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Animal Technician
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 LICENSING REQUIREMENTS: --U.S. citizen. --18 years old. --Graduate of two-year Board-approved course in accredited school.
Licensing Agency
West Virginia Board of Veterinary Medicine
State Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Boulevard East
Charleston , WV 25305
Active Status
Active
Continuing Education
Continuing education required
Criminal Record
No criminal record requirements
Education
Degree required
Exam
State exam required
Experience
No experience
License Type
Stand-alone license
License Updated
01/01/2010
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