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  • Wildlife Rehabilitator and Animal Caretaker

    Wildlife Rescue and Rehabilitation, Inc.

    Caretakers work with a wide variety of Texas native avian, mammal, and reptile species, farmed and companion animals. These animals include, but are not limited to, opossums, raccoons, songbirds, deer, waterfowl, turtles and tortoises, parrots, ungulates, bovines, cats, and dogs. This position is intense and involves substantial physical labor (must be able to lift 50 pounds) in all types of outdoor conditions. One can expect to work 40-60 hours per week, depending on the season, including day and evening shifts, weekends, and holidays. This position involves substantial animal care responsibilities, triage of new arrival patients, administrative duties (record keeping and telephone work), and fieldwork involving rescues, releases and transportation of animals. Daily responsibilities include feeding, cleaning enclosures, monitoring behavior and enrichment activities. You will also engage in public interaction and education through hotline shifts and working with volunteers.

    Closing Date: November 1, 2015 Posted: September 9, 2015
  • Development Director

    Friends For Life

    Friends For Life, a no-kill shelter located in Houston, Texas, is seeking a full-time Director of Development. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter responsible for developing and participating in creating and implementing our development program. The program includes donor cultivation and stewardship in multiple categories including: annual giving, grants, corporate giving, planned giving. Candidates with a 3 to 3-5 year track record of success in development are encouraged to apply. A bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required. Interested and qualified candidates may submit a cover letter with salary requirements and a resume to Friends For Life 107 E 22nd, Houston, Texas 77008, Attention Salise Shuttlesworth or email them to

    Closing Date: October 31, 2015 Posted: September 4, 2015
  • Animal Behavior Coordinator

    Houston SPCA

    The Houston SPCA is currently seeking an Animal Behavior Coordinator to be responsible for the daily functions and success of the Animal Behavior Program. The focus of this position will be to provide leadership and develop training and enrichment programs for shelter animals. This individual will assist in the decision making process for the disposition of animals based on their behavior assessment. This position will also provide assistance to volunteers, staff and the public on behavior issues based on departmental guidelines. Qualified applicants will possess knowledge, skills, abilities and the experience necessary to perform all job function. In addition the applicant must hold a certification as a dog trainer, behaviorist, or consultant. Animal welfare experience is preferred although not required. For immediate consideration, please apply online at or email your resume to

    Closing Date: December 31, 2015 Posted: August 17, 2015
  • Donor Database Associate

    Houston SPCA

    The Houston SPCA is seeking a Donor Database Associate to join our growing Development team. The Donor Database Associate serves as the primary/initial contact for our donors and responds to inquiries with timely, consistent and exceptional service. The Associate receives donations and payments through various channels; processes each payment; then creates and mails acknowledgement letters to all donors who support the Houston SPCA’s life-saving mission. This position is also responsible for running reports, researching discrepancies and extracting mailing lists from Raiser’s Edge. The successful candidate will have one year related experience with excellent clerical skills, including high attention to detail, accurate data entry and the ability to write professional, error-free business correspondence. Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, primarily Excel, required. Previous experience with Raiser’s Edge is preferred.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2015 Posted: August 14, 2015
  • Animal Cruelty Investigator

    Houston SPCA

    The Houston SPCA is currently seeking candidates for the position of Animal Cruelty Investigator. This individual will respond to calls involving suspected and known cases of animals being treated cruelly within Harris County and the seven surrounding counties. The primary schedule of an Animal Cruelty Investigator is during the day; however, an on call rotation is scheduled for emergency response after hours. Requirements include a valid Texas driver’s license, a clean driving record and must be insurable under the Houston SPCA’s automobile insurance policy and a Bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice or Animal Science and/or basic knowledge of and experience with domestic animal behavior and effective animal handling techniques. Please visit our website at for further details pertaining to this position.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2015 Posted: August 13, 2015
  • Chief Cruelty Investigator

    Houston SPCA

    The Houston SPCA seeks an accomplished, dynamic professional to lead the Field Services team, which includes animal cruelty investigations and injured stray animal rescue services. The Chief Cruelty Investigator ensures all field services staff comply with all Houston SPCA policies and procedures, as well as Texas State Laws regarding the humane treatment of animals. This position is also responsible for performing in the capacity of an Animal Cruelty Investigator by responding to calls involving suspected and known cases of animals being treated inhumanely within Harris County and the 7 surrounding counties. The ability to work nights and weekends and in diverse climatic and environmental conditions is a must. This position requires at least 2 years of experience in the animal protection or law enforcement field, recognized animal cruelty training and a Bachelor’s degree is preferred, valid Texas driver’s license and a clean driving record.

    Closing Date: February 1, 2016 Posted: August 7, 2015
  • Staff Veterinarian

    Houston SPCA

    The Houston SPCA seeks an experienced, energetic Texas-licensed DVM to join our team. We provide an interesting and varied caseload. Daily responsibilities include surgery, evaluation and treatment of animals from cruelty cases or other emergencies and support of the overall health of shelter animals. Position is also responsible for the instruction of fourth-year veterinary students. Competitive salary and benefits package includes vacation, sick/personal time, medical/dental, retirement, CE and more. New graduates are considered. The Houston SPCA is a not-for-profit corporation. Our facility employs seven full time veterinarians, and is equipped with digital radiography, ultrasound, dental machine and x-ray and in-house laboratory equipment. Applicant must have graduated from a college or university accredited by the American Veterinary Medical Association with a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine and is licensed to practice veterinary medicine in the State of Texas.

    Closing Date: February 1, 2016 Posted: August 7, 2015
  • Animal Welfare Specialist

    City of Amarillo: Animal Management & Welfare

    Promote the humane care and treatment of animals both within the Animal Management & Welfare (AM&W) Facility and within the community. Perform quality exams of animals in the care of Animal Management & Welfare and make recommendations for disposition and treatment based on profile of the individual animal while taking into consideration available resources. Assist in maintaining the biosecurity of the shelter and its overall operations through sanitation and vaccination. This position will be required to be the Veterinarian of Record for the City of Amarillo Animal Management & Welfare shelter. May provide assistance to Amarillo Zoo personnel as requested. Serve as department liaison to Public Health and Environmental Health departments of the City of Amarillo.

    Closing Date: December 31, 2015 Posted: March 16, 2015

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