MTS Level 5, Casual Embryo Transfer Assistant - Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary College

Competition Number: 
Position Type: 
Staff Position
Closing Date: 
Friday, September 25, 2015
Date of Posting: 
September 11, 2015
Veterinary Teaching Hospital - Atlantic Veterinary Hospital
MTS Level 5, Casual Embryo Transfer Assistant
Casual Position
Hours of Work: 

Casual as needed

$23.73 per hour (vacation pay included), as per CUPE 1870

The Veterinary Teaching Hospital requires an Embryo Transfer Assistant to work on a casual basis to assist our theriogenology service. The successful applicant will work directly with the theriogenologists on an as-needed basis (when flushes are scheduled).


Under supervision, job responsibilities will include:
• Computer record keeping
• Maintain biosecurity standards in accordance with a CFIA export approval
• Assisting veterinarian with flushing and transferring procedures
• Embryo handling and freezing
• Stock and maintain supplies in various locations
• Other related duties as assigned


• Must have 3 plus years of experience working as an embryo transfer assistant or technician or equivalent experience
• Must have a strong willingness to learn and attention to detail
• Excellent computer record keeping skills
• Strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills
• 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.

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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