Current Job Postings

The listed positions are not with the Yuba College Veterinary Technology Program. Rather, this is a job board with postings sent to the program from outside veterinary facilities. Please inquire with the respective facility with questions.

Current Postings as of October 10, 2019.  Please note that some postings may be outdated, please contact hospital to see if position is still available.

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RVT and Veterinary Assistant (Sterling Point Veterinary Clinic)-Lincoln, CA

Who we are: Sterling Pointe Veterinary Clinic is a family-owned, full-service, three-doctor practice clinic that provides complete medical, surgical, and dental care for companion animals in the rapidly-growing town of Lincoln, CA. We practice a full range of Western and Eastern medicine, and offer specialized services including: acupuncture, advanced pain management, cold laser therapy, PRP injections, Chinese herbal medicine, food/nutritional therapy, and more. Since opening, we have experienced unusually strong growth, and have built such a solid reputation that we often receive patients referred to us from all over California, as well of other states. We are known as a concierge clinic by our clients who especially value the personalized attention received by patients and clients alike.

Who you are: Ideally, you are an RVT or Veterinary Assistant looking for the next step in your career. If yes, we want to meet you. You will be challenged, you will learn, and your compassion, skills, and ambition will be rewarded.

You may be right for our practice if you:

· Are looking for an RVT or Veterinary Technician role and have two years of experience

· Possess a passion for providing the highest quality in patient care, even when patients are stressed, ill or in pain

· Have a positive outlook and ability to work well in a collaborative environment

· Demonstrate the ability to multi-task while keeping focused on the details

· Have excellent communication and organizational skills

· Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis

· Address clients’ medical questions with confidence and know when to direct clients to veterinarians

Candidate Qualifications/Skills:

· Minimum of 2 years' experience working as an RVT or unlicensed tech in a veterinary hospital setting

· Solid animal assessment/triage abilities

· Venipuncture and IV catheter placement

· Solid in-house laboratory procedure skills

· Skilled in animal restraint

· Ability to take high-quality X-rays

· Inducing (RVT only) and monitoring anesthesia

· Dental prophy experience is a plus

· Surgical preparation and assistance skills

· Patient recovery and nursing care skills

· Familiarity with Cornerstone software is a plus

Note - Work requires lifting and carrying animals (assistance will be provided for patients over 40 lbs); walking or standings for extended periods of time; frequently works in a bent position. May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces within small spaces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

Benefits:

· Competitive compensation, based on experience

· Health insurance

· Paid time off

· Flexible schedule

· Continuing education tuition assistance

· SIMPLE IRA program (with employer match)

 

To apply, please email your resume to spvchr@gmail.com

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center)-Santa Paula, CA

Small but fast-paced animal shelter in Santa Paula, CA is looking to add full- and part-time Registered Vet Techs to join our close-knit and team-oriented shelter staff.

We are looking for flexible, organized communicators to take our team to the next level! Our veterinary clinic provides services to both the shelter and our community. We perform high volume spay/neuter services weekly as well as host guest surgeons who utilize our facility.

In this crucial role, you will be responsible for the following duties and responsibilities:

Scheduling and performing veterinary examinations and rechecks. Maintaining statistics in PetPoint database.

Obtaining animal histories and overseeing veterinary treatment of shelter animals by animal care staff, fosters and volunteers. Communicating all findings to veterinarian.

Prepping for surgery.

Performing dental procedures.

Assuming primary responsibility for scheduling of animals for veterinary examinations and rechecks and maintaining statistics.

Maintaining veterinary supplies.

Oversee and train Vet Assistants and maintain organized inventory of supplies and uphold sanitary standards.

Maintaining Controlled Drug Logs.

Under supervision of veterinarian, create and maintain reference documentation.

Track and Report costs.

If you are a high school graduate or GED equivalent with a current California RVT license with a minimum of 2 years’ experience working in a veterinary hospital, clinic or animal shelter environment. Then we want to talk to you! Please send us your resume today!

Veterinary Assistant/Receptionist (Gridley Veterinary Hospital)-Gridley, CA

We are a growing, small animal veterinary hospital that is looking for an applicant that is dedicated to providing excellent patient care and has a warm welcoming personality. This applicant should be driven, self starting, be able to multitask and can pay attention to detail. This team member has to have excellent interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with other staff, the doctor, and clients. We are looking for part time help that could turn into full time. Computer literacy is a must the applicant should be able to type 45 words/min, basic understanding of how to navigate cloud based computer systems. Flexibility with scheduling is needed. Some clerical days required.

Duties of an assistant are to help with the flow and safety of the patient, so that every customer and pet has an enjoyable visit. Experience of one year is preferred.

Duties include but are not limited to:

Knowledge of vaccination protocol for felines and canines.

Understanding protocol for flea, tick, and heartworm prevention

Assist Doctor in rooms be able to set up procedures

Handling of animals in a safe and fear free techniques

Obtain TPR and history

Fill prescriptions and provide client education on medications.

