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Veterinary technician

Others BC, British Columbia,CANADA
Job ID
Gulf Island Veterinary Clinic
Job Category
Posting Date
June 20, 2022
Expiry date
July 20, 2022


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Assist the veterinarian in the care of animals
  • Perform an initial evaluation of the animal's condition
  • Clean and wrap wounds
  • Check vital statistics, collect samples, and administer medication
  • Perform basic lab work, including urinalysis and blood tests
  • Assist with procedures such as teeth cleaning
  • Help during patient examinations and surgical procedures by restraining animals when necessary,
  • Stock examination and surgery rooms with supplies
  • Sterilize tools and ensure that equipment is in working order


Required Education & Experience.

  • Minimum 6 months to 1 year of experience in a similar position
  • Completion of a two- or three-year animal health/veterinary technology college program is required.


Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

  • Genuinely enjoys working with animals and can deal with them even when they are stressed or ill or in pain.
  • Can stay calm and efficient during a medical crisis
  • Is experienced in the teamwork approach and works well with all hospital staff members.
  • Has excellent client communication skills
  • Work requires lifting and carrying animals (will be assisted by other staff members in lifting animals over 40 lbs). Walks or stands for extended periods of time; frequently works in a bent position.
  • May be exposed to unpleasant odors, noises, and animal feces.


Pay Rate/ Salary:  $20 per hour

Full-time 36-40 hours per week

Medical, dental, and group insurance benefits


If you meet the requirements of this position and wish to apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to

Applicants are asked to apply based on the options above, phone calls will not be accepted.
This position is open to all qualified applicants & only those shortlisted will be notified.