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  • Animal Care Manager

    Dumb Friends League

    Responsible for the direction of animal care department. Direct, monitor, and ensure the humane treatment in handling of companion animals including monitor the adherence to sanitation and animal treatment standard protocols. Manage the day-to-day operation including hiring, employee performance, and developing and monitoring a budget.

    Closing Date: February 20, 2015 Posted: January 20, 2015
  • Director of Buddy Center

    Dumb Friends League

    Responsibilities • Direct and monitor all aspects of the humane treatment and handling of shelter animals. • Maintain facility to provide a safe and sanitary environment for animals and people. This includes the adherence to and monitoring of mandated standards (e.g., PACFA). • Ensure quality people care is provided to patrons. • Serve as a liaison and promote the League’s mission and objectives to the community and other animal welfare organizations. This includes the management of animal control agency contracts and relationships. • Develop shelter objectives and plans and assist in the development of League initiatives and programs. • Perform opening and closing duties as needed. • Develop SOPs and ensure they are updated, followed, and communicated with staff and volunteers. • Develop and monitor budget. • Recruit, hire, develop, and coach and counsel staff members. • Monitor and evaluate processes and procedures to maximize efficient uses of resources. • Participate in inter-departmental meetings and discussions to support and develop League initiatives. Qualifications: • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience • Five years’ professional experience working with animals • Excellent interpersonal communication skills • Ability to effectively communicate in writing • Management experience • Strong organizational skills with high attention to detail • Ability to utilize effective problem solving/decision making skills • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) • Experience developing and monitoring budget

    Closing Date: February 20, 2015 Posted: January 20, 2015
  • Director of Buddy Center

    Dumb Friends League

    Located in Castle Rock, CO, just south of Denver, the Buddy Center shelter is an extension of the Dumb Friends League and supports Arapahoe County. The Director provides strategic direction and day-to-day management of this shelter, to include directing and monitoring all aspects of the humane treatment and handling of shelter animals, managing the staff and serving as a liaison and promoting the League’s mission and objectives to the community and other animal welfare organizations.

    Closing Date: February 20, 2015 Posted: January 20, 2015
  • Veterinary Technician

    Foothills Animal Shelter

    The Veterinary Technician will administer medications and vaccinations, maintain clinical records, and perform initial and ongoing assessment of animals to note any changes in their condition. A portion of the scheduled days are spent in a high volume surgery environment. Prior experience in anesthesia and surgery is required. The position requires knowledge in euthanasia procedures, animal disease and animal control. Applicants must be self-motivated, possess surgical skills and have experience with animal handling, animal health and behavior assessments. CVT status and one year experience is preferred. This is a full-time position, with excellent benefits. To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to employment@fas4pets.org with the subject line Veterinary Technician Opportunity. Applications must be received no later than 5p.m. Friday, February 13, 2015.

    Closing Date: January 30, 2015 Posted: January 18, 2015
  • Veterinarian (Part-Time)

    Longmont Humane Society

    Longmont Humane Society's Well Pet Clinic, a public clinic offering vital veterinary services at a reduced cost to the community, is currently accepting applications for a part-time Veterinarian to work Mon & Wed only from 9 AM – 12 PM. The clinic offers wellness exams, spaying and neutering, dentistry and general surgery, as well as heartworm testing and medications, vaccinations, feline leukemia testing, microchipping and licenses. Our busy clinic is open during regular business hours and closed on Sundays (no on call responsibilities or overnight shifts. Candidates must have at least 2 years of work experience as a practicing veterinarian, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. To apply, please email your cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Suzanne Crest, Director of HR, at suzanne@longmonthumane.org.

    Closing Date: February 16, 2015 Posted: January 16, 2015
  • Veterinary Technician (Part-Time)

    Longmont Humane Society

    Longmont Humane Society's Well Pet Clinic, a public clinic offering vital veterinary services at a reduced cost to the community, is currently accepting applications for a part-time (Mon, Wed, Fri, 8:30 AM – 12 PM) credentialed Veterinary Technician. By offering basic preventive care, low cost spay and neuter services as well as an array of general veterinary procedures, the WPC seeks to save and improve the lives of many pets whose owners may have not sought medical care due to prohibitive costs. The clinic offers wellness exams, spaying and neutering, dentistry and general surgery, as well as heartworm testing and medications, vaccinations, feline leukemia testing, microchipping and licenses. Candidates must have at least one year of work experience as a veterinary technician, excellent customer service skills, and the ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. To apply, please email your cover letter, resume to Suzanne Crest at suzanne@longmonthumane.org.

    Closing Date: February 15, 2015 Posted: January 16, 2015
  • Veterinary Technician

    Dumb Friends League

    Collect samples for testing and perform laboratory tests. Take and develop x-rays. Medicate, vaccinate, and treat animals as prescribed by veterinarian. Administer anesthesia and monitor animals under anesthesia. Assist veterinarians in medical and surgical procedures. This includes using proper restraint. Provide medical assistance and counseling to patrons. Use and maintain medical equipment. Perform physical examination of animals. Perform data entry to update animal records. Clean and maintain work areas. Perform euthanasia and other related tasks. Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures. Required- Associate’s degree in veterinary technology or equivalent experience. Completion of a veterinary technician internship or comparable experience. Working knowledge of current veterinary practices. Strong interpersonal communication skills. High attention to detail.

    Closing Date: January 26, 2015 Posted: December 26, 2014
  • Veterinary Assistant

    Dumb Friends League

    Purpose of Position: Assist in providing medical care and treatment for animals. Assist technicians and veterinarians in the performance of medical and surgical procedures. Administer medications as directed to shelter animals. Clean, disinfect, and maintain surgical and medical areas. Maintain medical equipment and supplies. Handle and move animals prior to and following medical procedures, restraining animals as needed. Perform data entry to update animal records. Perform clinic reception duties including handling incoming phone calls, greeting and assisting patrons, scheduling appointments, and filling prescription orders. Contribute to and lead initiatives to improve processes and procedures. Required- High school diploma or equivalent. Professional experience in animal welfare/ working with animals. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Ability to work in a team environment. High attention to detail.

    Closing Date: January 26, 2015 Posted: December 26, 2014
  • Veterinary Technician-Overnight

    Dumb Friends League

    Purpose of Position: Provide overnight medical care and treatment for animals. Collect samples for testing and perform laboratory tests. Take and develop x-rays. Medicate, vaccinate, and treat animals as prescribed by veterinarian. Administer anesthesia and monitor animals under anesthesia. Assist veterinarians in medical and surgical procedures. This includes using proper restraint. Provide medical assistance and counseling to patrons. Use and maintain medical equipment. Perform physical examination of animals. Perform data entry to update animal records. Clean and maintain work areas. Required- Associate’s degree in veterinary technology or equivalent experience. Completion of a veterinary technician internship or comparable experience. Working knowledge of current veterinary practices. Strong interpersonal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs. Ability to work independently and in a team environment. High attention to detail.

    Closing Date: January 26, 2015 Posted: December 26, 2014
  • Shelter Manager

    Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region

    The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region (HSPPR) is seeking a dynamic Shelter Manager that is passionate and dedicated to the care and protection of domesticated animals for its Pueblo Animal Services location in Pueblo, Colorado. The Shelter Manager position oversees and manages the shelter’s animal population and is responsible for the operations, planning, development and training for the animal care and customer service departments. The Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region DBA/ Pueblo Animal Services has served the Pueblo County and the City of Pueblo areas since 2002 and cares for more than 6,000 animals annually. For more than 60 years, Applicants must have a Bachelors or Associates degree, although 3-4 years of directly related experience may replace the degree. Three years of supervisory and/or leadership experience in a shelter environment is a must.

    Closing Date: April 30, 2015 Posted: December 5, 2014
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