Gridley Veterinary Hospital

27 East Gridley Road

Gridley, CA 95948

GridleyVet@gmail.com

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Animal Medical Center)-Auburn, CA

YOU MAY BE RIGHT FOR OUR PRACTICE IF YOU:

♦ Desire to work on a full-time basis in a small animal practice setting, located in a wonderful area of the Sierra Nevada foothills

♦ Love to provide great patient care and practice high quality medicine

♦ Feel a strong obligation to treat patients thoroughly

♦ Prefer clients who see their pets as members of the family and want to provide them with the best possible care

♦ You desire to practice in a setting that supports and participates in community activities

♦ You desire to be rewarded well financially and professionally because you bring a lot to your patients and our team

 

ABOUT OUR HOSPITAL:

♦ Locally owned since 1982

♦ Located in the beautiful Sierra Nevada foothills of Northern California. The practice is a 2.5 hour drive west to the Bay Area and a 1 hour plus drive east to the Lake Tahoe area

♦ AAHA Accredited

♦ High level of collegiality amongst all the staff in the practice

♦ Fully equipped with digital radiography, digital dental radiography, ultrasound, in house Idexx lab, Dentalaire

 

COMPENSATION & FRINGE BENEFITS:

♦ Starting pay based on years of practice experience, education and ability

♦ Competitive Compensation

♦ CE financial allowance + paid days for attendance

♦ Employer contribution to SIMPLE IRA plan

♦ Employer paid licensing fees

♦ Health Insurance plan contribution

♦ Paid vacation, holiday and sick leave

 

YOU SHOULD HAVE:

♦ Interest in all aspects of small animal medicine, care and service

♦ Ability to get along well with others in all areas of professional responsibilities

♦ Enjoyment in giving lots of great client service

♦ Availability to start ASAP or following appropriate notice to your current employer

 

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to: jobs@thatsmyvet.com

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Credentialed Veterinary Technician (Nate's Honor Animal Rescue)-Lakewood Ranch, FL

We are a no kill shelter in Lakewood Ranch, Florida. Over the past 10 years, our innovative approach to sheltering and our unique design have made us a destination shelter, with adopters coming from all over the state. Our volunteer to staff ratio is over 20:1, with key positions held by staff, and supported by dedicated, highly trained volunteer teams.

We are currently expanding our medical and animal care teams during construction of a 20,000 sq. ft. expansion, including a maternity ward, parvo ward, and behavior/training facility.

Veterinary technicians are the backbone of our medical team. Our technicians perform all intake evaluations, medical processing, and initiate treatment plans based on standardized protocols. Foster programs and medical appointments are also managed by the technician team. The shelter currently has partner veterinarians that provide guidance and support, as well as treatment of non routine cases. Due to the unique design of our shelter and current construction, applicants must be able to work independantly. Strong record keeping skills in software such as Petpoint or Shelterluv are a must. CVT, LVT, RVT with shelter experience preferred, but not required.

To apply visit https://www.cognitoforms.com/NatesHonorAnimalRescue/JoinOurTeam

Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue

4951 Lorraine Rd

Bradenton, FL 34211

www.nateshonoranimalrescue.org

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Butte Humane Society)-Chico, CA

The Butte Humane Society is currently looking for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our Veterinary Clinic Team. The Butte Humane Society Veterinary Clinic is committed to providing necessary medical care to get our shelter cats and dogs ready for their forever homes, as well as providing low-cost veterinary services to our entire community. We believe quality, affordable veterinary care should be accessible to anyone who needs it! Our ideal candidate will be dynamic, efficient, have a well rounded background in veterinary medicine, spay/neuter, general surgery, be hard-working, have an interest in working with both public and shelter pets, and thrive in a fast-paced, teamwork based environment. This position is full-time, Tuesday-Friday from 7:30am-6:00pm (This position is a 4 day work week, 10 hours per day). Experience in veterinary dental procedures is preferred. If you would love to work with animals in an energetic environment with a friendly team- we would love to meet you!

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Core Responsibilities:

  • Induce and monitor anesthesia for surgical patients
  • Assist with surgical procedures, exams, treatments, and patient care
  • Communicate/record patient observations effectively
  • Assist our veterinarian in educating clients on their pet's condition and any medication dispensed
  • Assist with maintaining medical inventory
  • Assist with medical care for our shelter animals
  • Assist with euthanasia procedures
  • Participate in CURES reporting and maintaining drug logs

Other requirements:

  • Manage clinic database to keep accurate, professional, and legible records, including all forms and data entry of controlled drugs, animal information, procedures, etc.
  • Follow established safe and humane protocols in handling of animals.
  • Learn and apply preventative protocols.
  • Follow cross contamination protocol.
  • Follow all medical protocols.
  • Maintain current California RVT license.

Safety:

  • Follow all established safety procedures and protocols.
  • Model safe work practices by following all safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment.
  • Take immediate action to address any safety concerns that could put a staff member, volunteer, customer, animal, or the organization at risk.
  • Wear required clothing, identification, and job-specific safety gear.
  • Demonstrate understanding of animal diseases and transmission to other animals and people.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
Team member performs duties in all areas of facilities. The environment can be dirty, smelly, noisy, stressful, and demanding. There is exposure to potentially dangerous chemicals, animals, parasites and infectious disease. Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals. Regularly lift, carry animals weighing up to 50 pounds. Work can be physically and emotionally demanding.

WORK SCHEDULE: This position is full-time, Tuesday-Friday from 7:30am-6:30pm (This position is a 4 day work
week, 10 hours per day).
However, candidate must be willing to work weekends, evenings and holidays (if needed), as well as attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines necessary or desirable to meet business needs.

