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 4, 2018.  Please note that some postings may be outdated, please contact hospital to see if position is still available.


Registered Veterinary Technician or Experienced Assistant (Animal Care Clinic of Woodland)-Woodland, CA

Animal Care Clinic of Woodland is a patient and client focused veterinary clinic seeking to add a full time experienced Registered Veterinary Technician or veterinary assistant. You must enjoy working with clients in a fast-paced environment, and have excellent communication skills. Veterinary technical experience is required, along with knowledge and comfort working with computers for client and laboratory data input. Job includes working most Saturdays.

Qualities we look for:

* Warm and outgoing team player

* Detail oriented

* Able to multi-task

* Kindness, compassion, and integrity

We pride ourselves in making sure our clients and patients are shown the utmost care.

We invest in our employees’ long-term growth and happiness. We offer benefit packages including medical, Paid Time Off, internal and external continuing education, pet care discounts, and 401K.

If you would like further information please call Geri at 530-666-1973 or send your resume to


Registered Veterinary Technician (Veterinary Cancer Care)-Santa Fe, NM

Veterinary Cancer Care PC and Integrative Veterinary Wellness are hiring registered technicians for our small, yet growing practice. We treat the whole patient using integrative and conventional approaches focusing on quality of life. Clinical trials are important to our practice to help advance the field of oncology and help stop the use of research animals.

We are a small family owned clinic with an atmosphere filled with love and hope. We are a team of professionals that care for each other and our clients are our family.

We offer an excellent salary with room for growth and to climb the ladder. We don't believe in dead end jobs, we support your growth. We provide containing education, paid leave, health, dental and vision insurance and a 401K. Come visit the “city different”, Santa Fe has everything a big city offers with no traffic, no crowds, beautiful mountains and an amazing blend is cultures: Native American, Hispanic and Anglo.

Visit our website to learn more and call Dr. Kelly (Jeannette M. Kelly DVM, DACVIM, Oncology) to chat about opportunities.

Please send resume and cover letter to:


Phone Number: 505-603-0547


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 to find open positions:


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


Diagnostics Specialist (Abaxis Laboratories)-Union City, CA (Sacramento Region)

Regular Full-Time

Locations: Sacramento, CA and many other locations.

Weekly travel (3-4 days per week) throughout assigned territory or as directed by the Clinical Services Manager.

Responsible for the success of the relationship with assigned clinics in order to achieve the goals and objectives identified by the customer and Abaxis to improve utilization, increase adoption, and minimize implementation time of Abaxis products.

Responsible for identifying, quantifying, qualifying, tracking, and evaluating clinic pain points; and, for facilitating, developing, designing and implementing clinic workflow processes that improve overall customer experience with Abaxis products.

Responds to requests for onsite technical support, providing prompt and accurate technical assistance, troubleshooting, and resolution of complex system problems for veterinary clinics, laboratory research, and veterinary academic settings.

Provides clinics with guidance, instruction, and training on the Abaxis product line to increase productivity and performance through formal and informal presentations.

Provides post sale product installation and validation, applications and operations training.

Completes daily activity documentation, including detailed reports after customer visits, by collecting, analyzing and summarizing all available information including detailed satisfaction information.

Must possess superb customer service skills, be able to work independently, make appropriate decisions with accuracy, timeliness, and complete follow-through.

Must understand general veterinary clinic operations including but not limited to diagnostic applications, financial limitations, training requirements, and workflow processes.

Must have the ability to create and deliver training presentations clearly and effectively in both formal and informal environments.

Works closely with the Area Sales Manager(s) and Regional Account Manager(s) to provide appropriate customer service in a team approach.

Works with the ASM and RAM teams to identify and report opportunities for additional analyzers in customer accounts as well as new opportunities through referrals from existing customers.



Position requires an Associate’s degree with a Bachelor’s degree preferred

A degree from a Veterinary Technology Program preferred

Credentialed Veterinary Technician preferred

Basic computer skills (ie. Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe)

At least one year of experience working in a clinical setting.

Basic knowledge of animal disease states preferred.

Knowledge of diagnostic products, instrumentation, and clinic processes

Candidate must possess an analytical mindset and demonstrable critical thinking skills

Must have the availability and willingness to travel up to 80% of work week and flexible to accommodate customer visit requests.

