MTS Level 6 - Animal Health Technician - To Create a Casual List - Veterinary Teaching Hospital

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Monday, July 9, 2012
Date of Posting: 
June 28, 2012
Veterinary Teaching Hospital
MTS Level 6 - Animal Health Technician
To Create a Casual List
Hours of Work: 

Variable – as needed

$22.35 per hour plus 4% vacation pay, as per CUPE 1870 (salary under review)

As soon as possible until December 03, 2012

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital is seeking applicants to create a list of Animal Health Technicians on an as needed basis to replace technical staff leaves as required.
To provide animal nursing care to animals in wards ensuring that all prescribed treatments and diagnostic procedures are carried out; to monitor and report to clinicians on duty any abnormalities in animals during shift; to maintain a high standard of cleanliness of all clinical areas (including equipment); and to carry out specialized tasks or operate specialized equipment.

• A graduate of a recognized AHT program, a RVT is preferred
• Current experience with both small and large animals
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Self-motivated
• Ability to work independently, but also be part of a team
• Experience working in an academic setting is desirable
• A good previous work and attendance record

Application Instructions: 

Please submit electronically a cover letter, quoting the competition number, a resume and references to be received no later than the closing date to Please ensure that your first and last name and the competition number are included in the email subject line. 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): 

E. Roberts
A. McGuigan

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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