WAGE: Competitive Hourly Wage DOE. Range: $16-$18 per hour.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to lift a maximum of 50lbs.

Please submit a resume and cover letter for consideration to: emilyacevedo@buttehumane.org.

Must have current CA RVT license.

 

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RVT and Veterinary Assistant (Romie Lane Pet Hospital & Veterinary Emergency Care)-Salinas, CA 

We are looking for highly motivated and professional staff. One or two licensed RVTs and at least one unlicensed Veterinary Asst positions available, depending on work schedule availability. Full time preferred. One full or part time receptionist needed with a minimum of 6 mths experience in a veterinary hospital. Emergency hours end at midnight and currently no one is required to work emer hours. Emer pay differential in some cases. Licensed staff also receive paid license fees, CVMA, AVMA, and AAHA memberships. CE required for maintenance of license also offered. No students unless graduating within 60 days will be considered at this time. RVT graduates who have not passed the exam will be offered a free exam. Signing bonuses considered on a case by case basis. New management system and significantly increased wage structure since last vacancy posting. Starting salary is competitive and commensurate with experience but promotions are based on performance! In-house training opportunities at uncommonly high level from vastly experienced doctors and RVTs. Highly experienced non-licensed staff may earn as much as $17/hour; RVT’s currently $17-20. Higher wages may be negotiated in exceptional cases. If you are aware of a higher wage being offered, tell us! We strive to be competitive in all areas. Highest employee discount legally allowed by IRS, paid Anthem Blue Cross health insurance (50%), 2 weeks paid vacation and one week paid sick leave per year for full time staff. Part time staff earn Vacation and sick leave at a prorated basis. Small animal handling and exposure are required for vet asst jobs at this time. VA certificate completion definitely considered a plus for non-licensed positions. Must be willing and physically able to learn and perform all tasks in the hospital. Must have excellent communication skills and ability to learn. A high level of ethical behavior is expected and enforced, including treatment of coworkers and management. Cover letters for clarification and describing future goals will be appreciated and considered. No temporary help need apply. Full time or part time will be considered. High school grad required We provide exceptional levels of medicine and service. 50 to 75% Saturdays required by all non-licensed staff. RVTs may be asked to work ¼ Sats. Closed Sundays (unless they are a Holiday), kennels done by non-licensed staff. No bilingual requirements.

Respond with a resume by email and/or complete an application at our office or call (831) 726-3339. All applicants will eventually be required to complete one of our formal applications. One can be emailed to you but must be printed out for completion, cannot be completed online.

Email Address: rlph_applicants@yahoo.com

755 E Romie Lane

Salinas, CA 93901

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Kennel Worker (Hightest Kennels)-Oroville, CA 

Salary

Starting at minimum wage

Summary

Under general supervision provide care for dogs in the kennel including, but not limited to: kennel cleaning, feeding, grooming, bathing, and exercising dogs.

Essential Job Functions

· Perform daily cleaning of kennels, crates, and public areas. Ability to follow proper disease control protocol to ensure a safe and sanitary environment.

· Record and keep trainers and appropriate staff informed of animal health, behaviors, and concerns

· Exercise dogs two times per day, or as assigned

· Spot-clean kennels and public areas throughout the day

· Stock all kennel/cleaning supplies as needed

· Clean, fold, and stock kennel laundry

· Other duties as assigned

Required Knowledge and Skills

· Work with efficiency, speed, and accuracy

· Follow instruction given by superiors and/or co-workers

· Accurate written and verbal communication

· Strong customer service skills

· Ability to adapt to change in procedures as needed

· Ability to use various equipment to perform tasks (hose, shovel, dog collar, drive ATV and/or golf cart etc.)

Minimum Requirements-Education, Certifications and Licenses

· High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred

· CA Driver License preferred

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements

· Working in a loud environment (dogs barking, equipment etc.)

· Use of various sanitizing chemicals (appropriate safety equipment provided)

· Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

· Ability to sit, walk, stand, kneel, crouch for prolonged periods of time

· Working in wet environments for prolonged periods of time

· Working in dry/dusty environments for prolonged periods of time

· Working outside year round in various weather conditions

· Handling live and dead game birds

Equipment and Tools Utilized

· Hose/Pressure Washer

· Shovel, Rake and various hand tools

· Other equipment as necessary to perform the essential functions of this position

 

Please apply in person or via email mail@hightest.com


1021 Lower Honcut Rd.
Oroville, CA 95966
530-742-3647
www.hightest.com

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Registered Veterinary Technician (For the Love of Pets Veterinary Hospital)-Grass Valley, CA

We are looking to add a full time RVT to our team. Please email your resume to fortheloveofpetsvet@gmail.com or stop by the hospital to fill out an application and submit your resume. We look forward to hearing from you.

For the Love of Pets Veterinary Hospital
561 Idaho-Maryland Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945


P 530.477.5683
F 530.477.2775
www.fortheloveofpetsvet.com

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Veterinary Assistant (Blue Oaks Veterinary Clinic)-Roseville, CA

We are looking for a full-time Veterinary Assistant to join our team in Roseville, California. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude that is detail oriented and committed to quality work that is willing to work with small animals, exotics, and avian species.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

-Must have 1-2 years experience working in a veterinary practice setting.

