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Veterinary Services Technician II - Clinical

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Veterinary Services Technician II - Clinical
Requisition Number RE24523
Working Title
Department Name 40832:Laboratory Animal Resources
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 42
Salary Range $16.49-26.38/hour
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

2 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Ability to lift 50 lbs. Able to work in hot, wet areas and wear personal protective clothing.


Monday – Friday, 7:30 am to 4:30 pm, with rotational weekend work required.

Job Summary

Completes more complex animal caretaking duties & specializes in the animal health, experimental surgery and veterinary support activities of individual species. Provides research support and training activities as directed. Completes majority of activities independently at direction of Group Leader or their Supervisor. All actions are completed by strictly & consistently following applicable DLAR SOPs including safety procedures & guidelines. Reports any suspected or actual deviations to SOPs or non-routine situations immediately to Group Leader or their Supervisor. Arrives, leaves & takes breaks at work as scheduled. Strictly adheres to DLAR attendance policy.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

MS Windows, Word, Outlook

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience

AALAS certification at LATG + (CMAR or ASR1 or ASR2), or RVT or DVM highly preferred. BA/BS degree with a minimum of 24 months of relevant animal experience is preferred.
Driver’s license preferred.

Deadline to Apply 09/20/2020
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2020-09-14 Expires: 2020-10-14

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