| License Description|
ANIMAL TECHNICIAN: Performs any combination of the following duties to attend animals on farms and in facilities, such as kennels, pounds, hospitals, and laboratories. Feeds and waters animals according to schedules; cleans and disinfects cages, pens and yards and sterilizes laboratory equipment and surgical instruments; examines animals for signs of illness and treats them according to instructions; transfers animals between quarters; adjusts controls to regulate temperature and humidity of animals' quarters; records information according to instructions, such as genealogy, diet, weight, medications, food intake, and license number; anesthetizes, inoculates, shaves, bathes, clips, and grooms animals; repairs cages, pens, or fenced yards; may kill and skin animals, such as fox and rabbit, and pack pelts in crates.
DOT CODE: 410.674-010
OES CODE: 79017
SOC CODE: 5624
CIP CODE: 010302
LICENSING AUTHORITY EXAMINATION AND FEES
WV Board of Veterinary Medicine --Written examination
State Capitol Complex --Given every June
1900 Kanawha Boulevard, East --Application: $25
Charleston, WV 25305 --Renewal: $10 annually
--18 years old.
--Graduate of two-year Board-approved course in accredited school.