Animal Care Specialist (68T) – US Army – Tukwila, WA

This is a uniformed position that requires enlistment into the United Sates Army or the Army Reserve. You must be between the ages of 17 and 34 and a US citizen or valid green card holder to apply.

Animal Care Specialist (68T)

Overview:

The animal care specialist is primarily responsible for the prevention and control of diseases transmitted from animals 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 report findings to veterinarian.

-Calculate doses and administers oral and topical medications as directed by a veterinarian.

-Assist veterinarian in surgical procedures and perform euthanasia when instructed by a 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 conditions and follow directions precisely.

Requirements:

This is a uniformed position that requires enlistment into the United States Army or the Army Reserve. You must be between the ages of 17 and 34 and a US citizen or valid green card holder to apply.

Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.

Compensation:

Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

Bonuses:

You could earn up to $40,000 in cash bonuses just for enlisting under certain Military Occupational Specialties.

Education Benefits:

In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses.

This is a uniformed position that requires enlistment into the United States Army or the Army Reserve. You must be between the ages of 17 and 34 and a US citizen or valid green card holder to apply.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Temporary, Internship, Contract, Commission

Pay: $1,555.00 – $1,884.00 per month

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 12 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Night shift
  • On call
  • Overtime
  • Weekends

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Source: Indeed.com
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