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 February 15, 2018.

Animal Care Technician-Yuba County

The County of Yuba is currently recruiting for an Animal Care Technician position within the Animal Services Division of the Yuba County Sheriff’s Department. Under general supervision, the Animal Care Technician assist in the daily maintenance, feeding and care of animals housed in the county’s animal care facility including those subject to quarantine, injured or ill. Animal Care Technicians assist with euthanizations and dispose of animals in a humane and prescribed method, in accordance with established policies and California laws, provide information to the public regarding lost or stray animals, assist with licensing, pet adoptions and community volunteer programs, and perform related work as assigned.


The Sacramento Zoo is accepting applications for the position of full time Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) at the Dr. Murray E. Fowler Veterinary Hospital. The candidate will join the veterinary department at the zoo including 3 veterinarians, a senior RVT/ hospital manager, a part time hospital assistant, and an on-call RVT.

Candidate must be a licensed veterinary technician, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience and must be licensed in the state of California or able to obtain license within 6 months of hire. Prior zoo or non-domestic animal experience, as a licensed technician, is strongly desired.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Routine husbandry of hospitalized and quarantine animals
  • Assist the veterinary staff during on-site and off-site procedures and surgeries, including animal restraint, monitoring vital signs, general procedure assistance.
  • As directed by the veterinarian, fill prescriptions, and administer treatments.
  • Performing routine in house laboratory analysis including fecal exams, chemistry panels, complete manual blood counts on mammalian and non-mammalian samples
  • Assist in the upkeep and maintenance of all veterinary facilities and associated equipment. This includes cleaning and hygiene of all areas of the veterinary facility.
  • Involvement in daily animal record keeping, as it relates to veterinary operations. Familiarity with “ZIMS” is desirable. Ability to learn the “ZIMS” program is required.
  • Participate in the education and training of fourth year veterinary students.
  • Possess strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Serving as an ambassador for the Sacramento Zoo. The hospital features guest viewing windows thus the technician is expected to interact with the visitors.
  • As an employee of the Sacramento Zoo, the technician is expected to be uphold the zoo’s core values including leading with animal welfare.
  • Being active in meeting the zoo’s conservation mission including promoting the zoo’s conservation activities to the staff and zoo visitors.
  • Maintaining the veterinary photo database

The RVT will be under the direct supervision of the senior RVT / hospital manager. Candidate must be able to work flexible hours which include weekend, holiday and overtime hours, and be able to work outdoors year-round.

Submit resume and cover letter by March 10, 2018 to:
Alison Mott, RVT
Not all applicants will be interviewed.


Employment Opportunities at the Sacramento SPCA

​There are several positions open including RVT, adoptions specialist, veterinary assistant, and receptionist.

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


The City of Yuba City is now accepting applications for Veterinary Assistant (Part-time).
For the purposes of establishing an employment list for this job classification, the City of Yuba City is now accepting applications for Veterinary Assistant. This is a part-time position with no benefits. Under general supervision, a Veterinary Assistant provides paraprofessional medical care and treatment to animals, monitors the general health of the animal population; administers emergency first aid treatment, assists with surgery and follow-up care to animals in need; and performs related duties as assigned. Employees within this job classification must have the ability to handle and control animals in a safe and humane manner as to avoid injury to persons and animals, and also understand basic principles and practices of positive customer service.
This recruitment closes Friday, February 23, 2018.  For all the details and to apply, please follow the link below:
Do you know someone that is ready to join the Yuba City family? Please share this message with them!


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.


Yuba County Animal Care Services

This position is more for the 2nd year students who will be taking their exams in the summer of 2018 and graduates who have earned their license. If you are interested, go to their office (5245 Feather River Blvd, Olivehurst, CA 95961) and ask for a volunteer application. The packet will have a cover page and you should write that you are interested in employment for the RVT job. Marci will still be there very part time-like 1 or 2 days a week to help get things going so please don't feel discouraged in applying. 

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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