Veterinary Technology

Veterinary Technology is a fast paced, medical science-based profession which is centered around the health and welfare of animals.  A career in veterinary technology provides you the opportunity to interact and educate the animal-owning public and the health science community in various capacities. 

A.S. in Veterinary Technology

Offered on the Bangor Campus

Veterinary Technology

To post positions on this site, please contact Haley Brown, Coordinator of Career Connections at umacareer@maine.edu with your job listing. Or, you may create a free account in UMA CareerLink, UMA's online job and internship posting system.

 

Woodbrook Animal Clinic (Woolwich, ME)

 Our licensed veterinary technicians and assistants work very closely with our veterinarians and the rest of our team to provide quality care for all of our patients. We are looking for an experienced, motivated and compassionate individual to join our busy team. If you are a team player, friendly, highly energetic and like to work with both people and animals, then we would like to speak with you.

 

 

Searsport Veterinary Hospital (Searsport, ME)

 Full-time veterinary technician position available. Looking for an energetic, reliable team worker to join our busy one doctor practice.

License and/or experience required.  Please send your resume to:

Searsport Veterinary Hospital

322 W. Main St.

Searsport, ME 04974

You may drop it off in person or fax it to 548-6404

 

Farmington Veterinary Hospital (Farmington, CT)

We are looking for a full time LVT to join our AAHA certified hospital.  Flexible hours and benefits offered.  Please visit our webpage for more info: www.fahct.com.

Apply in person at:

Farmington Animal Hospital

204 Farmington Ave

Farmington, CT

or email at:  fah@snet.net or by fax: (860)-677-4000 or by mail at the above address.

 

Lakeside Veterinary Hospital (Oakland,ME)

LVT needed for 1.5 doctor small animal practice in Oakland. A conscientious team player with maturity and above average people skills a must. Duties will cover many aspects of client and patient care, and will require some evening and Sat morning hours. The position may be full or part time. Candidates who are in the process but not yet licensed will be considered. Experience a plus but our clinic is a great environment to apply what you've learned and develop your skills. Please send resume to lakevets@roadrunner.com.

 

Freeport Veterinary Hospital (Freeport, ME)

Are you an LVT? Want to work in a fun, drama-free environment at a high-quality veterinary practice?

Freeport Veterinary Hospital is looking to add a full-time talented Licensed Veterinary Technician be to our close-knit team.

If you are:

  • A self-starter
  • A team-player
  • Passionate about providing the best animal care possible
  • A stickler about customer service
  • Detail-oriented
  • Focused on doing great work because you care and not because it's expected of you
  • Licensed or license-eligible Veterinary Technician in the State of Maine
  • Available two Saturdays per month
  • Then you might be an ideal fit for our practice!

    Freeport Veterinary Hospital is a busy two-doctor practice just outside of downtown Freeport. We have great clients, wonderful animals, and a very dedicated staff who love their jobs.  If you are a newer LVT, we also have LVTs and veterinarians on staff who love to teach.  

    As an LVT with us, you would receive a competitive wage and enjoy excellent employee benefits including health insurance, dental insurance, paid personal time off, paid holidays and yearly continuing education.

    Interested applicants should send their resume with a cover letter to Deirdre Frey, VMD via email at dfrey@freeportvet.com or via mail at Freeport Veterinary Hospital, 4 Post Road, Freeport, ME 04032. No phone calls, please!

     

    North Country Animal Hospital (Caribou, ME)

     North Country Animal Hospital is looking for a licensed Veterinary Technician able to multi task and handle a busy work environment. Experienced preferred but we also welcome new graduates. We are a full service small animal hospital with a new emphasis on animal rehabilitation.Competitive wages along with a comprehensive benefits package. 

    Please e-mail your resume to northcountryanimalhospital@yahoo.com or mail it to North Country Animal Hospital 156 Main St Caribou, Maine 04736 Attn: Jim McQuade

     

    Pownal Veterinary Hospital ( Pownal, ME)

    Pownal Veterinary Hospital is looking for a licensed,  experienced Veterinary Technician to join our growing practice. We offer a benefit package that includes health insurance, paid vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, continuing education, professional dues, licensing fees and a generous employee pet discount program. We would prefer an experienced, licensed technician; but we will train the right person. Please send résumés to Pownal Veterinary Hospital, 191 Hallowell Road, Pownal, Maine 04069. Or, e-mailKaren@pownalvet.com. Visit our web page at www.pownalvet.com

     

    Falls Road Veterinary Clinic (Farmington, ME)

    We are looking to hire a full time technician.  Please mail or email resume to Heidi Kaminsky at:

    Falls Road Veterinary Clinic

    475 Farmington Falls Rd

    Farmington, ME 04938

    fallsroadvetclinic@gmail.com

     

    Hotham Veterinary (Presque Isle, ME)

    We are a 5 year old full service “progressive” mixed animal practice with 2.5 vets, 2LVT’s, and 3 TA’s.  We offer good salary with a comprehensive benefit package and HSA.

