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  • Veterinary Technician

    Washington Humane Society

    The Washington Humane Society seeks an energetic, positive team player to join the National Capital Area Spay and Neuter Center. Responsibilities include assisting in surgical preparation, anesthetic induction, monitoring, recovery, examination, and medication of animals. Veterinary Technicians are also responsible for administering vaccinations and other injections. The successful candidate must have: -Strong veterinary, surgical, and critical care skills. -High school diploma/equivalent. -Ability to work effectively in a team; a track record of successful relationships. -Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted and work a flexible schedule. -Strong commitment to make a difference in the lives of animals. -Strong attention to detail/excellent record keeping skills. -Excellent communication skills, computer literate, and knowledge of resolving conflicts with domestic and wild animals. To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to careers@washhumane.org with the subject “Vet Tech - SNC.”

    Closing Date: November 30, 2014 Posted: October 20, 2014
  • Clinic Assistant

    Tree House Humane Society

    Tree House Humane Society, a cageless, no-kill cat shelter, is looking for a clinic assistant! The clinic assistant position consists primarily of performing the daily maintenance and monitoring of our cat population. Some experience medicating cats is required and from there, we are willing to further train the right candidate. This position also requires a very positive attitude and a strong sense of team work. Being great with people is a must! The ideal candidate also needs to be open to learning massive amounts of new information and be capable of functioning in a fast-paced and high-stress environment. We are currently looking for a full-time staff member with a flexible schedule who is planning to stay with us long-term. A combination of morning and evening shifts, including weekends and holidays, is required. To be considered, please send a resume and cover letter detailing your interest. Applications submitted without a cover letter will not be considered.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2014 Posted: October 12, 2014
  • Veterinary Technician

    Santa Fe Animal Shelter

    The Santa Fe Animal Shelter, one of the most progressive open admission shelters in the country, is seeking experienced veterinary technicians to work in both our admissions building as well as in our onsite veterinary clinic. This self-motivated, reliable candidate will be able to administer vaccinations and medication, draw blood, run diagnostics and perform general physical examinations on all animals entering the facility. Surgical assistance skills including intubation, IV catheter placement and monitoring anesthesia are a plus. Must be able to work a flexible schedule that will include weekends and some holidays. Full-time position includes benefits such as continuing education, health insurance, and vacation time. Compensation dependent upon experience. If you are looking for a fulfilling position that will enable you to work hands on with homeless animals in need then this might be a perfect fit for you.

    Closing Date: February 24, 2015 Posted: October 8, 2014
  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    Safe Harbor Humane Society

    We are an open-admission animal shelter that accommodates nearly 3,200 animals every year. Our goal is to continue to develop our animal sheltering program along ASV guidelines as well as progress towards a high volume, high quality spay/neuter clinic model with the intention of providing free and low-cost services to Kenosha’s under-served community. The ideal candidate would work well in a fast paced environment with a strong ability to multi-task, feel comfortable in a leadership position, responsible for staff members and volunteers. Would have excellent patient care and great attention to detail. A minimum of 1 year experience in the field and/or CVT/licensure is required. Experience in shelter medicine or high volume, high quality spay/neuter is a plus! This is a full-time position, with some flexibility in scheduling. Pay varies depending on experience and training. Visit our website (www.safeharborhumanesociety.org) for more information about who we are!

    Closing Date: November 30, 2014 Posted: October 8, 2014
  • Foster Care Clinic Specialist

    Town Cats of Morgan Hill

    Town Cats of Morgan Hill is a homeless cat shelter that houses, fosters, and finds permanent homes for cats and kittens. We also sponsor programs to help cats in shelters, as well as community cats who live outdoors. The Foster Care Clinic Specialist will coordinate the treatment of all cats in foster care. Responsible for coordinating normal medical treatment, administration of paperwork, ensuring photos and biographies are created and data entered into online systems, and participating in the evaluation of the cats’ behavior and medical issues. Ability to work well and communicate effectively with the public, employees and volunteers. Send resumes to carin.schroff@towncats.org. • Knowledge of cat breeds, health, behavior, and handling • Familiarity with veterinary medical terminology • Knowledge of medical and behavioral challenges specific to an animal shelter strongly preferred. • Computer and internet knowledge • Ability to work independently with attention to detail.

