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Location | Elk Grove, California
City of Elk Grove
The City of Elk Grove Animal Services Division is seeking a veterinarian with a passion for shelter medicine to lead a team of dedicated medical professionals in the City’s state-of-the-art animal shelter. The ideal candidate will be someone who enjoys a collaborative work environment and can serve as a teacher and mentor to the shelter team. The ideal candidate is also a leader who is compassionate, self-confident, innovative, and an analytical thinker. The City’s goal is to identify a knowledgeable and practiced individual, who embraces collaboration and maintains open-mindedness when making difficult treatment, adoption, and euthanasia decisions. The ideal candidate will ensure the health of the shelter's animal population through effective protocols of animal husbandry and the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.
Location | Jacksonville, Florida
City of Jacksonville
This is technical work in handling animal intake and adoptions through direct contact with animals of unknown origin and temperament. One year of education and/or experience in an animal field, medical field or customer service field is required.
Location | Honolulu, Hawaii
Hawaiian Humane Society
Hawaiian Humane Society is seeking a Staff Veterinarian (more...)
Location | Brooklyn, New York
Good Home Pet Adoptions
Serving on the Good Home Pet Adoptions Board of Directors is only one of several meaningful ways to get involved with the organization and support animals. In addition to a commitment to helping animals, board members are expected to participate in ensuring that adequate financial resources are available for the organization to do its work and that it becomes financially sustainable. This includes making personal contributions as well as helping with fundraising in a meaningful way.
Location | Espanola, New Mexico
The Offsite Team Member is a unique opportunity to lead adoption events, outside of the shelter, at locations throughout northern New Mexico. The ideal candidate will be a team player who can multi-task, handle animals of all ages and sizes, enjoy engaging the public, has a clean driving record, and can work weekends. Bilingual applicants with experience with dogs and cats are encouraged to apply.
Location | Milpitas, California
Humane Society Silicon Valley
The Senior Director, Philanthropy plays a key role in the longevity of HSSV by securing revenue growth from individuals in the Bay Area and beyond required to realize our ambitious goals. This individual, who leads a team comprised of Major Gift and Annual Fund staff, is an important frontline fundraiser managing an individual and team portfolio of Major Gift prospects and is responsible for the contributed revenue goals for HSSV’s Philanthropy strategy for individual giving and overall growth of private philanthropy. This individual is responsible for partnering across HSSV along with the CDO to devise and lead entry and growth strategies for donors at the broad-based, leadership, and major giving levels.
Location | Leesburg, Virginia
Loudoun County Government
Relief veterinarians perform all routine veterinary care at LCAS for shelter pets, including spay/neuter, general examinations, diagnostics, wound care, dental procedures and do not perform euthanasia. Relief veterinarians have minimal, if any, interaction with the public, and get to spend their time focusing on in-house care of cats, dogs, and some small animals such as rabbits and guinea pigs.
Location | Lakeland, Florida
SPCA Florida is seeking an Associate Veterinarian who values patient care, leadership, and thrives in a collaborative environment. SPCA Florida Medical Center is a community focused multi-doctor practice. Every Doctor is assisted by 2 technicians and a host of back up technicians to assist with blood work, xrays and medications. Our state-of-the-art hospital equipment includes digital radiology, a full service in-house IDEXX lab, laser therapy, ultrasonography, and digital dental radiology to name a few.
Location | Cincinnati, Ohio
Cincinnati Animal CARE
This person has deep law enforcement knowledge, strong leadership skills, and a successful history of collaboration and management. The ideal candidate is unsatisfied with the status quo and actively seeks and accepts feedback and opportunities for improvement. The Chief Dog Warden will lead the Dog Warden department, comprised of a Field Operations Manager, Field Training Officer and approximately 8 deputies. The Chief will interface with the community as a leader of CAC. We have high expectations and are committed to hiring a performance-minded individual who has a track record of growing and developing people, and producing remarkable results.
Location | Gainesville, Florida
Alachua County Board of County Commissioners
Alachua County Board of County Commissioners is seeking an Animal Resources Shelter Supervisor (more...)
Location | Jersey City, New Jersey
Liberty Humane Society’s (“LHS”)
Currently the Executive Director has three primary areas of focus, shelter/managing municipal contracts, medical/wellness services and raising philanthropic support. With Board enthusiasm for innovation, the new Executive Director will have the opportunity to assess and enhance, organizational and/or programmatic direction focusing on community engagement, considering the needs of pet owners, and keeping pets with their families, to enhance health and well-being of the community’s animals.
