Wisconsin Humane Society, Milwaukee, WI

Are you looking for a rewarding career with a leader in animal welfare? Join the Wisconsin Humane Society! We are currently seeking a full-time or part-time Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) to join our Racine Campus veterinary team as soon as possible! WHS is currently also offering a signing bonus of up to $1,000. Eligible hires can earn $500 after 90 days of employment and additional $500 after 6 months for a total of $1,000! If you’re looking for the perfect opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of thousands of animals and people while working alongside a committed, passionate, and fun team apply today – you’ll be happy you did!

Position Summary

Job Responsibilities

-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

-Vaccinate animals

-Take and develop radiographs -Clean and maintain equipment

-Organize clinic and respond to phone calls

Computer entry and other miscellaneous duties as assigned

Qualifications & Requirements​

-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

-Bilingual candidates encouraged to apply

Signing Bonus WHS is currently offering a signing bonus of up to $1,000. Eligible hires can earn $500 after 90 days of employment and additional $500 after 6 months for a total of $1,000! Benefits/Compensation

WHS offers newly hired CVT’s a very competitive starting salary of $17.00/hour. Full-time staff are eligible up to 2 weeks of 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

All staff are eligible for the following benefits:

-403(b) Retirement Plan

-30% off adoption fees

-10% off merchandise discount in our Animal Antics Store

-Limited retail, service fee, event, and program discounts

-Limited wellness care veterinary services for companion animals

​ Application Instructions To apply for this position, please visit 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