-Registered Veterinary Technician Certification or working toward obtaining your RVT Certification is a plus.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

-Minimum of 18 years old.

-Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.

-Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.

-Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.

-Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all levels of hospital team members.

-Has excellent client communication skills.

-Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods of time; frequently works in a bent position.

-May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

 

Blue Oaks Veterinary Clinic offers competitive compensation dependent on level of experience.

Please email resume and cover letter to the resumes@blueoaksvet.com

Job Type: Full-time

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Blue Oaks Veterinary Clinic)-Roseville, CA

We are looking for a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician to join our team in Roseville, California. We are looking for someone with a positive attitude that is detail oriented and committed to quality work that is willing to work with small animals, exotics, and avian species.

QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

-Must have 2 years experience working in a veterinary practice setting as a Veterinary Technician.

-Registered Veterinary Technician Certification with surgical and dental experience required.

PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS

-Minimum of 18 years old.

-Genuinely enjoys working with animals and is able to deal with them even when they are stressed, ill or in pain.

-Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis.

-Is well-spoken and approaches his/her job duties in a mature nature.

-Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all levels of hospital team members.

-Has excellent client communication skills.

-Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs.). Walks or stands for extended periods of time; frequently works in a bent position.

-May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises and animal feces. May be exposed to bites, scratches and contagious diseases.

Blue Oaks Veterinary Clinic offers competitive compensation dependent on level of experience.

 

Please email resume and cover letter to resumes@blueoaksvet.com

Job Type: Full-time

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Certified Veterinary Technician (Columbia Veterinary Hospital)- The Dalles, OR

We are seeking 2 CVTs to join our growing practice. We are looking for enthusiastic applicants with good client communication skills. We are a 4 doctor practice that sees dogs, cats, horses, small ruminants and pocket pets. Competitive pay with medical and dental insurance, licensing and CE paid by practice.

We are moving into a new 5600 sq foot, river front practice in June 2019!

Our practice is located in the beautiful Columbia River Gorge of Oregon. There are many outdoor recreation opportunities available, and we’re only 1 hour and 20 minutes from Portland.

Please contact Dr. Cynthia Lindsay for more information.

541-296-5059

Veterinary Assistant and RVT (Banfield Pet Hospital)-Antelope, CA

Please copy and paste one of the following links to apply for that position.

Vet Assistant

https://jobs.banfield.com/job/antelope/veterinary-assistant-005129/138/11873170

RVT/Veterinary Technician

https://jobs.banfield.com/job/antelope/veterinary-technician-005129/138/11419016

https://jobs.banfield.com/job/antelope/veterinary-technician/138/11280724

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Large Animal Veterinary Technician/Assistant (Sierra Valley Large Animal Veterinary Service)-Chilcoot, CA

Work schedule: 10-hour days M-F with some after hours on call weeknights and rotating on call weekends for emergencies. Must have prior equine handling experience & knowledge (previous veterinary experience preferred but not required) Must be friendly and professional, responsible, work well with others, flexible, efficient, compassionate, patient, have a positive attitude, be a highly motivated self-starter, able to work under stressful conditions when necessary, willing to stay late when needed, willing and able to perform some manual labor, have basic computer skills, good communication skills, valid driver's license.

Education Requirement: Minimum of High school diploma or equivalent. Duties include but are not limited to: Equine: Horse restraint & handling for general exams, vaccines, dentals, lameness exams, wounds etc. Administering medications, patient monitoring, taking X-rays, blood draws, running blood work, assisting with surgeries, stall cleaning. Some Goat/sheep restraint & handling for exams, vaccines, etc. & some cattle work. General hospital and vet truck maintenance & cleaning, restocking, autoclaving, laundry, some client communication, occasionally answering phones & helping with front office work. Pay: dependent on previous experience, vet tech licensing etc.

Please email resumes to – office@sierravalleylavs.com

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Licensed Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Technician in Training (SPCA of Northern Neveda)-Reno, NV

SPCA of Northern Nevada is looking to expand our shelter clinic team.

We are seeking a Licensed Veterinary Technician or VTIT professional who is committed to supporting a team that practices progressive, high quality medicine. We want someone who is passionate about saving animals and who wants to continue to learn and grow.

Applicants must supply a cover letter and resume. In your cover letter list three service offered at the adoption center (this information can be found on our website). Applicants without a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

The LVT or VTIT will be performing a variety of tasks in order to help the clinic operations run smoothly. Tasks include but are not limited to the following:

· Surgery – patient preparation, IV catheter placement, intubation, induction, anesthesia monitoring, and post-operative recovery and care.

· Dentistry – prophylactic cleanings, dental xrays, and periodontal treatment.

· Treatments for hospitalized/sick patients including IV fluid therapy, medication administration, vital monitoring, etc.

· Data entry in PetPoint

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· Veterinary Technician Requirements:

· The ideal Veterinary Technician will have at least one year of recent experience working in a veterinary hospital

· Must have current Nevada veterinary technician license or VTIT license

· Candidates should be able to work in a team environment, be self-reliant, self-motivated, detail oriented, organized and able to multi-task

· Shelter or rescue experience appreciated

· Must be willing/available to work on weekends

*VERY IMPORTANT – Applicants without a cover letter and resume will not be considered.

