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 August 24, 2017.

 

HOPKINS ANIMAL TECHNICIAN 
University of California, Davis  895 reviews - Davis, CA 
$19.93 - $23.63 an hour

Under supervision, provide physical needs of animal species used in research and teaching including feeding, watering and cleaning animals. Assess animal health by identifying and reporting sick animals to staff/supervisor. Keep animal houses/rooms/areas clean including shoveling manure, utilizing different agents to clean, disinfect and sanitize animal rooms. 

Maintain and repair animal housing equipment. Perform record-keeping and transport animals and supplies. Provide seasonal help and assist farm crew with all other animal facilities within the Department of Animal Science when needed. 

Physical Demands: 
Bend, squat, reach above shoulder level, kneel, stand and walk on hard surfaces up to 7 hours per day as needed. 

Lift and carry objects such as feed sacks weighing up to 50 lbs. (transport from delivery truck or pallets to feed storage room up to two tons on any given day). 

Push and pull heavy objects including equipment, cages and wheeled dumpsters weighing up to 125 lbs. 

Shovel manure and clean large poultry houses and maneuver dumpsters throughout facilities in all weather conditions. 

Climb bulk bin ladders for routine feed checks (red-green colorblindness interferes with health checks on chickens). 

Work Environment: 
Must be available for overtime work or on-call status on nights/evenings, weekends and holidays.

Position requires working in and maintaining a pathogen-free environment by showering and/or wearing protective clothing (safety glasses, shoes, gloves, etc.) and limiting or eliminating contact with outside birds or other vector animals. 

Handle various species of bird: chicken, quail, parrot, cockatiel and others that involve capture, restraint, beak/toenail trimming, vaccination, euthanasia, blood draw, AI, etc. 

Position requires working in a noisy and unclean environment (animal dander, dust, and pine shavings). 

Valid driver's license to transport animals on campus and occasionally to the airport. 

Operate and use electric carts, tractors and their implements (mower, front loader, etc.). 

UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space. 

Background Check Required: 

This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks. 
No 

Qualifications 

Minimum Qualifications: 
Experience caring for animals (specifically avian species). 

Experience using equipment and hand tools safely in an industrial/farm setting including skills to troubleshoot, construct, repair and work on equipment, cages/animal housing and water systems.

Knowledge of cleaners and disinfectants to properly clean and disinfect all animal housing, waterers, feeders and handling/housing areas. 

Skills to monitor environmental conditions and animal health, as well as records such information; adjust environmental conditions required for each species as well as research demands; and either change conditions when problems arise or communicate the problem to appropriate facility maintenance personnel. 

Skills to communicate clearly and follow both written and oral instructions regarding bird care, training, diet prep and facility maintenance. 

Ability to read, understand and follow animal care guidelines and facility specific SOP's, protocols, etc. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
Experience recognizing normal appearance and behavior of avian species at all different stages of life. 

Experience breeding (Artificial Insemination) poultry. 

Grounds maintenance experience. 

Hatchery experience. 

Experience working in a research and teaching facility with the ability to gather and record research data as directed.

https://www.indeed.com/viewjob?jk=16f4f57dc61ae590&q=Life+Science&l=elk+grove+ca&tk=1bo81thgo2snmfe9&from=ja&alid=5757a08fe4b0bd249c8408e8&utm_source=jobseeker_emails&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=job_alerts&rgtk=1bo81thgo2snmfe9

 

McKenzie Animal Clinic (Oroville, CA)

 I am looking for an RVT for my “boutique” dog and cat practice in Oroville. We will need either part time ( 3 days / week) or full time ~4 1/2 days / week – Mon , Tues, Thurs from 8 to 5, 8 to 7 pm on Wed , and every other Friday 8 am until noon. No weekends.

Starting hourly salary is 16.50 for the newly graduated RVT. If full time, there are additional  vacation days  and sick days and a health care option as well as participation in our SIMPLE IRA after the first year.

Kathryn McKenzie DVM

clinic phone # 530-534-4622                    clinic email : 5344mac@sbcglobal.net

Check us out on our website: mckenzieanimalclinic.com

 

Bailey Veterinary Clinic – (Roseburg, OR 97470)

We are looking for a friendly and hardworking CVT to join our team. Our clinic is an eight doctor practice and growing, we see appointments, walk-ins and emergencies after hours and on the weekends.

We are looking for an individual who can work well independently and as part of a team, provides compassionate care for the animals and clients, and shows integrity in their work. In this position you will have the opportunity to continually learn and grow your skills as a CVT. This position requires being able to stand, bend, and kneel for long periods of time, as well as being able to frequently lift patients up to 60 pounds.

Apply at indeed.com (https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=veterinary&l=roseburg%2C+or)

or send resume and cover letter to: pets@balieyvet.com

Benefits include:

-Health insurance

-401k

-Continuing education allowance

-Paid time off

Pay: DOE

Job Type: Full-time

 

Breeders Veterinary Services (Santa Rosa, CA)

Dr. Randall Popkin is a travelling veterinarian to various dog shows along the West Coast (California, Oregon, Washington) and he is looking for a technician, not necessarily licensed. He is located in Santa Rosa, but you don't necessarily need to relocate there. However, there will be office training in the beginning so it might be advantageous to live not too terribly far. 

The applicant is expected to drive his Trailer/RV to these shows 26 weekends out of the year, which are known well in advance. You will need to have a Class A drivers license, however, he can train you and provide the necessary equipment to help you get the license. You will stay in the RV (40 feet) with Dr. Popkin so you must be comfortable living in close proximity to him. During the week you are expected to complete some office work, which can be done at home once you are fully trained. 

This is a full time position, but has the flexibility to still be employed elsewhere at a normal practice or facility. You can check out his website to see all of the services completed at the dog shows. http://www.showdogmed.com/index.html

If you are interested, please contact Dr. Popkin via email: bvs@showdogmed.com.

Original Ad: Breeders Veterinary Services is looking for a technician to work directly with our veterinarian doing health screening at dog shows in CA, Oregon, and Washington. Will help relocate. Unique and fun full-time opportunity for RVT or student RVT. Business in Northern, CA. For the right motivated individual, there is an opportunity for management along with commensurate pay raise. Travel is primarily 26 weekends per year leaving mid-week and remaining weekends available to work at another practice if desired. Administrative work during weekdays can be done with a flexible schedule. Attractive pay and benefits. We travel with a digital radiology suite. Driving and computer experience helpful. Visit our website for a complete description of our unique practice: www.showdogmed.com. Interested individuals should send resume’ to bvs@showdogmed.com.

 

Animal Clinic of Lake of the Pines (Auburn, CA)

Looking for a FT RVT.  Address cover letter to Dr. Susan Grimes.   If interested, act fast.  You might want to drop cover letter and resume off in person.

10868 Combie Rd # 130

 Auburn, CA 95602

(530) 268-1266


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