Located in the coastal town of Stratford, Connecticut, Nutmeg Spay/Neuter Clinic is looking for a like-minded veterinarian to join our team and support our mission of making a difference in the surrounding communities’ underserved pets and people. We are working towards transitioning to a new facility, and you will have a unique opportunity to watch our efforts expand before you.
Passionate, dependable animal professionals wanted immediately! Are you an animal whisperer? Are some of your best friends of the four-legged variety? Is an animal finding their forever home a cause for celebration for you? If you answered "yes" to these questions, come talk to us! We are seeking an Shelter Manager who has experience in, and a dedication to, animal welfare and care. You would be Monitoring the activities of the animal care staff and providing direction and feedback. Assisting in the training of animal care staff. Feeding and providing medications for animals in our care. Documenting illnesses and injuries in a computer system. Monitoring animals after surgery. Making decisions about care, especially for animals in distress. Supporting the veterinarians with exams, vaccinations, and treatments. Enjoying the company of like-minded team members. Ready to take the leap? You should be: A great animal handler An individual with previous experience in animal shelters, rescues, or veterinary practices. It's a plus if you're a veterinary assistant or technician! Your skills are really valuable to us! Comfortable with giving vaccinations, understanding medication dosages, and providing treatments such as subQ fluids. This is a position that requires weekend and holiday availability. Because the animals rely on you, and because we rely on you too, you may need to work a flexible schedule. Animal care is not just Mon-Fri! It's a different schedule, but animals cannot take care of themselves and they love the company! Typical hours are 8 to 5.
Animal Control Veterinary Technician
We're looking for a Veterinary Technician! Emily, our current vet tech, is moving to Colorado and leaving behind a fantastic position in our shelter. We'd love to have a compassionate, driven, enthusiastic individual join our amazing team! Not only is the pay phenomenal ($22.05 - $30.66/hour) and the hours great (Tuesday-Saturday 8am-1pm) but you'll also get to work with a fun team at a progressive animal shelter! Some key things our vet tech does are: * Provides exams and treatments, both routine and emergent, to shelter animals * Coordinates special treatment and surgery appointments with local vet hospitals * Conducts Feline Leukemia (FeLV), Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV), Heartworm, and other diagnostic tests as needed * Cleans kennels and provides food, water, and enrichment to shelter animals * Maintains accurate medical records * Assists with the coordination of the foster program * Provides customer service duties as needed To learn more about our shelter, visit our website at www.AmesAnimalShelter.org To learn more about the City of Ames, visit https://www.cityofames.org/about-ames/always-ames To apply, visit https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/cityofames/jobs/3113565/animal-control-veterinary-technician