About you:

The right candidate will have a consistent and genuinely positive attitude. Must have a passion for animals, and excellent customer-service skills. Thrives on working collaboratively as part of a team and willing to pitch in to help others. Must be able to manage difficult or emotional situations.

About Us:

We were voted Best Nonprofit in 2017 by the Chamber of Commerce, and Best Nonprofit Group in 2018 by the Reno News and Review. We were also a finalist for the Best Places to Work Award in 2017, 2018 and 2019!

SPCA of Northern Nevada offers excellent benefits that include health, dental and vision insurance, 8 paid holidays, PTO and sick time. Most of all we provide a working environment where you will be respected and appreciated. We have an amazing team!

The SPCA of Northern Nevada is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. In accordance with applicable law, the SPCA prohibits harassment or discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, marital or domestic partnership status, status, age (40 years and above), national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, medical condition, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws. All such harassment or discrimination is strictly prohibited.

Please do your homework before applying. You would be shocked how many people apply yet have never even visited our website let alone our animal adoption center.

· If this sounds like the career for you, you must provide an updated resume and cover letter. In your cover letter briefly describe why you would be the ideal candidate. Please send both to renaw@spcanevada.org

LVT start at $20 - $25 per hour DOE

VTIT start at $13 per hour

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Full-Time Animal Care Assistant (Animal Place)-Grass Valley, CA

Job Title: Animal Care Assistant

Job Status: Full-Time, Grass Valley

Immediate Supervisor: Animal Care Director

Job Description: The Full-Time Animal Care assistant assists in the care of the 400+ animals (pigs, chickens, cows, turkeys, sheep, goats, rabbits, donkeys) living at the sanctuary under supervision of the Animal Care Director. Animal care assistants are responsible for cleaning and maintaining animal living quarters, animal feeding, and assisting caregivers with basic animal care. See below for specific responsibilities and duties.

Qualifications

• Passionate about working for and with farmed animals

• Keen interest in the animal welfare/rights movement is encouraged

• Vegan/Vegetarian preferred

• Reliable and dependable

• Good animal behavior and observation skills

• Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, including cold/wet weather (average low is 35F) and hot summers (average high is 95-100F)

• Able to lift 50 pounds and perform strenuous/manual labor

• Work well with a variety of people

• Strong communication and listening skills

• Able to follow detailed instructions and meet time sensitive demands

• Able to learn and process new information quickly

• Team player and self-motivator

• Committed to Animal Place’s mission and a desire to be a part of the Animal Place family

• Willing to work on weekend/holidays/varying shift times

• Valid driver’s license and good driving record (subject to verification)

Job Duties

• Daily cleaning duties and maintaining the shelter areas

• Re-stocking feed, straw, and supplies

• Completing feeding shifts with little to no supervision

• Assisting caregivers with restraining animals for treatments

• Assisting caregivers with closing duties

Hours/Days: 40 hours/week, full-time, five days a week, 8hr days, days off vary; schedule subject to change anytime, required to work weekends, required to work most holidays

Salary: TBD

Start Date: Immediate

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume via email to Hannah@animalplace.org, send resume in the body of email do not send attachments

In subject line, write Full-Time Animal Care assistant application.

Faxes cannot be accepted. Please allow 2-3 weeks for processing.

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Full-Time Animal Caregiver (Animal Place)-Grass Valley

Organization Description: Animal Place is an animal rights organization promoting the complete protection of farmed animals and a vegan lifestyle. We operate a 600-acre sanctuary in Grass Valley, CA that serves as a permanent safe haven for farmed animals and an education center. Adjacent to the Grass Valley Sanctuary is our Guest House, which houses visitors and volunteers. We also have a 12-acre rescue and adoption facility in Petaluma, CA, which provides temporary home for adoptable farmed animals, with a special emphasis on chickens from the egg industry. We operate an all-vegan store in Berkeley, CA, and facilitate multiple educational campaigns throughout the United States.

Job Title: Animal Caregiver (Live-in Available)

Job Status: Full-Time, Grass Valley

Immediate Supervisor: Animal Care Director

Job Description: The full-time Animal Caregiver assists in the care of 500 animals (pigs, chickens, cows, turkeys, sheep, goats, rabbits, donkeys) at the sanctuary under supervision of the Animal Care Director. Animal Caregivers are responsible for the cleaning, feeding, and medical care of the animals. See below for specific responsibilities and duties.

 

Qualifications

Passionate about working for and with farmed animals

Keen interest in the animal welfare/rights movement is encouraged

Good animal behavior and observation skills

Strong communication and listening skills

Able to follow detailed instructions and meet time sensitive demands

Able to learn and process new information quickly

Team player and self motivator

Follows directions

Reliable and dependable

Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, including cold/wet weather (average low is 35F) and hot summers (average high is 95-100F)

Able to lift 40-50 pounds and perform strenuous/manual labor

Work well with a variety of people

Committed to Animal Place’s mission and a desire to be a part of the Animal Place family

Willing to work on weekend/holidays/varying shift times

Valid driver’s license and good driving record (subject to verification)

Vegan diet preferred

 

Job Duties

Animal feeding/watering and maintaining animal feed schedules

Daily animal health care and maintaining treatment records

Daily cleaning duties and maintaining the shelter areas

Aiding with weekly health checks

Assisting with veterinary visits and setting up treatment protocols

Completing shelter projects as assigned

Private On-site Housing Available

Additional live-in responsibilities include but are not limited to:

On-call 2-3 days a week, on-call must remain on the property overnight

Covering shifts as needed

Being available for emergency situations when not on shift

Able to handle emergency situations independently

Hours/Days: 40 hours/week, days vary; schedule subject to change at any time, required to work most holidays.

