Animal care technician

at United States Army

Job Detail


Salary

$1553-2195/month

Experience

No experience required

Schedule Type

Part Time - Full Time

Location

8516 4th Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11209, USA

Duration

-

Expires

07/10/2019, 08:00 PM


Description

Overview The animal care specialist is primarily responsible for the prevention and control of diseases transmitted from animal to man, as well as the comprehensive care for government-owned animals. Job Duties Provide routine daily care for animals in veterinary treatment or research and development facilities Perform physical examinations to detect obvious abnormalities and reports findings to veterinarian Calculate doses and administers oral and topical medications as directed by the veterinarian Assist veterinarian in surgical procedures and perform euthanasia when instructed by veterinarian Training Job training for an animal care specialist requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 11 weeks of Advanced Individual Training, including practice in animal care. Some of the skills you’ll learn are: Patient care techniques Emergency medical techniques Methods of sterilizing surgical equipment Plaster-casting techniques Helpful Skills Interest in general science and biology Enjoy helping others Ability to work under stressful or emergency conditions and follow directions precisely Required ASVAB Score(s) Skilled Technical (ST): 91 Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for. Compensation Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation. Earn Cash For In Demand Jobs You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties. Visit Jobs in Demand to see if this job qualifies for an enlistment bonus. Future Civilian Careers The skills you learn will help prepare you for a future as a veterinary aide or assistant at a veterinary hospital. With training and continued study, you may qualify for certification as an assistant laboratory animal technician. PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experienced and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at https://www.merlinjobs.com/ HCA address/Health Systems address Cleveland Clinic Atlantic Health System Bell Ambulance, Inc. address Reliant Medical Group address-address Hospital address