This position requires travel to multiple locations within the US and Canada.

Typically works standard business hours, Monday through Friday.

May be required to travel on a Sunday to be at a customer location Monday morning.

Ability to safely lift and move 60 lbs

Bilingual, Spanish or French is a plus.

To apply, please visit their website:

Registered Veterinary Technician (Western University Pomona Spay/Neuter Clinic)-Van Nuys, CA

Summary: To support the clinical spay/neuter clinic and public practice of the College of Veterinary Medicine at the WesternU Spay/Neuter Center – East Valley located in Van Nuys, CA.

Wages: Approximately $20 per hour with excellent benefits including 401K match.

Knowledge, Skills, and Ability: Individuals must possess the knowledge, as well as the following skills and abilities or be able to perform the essential functions of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations, using some other combination of skills and abilities.

- Strong technical and interpersonal skills are required and one must be dedicated to maintaining the positive work environment.

- Advanced skills in working in high quality, high volume spay/neuter clinics and ability to work in a fast paced environment.

- Expertise in handling animals. (domestic and non-domestic exotic).

- Knowledge and enthusiasm for wellness care: nutrition, behavior, dentistry, & immunizations.

- Ability to teach students in technical skills.

- Proficiency in the use of Word and Excel.

- Ability for logical, independent problem solving, and attention to detail and process.

- Knowledge and enthusiasm for small animal preventative care recommendations (including nutrition, dentistry, behavior, and immunizations), veterinary medical terminology, veterinary medical procedures, surgical nursing, and basic sanitation and upkeep of veterinary medical equipment and environments.

- Ability to perform a variety of basic veterinary office procedures.

Required Qualifications :

Education: Bachelor’s degree in the life sciences, Registered Veterinary Technician, and/or equivalent.


- Must have a minimum of 1-2 years’ experience.

- Must be able to multi-task and demonstrate excellent relations with clients/pets in waiting and/or exam rooms as well as with veterinarians and hospital manager.

- Must be able to work a full-time schedule with flexibility.

Preferred Qualifications

Experience: Experience in high quality, high volume spay/neuter is preferred.

- Bilingual preferred

For full description of job and to apply, please visit their website:


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


Community Medicine Technician (UC Davis Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital)-Davis, CA

Community Medicine Tech

William R. Pritchard Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital

University of California, Davis

Job Summary:

Under supervision of the Community Service faculty and Small Animal Medicine Services supervisor, perform the following tasks: Coordinate, schedule, and provide technical support for physical examinations, diagnostic, dental, surgical and therapeutic procedures and daily activities; provide anesthesia technical support.

Minimum Qualifications:

-A current California Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) license.

-Experience working as a technician in a small animal veterinary clinical setting.

-Experience providing restraint of small animal patients (canine and feline) for physical examinations, procedures or treatments and acquisition of a variety of biological samples, vaccination administration, parenteral fluids or medications using established methods.

-Experience obtaining a temperature, pulse and respiratory rate of small animal patients.

-Experience in calculating drug dosages and administering medications intravenously, subcutaneously, intramuscular, topically or orally.

-Experience interviewing clients to obtain patient medical status updates -Experience providing client education and instruction on patient home care.

-Experience and interpersonal and written communication skills to interact verbally and legibly with a diverse group of people to include clinicians, clients, staff and students in a professional, positive and collegial manner.

- Experience with small animal (canine/feline) periodontal procedures and equipment, dental radiography techniques and equipment, and patient homecare options.

-Experience in receiving and discharge of patients.

-Experience performing venipuncture and placing and maintaining vascular catheters.

-Experience performing various lab tests including, but not limited to, PCV, TP, Azosticks, Urine Dip stick, Urine specific gravity. Operate various machines, including but not limited to centrifuge, microscope, refractometer, pulse oximeter, ECG, blood pressure monitor.

-Experience assessing normal physiologic and laboratory data, recognizing when a patient is in difficulty, and responding appropriately.

-Experience using common monitoring devices, including, but not limited to: Doppler, ECG, capnograph and pulse oximeter.

-Experience administering a variety of prescribed anesthetic drugs, inducing, maintaining anesthesia, monitoring and assessing patient, responding to changes and recovery of small animal (canine and feline) patients.

The Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital (VMTH) is a unit that provides clinical case material in support of the teaching programs throughout the School of Veterinary Medicine on a 24-hour basis. Its primary objectives are to train professional (veterinary) students, graduate clinical students (interns and residents), and graduate academic students; to provide veterinary services to the public; to serve as a referral center for practicing veterinarians, and to advance veterinary medical knowledge.

$20.49 - $26.82 per hr

For full consideration, please apply by October 17, 2018.

To view the position and to submit an application online, visit:

(Requisition #03021744)


Registered Veterinary Technician or RVT Student (Animal Spay and Neuter Clinic)-Auburn, CA

Here is what we are looking for:


An enthusiastic individual interested in making a difference in the community

Someone who wants to learn new things and grow with us. Someone who likes a challenge. RVT license, or in the process of getting the license.

We are a high volume spay clinic, handling 50-80 animals a day. We have been around for 25 years.

Location 3524 KOA Way, Auburn CA 95602


Days open are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 8am to 6pm. We work an alternative schedule. No weekends or nights.

We offer sick time, vacation, health insurance and veterinary benefits.

Please send resume with phone and email references to:

Please contact Dede Shaw with any questions at (530) 889-8800.


Registered Veterinary Technician (Grass Valley Veterinary Hospital)-Grass Valley, CA

Are you a positive, self-motivated person with a good attitude? Then you might be the person we are looking for.

We are looking for a veterinary assistant and RVT to join our team. –

Veterinary Assistant

Full-time position with Saturdays a must (possibility for rotation) - Would prefer at least 1 year of experience in the veterinary field. We can be willing to train for the right person.

Responsibilities/tasks (not limited to): - Restrain patients

- Give injections

- Blood draws - Room clients and patients for appointments

- Assist doctors with appointments - Answer phones - Charge out clients - Clean/feed/walk patients

We have good benefits, 401K and more

Job Type: Full-time


We are a 3 doctor small animal practice with a great staff. Our ideal candidate understands the importance of high quality medicine and patient care, acts as a team player, can communicate with a wide variety of professionals and is willing to deliver exceptional customer service all with a positive attitude. We are seeking a self motivated, non drama individual. Must have experience with anesthesia monitoring, surgical prep and assistance. Dental experience is preferred.

If you like outdoor activities, beauty and a little country Grass Valley Vet is a great place to be. Many nearby lakes, hiking trails and skiing.

Part-full time position with Saturdays a must. Rotation possible. We offer competitive benefits, pet discounts, 401K.

Salary DOE

Email cover letter and resume to:

Stephenie Nolen – Hospital Manager

Grass Valley Veterinary Hospital


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.


85 Belle Mill Rd

Red Bluff, CA 96080


Registered Veterinary Technician (Northpointe Veterinary Hospital)-Yuba City, CA

We are looking for an experienced Registered Veterinary Technician to join our 24-hour hospital in Yuba City, CA. Easy commute distance from Sacramento. Work in a very well-equipped AAHA hospital with great support staff, and utilize all of the skills you were trained to perform. Hospital is located in a brand new, state-of-the-art facility that was just awarded Hospital of the Year by DVM360. Generous benefits package includes full medical and dental coverage, license fees, dues, CE allowance, flexible time off, 401K and more. We can be flexible on a work schedule that meets your needs.

Visit our website at: Salary commensurate with experience. Email resume to, or fax resume to (925) 938-1639. If you have questions, contact Sherri Avalos (Hospital Manager) at Northpointe Veterinary Hospital (530) 674-8670.


Kennel Attendant (Arboga Kennels)-Plumas Lake, CA

The job would require working Friday, Saturday and Sunday, all holidays with more days/hours during the busy times (summer, Thanksgiving, Christmas, spring break). Job requirements are walking all breeds of dogs to out door runs, cleaning and sterilizing indoor and outdoor runs, feeding according to owners instructions, giving meds if necessary, checking clients in and out of computer system, doing kennel laundry, keeping walkways, office and store room clean, sending and receiving emails, phone calls and Facebook messages, sending clients pictures of their fur babies and posting pix on Facebook. Keeping grassy play yards clean of poo and chewed up toys, cleaning drains daily. Watering lawns and flowers as needed. The person would need to be a self starter and self motivated. They would typically be working alone after a lengthy training period. Generally taking care of someone’s family member just like you would want someone to care for yours. The pay starts at $11.00 per hour. The benefits are alot of wet slobbery kisses, alot of hair on your clothes and really cute, muddy paw prints on everything you wear. We are located at 3432 Plumas Arboga Road, Plumas Lake, CA 95961 and the kennel phone is 530-777-3267. The kennel email is

Please do not hesitate to contact either Sherry at the kennel or Terrie Lemere with any questions.


Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Assistant

Sierra Valley Large Animal Veterinary Services located in Chilcoot CA is looking for a Vet Tech/Assistant. Work schedule: four 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, work well with others, flexible, 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. For more info. or for questions call or email at (530) 993-1400 or lavs@digitalpath. (We are in northeastern California about 30 minutes north of Reno NV, and about an hour south of Susanville, CA.)




Registered Veterinary Technician-(Thurman Veterinary Center)-Bakersfield, CA


The Veterinary Technician is the veterinarian’s primary medical support. They begin the examination procedure and continue to assist the doctor throughout the examination, diagnosis and treatment phases. They aid the veterinarians in achieving greater efficiency by relieving them of technical work and administrative detail. They have a very significant role in communicating with and education clients about their pets.

Requirements of Position:

* Providing first aid and nursing care

* Be punctual for the work day.

* Assisting veterinarians during examinations and procedures

* Phlebotomy and intravenous catheter placement

* Performing or assisting with diagnostic tests such as radiographs, urinalysis, fecal exams and blood tests.

* Conducting routine procedures like dental cleanings and immunizations

* Preparing animals for surgery, inducing anesthesia, assisting in surgery and post-anesthetic recovery

* Monitoring the condition of patients

* Staying up to date with documenting patients’ medical charts.

* Dispensing prescription medications under the direction of a veterinarian.

* Educating pet owners on animal care and welfare, disease prevention, disease treatment and behavior.

Salary: DOE

Position Start Date: ASAP

12816 Jomani Drive

Bakersfield CA 93312



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


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


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

The Butte Humane Society is currently looking for a Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) to join our Low Cost Veterinary Clinic Team. Our ideal candidate will be dynamic, efficient, hard-working, and thrive in a teamwork based environment. If you would love to work with animals in an energetic environment with a friendly team- we would love to meet you!


Core Responsibilities:

• Induce and monitor anesthesia

• Assist with exams, surgeries, treatments, and patient care

• Communicate patient observations effectively

• Educate and enforce medical protocol to team members and volunteers

• Assist with maintaining medical inventory

• Assist with medical care for our shelter animals

Other requirements:

• Manage animal database to keep accurate, professional, and legible records, including all forms and data entry of animal information, status, location, etc.

• Follow established safe and humane protocols in handling of animals.

• Learn and apply preventative protocols.

• Follow cross contamination protocol.

• Follow medical protocol.

• Maintain current California RVT license.


• 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.


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 is primarily a Monday through Friday (8am-5pm) position. 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 Must have current CA RVT license.

Job Type: Full-time


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.


Creekside Pet Hospital

4980 Watt Ave Suite B

North Highlands, 95660


Experienced Veterinary Assistant (RVT Preferred)-(Milbradt Veterinary Hospital)-Gridley, CA

Immediate opening for front and back office duties in busy small animal hospital. Experience preferred, R.V.T. most desirable. Part time. Hours are flexible. Full time potential to right candidate.

Must be self-starter, able to multi-task and assist wherever needed.

Please respond with resume and references via e-mail to: or fax to (530) 695-0500.


Windsor Animal Hospital (RVT or Experienced Assistant)-Windsor, CA

We currently have 3 RVT’s and 2 highly experienced techs on a large staff in a large state-of-the-art facility.  We are looking for 3 more RVT’s to join the team.

Windsor Animal Hospital is located in Santa Rosa – wine country.  We are 60 minutes from San Francisco, 30 minutes from the ocean and 3 hours from skiing.  The quality of life here is the best!  The pay rate for RVT’s at our hospital begins at $20/hr and rises fast with experience.  Most of our RVT’s earn in the high twenties.  We have a generous benefit package, 401K, vacation, etc.

If interested please respond to Dr. Sloan ( and Monika Wesch (

Job Description

Windsor Animal Hospital is looking to hire an RVT or experienced veterinary technician.  This is a full-time position.