Salary: Salaried, $12-$14/hour, depending on experience

Benefits: Health care coverage after 3-month probation period

 

Start Date: Immediate

How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume to humanresources@animalplace.org

Please send both in the body of email and do not send attachments. In subject line, write Full-Time Animal Caregiver.

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Goat Dairy Farm Employee (CalOak Dairy Goats)-Davis, CA

Job to start early June (after June 8 with a possibility of starting early May) and pays $13.00/hour

Ability to come 5 days per week for a steady job, up to 40 hours per week. We prefer long-term employees.

Some flexibility in work hours and days negotiable, but generally the work is 7am-3:30 pm, including ½ hour lunch break. Start and end times could be slightly different, if needed.

Work days M-F or some weekend days could be ok. Ability to work occasionally on weekends, when we travel, is essential.

Some paid holidays, including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Days and some PTO.

Please do not apply if driving distance is too far to be worthwhile.

Prior livestock experience is preferred.

Feeding, cleaning facilities, milking (by machine), various maintenance tasks

No lifting beyond 30-32 lb necessary, but this is still physical work so you should be capable.

Our goats are very intelligent, hand-raised and gentle

You MUST have your own, reliable vehicle (auto) transportation.

To apply, please send your resume and references to herdmom@caloakgoats.com

Website: www.caloakgoats.com

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Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) or Assistant (Davies Animal Hospital)-Yuba City, CA

We’re a busy, progressive small animal veterinary hospital in Yuba City. In search of a kind, caring individual with good people skills and technical skills/knowledge for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) or an assistant position.

Ideal candidates would thrive in a fast-paced environment, perform various roles such as Exam Room Technician, Treatment Room Technician, and (RVT) Surgery Technician. Technician responsibilities include obtaining history from clients, assisting in exam rooms, client education, venipuncture, IV catheter placement, SQ/IV/IM injections, obtaining digital radiographs, performing treatments as directed by the doctors, preparing samples to be sent to outside laboratories, assist in record keeping and performing in-house bloodwork. Technicians also prepare patients for surgery, intubate, monitor anesthesia, perform dental cleanings and obtain digital dental radiographs. Can respond to owners’ inquiries in a professional, helpful manner to create a warm family experience with clients. We are open weekdays 8-6pm, Saturdays 8-4pm, and we are closed on Sundays and all major holidays.

Please stop by to drop off a resume at your earliest convenience!

Davies Animal Hospital

1630 Sierra Ave, Yuba City 95993

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Kennel Assistant (Skyline Sporting Dog)-Corning, CA

We are seeking a part time to full time kennel assistant to care for our blood donor cats and dogs. Please inquire for hours and days. 

Applicants can send a resume to Tom at skylinesportingdog@hotmail.com

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Skyline Sporting Dog)-Corning, CA

Part time RVT needed to assist in sedated phlebotomy draws (canine and feline) for our blood donor facility. We are very open to discussion as to hours and salary and are willing to teach technique, industry standards and protocols. We mainly need someone Monday-Wednesday mornings but are willing to work with the right person to make the job fit their needs .

Applicants can send a resume to Tom at skylinesportingdog@hotmail.com 

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Registered Veterinary Technician (PAWS Spay/Neuter Clinic)-Oroville, CA

PAWS (Promotion of Animal Welfare Society) is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization whose mission is to prevent animal suffering, neglect, cruelty, and death by educating the public about the importance of spaying and neutering and by providing low cost spaying and neutering services and various medical procedures. PAWS believes it is essential to control the overpopulation of cats and dogs so that every animal can have a quality of life that includes a loving home with necessary health care that alleviates undue pain and suffering.

PAWS is seeking an RVT to fulfill tasks in the following areas:

-Surgical Procedures

-Dental Cleanings

-Wellness exams including vaccinations and preventative testing

Please send your resume and cover letter to: jtitensor@Comcast.net.

For more information about the clinic, please visit the website at https://www.pawsoforovilleclinic.com/.

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Multiple Positions (VCA Loomis Basin Veterinary Clinic)-Loomis, CA

Loomis Basin Vet Clinic is hiring for several positions in their unique multi-focused hospital. Click on the website and search Loomis Basin to find open positions:

https://vca.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/Careers/2/refreshFacet/318c8bb6f553100021d223d9780d30be

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Experienced Veterinary Assistant or RVT (VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group)-Carmichael, CA

VCA Sacramento Animal Medical Group is seeking a fulltime RVT or experienced Vet Assistant for general medicine and emergency swing shifts. Must be available to work week-ends.

Minimum qualifications: Ability to provide restraint of canine and feline patients and obtain a temperature, heart rate and respiration. Sufficient mathematical skills to calculate drug and fluid dosages accurately. Ability to administer medications subcutaneously, intramuscular, intravenously, topically or orally. Ability to perform venipuncture, place vascular catheters, produce diagnostic radiographs and use common monitoring devices.