    Closing Date: November 28, 2014 Posted: October 7, 2014
  • Veterinary Technician Assistants

    Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS)

    Full time veterinary technician assistants needed at Baltimore Animal Rescue and Care Shelter (BARCS). BARCS is the only open admission shelter in Baltimore city and handles the largest volume of dogs and cats in the state of Maryland. We receive almost 12,000 dogs and cats each year and care for 250-300 dogs and cats daily. Truly make a difference in animals’ lives and in the community by joining our busy yet fun team of dedicated people. Animal handling experience required. Duties include medicating cats and dogs; surgery room assistance; data entry; hospital sanitation; and customer service and education. You must be an independent multi-tasker who moves quickly and efficiently to complete tasks. Salary is $10/hr with excellent benefits. Evenings and some weekends required. Submit your resume to Laura at info@baltimoreanimalshelter.org or fax to 410-783-6266.

    Closing Date: December 17, 2014 Posted: September 17, 2014
  • Shelter Manager/Veterinary Technician

    MetroWest Humane Society

    MetroWest Humane Society is a non-profit, no-kill, cat shelter, located in Ashland, MA. Responsible for management of shelter operations. Supervise and train staff/volunteers, interact with public. Ensure safety and sanitation of facility, manage intake of cats, monitor health and behavior of cats, coordinate vet care, maintain medical records. Certified veterinary technician required. Strong management experience required; preferably with animal shelter or a non-profit organization is preferred. Preferred skills and experience: Extensive experience handling and working with cats, strong knowledge of feline behavior. Ability to triage health issues, administer medications. Self-motivated; strong organizational, leadership, communication, and computer skills; detail oriented; effective at multitasking and prioritizing. Demonstrated experience dealing with people in a professional manner. Full time, salaried position. Send resume to president@metrowesthumanesociety.org

    Closing Date: December 31, 2014 Posted: September 2, 2014
  • Volunteer Veterinary Technicians Needed in Phuket, Thailand

    Soi Dog Foundation

    Soi Dog Foundation in Phuket, Thailand currently welcomes volunteer veterinary technicians to help treat over 400 dogs and cats currently at our shelter. Our organization operates a very fast-paced and challenging veterinary clinic which sees emergencies daily as well as a busy mobile sterilization program. The shelter currently employs 4-5 full-time Thai and Western veterinarians and has in-house bloodwork and isolation facilities. To date, Soi Dog Foundation has sterilized over 70,000 dogs and cats in Thailand. Based out of Phuket, our shelter is located on a beautiful island with world-class beaches for volunteers to enjoy. Applicants should be self-guided and have the ability to multi-task as well as communicate in a professional manner with members of the community and shelter staff members. It is our hope that volunteers experience hands-on interaction with patients, learn technical skills in a limited-resource environment, and participate in diagnostic and treatment decisions.

    Closing Date: April 30, 2015 Posted: August 28, 2014
  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    Baltimore County Government

    Performs duties in the receipt, evaluation, handling, care, custody, and disposition of animals. Performs evaluation and preparation of animals scheduled for spay or neuter surgery and the operation and maintenance of animal services facilities. Assists veterinarians in the examination and treatment of animals. Prepares, calculates and documents administered drugs. Assists with spay and neuter procedures of animals. Administers anesthetic under the direct supervision of a licensed veterinarian. Monitors sedated, anesthetized and recovering animals. Collects, prepares and analyzes specimens. Administers vaccinations and minor medical treatments to animals. Maintains surgical facility and equipment. Euthanizes animals. Qualifications High school diploma or an appropriate equivalent plus at least three year's experience in a veterinary surgical environment. Possession of current registration with the Maryland Board of Veterinary Examiners as a Registered Veterinary Technician.

    Closing Date: November 30, 2014 Posted: August 13, 2014
  • Registered Veterinary Technician

    County of Los Angeles, Dept. of Animal Care and Control

    Provides paramedical treatment to animals in the Los Angeles County animal care center.

    Closing Date: July 22, 2015 Posted: July 23, 2014
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