Annual Salary: $41,745.60 Grade: 26 (Employees: Refer to Civil Service Rule VI.3.1 and VI.17 for promotional rate) Appointment to a position in the classified service shall be at the minimum of the corresponding pay range unless otherwise approved.
Benefits Offered: 23.09% employer retirement contribution; sick and vacation leave; health, dental, vision, and supplemental insurances offered.
Examination is announced to establish an employment list to fill vacancies in the Zoo department and future vacancies as they occur.
Kind of Work
The purpose of this classification is to perform responsible work caring for all aspects of the health and overall well-being of the animal collection.
Minimum Applicant Qualifications:
High School diploma or GED, with vocational/technical training, or college coursework in veterinary sciences; Bachelor’s degree in Zoology or related field is preferred; supplemented by two (2) years of experience in animal health care or related field; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and Veterinary Technician’s license.
Will be required to obtain a valid State of Louisiana driver’s license at time of appointment and maintain throughout employment for this classification
Will be required to obtain a valid Louisiana Registered Vet Technician certification within six (6) months of appointment
Certified Animal Euthanasia License (obtain within one year)
40 hours per week
Must have flexibility to work weekends, holidays, and evenings as needed
Kind of Examination
This examination may consist of a written test, a rating of training and experience, a performance test or any combination thereof deemed necessary to adequately screen and rank applicants. Examination notices will be sent out via email with a testing date, time, and location. Applicants must supply complete and accurate information concerning their previous training and experience including a detailed description of their work experience, the names and addresses of all previous employers and the dates of employment. The information is subject to verification.
Must include copies of driver’s license, diploma, GED, DD214, degree, etc. with application.
Accepting paper applications: Until filled
COMPLETE A PAPER APPLICATION AT: WWW.CITYOFALEXANDRIALA.COM UNDER OUR EMPLOYMENT PAGE
Completed applications may be submitted in one of the following ways:
a. Hand delivery: Civil Service Department 3rd Floor, 625 Murray Street Alexandria, LA 71301
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