Are you looking to make a difference for animals and their people? The Wisconsin Humane Society Milwaukee Campus is looking for a full-time or part-time Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) to join our team providing care for thousands of shelter animals each year! This position offers a very competitive starting salary of $16.00/hour with few weekend and evening commitments. Come see why over 240 staff and nearly 17,000 animals call one of WHS’s campuses home each year! You’ll be happy you did!
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Surgery prep and post op care
Anesthetize animals and monitor anesthesia
Administer treatments and dispense medications
Calculate drug dosages
Perform dental prophy
Draw blood, perform fecals, and urinalysis
Take and develop radiographs
Clean and maintain equipment
Organize clinic and respond to phone calls
Computer entry and other miscellaneous duties as assigned
Veterinary Technician Certification achieved and maintained
Candidates must be positive, flexible, and work well with coworkers and the public
Flexibility and/or open availability to work some evening, weekend, and/or holiday shifts as needed
Must be committed to treating animals and humans with kindness and respect
WHS offers full-time and part-time CVT’s a very competitive starting salary of $16.00/hour. In addition, hired candidates will receive a $500 bonus after 90 days and another $500 at the 6 month mark for a total of $1,000!
Full-time staff are eligible for up to 2 weeks' Vacation, 1 week Paid Time Off, and 6 paid Holidays after 45 days of employment as well as the following benefits on the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment after their full-time hire date:
Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Group Term Life Insurance and Voluntary Life Insurance
Short Term and Long Term Disability
Flexible Spending Plans
Health Savings Account (HSA)
Aflac Supplemental Benefit
Limited wellness care veterinary services for companion animals
All staff are eligible for the following benefits
403(b) Retirement Plan
30% off discount on animal adoption fees
10% off discount in our Animal Antics Store
Limited retail (i.e. apparel, pet food, special order merchandise), service fee, event and education
Available on the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment after the hire date.
Come see why over 200 staff call one of WHS's 6 locations home each year! You'll be happy you did!
Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please visit www.wihumane.org/employment to complete and submit your online employment application. A resume and three professional references are required. Please note that only applications received through our employment page may be considered.
Equal Opportunity Employer
The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Door, and Brown Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, volunteer programs, and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the states busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group.