Level 6 - Anesthesia/SA Veterinary Technician - Atlantic Veterinary College *Amended Closing Date*

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, May 2, 2016
Date of Posting: 
April 8, 2016
Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College
MTS Level 6 - Anesthesia/SA Float Veterinary Technician
Full Time Permanent Position
Hours of Work: 

37.5 hours per week (Monday-Friday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm)

$50,347.00 to $55,378.00 per annum, prorated to time and term as per CUPE 1870

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital requires an Animal Health Technician to provide dedicated technical support for patients in Small Animal/Large Animal Anesthesia and auxiliary support as a floater in the Small Animal Veterinary Teaching Hospital.


Under supervision, job responsibilities will include:
•  Provide clinical and technical support to faculty in anesthesia and throughout the VTH
•  Prepare patient for induction of anesthesia
•  Induce and maintain anaesthesia
•  Recover patient
• Equipment cleaning and maintenance
• Ordering and stocking of supplies
• Will involve work in other areas of the hospital including ICU, Small Animal Medicine and Surgery, and Community Practice
•  May involve flexible work hours (changing shift times and potential for evenings/weekends)
• Other duties as required


• Must be a graduate of an Animal Health Technician program from a recognized facility
•  RVT designation is required
• 1-3 years of experience in both small and large animal anesthesia is preferred
• 1-3 years of experience in a specialty referral hospital is preferred
•  Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must be self-motivated and have a positive attitude
•  Must be able to work well as part of a team, but must be able to work independently as required
•  Must be able to work flexible hours on occasion, and be reliable

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 posted on the UPEI Human Resources website (

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.

Successful Candidate(s): 


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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