Wisconsin Humane Society, Milwaukee, WI

Who We Are: The Wisconsin Humane Society is a progressive, innovative organization that is proud to be a role model for the best in animal welfare work and our standards are really, really high. We believe in strong processes and a focused, strategic, flexible approach to challenges. We know that our mission is real only when we can effectively make it happen.

Who We Need: We are seeking a Part-Time Certified Veterinary Technician who, like us, is moved by serving underserved people and their pets. This person would share our commitment to making high-quality spay/neuter services affordable and accessible to all pet owners. This position requires weekday availability two-three days per week until 530pm. You may be our ideal candidate if you enjoy a fast-pace and being part of a strong, positive team.

Position Summary

Job Responsibilities

-Surgical prep of patients while ensuring safety and sterility

-Anesthetize patients, monitor under anesthesia and provide post-operative care

-Calculate drug dosages; handle and track controlled substances Clean and maintain equipment, surgical quarters and animal areas as needed

-Ensure prompt and accurate paperwork procedures are followed

-Effectively communicate in a friendly and professional manner with co-workers and the public

-Provide excellent customer service Qualifications & Requirements​

-Veterinary Technician Certification achieved and maintained

-Veterinary Technician certification required

-Experience in a veterinary clinic and/or animal shelter or control facility preferred

-Able to lift and carry up to 50lbs repeatedly throughout the day

-Candidates must be committed to treating animals with kindness and respect

Benefits/Compensation

WHS offers newly hired 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!

All staff are eligible for the following benefits package:

-403(b) Retirement Plan

-30% off discount on animal adoption fees

-10% off merchandise discount in our Animal Antics Store

-*Limited retail (i.e. apparel, pet food, special order merchandise), service fee, event, and education program discounts

*Available on the first of the month following 60 days of consecutive employment after the hire date. ​

Application Instructions

To apply for this position, please visit our employment page at www.wihumane.org/employment to begin your online employment application. Only applications submitted through our online application system may be considered. Please know that it is our policy to reply to each and every application received once we have a status update.

Come see why over 200 staff call one of WHS’s 6 locations home! You’ll be happy you did!

Equal Opportunity Employer

About Us

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.