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Thank you for your interest in employment at Heartland Animal Shelter! When we have job openings they are listed below. If no employment opportunities are listed, we can always use dedicated volunteers!
Full-time Lead Veterinary Technician:
Heartland Animal Shelter is seeking a Lead Veterinary Technician! Duties include evaluating the health of our resident dogs and cats and prescribing appropriate medication and treatment plans, approving animals for adoption, administering medications (oral, topical, SQ, IM, IV, etc.) and vaccinations, obtaining samples and running diagnostic tests (bloodwork, urinalysis, fecal floats, skin cytology, etc.) and responding to medical emergencies. Other duties might include assisting in surgeries, assisting with the shelter’s foster care program, and so on.
Heartland is seeking a veterinary technician to fill this role, or someone with relevant shelter medicine experience. Professional experience with both dogs and cats is required. Applicants must be comfortable handling both species, of all sizes and temperaments. The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, exceptionally organized and able to work independently.
Pay is commensurate with experience. This is a full-time position. Health insurance benefits are NOT offered through the organization.
To be considered for this role, please email résumé and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications submitted without both of these items will not be considered. No phone calls, please.
Full-time Animal Care Attendant:
Heartland Animal Shelter is seeking a full-time Animal Care Attendant! Duties include cleaning dog kennels and cat cages, cleaning and restocking various areas of the shelter, administering routine medications, showing animals to the public and processing adoptions, and so on. This is a physically demanding role! At least 80% of this position’s responsibilities include labor-intensive cleaning and require work in various weather conditions and temperatures.
Some experience with both dogs and cats is required. Applicants must be comfortable handling both species, of all sizes and temperaments. The ideal candidate will be extremely dependable, highly efficient and work well both independently and as part of a team.
A combination of shifts including mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays is required so a flexible schedule is preferred. Health insurance benefits are NOT offered through the organization.
To be considered for this role, please email résumé and cover letter to: email@example.com. No phone calls, please.