    Contact:

    Stacey Hotham
    207.227.0302
    hotham@myfairpoint.net

     

    Brewer Veterinary Hospital (Brewer, ME)

    Great opportunity for a full-time Licensed Veterinary Technician to join our high quality medical team. Well equipped state-of-the-art, AAHAcertified hospital. We welcome a new graduate! Please send letterof interest and resume to: Kim Uherec, Practice Manager, BrewerVeterinary Clinic, 111 Pierce Road, Brewer, Maine 04412

     

    Winthrop Animal Hospital (Winthrop, ME)

    Seeking a part time Veterinary Technician for a full service, quality small animal veterinary hospital. Duties cover a wide range of areas. Technical abilities and willingness to be a positive team member is essential. Send resumes to Winthrop Veterinary Hospital 1942 US Route 202 Winthrop ME 04364 or to winthropveterinaryhospital@gmail.com. No phone calls please.

       

    Kennebec Valley Animal Clinic (Farmingdale ME)

    Kennebec Valley Animal Clinic is looking to hire a licensed veterinary technician.

    Please contact Dr. Karen Walsh-Meicinger at kvanimalclinic@hotmail.com or call 837-9874 for more details.

     

    Animal Emergency Clinic (Portland, ME)

    The Animal Emergency Clinic in Portland Maine has an immediate opening for a fulltime licensed or experienced veterinary technician to join our state of the art facility. We are seeking a motivated and compassionate technician who desires to use their training,experience and communication skills in a fast paced, challenging atmosphere. We offercompetitive wages, health insurance, vacation, continuing education and retirement. Mustbe flexible to cover shifts; especially overnights, weekends, and holidays.Please send resumes to the Animal Emergency Clinic, 739 Warren Ave, Portland, ME04103. You may also fax resumes to 207-878-0829 or email aecportland@maine.rr.com.

     

    Volunteers needed to support our veterinary technical staff at Community Spay-Neuter Clinic.

    Please call the clinic at 865-0772 to set up a visit. Volunteers are an essential part of the subsidized, high-volume, compassionate spay/neuter services that CSNC provides and, by extension, are an essential part of animal welfare in Maine. The fewer the unwanted animals, the fewer the animals to be mistreated or left in shelters to be euthanized. The clinic is fast-paced and efficient, spaying and/or neutering about 28 animals a day. We work swiftly and collaboratively in a relatively small space. Volunteers assist veterinary technicians, help to prepare surgical packs, help to keep the environment clean and sterile, monitor recovering animals, and/or whatever needs to be done.

     

    Jackson Labs - Veterinary Technician I/II

    There is a regular, fulltime position available in Lab Animal Health Services (LAHS) Clinical Medicine unit as a Veterinary Technician I/II. Working under the direction of the Veterinary Staff and reporting to the Clinical Medicine Manager, the incumbent performs a wide range of veterinary technician assignments and uses considerable independent judgment in making decisions requiring the interpretation and application of guidelines with considerable latitude to specific work situations that may arise. Major duties include performing physical evaluations on sick animals; communicating with research staff clients to discuss veterinary care options or therapeutic treatment plan as prescribed by the veterinarian(s); administering treatments; monitoring the animal's response; maintaining patient records and alerting the veterinary staff of any animal health related issues or concerns. On occasion the incumbent may assist Animal Welfare and Compliance and/or other units within Lab Animal Health Services with special projects as directed by the Director of LAHS and/or the veterinary staff.

    The minimum requirements for applying for this position include: a Baccalaureate degree in an animal health related field and/or equivalent; eligibility to obtain State of Maine Veterinary Technician license within one year; 5 years of experience working with animals, with a demonstrated ability to identify subtle signs of ill health in animals, excellent communication skills requiring tact, diplomacy and confidentiality, and knowledge of IBM compatible computer software commonly used in an office setting (Excel, Word, Power Point).

    Preferred qualifications include: having the ability work as a proactive team member with individuals throughout the organization; eligibility to obtain within two years or possess AALAS certification as a Registered Laboratory Animal Technician or Registered Laboratory Animal Technologist. Interested individuals should apply on-line at www.jax.org/careers, checking off job requisition #2424.