We are a busy 4.5 - doctor, 7-day-per-week hospital in Windsor looking to enhance our medical staff with another full-time RVT or experienced technician. Our hospital was established 30 years ago, and our continued growth requires the addition of another RVT or experienced veterinary technician.

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is self-motivated, proficient in their skills, and enjoys organizing the medical care of our patients. This person also should have excellent communications skills and value the importance of high standards for medical and compassionate patient care. You must be capable of lifting 30 pounds, 50 pounds with assistance and able to stand for long periods of time.

We have a generous benefit package including PTO, holidays, medical contribution, and amazing benefits for your pets.

 Please reply with a Cover Letter, Resume, and References to the e-mails above or

 FAX: 707-838-3772


Registered Vet Tech-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


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.


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Experienced Veterinary Technician/RVT (Grass Valley)

Best Friends Animal Clinic is seeking an experienced Veterinary Technician with a great work ethic and excellent technical and customer service skills. We are a well-established, fast paced, small animal practice that strives to provide the highest quality, compassionate veterinary care and exceptional service to our clients and their pets.

Our ideal candidate will apply their professional technical skills and experience in patient care and treatments, anesthesia, surgery, dentistry, in-house lab testing and client communication and education. They should be proficient in animal restraint, blood draws, IV catheter placement, anesthesia monitoring and digital radiography. 

Your skill level should enable you to be effective with minimal supervision, while working well with others as part of our dedicated, talented team. Basic computer knowledge is required, Cornerstone experience a plus. 

This position is full-time (32-40 hours) including some Saturdays, with opportunity for growth. Only those applicants with at least 2 years current, relevant experience, looking for long-term employment will be considered. RVT is preferred. We do conduct background checks.

Please include a cover letter and resume to:

No phone calls, please.

compensation: DOE; we offer a generous employee pet discount, scrubs allowance, vacation, IRA and insurance.


Veterinary Assistant/RVT

Gridley Veterinary Hospital is looking to fill a “floater” position to help in reception, exam rooms, and in the treatment room. AviMark software experience is a plus.

If interested, please bring your resume and cover letter to:

Gridley Veterinary Hospital

27 E Gridley Road

Gridley, CA 95948


Clear Lake Veterinary Clinic-RVT/Veterinary Assistant

Experienced Veterinary Assistant or new/experienced RVT desired for our fast paced small animal/exotic hospital located in beautiful Lake County. We are looking for a positive, skilled, & friendly person with a strong work ethic. You will be able to utilize all of your technical expertise that you’ve learned. We have a complete in-house laboratory, digital radiology (including digital dental radiology), therapeutic laser therapy, and new anesthetic monitoring equipment. We see a variety of cases ranging from preventative medicine to intensive internal medicine & emergencies. We also perform many surgeries and have plenty of opportunities for you to interact with our great clients for technician appointments. Full and part time positions available. We would love you to join our tight knit team! Full time benefits after one year include paid time off, participation in our 401K plan, and an employment bonus (intended to replace a group health plan we do not have at the moment). Benefits after 90 days include a significant discount on your pet services. Compensation commensurate with experience.

 If interested, please contact Maia Hoyt, RVT at Please submit your resume. You can also check out our website at:


Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP)-Shelter Operations Manager

ASAP Position Description
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Shelter Operations Manager

SUMMARY : The Animal Shelter Assistance Program (ASAP) located in Santa Barbara, CA seeks a Shelter Operations Manager. We are a private non‐profit 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to save the lives of cats in Santa Barbara County by providing shelter, veterinary care, behavioral support, adoption and foster services, education and community outreach. The Shelter Operations Manager is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all areas of a full service cat shelter; animals who pass through our ASAP benefit from a wide range of care including complete medical treatment, behavior assessment, socialization, daily enrichment activities and adoption services designed to match pets with people based on lifestyle and compatibility. Services including, but not limited to: intake, behavior, animal care, foster care, adoptions (including off site adoption outreach) and partnerships with other animal welfare organizations provide the necessary infrastructure to achieve ASAP’s mission.
The Shelter Operations Manager must coordinate across all program service areas to provide a quality of care and service that matches the ASAP mission. The intent of this job description is to provide a representation of the level of the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and shall not be construed as a declaration of the total of the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position. Employees may be directed to perform job-related tasks other than those specifically presented in this description.

