Animal health technician at Great Slave Animal Hospital Ltd

Full Time
Canada
Posted 1 month ago

Two Animal health technicians are needed at Great Slave Animal Hospital Ltd. The position is full-time permanent employment and you can start as soon as possible if chosen.

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You can earn as much as 60 to 66 dollars per hour and can work 37.5 to 40 hours per week. Working hours include day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, and Mornings and the job comes with other benefits.

  •  Location129 Kam Lake Road

    Yellowknife, NTX1A 2P7

  •  Salary$$60,000 to $66,000YEAR annually for 37.5 to 40 hours per week
  •  Terms of employment permanent employment
    Full time
  •  Day, Evening, Night, Weekend, Shift, Overtime, On Call, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
  •  Start dateStarts as soon as possible
  •  Benefits: Health benefits, Other benefits, Long term benefits

Job requirements

Languages

English

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Education

Other trades certificate or diploma
or equivalent experience

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills
Administer treatments as prescribed by a veterinarian; Produce diagnostic radiographs, collect samples and perform other laboratory tests; Prepare and administer medications and vaccines under direction of veterinarian; Handle, restrain and care for animals undergoing treatment and surgery; Counsel clients on animal health care; Conduct specialized procedures on animals such as animal identification and hoof trimming; Assist veterinarian before, during and after surgery; Provide nursing care and rehabilitation therapy for animals; Provide wound and bandage care; Perform routine animal dental procedures and assist veterinarians with animal dentistry
Area of Specialization
Small animals; Marine life; Exotic animals; Emergency care; Animal dentistry; Animal training work Setting
Veterinary clinic; Animal hospital
Security and Safety
Driver’s validity licence check; Criminal record check; Basic security clearance
Transportation/Travel Information
Valid driver’s licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Repetitive tasks; Handling heavy loads; Physically demanding; Manual dexterity; Attention to detail; Hand-eye co-ordination; Ability to distinguish between colours; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Standing for extended periods; Walking; Bending, crouching, kneeling
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Accurate; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement; Organized
Health benefits
Health care plan; Disability benefits; Dental plan; Vision care benefits
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits
Other benefits
Free parking available
Screening questions
Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?; Are you willing to relocate for this position?; What is the highest level of study you have completed?; Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?; Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?

Benefits

Health benefits

Health care plan, Disability benefits, Dental plan, Vision care benefits

Other benefits

Free parking available

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits

Employment groups

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Apprentices, Indigenous people, Newcomers to Canada, Visible minorities, Youth

Who can apply to this job?

The employer accepts applications from:

  • Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada.
  • Other candidates with or without a valid Canadian work permit.

By email

gsah@northwestel.net

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