World's Largest NO-KILL
Animal Rescue
and Adoption Organization
 
 
 


Opportunities in Shelter Operations

Challenging and rewarding opportunities to provide a higher quality of life for homeless pets through adoption. Helping NSALA fulfill its mission and make a difference in a unique and powerful way.

Maintenance Mechanic

Description

Provide in house mechanical repairs as assigned and general building maintenance.

Responsibilities:

  • Basic Carpentry (Framing, drywall, tape, tile and painting).
  • Basic plumbing repairs.
  • Basic electrical repairs.
  • Painting.
  • Perform daily inspection of league buildings.
  • Purchase supplies from local venders.
  • Record vehicle mileage of all league vehicles
  • Snow removal.
  • Perform minor repairs on league vehicles.
  • Filter changes on HVAC units.
  • Constantly observes condition of property throughout the facility and immediately reports and/or initiates action to correct unsafe conditions.
  • Maintains awareness of proper safety precautions at all times.
  • Be available for scheduled 'on-call' time for emergencies, especially those arising from weather events, such as snow or heavy storms.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned
  • Assist Facilities Manager/ Facilities Supervisor when requested.

Requirements:

  • Basic skills in carpentry, electric, plumbing and knowledge of HVAC systems.
  • Computer Literate.
  • High school diploma or GED.
  • 3-5 years mechanical training/experience in a related field.
  • Must be able to work independently with little or no supervision.
  • Must be able to work weekends and/or evenings when necessary
  • The ability to lift cleaning materials and heavy equipment.
  • The ability to use manual and power tools.
  • Knowledge of cleaning equipment and chemicals.
  • Must be able to spend a large part of the day standing up and moving and walking considerable distances.
  • Valid NY Driver’s License

Reports to Facilities Manager and Facilities Supervisor

Kennel Associates

We are currently looking for enthusiastic Full and Part-Time Kennel Associates to join our team. As a Kennel Associate you will ensure the general health and wellness of the animals as you assist them in finding quality homes.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, assisting the public during the adoption process, feeding the animals, cleaning and disinfecting animal cages.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Care and wellness of animals; canines and felines.
  • Ensure that all animals have fresh water, and cats have clean litter pans.
  • Feed animals. Restock the feed area.
  • Observe animal appearance and activity for general physical condition, obvious signs of illness, disease and discontent.
  • Write animals to be seen when they show signs of illness.
  • Clean and disinfect all animal cages in assigned area. Maintain the cleanliness of utility closets and podiums. Sweep and mop floors as required.
  • Scrub and disinfect walls and floors when needed.
  • Greet and approach adopters, complete adoption forms.
  • Process adoptions as necessary, call references.
  • Assist with special events and TV shows as needed.
  • Write in drop cats, kittens and puppies.

Requirements:

  • Positive and friendly attitude. Good communication and listening skills.
  • Previous experience working hands-on with animals a plus.
  • Able to work a combination of days, evenings, and weekend shifts.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Willingness to maintain sanitation of animal areas.
  • Desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and much more. Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

Groomer

We are seeking a full time experienced Groomer to assist in grooming North Shore Animal League America dogs and cats as well as client's pets that have been adopted from us.

Schedule grooming appointments as needed and answer the phones. Grooming consists of bathing, cutting hair, de-matting and clipping nails. Treat for skin diseases and bathe (using medicated and grooming bath solutions) cut hair, de-mat and clip nails as needed. Administer special dips to animals as prescribed by a Veterinarian.

Prepare the setup of all grooming equipment (blades, clippers and scissors).Disinfect all cages, dryers and tubs. Keep the Grooming Department clean and disinfected. Secure all tools and equipment in appropriate cabinets at the close of the day.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of grooming practices for wide range of small animals, including hand-scissoring skills.
  • Grooming certification a plus!
  • Previous experience working hands-on with animals in a shelter environment or veterinary facility.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in controlling and/or handling individual animal temperament.
  • Possess ability to gain animal confidence when restraining them for grooming.
  • Possess above average customer service skills.
  • Willingness to maintain sanitation of animal areas.
  • Desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals.

Pet Behavior Trainer

We are currently looking for temporary or per diem Pet Behavior Trainers to join our team. In this role, the perfect candidate will be responsible for the following:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work on the adoption floor throughout the busy part of the weekends and assist with adoptions.
  • Speak to potential adopters about dogs with behavioral issues.
  • Work various assigned dogs on a daily basis.
  • Set-up protocols for animals being worked with behavioral issues.
  • Feed, medicate and walk behavior department animals.
  • Assist with playgroups with various kennel dogs.
  • Evaluate any animal placed on a behavior hold and prepare a written evaluation.
  • Prepare written releases and recommendations for adoption of animals with behavioral issues (including floor copies and behavioral handouts).
  • Assist other departments experiencing difficulties with the handling, treatment or movement of any animal exhibiting scared or aggressive behavior.
  • Conduct safety training, obedience, orientation and in-home training classes. 
    • Conducts Little Learner classes on Tuesday evenings.
    • Conducts Sunday orientation classes for new adopters.
  • Various other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • At least six months previous experience working hands-on with canines in a shelter environment, veterinary facility or graduate of a dog trainer school.
  • Strong dog handling skills with the ability to read dog body language.
  • Good communication, ability to adapt quickly and make decisions.
  • Must be dependable, responsible and work independently with little supervision.
  • Must possess patience and a friendly personality.
  • Desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and much more. Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

All cover letters MUST include salary requirements for consideration.

Rescue & Adoption Transport Associate

We are currently seeking a full-time Rescue & Adoption Transport Associate to assist customers and promote North Shore Animal League America’s mission through prompt, professional, and courteous service.

Ideal candidates must exhibit the ability to remain professional, courteous and objective in all situations, with a strong desire to make a positive difference in the lives of animals. The driver will transport The Animal Leagues staff and animals in a safe and timely manner to off-site locations and transport trips. Supervise staff and oversee entire adoption process and event at the location. Maintain mobile adoption units (i.e. clean, stock with supplies etc.). Select and load animals for the offsite event. Care for all animals while in their custody. Gather medical records and medications for selected offsite animals. Screen potential adopters for adoption approval, fill out adoption paperwork, perform computer and reference checks and enter pet insurance. Process approved applications and payments. Must be available, if selected, to go on cross country or interstate trips. Transport events include emergency rescue efforts, Tour for Life (which is a multi-week event) and transport initiatives.

Requirements:

  • Must be at least 25 years of age with 5+ years driving experience
  • Must have a clean driving record for the prior 3 years and must remain insurable
  • Position is Full-Time (Thursday-Sunday - 10 Hour Shifts)

Qualifications:

  • Candidates must have proven customer service skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Candidates must have the ability to maintain good working relationships with the public, employees and various vendors
  • Candidates must be able to travel with minimal notice
  • Experience/knowledge of animal welfare: including care, handling, health, behavior, training and sheltering issues a plus

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

All resumes submitted MUST meet the minimum requirements and qualifications and include salary requirements for consideration.

Adoption Services Associate

Currently seeking a mature & reliable individual, with a Security background (license a plus) and a great love for animals. The perfect candidate must have experience with large events/crowd control, excellent customer service and communication skills to perform general security duties. Duties include but are not limited to informing potential adopters that they have been denied adoption, crowd control, parking lot management, setting alarms, survey grounds, and securing all League buildings.

Requirements:

Must have excellent interpersonal, communication, customer relation skills, and the ability to deal with the public.

Hours: Full-time, includes 1 weekend shift & Part Time over-night weekend shift

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package.

Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

All resumes submitted MUST meet the minimum requirements and qualifications and include salary requirements for consideration.

Opportunities in Clerical/Administrative Support

Dedicated to supporting NSALA's mission our staff is committed to providing the best service to our adopters and clients.

Sorry, there are no listings in this department at this time.

Opportunities in Corporate Services

Whether you have years of experience or your career is just getting started, our corporate offices offer a great range of positions and professional careers.

Digital Marketing Intern

We are currently looking for a Digital Marketing Intern. Our Digital Marketing Intern will play an active role the continued development of our online community. Under the supervision of our Digital Marketing team, the intern will help drive donations, adoptions and attendance at events using a variety of digital media. Must be available Monday-Friday at least 10-15 hours per week. This is an unpaid internship.

Our Internship program is designed to provide valuable real world experience through involvement in the following tasks:

EMAIL MARKETING: 

  • See the impact of growing constituents and donations via email marketing
  • Create effective and persuasive messaging and subject lines
  • Test and improve performance of email marketing campaigns

DIGITAL ADVERTISING:

  • Coordinate work with outside agency managing SEM, display and Facebook advertising
  • Review performance of keywords to learn how to use Google Adwords

WEB PRODUCTION:

  • Participate in the management of a website on behalf of an organization
  • Coordinate with various internal shareholders and test and finalize pages before launching
  • Ensure a website is properly appearing in search results (SEO)
  • Organize content according to purpose (print or web) and designated program categories

METRICS:

  • Help to effectively measure the performance of all online marketing campaigns across all channels tracking applications such as Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
  • Determine what visitors are doing on a website, where they came from, and how to attract more users likely to do what you want them to do
  • Regularly observe the online activity of model organizations researches and reports on “social media best practices”
  • Help prepare weekly status reports that are presented to management across the Organization

OFFICE SKILLS:

  • Participate in an office environment and interact with senior management
  • Manage expectations, plan and organize tasks to meet deadlines
  • Gain insight into how ongoing projects are managed and how teams within an organization coordinate and share responsibility for completing tasks on time and on budget

Skills Required

  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
  • Demonstrated capacity to create and implement relevant web based content targeted to a specific audience.
  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft applications, basic photo-editing software, and internet browsers. Experience with Adobe Creative Suite a plus.

A successful intern would have:

  • A strong desire to pursue a career in digital marketing
  • Basic understanding of the principles of digital marketing
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written ability
  • Computer literate including MS Word and Excel, basic Photoshop
  • Self-motivation and an eagerness to learn
  • Ability to work on a number of tasks simultaneously and to deadlines
  • Ability to successfully work in a team and autonomously
  • Passion for animals

How to Apply

Send resume to HR@animalleague.org

Foundation Manager

We are seeking a Foundation Manager to manage the effort to maintain and grow our relationships with national foundations and to leverage resources of the foundation community to help North Shore Animal League America (NSALA) reach its organizational goals. Will report to the VP of Corporate and Foundation Giving and work with other development staff to support their research and grant writing needs. Will be responsible to expand the organization’s foundation support by identifying new prospects and cultivating and stewarding relationships with program officers at current and lapsed foundation donors from among international, national, regional and family foundations.

The ideal candidate will have at least 5 years of relevant experience in successful foundation relations recognized for significantly expanding support for key initatives. A demonstrated ability to plan, execute and successfully develop partnerships that lead to transformational support is essential. Confirmed knowledge of, and top-level contact with, major sources of foundation funding.

He/she will conduct research on foundation prospects, prepare written research reports, identify new donor prospects, assist with moves management, and oversee prospect screening. He/she will also be the lead grant writer and liaison with institutional funders, working closely to align grant sources to key strategic initiatives. This position requires a comprehensive understanding of grants and prospect research practices, a high level of professionalism, collegiality, self-motivation, organization, and familiarity with the goals and objectives of NSALA.

The successful candidate will also possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree required
  • Candidate must have a proven track record in Grant Writing, Grants Management/Compliance, and Prospect Research/Identification/Management.
  • Good understanding of processes, systems, and databases.
  • A record of success in conceptualizing and articulating long-range financial development goals; ability to quickly grasp financial and programmatic concepts and package them into cogent, fundable programs.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills; success at cultivating strong relationships with all internal and external stakeholders: staff members, current and potential donors, and foundation leaders.
  • The ability to write and edit compelling foundation communications, including letters of interest, proposals and reports.
  • Strong project management, multi-tasking, and leadership skills with sharp attention to detail.
  • Superior interpersonal skills, including excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Demonstrable passion for animal welfare and NSALA’s mission and goals.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including medical and dental insurance for you and your family. For consideration, all submitted resumes MUST include salary requirements. For immediate consideration email your resume to hr@animalleague.org. EOE

Planned & Major Gifts Officer

North Shore Animal League America is seeking a dedicated, energetic, and passionate Planned & Major Gifts Officer to help cultivate relationships with current and prospective donors to acquire planned gifts (primary) and major donors (secondary) to support the work and mission of the organization. The ideal candidate will have a track record and history of cultivating, soliciting and closing planned and major gifts.