Executive Director
Community Cats/TNR Coordinator
Shelter Medicine/Veterinary Staff
Volunteer Leadership (Program Directors and volunteers as needed)
Provides dotted line supervision to Volunteer Program Director

 Directs ASAP’s shelter programs including intake, behavior, retention, animal care, foster care, adoptions (including offsite adoption outreach), partnerships, veterinary care, community cats, Trap-Neuter-Return, and community outreach.
 Serve as the leader for staff and volunteers in promoting smooth internal operations across all departments, managing organization-wide projects and the coordination of all programs and resources.
 Work in collaboration with Executive Director and leadership team in building organizational capacity to achieve the goals as outlined inASAP’s strategic plan

 Lead the process to develop and achieve clear and measurable goals for all programs and departments while streamlining operational processes; prioritize and allocate organizational resources to meet goals.

 Ensure that highest live release rate is met through adoption services that match animals with appropriate homes, adequate staffing, excellent customer service, reuniting lost cats with their owners, alternative placement options for nonsocial/feral cats, transfers and adoption site options, Trap-Neuter-Return and hospice foster options.

Animal Care
 Supervise animal care staff and volunteers to ensure all cats receive proper daily care, feeding, and medical attention and are handled, housed and socialized humanely.
 Review cleaning and maintenance protocols to ensure facility meets or exceeds established standards.
 Monitor and where possible, accelerate movement of animals through the sheltering system, increasing lives saved, and establishing policies and protocols for improving shelter operations.
Foster, Behavior, Feline Retention, Social Media, Operations, Administration, Community Cats
 Provide direct supervision to ASAP’s volunteer leadership in key program areas (Feline Behavior, Feline Retention, Foster, Social Media, Shelter Operations, Administration)
 Working with the Volunteer Program Coordinator, ensure that new volunteer leaders are being identified, mentored and trained.
 Working with volunteer leadership, develop, facilitate and evaluate individual program goals to support ASAP’s mission and enhance services provided to the cats within our care as well as the wider community.
 Provide oversight and supervision to the Community Cats/TNR Coordinator to meet the goals of the program, facilitate collaboration with other organizations, shelters and veterinary clinics, and build the infrastructure for future expansion.

 Oversee Veterinary Medicine Program and ensure the organization is providing high quality care in alignment with ASAP’s mission
 Ensure the organization has an active DEA license and all DEA procedures and policies are being followed and in compliance with regulations
 Ensure that the shelter has a current California Veterinary Premise Permit and that all operations are in compliance.
 Guide the euthanasia review process and complete appropriate documentation and sign off on paperwork for animals that do not meet adoption criteria.

Physical Shelter
 Monitor condition of all aspects of the physical shelter and equipment to ensure that they are maintained in a way that supports the health and welfare of animals and staff, as well as serves all program areas.
 Supervise routine maintenance and repairs as required.
 Identify more significant maintenance or improvements needed and report to the Executive Director.
 Ensure that all systems are operational (fire/smoke, water, gas, AC/heat, phone/internet, etc.) and serve as point of contact for failures and emergencies.
 Oversee hiring and supervision of direct care staff in relevant programs and conduct performance evaluations for staff and key volunteer leadership.
 Create an environment in which volunteers feel welcome and are given constructive feedback when working in the animal areas.
 Ensure that staff and volunteers are trained in safe and humane cat handling skills as well as the proper and safe use of all equipment needed in the performance of their job duties. Monitor safety compliance and take immediate action to correct hazards.
 Establish and implement written standards of care, standard operating procedures and training tools for all work areas.
 Produce and maintain accurate statistics, reports and animal care programs data to support management reporting needs. Ensure data is input into the databases in a correct and timely manner, and that paperwork is correct and filed properly and promptly.
 Identify and provide content (data, photos, stories) to the Executive Director for the donor newsletter (Cat Nips), Annual Report, and other fundraising/marketing projects.
 Accomplish financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions
 Work environment includes constant exposure to felines and other animal allergens.
 Lift and move objects and animals weighing up to 25 pounds for short distances and to humanely restrain animals when necessary.
 Push/pull moderately heavy objects up to 25 pounds.
 Drive a vehicle.
EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: A four-year college degree with preferred emphasis in business administration, management, or public service. Qualifying work experience will be considered as an alternative.

