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Customer Service/Adoptions

Animal Control Adoption Coordinator

Posted: April 2, 2014

Promotes adoption of pets from the animal shelter. Customer friendly and good communications skills. Employee supervision, maintain records, represent the shelter during public relations functions & events. Visit www.odessa-tx.govand follow the Employment link to apply.

Manager/Supervisor

Animal Control Shelter Manager

Posted: April 2, 2014

Provide oversight & direction to the City of Odessa Animal Control Shelter and staff. Requires 3 yrs. experience in Animal Control or Public Health Zoonosis Control & 2 yrs. supervisory experience in same field(s). Doctor of Veterinary Medicine/Science is highly preferred. Salary negotiable according to qualifications. Visit www.odessa-tx.gov and follow the Employment link to apply.

Manager/Supervisor

Animal Services Supervisor

Posted: April 2, 2014

We need a leader to supervise & coordinate Animal Shelter operations while encouraging, promoting and facilitating adoptionse, promote and facilitate adoptions in our community. For more info. visit www.salinaanimalshelter.org.

Compensation: $36,000-58,115/yr. DOQ plus excellent benefits

To apply or for more information, go to www.salina-ks.gov, and click on "Employment". EOE.

Animal Control Officer - Part Time

Posted: March 12, 2014

Juneau Animal Control & Protection is actively recruiting an experienced animal control officer to join our team. We service a community of 32,000 people and a land area of 2717 sq. miles. Juneau is located in the "banana belt" of Alaska with an average summer temperature of 65F and an average winter temperature of 32F. Juneau is a popular tourist destination with some of the best outdoor recreational opportunities in the world. Please visit our website for more details or to apply. Please contact us at 907-789-6997 with any questions. Salary range $16-$23/hr. Benefits; medical, 401k, vacation and holiday pay. http://www.ghspets.org/employment.html

Director/Executive

Chief Executive Officer

Posted: March 12, 2014

Chief Executive Officer/The Maui Humane Society The CEO acts as the primary voice of the Maui Humane Society (MHS) and is responsible for all operations including: contracts, fund raising, personnel management, public education and community outreach, marketing, strategic planning, enforcement of state and county laws pertaining to animal control and animal cruelty. Send resume and cover letter by email to MHSsearch@aol.com - by March 20, 2014

Field Services/Investigations/Animal Control

Part Time Animal Control Officer

Posted: March 12, 2014

White County is currently accepting applications for the position of Part Time Animal Control Officer. The hours for this position will be 9 am 5 pm Mon Thurs (28 hours), however needs to be flexible and able to rotate on call every other week. Prior experience working with animals is preferred. Application and job description are available at the White County Board of Commissioners Office 1235 Helen Hwy Cleveland, GA 706-865-2235 or by accessing www.whitecounty.net Applications will be accepted until March 28, 2014. Candidates must have an acceptable driving record and be able to pass a background check / drug screen. EOE

Director/Executive

Posted: Mar 3, 2014

Executive Director for Non-Profit All Breed Dog Rescue Organization The Executive Director will direct and manage all OPH programs and relationships including volunteers, shelters, adoptions, fundraising, event planning and community outreach. This is a full-time position that reports to the Board of Directors. The ideal candidate will possess a passion for our mission, coupled with initiation and experience to create a successful role within the rescue, while maintaining strong volunteer engagement. Prior experience as an Executive Director, Assistant Director, or similar role in a non-profit or animal welfare organization is required. Development experience is essential for continuing to build on the success we have had in rescuing dogs. Strong preference for a candidate with experience managing budgets, volunteers and programs simultaneously. This position is home-based and will require a flexible work schedule, including evening and weekend events. Operation Paws for Homes, Inc. rescues dogs of all breeds and ages from high-kill shelters reducing the numbers being euthanized. Most dogs come from rural shelters in South and North Carolina. With limited resources, the shelters are forced to put down anywhere between 50% and 90% of the animals that come in the front door. We also partner with shelters located in Virginia and Maryland. Our organization provides pet adoption services to families located in Virginia, Washington DC, Maryland, Southern Pennsylvania and neighboring states. Operation Paws for Homes, a 501(c)(3) organization, is 100% donor funded. OPH does not operate a shelter or have a physical location. We rely on foster families who open their homes to give love and attention to each dog before finding a forever home.

