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Job Vacancy -Trainee Embryo Transfer Technician

Date Posted: 2nd August 2022

Trainee Embryo Transfer Technician – Northern Ireland

Newtownabbey / Northern Ireland

Salary scale £25,000-35,000 dependent on experience

Full time permanent position

Ai Services are seeking to recruit someone with experience and interest in the field of cattle reproduction to expand their embryo transfer service throughout Northern Ireland.

General artificial insemination experience is essential but thorough embryo transfer training will be provided. 

Main Responsibilities

  • Retrieval of 7 day old embryos from donor animals
  • Implantation of fresh / frozen embryos into suitable recipients
  • Administration of epidural anaesthesia to donors & recipients

Essential Criteria

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience of bovine artificial insemination across large numbers of cows and heifers
  • Full driving licence (maximum 3 points)
  • Maintenance of highest levels of personal and equipment hygiene at all times to avoid animal infection / disease transmission
  • Ability to handle stock in a gentle and appropriate manner
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills in liaising with clients on donor / recipient protocols / timing of farm visits, etc.

Full job description and application form available online from the links below, or telephone 028 9083 3123 or email 

Closing date for return of completed application forms: 12 noon on Friday, 26th August, 2022.