Veterinary Technician (As-needed)

Animal Services


contact information

Arthur Palomar

job description

The Department of Animal Services is looking for two as-needed, part-time Veterinary Technicians who desire to be part of our team by providing quality care to animals in the City’s animal care centers.


A Veterinary Technician assists a Veterinarian by performing routine and subprofessional duties in the medical or surgical treatment of animals at the City's animal shelters, performs euthanasia-by-injection and immunizations under the direction of a licensed Veterinarian, administers emergency medical treatment to injured animals, and does related work.

Veterinary Technicians must be available to be assigned to any one of the shelters located throughout the City and may be required to work on the weekends.


A Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) certificate, issued by the State of California Veterinary Medical Board, is required at the time of filing.

SALARY: $26.10 hourly

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a current resume, a City Employment Application detailing your education, training and experience, and proof of the Registered Veterinary Technician certificate to