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Job ID: 339183563

Job Description

1st Pet Veterinary Centers is seeking an Experienced CVT with Emergency Technician experience for our Chandler location to be our new Technician Trainer.

1st Pet Veterinary Centers is an employee-owned (ESOP), Emergency, Specialty, and Primary Care practice in the Phoenix metro area. Our mission is to offer the ultimate pet care experience by providing honest, compassionate, and unparalleled care for pets, their people, and our employees.

“Transitioning into an ESOP company has made me change my mentality

into acting as an owner. I have always loved 1st Pet Veterinary Centers, but

now I take extra pride in coming to work, and it definitely shows in my work

and with my coworkers. It means figuring out what we can improve on,

celebrating the wins, working through our losses, and learning from them.”

SM, CSR Supervisor


About This Role

1st Pet Technician Trainer is responsible for the on-the floor training of newly hired Veterinary Technicians and Veterinary Assistants.

She/he works closely with Technician Training Coordinator and Technician Manager to evaluate, plan, and implement the location’s new hire training program for all new veterinary technicians and assistants. When not scheduled to train she/he works regular technician shifts. The position includes splitting time between working on the floor doing one-on-one training and preparing classes and materials.


About You

You are a Certified Veterinary Technician in Arizona in good standing (or RVT/LVT). You have a minimum of 5 years of experience in the veterinary field, and at least 2 years working in an Emergency or Specialty Department. Previous training experience strongly preferred. You must also be interested in developing own skills in the area of education and training.

  • You are an organized self-starter with the ability to think critically and work independently with minimum supervision
  • You have strong technical skills and are able to effectively teach those to others
  • You have strong oral and written communications skills
  • You have the ability to relate to and mentor and support technicians of all skill levels
  • You are comfortable using various technology including online training platforms and Power Point (or similar)
  • You are able to work a flexible schedule to facilitate training for various shifts.


What we can offer

When you join our family, you can be more than just an employee - you can be an owner!

With 300 employees and 3 locations in the Phoenix Metro area we are large enough to be able to offer all the standard benefits and advancement opportunities of a large corporate practice while offering the unique opportunity of being part of an Employee-Owned Company.

We are working hard on our ownership culture where everyone at 1st Pet has a voice, as well as the satisfaction and fulfillment that comes from using their unique talents to make a positive difference in the lives of pets, pet parents and team members.

We will appreciate and applaud your strengths, while helping you continue to become the best version of yourself. Our three top priorities are patients, pet parents, and our people.

  • Competitive hourly wage
  • Shift and weekend differential pay
  • Medical/dental/vision insurance after 30 days, HSA & FSA
  • Paid Vacation & Sick Time
  • Generous CE allowances
  • Generous Staff Discount
  • Uniforms
  • Short and long-term disability, life insurance plans
  • 401K options are also available
  • Profit Sharing
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Veterinary Social Work Program

Curious about the ESOP? Ready to find your ‘furever’ home? Please submit your resume and cover letter to so we can schedule to meet with you and show you around our beautiful facility and introduce you to our wonderful teammates!

We are AAHA Accredited, Certified Feline Friendly, and Certified Fear Free, DFWP

1st Pet Veterinary Centers
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