Job Description

Location: Kanab, Utah (relocation assistance is available)

Hiring Range: This position is anticipated to pay between $90,000 to $110,000 annually, depending on experience.

Take your skills in lifesaving operations to the next level when you join the Best Friends team working from the heart of our organization, the largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals in the country! Come live among the beautiful red rock canyons and put your experience to work for up to 1,600 dogs, cats, bunnies, birds, horses, and other barnyard animals and the lifesaving work we do with our partners throughout the region and the nation. At Best Friends you'll be part of a professional team performing lifesaving work, providing animals with top-of-the-line medical care and leading the teams providing cross-departmental activities including veterinary services, animal transport, and foster care.

In this role you’ll oversee our Veterinary Services team including a 13,000-square-foot clinic facility with dedicated surgery and dental suites, state-of-the-art laboratory, x-ray suite, ultrasound room, and many more features to provide animals with all they need. And you’ll lead satellite clinics located within each sanctuary department caring for thousands of animals who pass through the Sanctuary on their way to a loving adopted home.

In addition, Kanab is in beautiful southern Utah – an outdoor enthusiast's paradise. We are surrounded by world-renowned parks and nature sites such as the North Rim of the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, Bryce Canyon National Park, Antelope Canyon, Lake Powell, Horseshoe Bend, Coral Pink Sand Dunes, and many more. If you are looking for a spectacular work-life balance and want to live in the outdoor playground of southern Utah, contact us today!

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After applicants accept an offer of employment in writing, they will be asked to provide Covid-19 vaccination status information pursuant to any applicable policies in place at the time of hiring.

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, or domestic partner status.

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Best Friends Animal Society.

This is a full time job

Contact Information

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Emily Neer

Closing Date: Saturday, December 31, 2022

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