Veterinary Technician (Registered)

  • Solano County, CA
  • Fairfield, California
  • Sep 20, 2021
Full Time Animal Control or Services
  • Salary: $25.00 - $30.39/hour; $4,334.09 - $5,268.12/month; USD

Job Description

THE POSITION

Do you love animals and want to use your skills to serve your community?

The Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to community service and one of our primary goals of the Animal Care Division is to reduce the homeless pet population in Solano County. You can make a difference by joining our team as a Veterinary Technician (Registered).

Under general supervision, Veterinary Technicians (Registered) assist Veterinarians in healthcare of and surgeries for animals brought into the shelter and the spay/neuter clinic: perform a range of para-professional and housekeeping duties to include conducting pre-operative exams, inducing and observing reaction to anesthesia, monitoring recovery after surgery, dispensing medications or treatments; maintaining medical supplies; and performing routine cleaning of medical equipment, facilities and caging. They also may provide lead direction to Animal Care Specialists.

The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Experience: One year of experience assisting a licensed veterinarian in providing medical treatment to animals, including surgical procedures and medical examinations in a veterinary hospital of shelter clinic setting.

Certification: Applicants are required to have current certification as a Registered Veterinary Technician issued by the State of California Veterinarian Medical Board.

Other Requirements: Applicants are required to possess a valid California Driver’s License, Class C. All licenses and certificates must be kept current while employed in this class.

To view the job description for this position, please visit: http://www.solanocounty.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?blobid=18496
Closing Date/Time: Open Until Filled

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Job Address

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