Vet Tech

Nemacolin Woodlands Resort   Farmington, PA   Full-time     Veterinary
Posted on September 5, 2023
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Here at Nemacolin, our associates know to “Expect the Unexpected” – You have come across the career opportunity where entertainment and excitement are the job description. This position must be committed to making every experience memorable all while having fun and relishing the incredible atmosphere of the resort.

Assist veterinarian in providing exceptional veterinary care to every pet that enters the hospital, including patient restraint, diagnostic testing, venipuncture, vaccinations, treatment of various medical conditions, surgery, anesthesia monitoring, dental procedures, client interaction, and other nursing duties as needed. Must also deliver compassionate nursing care. Will perform various office duties including answering phones, appointment scheduling, updating patient medical records, patient referral forms, etc.


(The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this job class and are not all-inclusive for this position.)

  • Uphold nursing responsibilities to the highest standard.
  • Provide client education material in a way that clients will understand clearly.
  • Maintain patient records.
  • Safely and effectively handle animals in any situation.
  • Assist in securing the facility and safety of guest, staff, and animals.
  • Basic office duties as needed.
  • Check in/Check out processes.
  • Maintain hospital cleanliness.
  • Be open to continued education opportunities.
  • Other Job duties assigned.


  • Must have current Pennsylvania Veterinary Technician Certification or able to transfer current out-of-state Veterinary Technician Certification to State of Pennsylvania.
  • Must have achieved their high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Secondary education preferred in veterinary assistant or veterinary technician program.
  • Must have experience handling cats and dogs.
  • Must be able to type and use basic office equipment, such as scanner, copier, fax machine.
  • Ability to think and act quickly in a fast-paced environment.
  • Competent to communicate effectively with guests and staff.
  • Must have the physical strength to stand for an entire shift when needed.
  • Be able to lift pets and objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance.
  • Assist with lifting patients that weigh more than 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to speak English.

This job description cannot possibly include a complete comprehensive listing of all the activities, duties or responsibilities that may be require by the organization and/or members of management. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions, but it does not prescribe or restrict the additional tasks that may be required.

Why Work for Nemacolin?

Located in the beautiful Laurel Highlands of Southwestern Pennsylvania, Nemacolin is the area’s premier destination for launching a five-star, five-diamond career in the hospitality industry. At Nemacolin, we strive to attract, retain, and develop the best and the brightest talent in the field. Our unique amenities and strong track record of exceeding industry standards make Nemacolin an employer of choice for those looking to pursue opportunities in areas such as lodging and guest services, food and beverage, recreation, culinary arts, golf, and retail, among others. Through a variety of training initiatives and a strong commitment to career development programs, we believe that we can help associates to develop the skills necessary to advance within our organization by offering competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits plan including:

  • An attractive 401(k) plan
  • Paid vacation, holidays, and personal hours
  • Family medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Long-term & short-term disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Educational assistance
  • Local and resort discounts
  • On-site uniform and dry-cleaning services
  • Discounted meals during breaks in the associate break areas

Nemacolin promotes a culture of continuous learning for our associates. We are strongly committed to comprehensive professional development programs:

  • Opportunities for advancement – At Nemacolin, we encourage our associates to grow within the organization and gain experience in a variety of departments to better understand the hospitality industry. Nemacolin prides itself on promoting from within the organization, and many of our mid and upper-level managers began in entry-level positions and advanced into their current roles. 
  • Associate Recognition programs – Nemacolin realizes that our associates help to set us apart from other organizations in the industry through their commitment to providing exceptional service and ability to consistently exceed guests’ expectations. Each month, associates can nominate others who have provided exceptional service, demonstrated leadership capabilities, or excelled in their areas of expertise. Winners receive an award for their efforts and are recognized by members of management.
  • Mentoring and coaching programs – As a new associate, we provide a level of mentoring that is best suited to you to enhance your growth and career interests, while sharing knowledge, advice, and encouragement along the way.


Nemacolin has consistently been recognized in the hospitality industry for providing superior customer service and outstanding facilities. We are very proud of what we have accomplished, and we would like to have the opportunity to share our enthusiasm with you. Some of our accomplishments include the Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star rating, the AAA Five-Diamond rating, the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence, and a variety of other awards from Condé Nast Traveler, and Golf Digest, just to name a few.


$1,000 Year-Round Referral Incentive - Receive a reward of $250.00 when you refer a new applicant who is hired and is employed for a minimum of 90 days! Receive a second reward of $250.00 when the referred associate continues their employment for a total of 6 months! Receive a third award of $500.00 when an associate continues their employment for 1 year!

Seasonal Referral Incentive- Receive a reward of $100.00 when you refer a seasonal applicant who is hired and is employed for a minimum of 60 days!

              *Rewards not applicable for rehires.


  • Enterprise - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate car rentals through Enterprise at a discount rate.
  • X-Plan Ford Pricing - As a Ford Partner, Nemacolin gives you the ability to purchase or lease eligible vehicles at Ford Motor Company’s XPlan Pricing. The discounted prices are good on new, leased, or used vehicles. Your family members in the same household are also eligible to receive discounted prices, just because you work at Nemacolin.
  • Verizon Wireless - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate to receive a 17% discount
  • AT&T Wireless - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate to receive a 13% discount
  • Sprint Wireless - A Nemacolin account has been set up for associate to receive a 15% discount
  • 84 Lumber - 17 % (associate must pay to haul).

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