Location | Dallas, Texas
Humane Society of Dallas County
The Animal Care Specialist is responsible for the overall care of all the animals within the shelter. The responsibilities will vary based on the animals assigned and the current needs of the shelter.
Location | Springfield, Massachusetts
Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center
Responsible for providing leadership and direction to ensure that Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control & Adoption Center core operational functions are achieved at the highest standard in accordance with the City of Springfield as well as local, state, and federal regulations. Effectively oversee and manage both Animal Control and Adoption Center departments. Works directly with the Executive Director to ensure fiscal responsibility of the organization and to formulate and implement operational policies, procedures, and strategic goals.
Location | Sarasota, Florida
Cat Depot, a non-profit feline-only rescue, adoption, education, and resource center located in beautiful Sarasota, Florida, is seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Communications Specialist to provide full-time support of the organization’s mission via a variety of marketing functions including advertising, public relations, and community engagement.
Location | Houston, Texas
City of Houston
The successful applicant will be responsible for supervising, scheduling, training and evaluating BARC employees, as well as supervising and monitoring the intake, collection, impoundment, care, handling, release or disposal of animals and the enforcement of rabies vaccination and leash laws. Supervises the operations and maintenance of all animal control facilities and equipment. Investigates and corrects behavioral problems among employees. Monitors investigations and actions taken regarding customer service, veterinary, outreach, and animal control complaints, animal bites and the handling of vicious animals (more...)
Location | Denver, Colorado
Dumb Friends League
Dumb Friends League is seeking a Veterinary Assistant Client Care - Spay/Neuter Clinic (more...)
Location | Madison, New Jersey
St. Hubert's Animal Welfare Center
The Foster Assistant reports to the Volunteer & Foster Manager and is responsible for supporting St. Hubert’s foster care and field trip programs to assure their smooth operation across all departments. This part-time position also assists in related and general supportive tasks which benefit the overall adoption and foster functions of the organization, including routine office tasks and special projects.
Location | Camarillo/Simi Valley, California
Ventura County Animal Services
The Animal Control Officer II, under direction, performs complex assignments in enforcement, licensing, rabies suppression, quarantine, vaccination, impound, euthanasia, education, community outreach, and humane disposal of animals in accordance with applicable departmental policies and procedures, rules and regulations and ordinances governing animal care and control.
Location | Corvallis, Oregon
Heartland Humane Shelter and Care
The Executive Director is responsible for the overall operations and effectiveness of Heartland Humane Shelter & Care. The organization is financially stable, has a dedicated and experienced staff and enjoys a strong base of support from the community.
Location | Arlington, Virginia
Animal Welfare League of Arlington
The Animal Services Representative is responsible for the front-desk customer service experience at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. This is a part-time position with weekend, holiday and evening shifts. This position provides resources and information regarding owner surrenders, return to owners, wildlife issues, and general questions from the public. This position may also have the opportunity to cross train and work in Shelter Operations (Adoptions, Behavior, Animal Care) working hands on with the animals.
Location | Milpitas, California
Humane Society Silicon Valley
The Volunteer Programs Business Partner will be responsible for building cross-functional partnerships with Shelter Operations departments and volunteers. This individual will manage the volunteer needs for a portfolio of departments which includes defining volunteer roles, identifying priority volunteer opportunities, implementing associated recruitment plans and acting as a liaison to ensure the best volunteer experience possible.
Location | Ukiah, California
Under general supervision of a veterinarian, provides routine paramedical treatment to animals. Cares for animals and assists veterinarian to perform medical procedures and administer medication.
Location | Grass Valley, California
The Animal Care Manager assists in the care of the 300 animals (pigs, chickens, cows, turkeys, sheep, goats, rabbits) living at the sanctuary under supervision of the Animal Care Medical Director. This position works alongside the Senior Animal Care Manager to ensure all animals under Animal Place’s care are provided with the highest quality of care. They are responsible for co-managing a team of 8-10 animal care staff as well as many volunteers and interns.
Location | Christiansburg VA, Virginia
Humane Society of Montgomery County
The Humane Society of Montgomery County is seeking an Animal Caretaker (more...)