Veterinary Technician - McKenzie Veterinary Services

McKenzie Veterinary Services, 3888 Carey Rd.,, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada Req #2243
Monday, October 23, 2023
You were made to save animals, we take care of the rest.

Are you an experienced and dedicated Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) looking for a unique and rewarding veterinary journey in a dynamic and inclusive practice that offers diverse surgical experiences? Look no further than McKenzie Veterinary Services, where our commitment to small animals and exotics sets us apart. 

Who We Are: 

Join our team at McKenzie Veterinary Services and experience the thrill of working with a variety of fascinating species, from avians to reptiles and pocket pets. With a proud 40-year history of serving the community, we're a large practice with 8 dedicated veterinarians, offering a bustling and rewarding environment where every day brings new learning opportunities.  

A Culture of Collaboration and Learning: 

At McKenzie Veterinary Services, we value the power of collaboration and the joy of learning. Our inclusive team culture fosters an environment where everyone is welcome, and knowledge is shared. We believe in supporting one another, and our snack shelf, stocked with tasty treats, is just one example of how we like to spend quality time together. 

Your Role: 

If you're a skilled and dedicated Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) specializing in surgery aid, with a readiness to thrive in a high-paced environment, a deep passion for providing top-notch surgical assistance, and the ability to support various surgical procedures, then McKenzie Veterinary Services is the perfect place to advance your career. As an RVT in our team, you'll play a pivotal role in surgery preparation, ensuring smooth anesthetic induction, vigilant anesthetic monitoring, and providing crucial post-operative recovery assistance. 

Living in Victoria, BC: 

Victoria, BC, is a city that offers an exceptional quality of life. With its mild climate, stunning natural beauty, and a thriving arts and culture scene, Victoria is a perfect place to call home. From picturesque parks and gardens to an array of outdoor activities, you'll have endless opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors. Plus, Victoria's vibrant culinary scene and a wide range of entertainment options ensure there's never a dull moment in this beautiful coastal city. 

Join Us: 

If you're an experienced RVT with a love for surgery, ready to immerse yourself in a rewarding career, making a difference for a wide array of species, apply now and get ready to embrace a world of exciting possibilities. Join the McKenzie Veterinary Services team and be part of something special while enjoying the amazing lifestyle that Victoria, BC, has to offer. 

About the Role 
Our candidate must have: 

  • Animal Health Technician / Veterinary Technician Diploma
  • Experienced in assisting surgeries 
  • Passed the VTNE or will soon be passing the VTNE 
  • Good standing with their provincial regulatory association   
We are seeking candidates who possess the following qualities:
  • Motivated learner
  • Good communicator
  • Team player
  • Critical thinker 



  • Competitive compensation Starting $28-35/hr depending on experience
  • Flexible Schedule 
  • Annual Performance Reviews and ability to develop in your profession
  • Various Team Building Activities
  • Friendly and supportive work environment  
  • Mentorship Opportunities
  • Continuing education allowance + Access to exclusive webinars and CE events
  • Health and dental plus a fantastic EAP, access to Telus Health telemedicine & loads of other benefit perks
  • RRSP package with matching
  • Commitment to the community and to helping pets in need through the Oscar Fund activitie
  • AMAZING medical and pet supply discounts 
  • And much more!! 

About Us

Located in British Columbia on stunning Vancouver Island our practice is centrally located to all that Victoria has to offer. Also known as the “Garden City” Victoria boasts colorful gardens, a lovely harbor, magnificent architecture, and more restaurants than you could try in a year. Surrounded by water and beaches it is the quintessential west coast dream.  

McKenzie Veterinary Services is part of the VetStrategy group of clinics. A career with VetStrategy is anything but ordinary! Our work is something we’re truly excited about. Every day, we make an impact on the lives of others with veterinary care backed by a team of professionals who love what they do.  

From Vancouver Island to Newfoundland, we have opportunities across Canada to fuel your passion. The possibilities are endless for you to do the most meaningful work of your career. Let us help you find your perfect role. 

There are jobs and then there’s us. This is your moment to do the kind of work you find meaningful. Grab the opportunity to challenge yourself, push boundaries and learn new skills. Surround yourself with peers who will inspire you, and be inspired by you, to shape the future of veterinary care. 

You’ll be part of a team that supports professional development and you’ll be provided with opportunities to grow throughout your career. 

Do not miss out on this unique opportunity to join a fun and dynamic team! VetStrategy is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Min Hiring Rate $28.00
  • Required Education Certification
Location on Google Maps
  • McKenzie Veterinary Services, 3888 Carey Rd.,, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada