The Department of Animal Services is looking
for three full-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.
Starting pay is $28.43 hourly, with annual step
increases. Medical and dental benefits provided.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The period to submit your application is currently open and ends when sufficient applications are received.
For candidates seeking initial
City employment, in accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134,
information regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements as conditions of
employment may be found at: