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  • Animal Care Technician

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care Technician to provide quality daily care for animals. Responsibilities include cleaning and disinfecting of kennels and cages, sweeping, mopping, laundry, dishwashing, feeding of animals, administering meds,and monitoring sick, quarantined and injured animals. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, ability to multi-task and be part of a team. Exceptional time management and organizational skills required. Desired candidates have the capacity to work in a fast paced environment and handle physically and emotionally stressful situations. Compassion for people is essential. Must be available to work weekends, holidays and able to lift 50 pounds. One year animal experience preferred. Submit cover letter and resume to sheltermanager@animalcareleague.org.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 29, 2015
  • Administrative Assistant I

    Kane County

    Geneva Location: Performs data entry functions necessary for the rabies tag certificate monitoring. Provides front desk office coverage and interacts with the public for the purpose of animal reclaims, animal surrenders, and adoption inquiries and placements. Requirements: Education: High School Diploma or equivalent. Computer experience in data entry and look-up functions. Customer service skills required. Interest in animals and knowledge of various breeds expected. Ability to learn body language and animal communication styles. Must be able to work alternate Saturdays and alternate evening assignments as needed to cover scheduled hours. Preferred candidates will be bi-lingual (English-Spanish).

    Closing Date: February 6, 2015 Posted: January 16, 2015
  • Kennel Assistant

    Kane County

    Performs animal care functions under the direction of the Shelter Program Office Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following according to shelter protocols and policies: cleans shelter kennels and cages, feeds and exercise animals, utilize commercial grade laundry and dish sanitizing equipment; writing skills for documentation; assisting with animal behavior assessments and assisting with reclaim and animal adoptions. Additionally this position may require some weekend and evening hours. Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Previous experience working within a shelter or animal control facility. Interest in animals and knowledge of various breeds expected. Ability to learn body language and animal communication styles. Computer experience for data entry and look up functions. Customer service skills required. Ability to lift 50 lbs. (dog food bags, animals). Valid Illinois driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance.

    Closing Date: February 6, 2015 Posted: January 16, 2015
  • Shelter Medicine Assistant (Part-Time)

    PAWS Chicago

    The PAWS Shelter Medicine Assistant is responsible for the documentation of medical and daily treatment plans of PAWS Internals adoption cats and dogs. Responsibilities include: overseeing all records and files for internal animals, including generating initial paperwork for Shelter Medicine Vet to work from and for processing the information back into formats needed to move the animal along in quarantine process to ultimately release for adoption; assisting Shelter Medicine Vet in examination of animals as needed and medicating animals as needed. Requirements -Knowledge of basic medical care, diseases, treatment and medications of dogs and cats -Animal handling skills -Computer skills -Excellent organizational and time management skills -Attention to detail and ability to learn quickly and assimilate new information rapidly -Excellent written and oral communications -Ability to work well with the Shelter Medicine Team and in a fast-paced environment -Driver’s License

    Closing Date: February 9, 2015 Posted: January 9, 2015
  • Certified Veterinary Technician

    PAWS Chicago

    The Certified Veterinary Technician will work at PAWS Chicago Rescue & Recovery Center (3516 West 26th Street, Chicago). The individual will work closely with veterinarians providing daily care, treatment, and support of the shelter animals. Clinical Services: Provide technical assistance to shelter veterinarians and communicate regarding changes in patient condition, results of diagnostic tests and procedures and treatment questions. Position responsibilities include shelter animal intake and evaluation procedures; diagnostics; health assessment of shelter animals; care of shelter animals including emergency and intensive care as required; restraint; patient and equipment preparation for diagnostic procedures, monitoring, and evaluating shelter animals; administration of medication; catheter placement; maintenance of IV’s. Perform quality control of shelter technical services such as disinfection procedures, in-house diagnostic services and animal selection and intake.

    Closing Date: February 9, 2015 Posted: January 9, 2015
  • Shelter Medicine Veterinarian

    PAWS Chicago

    The Shelter Veterinarian is a very key role at PAWS Chicago. This person is responsible for ensuring the highest quality of care for in-house animals present in the facility. This person is responsible for participating in the definition of the surgical, vaccine, and PAWS Internals medical protocols working with the PAWS Chicago Chief Veterinarian. They will work very closely with the Executive Director and Operations Director on the future requirements, processes, protocols, programs, etc. of the adoption animal intake. Their input is critical to the success of the successful adoption of over 3,000 feline and canine per year. This person also has to be in alignment with the requirements, needs, and strategy of shelter medicine.

    Closing Date: February 9, 2015 Posted: January 9, 2015
  • Veterinarian

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is seeking an experienced veterinarian for the Chatka Ruggiero Spay/Neuter Clinic to conduct spay/neuter surgery on cats, dogs for both clinic clients, as well as our internal animals. Responsibilities would also include providing basic and critical care for animals in our adoption program and stray animals being housed in our facility, on-call emergency care, perform necropsies as needed, perform euthanasia as needed, provide training/mentoring to other vets, as well as vet techs in the internship program, and assisting with vaccine clinics and other community outreach initiatives. Experience with exotics preferred.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 8, 2015
  • Canine Operations Manager

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is looking for an upbeat, motivated self-starter with a passion for animals to manage the Canine Program. This role is responsible for the dogs coming in to ACL from intake to adoption. Responsibilities include: intake/conducting SAFER evaluations, working with local police/animal control officers to ensure dogs coming in are processed and handled properly; developing enrichment, behavior modification, and adoption plans for canines in the program; overseeing kennel staff; managing the foster and canine volunteer programs; working with the vet to determine proper medical care of animals; assisting with kennel duties as necessary. The ideal candidate would possess a strong understanding of canine behavior-specific to a shelter environment, a good understanding of shelter medicine and strong communication, customer service and computer skills. At least 1 year of supervisory experience and 1 year of shelter experience or equivalent dog handling experience is required.

    Closing Date: February 15, 2015 Posted: January 8, 2015
  • Veterinary Technician (Part-Time)

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care League is seeking a CVT to assist our veterinarians with duties in the Chatka Ruggerio Spay/Neuter Clinic as well as in the shelter. Responsibilities would include: assisting in diagnostic, medical and surgical procedures, administering vaccines, providing medical treatment to animals in our care, creating and maintaining computerized medical records, anesthetic induction, intubation, and assisting with high-volume surgeries and recovery, providing client education, cleaning of surgical instruments, equipment, and kennels. The ideal candidate would have experience and a comfort level working in a fast-paced environment in combination with exceptional organizational and inter-personal skills.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 8, 2015
  • Offsite Transport/adoption Counselor (Part-Time)

    Animal Care League

    ACL is looking for a part-time employee to act as a site manager for offsite and special adoption events. Responsibilities would include: transporting animals to/from events, managing volunteers, ensuring safety of animals and public, enthusiastically promoting animals available and engaging visitors, conducting adoption counseling and completion of adoption paperwork. Candidates must have strong animal handling skills, extraordinary people skills, and a passion for match-making.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 8, 2015
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