The Executive Director responsibilities will include:

  • Executive level leadership of all staff and volunteers, including promoting the development of the staff and volunteers' skills.
  • Implement plans to achieve the strategic goals and objectives of the organization.
  • Ensure effective management of the annual budget and be accountable for budget expenditures.
  • Establish effective working relationships with Board members, staff, volunteers, vendors, donors, and shelters.
  • Build and maintain relationships with donors and public officials.
  • Provide administration of and guidance for all organizational programs and activities.
  • Report to the Board monthly as to the fiscal and operational status of the organization;
  • Document and continue the development of appropriate standards of procedure for all core functions of the organization.
  • Possess a positive, will-do attitude.
  • Animal Welfare and Advocacy
  • Possess an abiding respect and compassion for animals.
  • Monitor animal welfare issues and ensure the humane treatment of animals in our care
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable laws and regulations.
  • Promote and oversee the rescue's adoption efforts.
  • Oversee behavioral evaluations and animal rehabilitation and training.
  • Network with other local animal shelters, and animal welfare and rescue groups establishing coalitions.
  • Manage shelter relations, intake of animals from shelters, transport
  • Oversee the management of animal return and owner surrender programs. Financial and Administrative
  • Develop and recommend the annual budget for Board approval and manage the
  • Develop and maintain sound financial practices.
  • Supervise the accountant and/or bookkeeper, complete payroll and accounts receivable/payable functions, workers' compensation, tax filing, corporate filings, kennel filings, and financial grants.
  • Order and manage supply inventories.
  • Develop, manage and update all organization documents, contracts and official communications.
  • Manage the Spay/Neuter reimbursement program.
  • Oversee and manage the public relations functions our web site and social media programs.
  • Human Resources:

  • Liaison between the Board, employees and volunteers, effectively managing the resources of the rescue according to authorized personnel policies and procedures that conform to applicable laws and regulations.
  • Ensure implementation of volunteer recruitment and orientation; hiring and termination; training employees and volunteers, health and safety, workers' compensation; personnel policy development and enforcement; and development of job descriptions and regular performance evaluations.
  • Development, training and monitoring of foster groups, volunteer structure, groups and activity.
  • Fundraising and Donor Cultivation:

  • Cultivate and maintain donors and prospective donors.
  • Work with the Board of Directors to develop, implement, and oversee fundraising projects (i.e., special events, grant-writing, funding requests, direct solicitations, etc.);
  • Participate in writing and in grant development.
  • Publicity:
  • Provide oversight and direction for all communications representing the organization.
  • Maximize public relations opportunities to enhance the image of the organization and increase community support for the organization.
  • Represent (with the Board of Directors) before agencies and the public to delineate the positions affecting public policy.
  • Assure the organization's mission, programs, and services are consistently presented with a strong, positive image.
  • Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; applicable experience may be considered in lieu of degree.
  • 5 years' experience (preferably within a shelter or other non-profit environment):
  • Supervising 5 or more staff, including managers;
  • training supervisory staff and volunteers;
  • implementing personnel policies;
  • developing and working within a budget;
  • developing and writing policies and procedures;
  • fundraising, grant writing, special event management experience;
  • excellent computer skills (including word, excel, and google documents);
  • excellent good communication skills, both orally and in writing;
  • success in leading a complex organization;
  • ability to organize and motivate staff;
  • ability to make decisions in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities;
  • initiative to work independently, set and accomplish goals and meet deadlines; and
  • knowledge or abiltiy to become knowledgeable of humane shelter issues, HSUS standards, state and federal laws that affect the care, adoption and treatment of shelter animals, government structure and processes, and the various State and Federal agencies that have jurisdiction over areas of animal welfare and environmental concern.
  • Manager/Supervisor

    Assistant Shelter Manager

    Posted: Mar 7, 2014

    The position of Assistant Shelter Manager is a full-time supervisory and administrative hands-on position. This person is responsible for assisting the Shelter Manager in the overall day to day operations of the shelter. They will provide direct health care and husbandry of shelter animals, leadership, training and supervision at the shelter. Additionally, they will assume the role of Shelter Manager in his or her absence. They must possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, communication and problem solving skills, as well as being committed and passionate about animal welfare. It is a highly visible position involving a high level of positive and effective interaction with members, employees, visitors, volunteers and animals.

    Veterinary

    Veterinarian

    Posted: March 7, 2014

    Michigan Humane Society has full-time openings for Veterinarians at our Rochester Hills veterinary center. Responsibilities include diagnosing and treating animals, performing routine services such as administering vaccines and medications, performing sterilizations and surgeries, stabilizing ill and injured animals, interpreting tests, maintaining records, providing client education and payment information, and directing staff. Must hold Michigan DVM license. Pay is commensurate with experience. Employees receive PTO and salary deferral plan. Full time employees eligible for health, dental, and prescription coverage and life and disability insurance. Veterinarians receive continuing education and uniform allowances. Visit www.michiganhumane.org to view job posting and apply.

    Veterinary

    Veterinarian

    Posted: March 7, 2014

    Michigan Humane Society has a part-time opening for a Veterinarian at our Berman Center veterinary center in Westland. Responsibilities include diagnosing and treating animals, performing routine services such as administering vaccines and medications, performing sterilizations and surgeries, stabilizing ill and injured animals, interpreting tests, maintaining records, providing client education and payment information, and directing staff. Must hold Michigan DVM license. Pay is commensurate with experience. Employees receive PTO and salary deferral plan. Full time employees eligible for health, dental, and prescription coverage and life and disability insurance. Veterinarians receive continuing education and uniform allowances. Visit www.michiganhumane.org to view job posting and apply.