 6-8 years of supervisory experience within an animal shelter or program/service delivery setting.
 Minimum of two years’ experience working with community groups, volunteers and other nonprofit programs and organizations.
 Proven ability to work with, evaluate, coach and supervise staff. Experience developing staff into a cohesive team while holding individuals and work teams accountable for their results. Oriented to performance by objectives for individuals and teams.
ASAP Position Description
Rev. 3/13/18 4
 Knowledge of shelter maintenance techniques and accepted sanitary practices. Knowledge of common health and behavior problems in cats and impact of environment, familiarity with symptoms of disease and basic quarantine protocol, and grasp of basic learning theory preferred.
 Ability to work independently and effectively with other managers and staff in order to accomplish daily tasks as well as strategic plans and contribute effectively as part of a team.
 Effective written and verbal communication skills. Ability to communicate with the public, volunteers and co-workers in a pleasant, courteous and tactful manner at all times.
 Affection for animals, concern for their welfare and a willingness to accommodate animals in the work place.
 Ability to always promote a humane and caring attitude toward all animals.
 Experience with shelter data software and record keeping.
 Computer proficient with Microsoft Suite; ability to learn new programs as required. Internet savvy.
 Must have a valid Driver’s License and be in good standing with Department of Motor Vehicles.

HOURS: FLSA STATUS: EXEMPT POSITION Minimum of 8 hours per day, 40 hours per week. Daily hours and days of the week may vary according to the needs of the department schedule. May include weekends, night, and holidays.
Submit cover letters and resumes to: Please do not call.​


Arbor View Veterinary Clinic-RVT or Assistant and Receptionist

7441 Foothills Blvd., #100



Carrie Baker, RVT (Practice Manager)


Animal Save-RVT

520 East Main Street

Grass Valley, CA  95945

530-271-7071 x 201

Carolyn Niehaus, Executive Director


Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)-Colfax Veterinary Hospital

compensation: $14 - 16 DOE 
employment type: full-time

Colfax Veterinary Hospital is seeking a full-time Registered Veterinary Technician who wants to use their training and continue to grow. Job includes exam room assistance and client education, dental prophylaxis, anesthesia induction and monitoring, surgical assistance, laboratory processing, and radiology. Well equipped and ready to grow! Salary DOE plus healthcare insurance contribution, paid vacation and sick leave, pet care discounts, CE allowance, uniforms, and paid CA license. We are above the fog and below the snow close to all outdoor activities.

1333 CA-174

Colfax, CA 95713

(530) 346-2297


Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT)-Durham Veterinary Hospital

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


Registered Veterinary Technician-Oroville Animal Health Center

Hello! Oroville Animal Center is seeking a full time experienced RVT! Must be able to perform dentals, blood draws, catheter placement, digital rays and most importantly....get along well with others. Punctuality and good attendance is a must. 
We are a very busy one Dr. practice for now. We will be also looking for a full time Veterinarian and need to expand our staff to accommodate another Dr. 
The benefits of working at our clinic is that we are open Monday through Friday. No weekends! No emergency hours. Good salary for the right person and depending on experience. Between 21.00 and 24.00 depending on experience. We would love to meet you and tell you more about us and the position. Please come by with your resume and be prepared to also fill out an employment application between the hours of 8:30 and 12. Or between 2pm to5 pm. No phone calls please.

2420 Myers Street

Oroville, CA 95966


Veterinary Assistant/RVT-Evers Veterinary Clinic

Position open for veterinary assistant or RVT in upbeat, family orientated, busy, small animal veterinary hospital. Experience required, need to be available for Saturday mornings shifts. Part time with possible full time hours. Email resume to hospital manager and apply in person. Evers Veterinary Clinic 1150 El Monte Ave Chico, Ca. 95928​


Registered Veterinary Technician-River Oak Veterinary Hospital
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


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: or correspond to:

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


Wasson Memorial Veterinary Clinic

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 or fax it to 707-263-1525. We offer great benefits and salary commensurate with experience.


Burnham Veterinary Clinic-Willows CA

Looking for an RVT, Assistant, and Kennel Attendant.

Please call (530) 934-3311.


West Roseville Veterinary Hospital

Here is our position that is available and any one that is interested can email there resume to Thank you!
West Roseville Veterinary Hospital
Job Opportunity!
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: 
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!

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