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Employment Opportunties at the Jersey Shore Animal Center

The Jersey Shore Animal Center, a small private non-profit animal shelter, is seeking a shelter veterinarian who wants to make a difference for the pets and people of our community by providing quality care to sheltered and owned pets, working to advance the organization’s mission, and being a team player with an incredible staff! If you are looking for an opportunity to combine your passion for animals, great medical care and a sense of community then this job is for you. Our ideal candidate should provide exceptional veterinary medical care to our shelter animals and our clients, while making a difference for the animals and families within our community. The position will include supervising medical care of the shelter animals and spay/neuter surgeries of both shelter and public owned pets. In addition to low cost surgeries, we also offer low cost wellness appointments and preventive care to public owned animals.
Our shelter has a great relationship with local veterinary clinics in case of emergencies or to provide diagnostics, such as radiographs. We also have good relationships with veterinary specialists in the area if an animal should need anything beyond what we can provide
This is a full-time position with benefits paid in full after 3 months. Paid vacation time. CE benefits are negotiable.
Responsibilities Include: Provide outstanding medical care, including, but not limited to, routine examinations, vaccinations, diagnostics, and dental cleanings Administer and accurately monitor controlled substances Maintain and complete patient records of both shelter and public owned pets Build and establish rapport with client base, demonstrating exceptional customer service and communication Promote and support Jersey Shore Animal Center’s mission Requirements
A Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree Licensure in good standing to practice in the state of New Jersey New Jersey Veterinary Controlled Substance License, DEA License Strong proficiency in medical knowledge and spay/neuter surgical skills Exemplary professionalism and communication skills Strong decision making and time-management skills Commitment to ongoing development and growth
If you are interested please email your resume to the director, Laurie Fasinski:  director@jerseyshoreanimalcenter.org

* The Jersey Shore Animal Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer *

Kennel Help Wanted

The Jersey Shore Animal Center is searching for an experienced Kennel Attendant who understands the importance of maintaining the highest standard of care and cleanliness. We are looking for a responsible, passionate and committed team player with good communication skills that will work with both dogs and cats. Must be punctual, reliable, and responsible. Responsibilities include but are not limited to: cleaning and sanitizing rooms and kennels, cages and equipment and other shelter areas, feeding, bathing, administer medications, socialization, assist with adoption introductions, evaluation of behaviors, assist with check-in of new animals, follow proper safety measures, assist other employees, clients and volunteers.

Skills/Qualifications: at least one year experience as a kennel attendant, preferably within an animal welfare organization.  Willing to train the right candidate.

Passion for animals, able to stand for long periods of time, able to lift and carry 40-50 pound bags and boxes, able to bend/squat regularly, able to handle large animals (up to 100 pounds).

Pay Rate: hourly and dependent on qualifications and experience

Hours vary from Monday through Sunday, 7am-6pm and depending on full/part time status. Weekend and holiday availability is a must.

Full-time, Part-time

COVID-19 considerations:

* The Jersey Shore Animal Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer *

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