Certified Veterinary Technician

Website WiscHumane Wisconsin Humane Society

Building communities that treat animals with kindness & respect.

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 Certified Veterinary Technician (CVT) to join our Milwaukee Campus veterinary team as soon as possible!

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • 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

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 and Racine 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.


  • 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

Compensation & Benefits: The Wisconsin Humane Society offers full-time CVT’s a very competitive starting salary of $16.00/hour. Full-time staff are eligible for up to 2 weeks’ 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)
  • 403(b) Retirement Plan
  • Aflac Supplemental Benefit

All staff are eligible for the following benefits:

  • 30% off Adoption Fees
  • 10% off discount in our Animal Antics Store
  • Limited wellness care veterinary services for companion animals

Come see why over 150 staff and more than 20,000 animals call one of WHS’s 4 locations home each year! You’ll be happy you did!

Application Instructions: To apply for this position, please visit www.wihumane.org/employment to complete and submit your online employment application. A resume and three professional references are required. Please note that only applications received through our employment page may be considered.

Equal Opportunity Employer


To apply for this job email your details to eschulz@wihumane.org

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