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  • Agricultural Technician (Veterinary Health Center)

    Kansas State University

    The Veterinary Health Center (VHC) with the College of Veterinary Medicine is seeking applicants for an Agricultural Technician. This position exists to provide quality animal care to patient, teaching and research animals in the Large Animal section of the KSU-VHC. This position includes a five day work week including weekends and holidays.

    Required Minimum Qualifications:
    -High School diploma or equivalent and six months of experience in caring for Large animals. Education may be substituted for experience as determined relevant by the agency.
    -Must possess a valid driver’s license once employed.

    Preferred Qualifications:
    Prefer three years’ experience in caring for Large animals (especially veterinary hospital experience).
    Ability to write and interpret written instructions.
    Ability to communicate orally with professional and subordinate personnel.
    Ability to supervise work of students and volunteer employees.
    Ability to transport feed sacks, hay and/or wood shaving bales.
    Knowledge of animal nutrition and the procedures used in feeding, watering, housing, identifying and handling research, teaching and client food and pleasure animals. May also include infrequent exotic animal species.
    American Association of Laboratory Animal Science (AALA) certification is desirable.
    College of study with major course work in animal science or a closely related field is desirable.
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