The ideal candidate will possess compassionate nursing skills, be able to multi-task, be a team player and possess excellent communication skills.

Benefits include: medical/dental/vision insurance plans, CE opportunities, paid time off, paid license fee, personal pet care, uniform allowance and more.

Please send resume to cheryl.hamilton@vca.com

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Marysville Veterinary Hospital)-Marysville, CA

Marysville Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full-time (32-40 hours) Registered Veterinary Technician to join our small animal practice. License and experience are required.

Veterinary technicians must have a broad knowledge of animal science, medicine, and husbandry, including a basic knowledge of pharmacology and sufficient mathematical skills to ensure the administration of accurate drug and fluid doses. They must be able to successfully restrain animals, complete clinical laboratory tests, use multiple radiology techniques, administer and monitor animals under anesthesia, assist in surgery, and perform dental procedures. Technicians must also deliver compassionate nursing care. Candidates must have the physical strength and ability to stand for an entire shift when needed, and be able to lift pets and objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance.

The ideal candidate is a professional, people-oriented, team player, and possesses excellent communication, leadership and client service skills. Benefits include: compensation based on experience and education; paid time off; medical/dental/vision insurance; CE allowance; paid license fees; pet care; uniform allowance and more.

If you are interested in joining our team, please submit cover letter and resume by email to jen@marysvillevet.net.

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Antelope Veterinary Hospital)-Red Bluff, CA

We are a single doctor practice (looking to expand to a second doctor), mainly small animal with a mix of some large animal. We are in need of a skilled surgery technician, or someone ready to spring into training as a surgical technician. We definitely have our busy days and seasons, but are lower key than many multi-doctor or emergency clinics. We work hard Monday through Friday, but have the wonderful opportunity to spend time with our families and interests on the weekends.

We are looking for the right personality and fit for our clinic. Antelope Veterinary Hospital is a community clinic, practicing small and limited large animal medicine. We are seeking a full time, experienced, Registered or Unregistered Veterinary Technician. The successful candidate should be fluent in surgical preparation and assisting, venipuncture, anesthetic management, surgical recovery, imaging, pharmacy, physical exam, patient triage, dentistry, sterilization, ability to lift 50lbs, and lab practices. Background and drug testing will be required. Strong communication skills with clients, ability to read patients and desire to engage with your team cheerfully and professionally helps us deliver quality veterinary experiences for our client's and their pets.

What we look forward to giving back to you as an employee? This is a 36 to 40 hour a week position Monday to Friday; you get weekends off to enjoy our great attractions in Tehama and Shasta Counties and time with your family and friends. Regular hours mean rare after hours emergencies. Great personal pet benefits. Accrued paid vacation. To the right candidate, higher than industry average pay grade and health and retirement benefits packages available following introductory period. We are a small team working toward the same goals to see each other as people and to help our client's and their pets get the quality and skilled care they need.

Applicants are welcome to come into the clinic or email a resume to expedite our hiring. Please ask for Mary Pryde.

530-527-4522

antvet@sbcglobal.net

85 Belle Mill Rd

Red Bluff, CA 96080

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Experienced Veterinary Assistant or Registered Veterinary Technician-(Sterling Point Veterinary Clinic)-Lincoln, CA

We have are looking for a PT/FT experienced Veterinary Assistant or Registered Veterinary Technician. The ideal candidate will have the ability to multi task while keeping focused on the details, be dependable and a true team player, passionate about veterinary medicine, professional and friendly, have excellent communication skills and enjoy client interaction. If this sounds like you, then we would love to set up an interview.

Position Requirements:

-Minimum of 2 years' experience working as an RVT or Veterinary Assistant in a veterinary hospital setting

-Able to lift 50 pounds without assistance

-Able to stand for long periods of time

-Dependable

We are a rapidly growing veterinary hospital that offers competitive benefits for our staff members. Please do not apply to this position unless you meet the position requirements.

Please send resumes to spvchr@gmail.com.

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Registered Veterinary Technician-(Creekside Pet Hospital)-North Highlands, CA

Small family owned animal hospital looking for someone who wants to be part of the team long term. We are growing and soon will be moving to a bigger facility. We work as team and family and are looking for someone who is self-motivated, enthusiastic, energetic, and loves animals. RVT or a recent graduate is encouraged to apply, pervious experience in veterinary practice is a plus but not required. Our furry patients include dogs and cats mainly but we also see rabbits from time to time.

Potential hire that is willing learn and expand skills that will be utilizing include: venipuncture, catheter placement, surgical prepping and assisting, anesthesia monitoring, restraining, radiology, physical examinations, dentistry, pharmacy - dispensing and properly label medications, pre op and post op procedures for hospitalized patients, vaccine preparation and administrating, process payments, review paperwork with clients. Candidate will be crossed trained to work in the front office and back.

Feel free to call or drop off a resume; we’re open 6 days a week. M-F 8am to 7pm and Saturdays 9am to 4pm.

916-332-0700

You may also fax your resume: 916-332-0720

Creekside Pet Hospital

4980 Watt Ave Suite B

North Highlands, 95660

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Registered Vet Tech (Wags and Whisker's Pet Rescue)-Chico, CA

Wags and Whisker’s Pet Rescue is seeking a full-time Register Veterinary Technician for our newly opening mobile veterinary unit in Chico CA.

