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Certified Veterinary Technician   

JOB TITLE:

Certified Veterinary Technician

JOB TYPE:

Full-time

JOB LOCATION:

Hillsboro, OR Oregon United States

JOB DESCRIPTION:

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Washington County Animal Services

is hiring a Certified Veterinary Technician who is passionate about this career and the contributions that this role makes on a day-to-day basis providing medical care and treatment to animals.
If you are interested in continuing your career in the public sector within a municipal animal shelter, this would be a great opportunity to join our team! Your talents will bring value to the services we provide to animals and people residing in Washington County.


About the position:
Washington County Animal Services, located at the Bonnie L.
Hays Small Animal Shelter
in Hillsboro has an exceptional opportunity for a Certified Veterinary Technician to perform specialized technical work related to the medical care and treatment of animals in our veterinary clinic.
In this role, you will collaborate with community partners throughout the Portland metropolitan area on outreach and educational efforts to prevent animals from needing our services in the first place, and just as significant, providing excellent care and shelter to the animals that do come to us.
You will also assist our staff Veterinarian with medical procedures and day-to-day functions of the shelter.
You may also play a role in emergency and disaster trainings and in situations requiring the animal medical personnels assistance.


About our shelter:
Bonnie L.
Hays Small Animal Shelter cares for lost animals, finds homes for abandoned pets, licenses dogs, enforces animal cruelty laws, and protects our citizens from dangerous animals.
Last year, we provided care for stray and injured animals in our shelter, responded to more than 7,000 citizen calls, answered over 50,000 phone calls from community members, and maintained some of the highest return-to-owner rates in the country! We work closely with our animal welfare partners to place animals in new homes with fantastic success and many happy placement stories.


Washington County is the second largest county in Oregon with a population of more than 601,500 people.
We provide services for an estimated 145,000 dogs and 115,000 cats and their owners in an area that encompasses 727 square miles.


To learn more about us, please use this link:washingtoncountyor.
gov/animal-services/animal-shelter-overview\" target=\"_blank\">Bonnie L Hays Animal Shelter


Who we are looking for:
The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, independent worker with a proficiency as a certified veterinary technician ideally who has a prior experience working in an animal shelter setting.
The individual will have the ability to perform a multitude of tasks, including both direct patient care as well as duties involving maintaining medical supply inventory and equipment.


* Effective 2/3/2024, this recruitment will be open until filled.
Applications will be reviewed as received, and the posting may be closed at any time without further notice.
Washington County reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period.
*

** It is anticipated that the first initial application screening will start the week of 2/19/2024 for the applications submitted by Monday, 2/19/2024.
This posting will remain open, and applications received after 2/19/2024 may be considered if needed.
**

Why Washington County?

Are you interested in challenging, meaningful, and rewarding work? Join Washington County in our commitment to advancing racial equity.
Our
Board of Commissioners worked closely with various community stakeholders and subject matter experts to develop an
washingtoncountyor.
gov/oeice/equity-diversity-and-inclusion\" target=\"_blank\"> Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Resolution
.
Adopted in February 2020, this resolution commits to the equitable delivery of Washington Countys services, resources, and opportunities for growth and development to every county resident.


Check Out Our Award-Winning Benefits & Wellness Program under \"Benefits\" tab above!

Classification descriptions are typically written broadly.
To review this classification, please use this link: governmentjobs.
com/careers/cowashingtonor/classspecs/104273?keywords=veterinary&pagetype=classSpecifications\" target=\"_blank\">Veterinary Technician

Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
  • Two (2) years of professional training or course work in the animal health field; AND
  • Two (2) years of work experience in an animal health-related field including the care, handling, or training of dogs and working with the public.
Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities and Specialty Requirements:

If you would like to review the requirements for receiving certification through the Oregon Veterinary Examining Medical Board, please use this link:oregon.
gov/ovmeb/pdfs/2019_CVT_App.
pdf\" target=\"_blank\">Oregon VMEB
.


Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant.
This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses.
Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.
Washington County is committed to using a Merit-based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Our commitment to you:

Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences.
Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony.
We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community.
We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce.
Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Steps of the process:
  1. Apply today! In lieu of a resume, we ask that you complete and submit an online application, which will be used to screen for minimum qualifications (MQs) and to determine starting pay in accordance with the provision of the Oregon Equal Pay Law.
  2. MQ Review:Human Resources will screen applications for MQs continuously.
  3. Panel Interview(s):Candidates who pass the MQ review will be invited to participate in a panel interview.
  4. Conditional Offer: A final candidate is required to successfully clear a 3rd party background check, driving record check, and physical abilities assessment including the drug screening as pre-employment conditions.
Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.


Status of Your Application:
You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition.
Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email.
If you \"opt out\" or \"unsubscribe\" from email notifications from NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.


Veterans' Preference
If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' preference for this recruitment, please review the instructions using this link: washingtoncountyor.
gov/hr/documents/veterans-preference/download?inline\" target=\"_blank\">Veterans' Preference Points
.


Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment.
To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail: Careers@washingtoncountyor.
gov
at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.


Questions (?) Regarding This Recruitment
Yeji Seo, Talent Acquisition Business Partner
Yeji_Seo@washingtoncountyor.
gov


Additional Resources:
New to GovernmentJobs.
com?

* Washington County is a drug-free workplace *

Position Details

POSTED:

EMPLOYMENT:

Full-time

SALARY:

33.4 per year

SNAPRECRUIT ID:

S-1707365481-074dc1102f060c097caa7f7e9ecd8e45

LOCATION:

Oregon United States

CITY:

Hillsboro, OR

Job Origin:

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Washington County Animal Services

is hiring a Certified Veterinary Technician who is passionate about this career and the contributions that this role makes on a day-to-day basis providing medical care and treatment to animals. If you are interested in continuing your career in the public sector within a municipal animal shelter, this would be a great opportunity to join our team! Your talents will bring value to the services we provide to animals and people residing in Washington County.

About the position:
Washington County Animal Services, located at the Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter in Hillsboro has an exceptional opportunity for a Certified Veterinary Technician to perform specialized technical work related to the medical care and treatment of animals in our veterinary clinic. In this role, you will collaborate with community partners throughout the Portland metropolitan area on outreach and educational efforts to prevent animals from needing our services in the first place, and just as significant, providing excellent care and shelter to the animals that do come to us. You will also assist our staff Veterinarian with medical procedures and day-to-day functions of the shelter. You may also play a role in emergency and disaster trainings and in situations requiring the animal medical personnels assistance.

About our shelter:
Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter cares for lost animals, finds homes for abandoned pets, licenses dogs, enforces animal cruelty laws, and protects our citizens from dangerous animals. Last year, we provided care for stray and injured animals in our shelter, responded to more than 7,000 citizen calls, answered over 50,000 phone calls from community members, and maintained some of the highest return-to-owner rates in the country! We work closely with our animal welfare partners to place animals in new homes with fantastic success and many happy placement stories.

Washington County is the second largest county in Oregon with a population of more than 601,500 people. We provide services for an estimated 145,000 dogs and 115,000 cats and their owners in an area that encompasses 727 square miles.

To learn more about us, please use this link:Bonnie L Hays Animal Shelter

Who we are looking for:
The ideal candidate will be a self-motivated, independent worker with a proficiency as a certified veterinary technician ideally who has a prior experience working in an animal shelter setting. The individual will have the ability to perform a multitude of tasks, including both direct patient care as well as duties involving maintaining medical supply inventory and equipment.

* Effective 2/3/2024, this recruitment will be open until filled. Applications will be reviewed as received, and the posting may be closed at any time without further notice. Washington County reserves the right to make a hiring decision at any point during the posting period. *

** It is anticipated that the first initial application screening will start the week of 2/19/2024 for the applications submitted by Monday, 2/19/2024. This posting will remain open, and applications received after 2/19/2024 may be considered if needed. **

Why Washington County?

Are you interested in challenging, meaningful, and rewarding work? Join Washington County in our commitment to advancing racial equity. OurBoard of Commissioners worked closely with various community stakeholders and subject matter experts to develop an Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI) Resolution . Adopted in February 2020, this resolution commits to the equitable delivery of Washington Countys services, resources, and opportunities for growth and development to every county resident.


Check Out Our Award-Winning Benefits & Wellness Program under \"Benefits\" tab above!

Classification descriptions are typically written broadly. To review this classification, please use this link: Veterinary Technician

Education and Experience:
A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
  • Two (2) years of professional training or course work in the animal health field; AND
  • Two (2) years of work experience in an animal health-related field including the care, handling, or training of dogs and working with the public.
Additional Licenses, Certificates, Physical Abilities and Specialty Requirements:
  • Possession of a Certified Veterinary Technician license issued by the Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board.
  • Possession of, or the ability to obtain, the Certified Euthanasia Technician certification issued by the Oregon Veterinary Medical Examining Board.
  • Must possess a driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and have an acceptable driving record. To review the Driver's License and Record Policy for Washington County, please use this link:Driver's License & Records Policy, under the Section 800.
  • Passing a background check post offer is required.
  • Must be able to pass a post-offer physical abilities assessment including the drug screening prior to appointment.
    • For more information on the physical requirements, please visit theJob Task Analysis. (Please note: The Job Task Analysis is pending update).

If you would like to review the requirements for receiving certification through the Oregon Veterinary Examining Medical Board, please use this link:Oregon VMEB.

Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses. Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.Washington County is committed to using a Merit-based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Our commitment to you:

Washington County values a culture of equity, diverse perspectives, and life experiences. Our organization embraces innovation, collaboration and work-life harmony. We offer job stability, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to serve and support our diverse community. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity and an inclusive workforce. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.


Steps of the process:
  1. Apply today! In lieu of a resume, we ask that you complete and submit an online application, which will be used to screen for minimum qualifications (MQs) and to determine starting pay in accordance with the provision of the Oregon Equal Pay Law.
  2. MQ Review:Human Resources will screen applications for MQs continuously.
  3. Panel Interview(s):Candidates who pass the MQ review will be invited to participate in a panel interview.
  4. Conditional Offer: A final candidate is required to successfully clear a 3rd party background check, driving record check, and physical abilities assessment including the drug screening as pre-employment conditions.
Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.


Status of Your Application:
You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email. If you \"opt out\" or \"unsubscribe\" from email notifications from NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.

Veterans' Preference
If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' preference for this recruitment, please review the instructions using this link: Veterans' Preference Points.

Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail: Careers@washingtoncountyor.gov at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.

Questions (?) Regarding This Recruitment
Yeji Seo, Talent Acquisition Business Partner
Yeji_Seo@washingtoncountyor.gov

Additional Resources:
New to GovernmentJobs.com?

* Washington County is a drug-free workplace *

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