    Veterinary

    Veterinarian

    Posted: March 7, 2014

    The Guilford County Animal Shelter is located in Greensboro, NC and is looking for a full time or part time small animal veterinarian with a desire to help homeless animals. We are seeking someone with experience in pediatric spays and neuters; as well as someone willing to perform other surgical and non-surgical evaluations and procedures. Experience in exotics is a plus but not required. Recent graduates are encouraged to apply. Salary is commensurate with experience. Please fax resume to 336-297-5023 or email to candice@guilfordcountyanimalshelter.com (please list "Veterinarian" as the email subject)

    Part Time Animal Control Officer

    Posted: Jan 29, 2014

    White County is currently accepting applications for the position of Part Time Animal Control Officer. The hours for this position will be 9 am – 5 pm Mon – Thurs (28 hours), however needs to be flexible and able to rotate on call every other week. Prior experience working with animals is preferred.

    Application and job description are available at the White County – Board of Commissioners Office 1235 Helen Hwy Cleveland, GA 706-865-2235 or by accessing www.whitecounty.net Applications will be accepted until January 31, 2014. Candidates must have an acceptable driving record and be able to pass a background check / drug screen. EOE

    Veterinary

    Spay/Neuter Veterinarian

    Posted: Jan 24, 2014

    Safe Harbor Humane Society, is seeking a skilled, energetic, self-motivated, high volume Spay/Neuter Veterinarian with knowledge of shelter medicine. Safe Harbor Humane Society is a private non-profit 501c3 shelter servicing Kenosha County, WI. The primary responsibilities will include performing high-volume spay/neuter surgeries for shelter, public animals, community cats, and performing additional surgeries as needed on shelter animals. Experience with high volume spay/neuter and pediatric surgeries highly desirable. Must be able to evaluate health status in an objective manner & determine most appropriate treatment for an animal. Must hold or obtain DVM license in the state of Wisconsin, and hold or be eligible to hold DEA license. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Amanda Angove at amanda@safeharborhumane.com, or 7811 60th Ave, Kenosha WI 53142.

    Customer Service/Adoptions

    Rescue/Transport Coordinator

    Posted: Jan 24, 2014

    DeKalb County Animal Services, managed by LifeLine Animal Project, is seeking a Rescue/Transport Coordinator. This position: plans, arranges and coordinates transports of animals to out-of-state rescue groups and humane organizations. Coordinates transfers of animals to local rescue groups and humane organizations. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following: Must identify and contact potential receiving shelters and coordinate the transfer of animals to those shelters including coordinating transportation. Must be able to identify animal candidates for transport/rescue based on the behavioral, breed and health requirements of the receiving shelters. Must be experienced in dog breeds and dog behavior. May be required to drive transports of animals out-of-state, including overnight trips. Must reach out to local rescue groups by calling, posting on Facebook or emailing rescue groups about available DCAS. Must coordinate the transfer of animals to those rescues. Must be able to work on weekends. Must have very strong organizational skills. Must be able to photograph animals available for rescue. Must maintain detailed, up-to-date files and software system records for all rescue groups and rescued animals.

    To apply for this position, please fill out the online job application located at:

    http://www.dekalbanimalservices.com/employment

    Field Services/Investigations/Animal Control

    Sheriff's Animal Services Officer I

    Salary: $3,125.20-$3,797.73 Monthly

    Posted: Jan 13, 2014

    This position is responsible for performing routine fieldwork in the enforcement of animal control laws and ordinances of the County of San Joaquin and State of California. Requires one year of experience caring for or handling dogs or other large animals in a commercial or institutional setting such as a kennel, veterinarian office, animal shelter, zoo or farm. Candidates must pass a Sheriff's Office background investigation and possess a valid California Driver's license.

    Applications must be received by the final filing date of January 24, 2014. Apply online at: www.sjgov.org/hr

    City: Stockton

    State: CA

    ZIP / Postal Code: 95202

    Field Services/Investigations/Animal Control

    Sheriff's Animal Services Officer II

    Salary: $3,281.20-$3,986.67 Monthly 

    Posted: Jan 13, 2014

    This position is responsible for performing journey level fieldwork in the enforcement of animal control laws and ordinances of the County of San Joaquin and State of California. Position requires one year as an animal control or humane officer at a level equivalent to Sheriff's Animal Services Officer I in San Joaquin County service including experience in use of firearms. Candidates must pass a Sheriff's Office background investigation and possess a valid CDL.

    Applications must be received by the final filing date of January 24, 2014. Apply online at: www.sjgov.org/hr

    City: Stockton

    State: CA

    ZIP / Postal Code: 95202

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