This position will work from our Port Washington, New York office and travel regionally as well as nationally. There is up to a 40%-60% travel commitment for this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, schedule and conduct personal donor visits to develop positive and purposeful relationships with planned givers, major donors, existing and new prospects.
  • Work closely with the Development team to identify and cultivate new Major Gift donors.
  • Participate in special events with a focus on engaging major and planned gift donors and prospects.
  • Assist in the continued implementation of the nationally based planned giving program.
  • Provide tax and estate planning information necessary to secure or promote planned gifts.       
  • Update CRM database and files to keep accurate records on donor interactions.  
  • Manage expense reports according to organizational protocols.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree, or advanced degree a plus, and a minimum of five years of fundraising experience in planned giving.
  • Proven track record working with planned givers and major donors.
  • Working knowledge of estate planning and planned giving strategies, along with understanding of moves management. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to articulate organizational priorities and match them with donor values and interests. 
  • Candidate must be goal orientated, work autonomously with a high degree of accountability, to meet or exceed established goals. 
  • Must possess a passion for animals; the ability to articulate this passion to prospective donors about the mission and vision of Animal League America.

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and much more. Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

All cover letters MUST include salary requirements for consideration.

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Opportunities in Medical Services

Our Medical Staff bring care, compassion, and empathy to their job every day of the year, enriching the lives of the countless animals they serve.

Veterinary Student Externship Program

Veterinary Student Shelter/Medical Center Externship Program 2015

The North Shore Animal League America is pleased to offer an externship opportunity for students currently enrolled in their third and fourth year at a veterinary college. NSALA, the world’s largest no-kill animal adoption and rescue organization, offers students a diverse experience in animal sheltering as well as medical and surgical management of disease.  

The Alex Lewyt Veterinary Medical Center was first established in 1992 and is dedicated to the treatment of all puppies, kittens, cats and dogs that come to our Rescue & Adoption Center each year.  We strive to provide the highest quality medicine to both our shelter population and owned pets from our community.

Each week, over 150 animals are hospitalized and over 200 outpatients receive examinations and treatment.  Our veterinarians see, on average, over 20,000 pets each year.  Our medical staff provides our shelter pets with a full range of medical services including: routine vaccinations, management of complex medical cases, pediatric and neonatal medicine, isolation and management of infectious disease, spay/neuter procedures, soft-tissue and orthopedic surgery. We have a state of the art medical facility with digital full-body and dental radiography, ultrasound, a dental suite, rigid and flexible endoscopy.

We have a two or four week externship program that focuses on sheltering rescued pets as well as treatment and surgical procedure.  Students have a variety of opportunities within our facility; working in our shelter, making rounds in our medical wards, seeing patients in our Outpatients Clinic, and the chance to both observe and participate in surgical procedures.  

Extern Responsibilities:

Externs are expected to work 40-hour weeks, and as a facility open 7 days a week we require ONE weekend shift each week.  Our facility is very hands-on and we expect the externs to participate in medical examinations and treatments of our visiting and hospitalized pets.  The student will be paired with one of our staff veterinarians while they attend to hospitalized patients.

For more information please contact:

Joshua Weiner
Administrative Assistant to the Medical Director
Phone: (516) 883-7900, ext. 484
Fax: (516) 767-3942, attention to Joshua Weiner
E-mail: joshw@animalleague.org

Staff Veterinarian

We are currently seeking a full time Staff Veterinarian to join our team of professionals.

Sue Cullinan has been working with reactive and aggressive dogs in her private practice and with breed rescues for the past several years in New Jersey, and Orange, Rockland and Westchester counties. As part of her lifelong learning, she has been certified through Karen Pryor Academy (with distinction) as a trainer using positive reinforcement to train and shape behavior. She also is a credentialed member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is a Shelter Affiliate, specializing in the behavior issues common to shelter and rescue dogs. She has now joined NSALAs Pet Behavior Department and is focused on working with adopted dogs who need extra help as well as currently unavailable dogs who need behavior modification before being adopted.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in Shelter and Medical Center rounds: perform physical examinations, and institute appropriate treatment for a high volume patient caseload with emphasis on pediatrics and infectious diseases.
  • Interpret diagnostic tests including blood work and radiographs.
  • Schedule premie and adult pre-adoption spay/neuter surgeries as well as other appropriate surgical procedures.
  • Complete all appropriate medical records and supporting documentation.  Correctly fill out all necessary prescription and request forms.
  • Prepare special Discharge Notes for animals being discharged from the Shelter or Medical Center.
  • Discharge Shelter Medical animals when a pre-existing medical condition requires that an owner receive detailed medical information prior to adoption.
  • Participate in spay/neuter clinic and perform other surgical procedures as appropriate for patient care and in line with veterinary skills.
  • Participate in outpatient clinic. 
  • Conduct telephone conversations with adopters re: hospitalized patients, test results and general medical information.
  • Guide veterinary technicians in performing treatments.
  • Participate in continuing education conferences and lectures and remain current on veterinary literature.
  • Interact effectively with veterinary specialists and referral institutions as necessary to provide care for patients.
  • Participate in DVM Meetings and discussions of current disease trends, perceptions of efficacy of treatments and protocols.  Contribute to discussions on the disposition of difficult and complex cases. 
  • Perform necropsy examinations to determine etiology of disease when necessary

A New York State DVM license with at least 3+ years of experience required. Candidates must have dental experience, good interpersonal skills, be team-oriented and committed to promoting animal welfare.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package. Please send your resume and cover letter to  hr@animalleague.org. EOE

Pharmacy Technician-Certification is a plus

We are currently looking for a full time Pharmacy Technician to join our NSALA team. Experience is preferred, but will train right candidate. In this role the qualified candidate will be responsible for calculating, preparing and dispensing of all medications for outpatient clients prescriptions; reinforce Veterinarians instructions about appropriate methods of administration and any side effects; distribute any printed materials from Veterinarians as needed. Prepare all inpatient medications for ECU, Isolation, Foster Care, Shelter Medical and Surgery and distribute these medications to the Veterinary Technicians of each area.

Requirements:

  • Must be organized with great attention to details
  • Proficient in college level math
  • High School Diploma
  • College education, or some college preferred
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Strong communication and customer relation skills
  • Genuine love and passion for animals
  • Must be flexible with schedule

General duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Provide great client attention, care and communication
  • Filling prescriptions ( oral, topical and injectable)
  • Keeping detailed records of medications and stock
  • Stocking items and replenishing inventory
  • Answering phones, take accurate messages

Our full-time benefits package includes: Medical & dental insurance for you & your family, 401k, vacation, sick, personal days & 13 paid holidays.

Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.
All resumes submitted MUST include salary requirements for consideration.

Per Diem Veterinarians

We are currently seeking Per Diem Veterinarians for veterinary coverage for sick leave, vacation, weekends, or continuing education. 

North Shore Animal League America is the largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization in the world.  We are a non-profit organization and since 1944, the League’s mission has been saving lives of pets through adoption, rescue and advocacy initiatives.  Every year, the League reaches across the country to rescue, nurture and adopt nearly 20,000 pets into happy and loving homes.  Over the years, the League has placed close to 1 million puppies, kittens, dogs and cats into carefully screened homes.

Animal League America provides high quality medicine in a shelter environment, managing a large and challenging medical and surgical caseload.  This includes general practice, pediatrics, surgeries, hospital rounds and spay/neuter procedures. Our state-of-the-art Medical Center is fully equipped with x-ray, pulse ox, tonopen, 4 oxygen cages, ultra sound machines, IV fluid pumps and full dental & some in-house orthopedic capabilities.

Requirements:

  • A New York State DVM license with at least 3+ years of experience preferred.
  • Strong client relation skills.
  • Team-oriented and committed to promoting animal welfare.
  • Have the ability to be productive upon arrival.

We offer a competitive per diem rate. Please send your resume and cover letter to hr@animalleague.org. EEO

Licensed Veterinary and License Eligible Veterinary Technicians

Full Time, Part Time and Per Diem positions available.

North Shore Animal League America is the largest no-kill animal rescue and adoption organization in the world. We are a non-profit organization and since 1944, the League's mission has been saving the lives of pets through adoption, rescue and advocacy initiatives. Every year, the League reaches across the country to rescue, nurture and adopt nearly 20,000 pets into happy and loving homes

If you are looking to join a talented, supportive, and passionate team of veterinarians and support staff, with a passion for animal welfare, look no further!

