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  • Customer Service Representative-Field Services

    ACCT Philly

    Do you enjoy fast paced, exciting and dynamic environments? Have you thought about a career in providing service to the people and animals in the community? The Animal Care and Control Team of Philadelphia, the region’s largest intake animal shelter, is looking for highly motivated, outgoing individuals. The Client Service Representative is the first contact the public has with ACCT Philly. If you enjoy helping people and animals, have good phone skills and are comfortable with computers, then you are encouraged to apply. For full job description, or to submit a cover letter and resume to jobs@acctphilly.org

    Closing Date: December 20, 2014 Posted: November 20, 2014
  • Feline Behavior Specialist

    Animal Friends

    Works collaboratively with staff and volunteers to ensure consistent positive reinforcement / reward-based training, and other behavior-based protocols for all animals (dogs, cats, and rabbits) with a specialized focus on our feline population. Includes the development and implementation of individualized behavior modification plans for cats with specific needs as well as supporting the overall behavioral health of our shelter feline population. Effectively training other staff and volunteers to implement plans and provide support is critical. Requires strong animal behavior knowledge, flexibility, high energy and strong public relations skills augmented by a compassionate spirit. The candidate has a big-picture view of animal welfare, is comfortable handling cats, dogs and rabbits of varying sizes, temperaments, ages and backgrounds, and is able to work in emotional situations while remaining poised and professional.

    Closing Date: February 1, 2015 Posted: November 20, 2014
  • Veterinarian

    Animal Friends

    Animal Friends is seeking a knowledgeable and compassionate veterinarian who has a strong passion for animals in crisis, a dedication to reducing overpopulation through progressive spay and neuter, and a strong belief in the importance of community education. As a lead medical position, solid functional knowledge of internal medicine, critical care, and population diseases is paramount. Candidates must possess a strong technical background, efficient surgery skills, and a high level of professionalism to be considered. While Animal Friends follows a no-kill tradition, meaning that animals are not euthanized for cage space, the veterinarians are expected to support and perform appropriate euthanasia for defined medical and behavior reasons. Offer includes competitive salary including complete medical, dental & vision coverage, significant CE compensation, and vacation benefits. Weekend and “on call” availability is expected. Ability to acquire PA state & DEA licensures required.

    Closing Date: January 1, 2015 Posted: November 13, 2014
  • Animal Protective Services Officer

    Chester County SPCA

    The APS officers’ primary duty and responsibility is to enforce the State of Pennsylvania Dog Laws related to rabies prevention, dog licensing, confinement and abandonment; City and or County ordinances pertaining to animal control. The APS officer is responsible for protecting the safety and rights of the public and welfare of animals. Tasks and responsibilities include; responding for request for animal pick-up and confinement; issuing correction notices and summonses; preparing written reports and testifying in court. The majority of the work is performed in the field while operating a Chester County SPCA vehicle.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2014 Posted: November 6, 2014
  • Foster and Rescue Coordinator

    Pennsylvania SPCA

    The Foster and Rescue Coordinator is responsible for coordination of the volunteer foster program, to include all PSPCA rescued animals as well as those animals in protective custody, and arranging transfers of PSPCA animals to appropriate rescue partners. Responsibilities include screening and managing relationships with rescue groups, arranging for the placement, care, and return of foster animals, and developing plans to expand the foster program. The coordinator will work closely with the medical and behavioral teams to determine the best outcome for shelter animals. Experience in sheltering or animal rescue required. Experience as a dog or cat foster parent strongly preferred. This position reports directly to the Director of Shelter Operations.

    Closing Date: November 30, 2014 Posted: October 24, 2014
  • Staff Veterinarian (Full or Part-Time)

    Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society PAWS

    PAWS is hiring a veterinarian for our low cost high volume spay/neuter and wellness clinic. The tentative schedule is Sundays through Thursdays from 9-5 with one 11-7 day. This is somewhat flexible but Saturday or Sunday is required. PAWS Wellness Clinic provides a means for low income families and animal rescue organizations in Philadelphia to access basic veterinary services for their dogs and cats. The clinic is equipped with the medications and resources to handle routine outpatient cases including wellness exams, skin conditions, upper respiratory infections, gastrointestinal disease, non-emergent urinary tract conditions, minor soft-tissue injuries, and other preventative care. The clinic veterinarian is responsible for examining in-house shelter animals that require medical attention as well as seeing approximately 15-20 appointments through the outpatient clinic. High volume, high quality spay/neuter skills are a plus. Surgery days are a mix of 14 dogs and 14 cats.

    Closing Date: January 31, 2015 Posted: October 14, 2014
  • Behavior and Enrichment Supervisor

    Pennsylvania SPCA

    The supervisor of behavior and enrichment supervisor is responsible for the behavioral health of the animals residing in the shelter. The supervisor will train and supervise members of the behavior team, as well as staff in other departments, in assessments and enrichment programs. The supervisor will also oversee training classes that are offered to the public and advise owners of adopted animals on how to address behavior problems. Additionally, the supervisor will participate in selecting the animals appropriate for intake into the shelter. This position reports to the director of shelter operations and surgery, and is expected to be a part of the shelter operational leadership. CPDT certification or CPDT eligibility required. Prior experience in a shelter environment strongly recommended.

    Closing Date: November 30, 2014 Posted: October 13, 2014
  • Shelter Manager

    ACCT Philly

    ACCT Philly manages one of the largest Animal Care and Control contracts in the North Eastern United States. Located in Philadelphia, PA we experience an annual intake of approximately 32,000 animals per year. We are looking for a talented, go getter to manage the care and movement of animals from intake to exit with an emphasis on increasing live exits. The Shelter manager must be able to make sound decisions, willing to work weekends, holidays and have the ability to meet challenges with creative problem solving skills. For more details, or to submit a resume please contact jobs@acctphilly.org. Our statistics are posted at www.acctphilly.org.

    Closing Date: January 31, 2014 Posted: November 26, 2013

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