Minimum Qualifications

Licensed and Registered Veterinary Technician

Or

Veterinary Technician Student who will be graduating and taking licensing exam soon

Responsibilities and Duties

Assisting veterinarian in the treatment room and surgical suite

Assisting with general care of animals at the rescue

Assisting veterinarian with clients

Filling prescriptions

Educating clients on optimal pet health care

About Us

Wags and Whiskers Pet Rescue, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit no-kill rescue located in Chico, California. We are dedicated to rescuing homeless, abandoned, or abused animals at risk of euthanasia in shelters, given up by their owners because of difficult circumstances, or in danger of abuse or neglect. Our primary focus is to pull dogs and cats that are at risk of euthanasia from high kill shelters in California and place them into forever homes. Founded in late 2015, we are a rapidly expanding animal rescue that adopts out over 2000 animals a year. Between our main facility and foster care, we have around 400 animals at any one point in time.

We are currently in the process of opening our Mobile Veterinary Unit to help provide low cost veterinary services to Chico and its surrounding underserved communities. We are also starting construction on a full service veterinary hospital in Chico that will provide additional low cost services to our neighborhood.

Benefits

Health Insurance

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Durham Veterinary Hospital)-Durham, CA

We are a 3 doctor, family-owned and operated small animal hospital looking for a dedicated new team member. We are looking for a California licensed RVT interested in working full-time. 

With capabilities such as digital whole body and dental xray, ultrasound, and video endoscopy, we strive to provide Durham and the surrounding communities with high quality care. 

Our mission is to make our clients feel like family and work within their means to maintain the bond they have with their pet. 

The right person is someone with excellent communication skills, the ability to work as part of a team, and is willing to learn. Reception experience is a bonus. We are especially interested in a person who is looking for a long-term position.

Please submit a resume to:
Durham Veterinary Clinic
PO BOX 623/9417 Midway
Durham, CA 95938

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Registered Veterinary Technician (River Oak Veterinary Hospital)-Riverbank, CA

River Oak Veterinary Hospital in Riverbank, California (near Modesto) is searching for a candidate to fill a registered veterinary technician opening. River Oak is a 2-doctor, small animal and exotic animal practice. The veterinary practice has resided in the city for 50 years. Qualifications being considered included: RVT license; a candidate in good standing with the veterinary medical board; and a desire to assist clients with their animals. Salary is dependent upon experience. New graduates will be considered. Benefits include: paid vacation (after 6 months); continuing education stipend, professional membership dues and licensing fees; health insurance options and a retirement plan. Applicants can expect to work at least 1 Saturday per month. In house chemistries, CBC, digital x-rays, and ultrasound are tools used frequently at our hospital. Our doctors can often assist with minor procedures as well as preventative care to some orthopedic surgeries.

All interested applicants may send a resume to riveroak@jps.net.

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Employment Opportunities at the Sacramento SPCA

​There are several positions open including RVT, veterinary assistant, animal care attendant, animal intake supervisor, development services specialist, behavior and training instructor, and adoption counselor.

The Sacramento SPCA is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applicants. All prospective employees will be required to submit to a background check done through the Sacramento SPCA prior to employment. All positions listed below are open until removed from this page.

Questions? Write: HR@sspca.org or correspond to:

Human Resources
Sacramento SPCA
6201 Florin Perkins Road
Sacramento, CA 95828

http://www.sspca.org/employment

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Registered Veterinary Technician or Assistant (Wasson Memorial Veterinary Clinic)-Lakeport, CA

Our busy 4 doctor, friendly small animal practice in Lakeport is looking for a veterinary technician or assistant to join our excellent staff. Do you have strong communication skills, multi-tasking, and the ability to work without direct supervision? Do you have strong nursing skills including venipuncture, catheter placement, dentistry, anesthesia, radiology, in house lab and patient restraint or are you looking to gain this experience? Our goal is to provide excellent patient care and customer service to our clients, and provide a safe, happy, healthy, educational, and enjoyable work environment for our employees. We are a full service hospital with a complete in house lab, dentistry, surgery, radiology, ultrasound and endoscopy. We do specialize in orthopedic surgery. We also triage local injured wildlife. The position is 4 days a week, 8 am to approximately 5:30pm.

If this sounds like a good match for you, please submit your resume to wassonvetclinic@yahoo.com or fax it to 707-263-1525. We offer great benefits and salary commensurate with experience.

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Registered Veterinary Technician or Part Time Receptionist (West Roseville Veterinary Hospital)-Roseville, CA

 Our privately owned veterinary hospital is looking to add another RVT to our team. We are looking for someone who is self motivated, professional, and has compassion for all of our patients/ clients.

*We offer a flexible schedule, paid time off, CE reimbursement, health benefits, and 401k.
*Competitive RVT compensation, with a current RVT License.

Our RVT's primarily responsible for surgery/ dental procedures.
Candidate must be proficient in:
Venipuncture
Placing IVC
Urinary Catheters
Place Bandages
Diagnositic Radiographs/ Dental Radiographs
Dental prophylaxis
Simple Dental extractions
Drug Calculations
Anesthesia induction/ monitoring/ recovery
Knowledge of commonly used medications
Client communication/ education

Experience with Cornerstone is a plus!

 Those interested can email their resume to wrvhresumes@gmail.com

 


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