The Alex Lewyt Medical Center is a team of highly skilled Technicians, Assistants, and Client Service Representatives and highly respected doctors. We are an AAHA accredited practice. As a forward thinking facility, we keep up with the newest technology to meet the ever changing needs of our clients.

Ideal candidates must have the ability to work in a fast paced environment, work well with staff members, be detail oriented and have excellent communication skills. Our full-time LVT’s enjoy a 10 hour/4 day workweek.   Must be flexible to work additional hours when workload requires.

Requirements:

  • NYS Veterinary Technician license, limited permit or currently enrolled in an AVMA school program.
  • Must be proficient in all technical skills.
  • Must be mature, responsible, energetic, and able to work well in a team atmosphere.
  • Must be able to multi-task and perform in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to handle and control animals.
  • Communicate with clients; provide support to families.
  • Attend rounds and perform all other related duties as needed.
  • Must love animals and fully support the mission of NSALA.
  • Experience a plus, but will train new graduates!

We offer a competitive salary and our full time benefits packages includes: Health Insurance for themselves and their family with Medical and Dental coverage, Hospitalization, Vision Plan, Prescription Drug Coverage, Life Insurance, 401K Retirement Savings Plan. Generous paid time off package which includes: Vacation, Sick, Personal days, 12 Holidays and even your Birthday.
Plus Free Medical Services for your Pets!

Please send your resume and cover letter to HR@Animalleague.org.

All cover letters MUST include salary requirements for consideration.

Full-time and Part-Time Overnight Licensed Veterinary Technicians

We are seeking experienced Full-Time and Part-Time Overnight Licensed Veterinary Technicians to join our team. Overnight technicians are instrumental in providing strong nursing support to our hospitalized patients, clients, doctors and other staff members.

New Full-Time Overnight Employees can earn a $1000 Sign-On Bonus for joining our Overnight Team. Sign on bonus details to be discussed at time of offer.

The perfect candidate must be well-rounded in the areas of Critical Care, Medical Treatments (IV, IM, SQ and orals), Catheter Placements, with strong drug calculation abilities. Must be detail oriented and have the ability to work independently in a fast paced environment with excellent communication skills.

Requirements:

  • Active NYS Veterinary Technician License Required/or Licensed Eligible with a minimum of 2 years experience.
  • Previous overnight shift experience, veterinary office and/or shelter experience a plus.
  • Must be flexible to work additional hours when workload requires.
  • Management experience a plus, but not required.

We offer a competitive salary and an excellent benefits package, including 100% company paid medical and dental insurance for you and your family. Free medical care for your pets and much, much more!

Please send resume and cover letter to HR@Animalleague.org.

Experienced Veterinary Assistants

We are seeking Experienced Veterinary Assistants to play a crucial role in our everyday mission to provide quality care to our patients. We provide ongoing training that enhances your professional growth and a learning environment with state of the art medical equipment. The perfect candidate for this position must be detailed oriented with the ability to work in a fast pace environment and provide exceptional customer service to our clients and medical staff, must be able to lift 40-50lbs, maintain the cleanliness of the exam rooms and assist the Veterinarians and Veterinary Technicians when needed.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with medical examinations. Restrain and handle patients as needed.
  • Administer oral topical, eye and ear medications bandage changes.
  • Know vaccine and testing protocols. Prepare outside lab tests.
  • Fecal and urine sample collection and run/read fecal tests.
  • Prepare surgical packs using autoclave.
  • Identify animals in need of medical attention.
  • Document treatments in treatment record.
  • Clean and maintain holding areas, exam rooms and equipment, clean cages, water bowls, litter pans and do laundry.
  • Feed, exercise groom and weigh patients. Perform special diet feeding.
  • Collar, process and transport animals to other areas of facility when necessary.
  • Stock medical and non-medical supplies.
  • Monitor animals in oxygen cages.

Requirements:

  • Qualified candidates must possess 1+ years’ experience or applicable education experience. Hands on animal experience is required.
  • Must be able to multi-task and perform in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to handle and control animals.
  • Must possess strong communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Bi-lingual a plus

We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits package and much more. Please send resume with a cover letter by e-mail to HR@animalleague.org.

All cover letters MUST include salary requirements for consideration.