Animal Care/Kennel Assistant
We are seeking a full-time and/or part-time kennel assistant/animal care attendant to add to our team. Candidate must be an animal lover and be comfortable around all species (ex. cats, dogs, snakes, birds, small mammals, etc.). Successful completion of our training program is required after the introductory period. Consistent lifting of 50 pounds and consistent bending/kneeling is required.
Duties & Responsibilities Include:
-Effective gentle control of animals using Fear Free methods to allow veterinarians and technicians to provide care.
– Observe animal appearance and activity for general physical condition, obvious signs of illness, disease and discontent.
-Walk hospitalized dogs several times a day to provide exercise and time for elimination of bowels and bladder.
-Provide care for animals housed/visiting the Hospital. Report signs of illness, disease, injury or unusual activity to veterinarians and/or technicians.
-Clean, disinfect, and maintain kennels and common areas.
-Stock bags and cases of pet foods.
-Must be empathetic and have great interpersonal skills.
-Discharge patients when ready to go home.
-Other duties as assigned.
Wage will depend on experience.
Full-time candidate must be available to work Monday-Friday 7:30am-6pm and Saturdays 8:30am-1pm. Scheduled hours will be approximately 35-40 hours/week.
Part-time candidate will have flexible hours to accommodate school schedules, etc.
To apply, please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are seeking a seventh veterinarian to join our small animal practice. At least 2 years of experience is preferred, however new graduates will be considered. Experience or interest with exotic species is an asset. Great hours with no on-call or after-hours emergencies.
Since 1972, our clients choose our clinic for the premium quality care they receive from our entire staff. We have been AAHA accredited since 1979, and maintain our high-quality care with ultrasound, endoscopy, therapy laser, stem cell therapy, Fear Free certification, and digital radiography. Fear Free veterinary care is provided to all patients, as we are proudly the first Fear Free Certified Practice in the Dakota’s.
Competitive salary will depend on experience. Terrific benefits are offered including: 75% paid family health, dental, and vision insurance; voluntary life, short-term & long-term disabilities; 401(k) with up to 4% match; profit sharing for employees; paid time off; paid association dues/licensing/liability insurance; paid continuing education; employee discount; relocation and moving bonus. A benefit that will also be offered is an afternoon off, while still being paid a full week’s salary.
To apply please contact Natalie Gruchow, CVPM, SHRM-CP at email@example.com
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