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Position: Are you a dedicated Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) with a passion for animal care? Do you want to make a difference in the lives of diverse species? If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you at Animal Place! We are seeking a passionate and skilled RVT to join our team. This position offers a high level of autonomy, allowing the RVT to manage medical needs and treatment plans while collaborating closely with the veterinary team and sanctuary staff. The RVT will play a pivotal role in our efforts to provide top-notch medical care to our resident animals, ensuring their health and comfort are always prioritized.


  • Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) License: Must possess a valid RVT license in California.
  • Previous experience working with farm animals as an RVT in a veterinary clinic, animal shelter, or similar sanctuary setting.
  • Passion for Animal Welfare: Genuine dedication to the welfare and well-being of animals, with a strong desire to make a positive difference in their lives.
  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of a multidisciplinary team, demonstrating excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 50 pounds, stand for extended periods, and work outdoors in various weather conditions.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle animals with kindness, patience, and empathy, especially in stressful or challenging situations.


  • Housing and utilities are provided by the employer
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Vacation, holiday, sick time package
  • Health insurance coverage
  • 403b retirement savings plan (Animal Place matches 3%)
  • $500 Veterinary care stipend for companion animals
  • Free scrubs
  • Continuing education and license fee reimbursement up to $500
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Job Status: Full-time, 40 hours weekly

Salary: $50,000-75,000

Start Date: August 1, 2024 but flexible

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Required: None
Driver's License Required: No
Accessible by Public Transportation: No
Salary: $50,000-75,000