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  • 11 Jul 2018 10:26 AM | Anonymous

    “Open Door. Open Heart.” is the motto of The Humane Society of Vero Beach & Indian River County (HSVB). Celebrating its 65th year of serving the animals and people of Vero Beach and Indian River County, HSVB is the only open admissions animal shelter in Indian River County that promises to accept all animals, regardless of age, health, behavior, or adoptability. Situated on 38 acres, 30,000 sq. ft. facilities (which include two buildings) a barn and exercise fields provide a full range of services to keep animals “out of the Shelter” and in loving homes.  Approximately 5,500 animals are processed through the shelter on an annual basis.

    Reporting to the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director is responsible for the oversight of HSVB, which includes administration of all programs and services. The Executive Director will develop and oversee a budget of $3.45M.  Additionally, the Executive Director is responsible for the strategic processes of the organization, managing and developing a talented paid staff of 50 and more than 577 volunteers. The direct reports for the Executive Director are currently the Chief Finance Officer, Director of Operations, Director of Development and Marketing, Director of Animal Protection Services, Director of Education, Director of Volunteers and Director of Retail Sales.

    Experience in a senior leadership role where he/she has either reported directly to or worked closely with a Board of Directors is expected. The ideal candidate will bring extensive and innovative operations experience from a humane society or animal control facility.  The person we seek should demonstrate a balance between creative thinking and management acumen as well as the ability to assess and maintain policies and procedures for moving an organization to a new level of excellence. Knowledge of business principles applied to a nonprofit enterprise, including a background of good budget management, is necessary.  We seek an exceptional communicator who can demonstrate a successful background in external relations, including experience speaking with the media in a variety of situations. This person will be articulate and passionate about the humane treatment of animals and will welcome and respect the multiple perspectives and groups that demonstrate an active interest in animal welfare.

    An undergraduate degree from a four-year college or university is required. CAWA certification is helpful.

    Applications and nominations are being received by Noetic Search.  Please click here to submit a current resume and cover letter.  For more information, visit www.noeticexsearch.com or  www.hsvb.org.


  • 11 Jul 2018 9:26 AM | Anonymous

    Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is seeking a Shelter Manager to join its team in West Palm Beach, Florida.  The Shelter Manager is responsible for the oversight of daily operations of the shelter including all activities associated with animal care, transport and emergency operations. This position manages a dedicated team of 22 staff and a corps of volunteers. Incorporated in 1925, Peggy Adams is a managed intake, private humane society providing programs and services to more than 45,000 animals each year. Learn more at www.peggyadams.org/about/mission-and-vision.

    To apply, submit your resume, a cover letter and complete the online application at PeggyAdams.org/Career-Opportunities.


  • 11 Jun 2018 3:35 PM | Anonymous

    Cat Depot, the resource for rescue, adoption and education is looking for an experienced Executive Director to lead the area’s premier cat animal welfare organization. It has one of the largest feline-only rescue and adoption centers in the nation. Working with an engaged Board of Directors and staff, the Executive Director will have a minimum of (10) years of business management, senior level fundraising experience (CFRE Preferred), demonstrated leadership, and financial acumen. Having a demonstrated passion for animal welfare is needed.  

    Go to www.MBJGroup.com for a full job description. Submit a cover letter and resume to Karen@MBJGroup.com by June 25, 2018


  • 23 May 2018 3:53 PM | Anonymous

    The Humane Society of Broward County is seeking a full time Veterinarian. Join an experienced team and provide exceptional care to animals from the community and shelter. Frequent medical and surgical care includes spay/neuter, vaccine and heartworm treatment. The position includes comprehensive benefits and vacation. Send resume to jobs@hsbroward.com or visit www.humanebroward.com for more information.

  • 26 Feb 2018 4:13 PM | Anonymous

    FABULOUS ASSOCIATE VETERINARIAN needed to join Cat Depot’s, atypical, limited access rescue, adoption, education and resource center located in culturally rich, outdoor sports oriented Sarasota, Florida, minutes from sparkling beaches on the Gulf of Mexico.  As a highly skilled, cat savvy Veterinarian, you will provide cutting-edge medicine, forward thinking leadership, innovation, and best practices in our beautifully appointed 11,000+ square foot facility for both our shelter medical, and adjacent full-service affordable care clinic. Fully equipped, including dental radiography, digital x-ray, laser and ultrasound, our compassionate team is deeply committed to helping cats live a better, healthier, life of quality.

    Requirements:

    • Experienced veterinarian with excellent client relationship skills
    • Passion for cats with strong understanding of feline behavior and medicine.
    • Strong surgery, dentistry skills, internal medicine, and critical care skills.
    • Knowledge and experience in disease control, preferably in a shelter environment.
    • Interest and ability to participate in occasional rescue work.
    • Ability to handle the large volume, fast paced, multi-task environment of a growing and respected free-roaming shelter and clinic.
    • Ability to work some weekend hours, and willingness to be flexible to the changing needs of our community and operation.  
    • Professionalism at all times, including an enthusiastic, positive, even keeled demeanor.
    • Affiliation with AAHA, AAFP, HSUS, Best Friends or ASPCA initiatives a plus.

    Benefits include a highly competitive salary, insurance, vacation pay, continuing education, and a friendly, talented team who puts cats first and loves working together!  Leadership opportunity available for the right candidate.

    Email cover letter and resume to: dianad@catdepot.org

    with subject line “Veterinarian Application”

    Check us out at www.catdepot.org.


  • 19 Jan 2018 1:34 PM | Anonymous

    Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is seeking to add to its Veterinary Technician team in West Palm Beach, Florida. If you do not have veterinary technician experience we will provide training.

    Incorporated in 1925, we are a managed intake, private humane society providing programs and services to more than 45,000 animals  each year. Watch this video to learn more about Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and our medical programs.  

    To apply, submit your resume, a cover letter and complete the online application atPeggyAdams.org/Career-Opportunities.


  • 19 Jan 2018 1:32 PM | Anonymous

    Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League is seeking a Shelter Medicine Veterinarian to join its team of six doctors in West Palm Beach, Florida.  Incorporated in 1925, we are a managed intake, private humane society providing programs and services to more than 45,000 animals  each year. Watch this video to learn more about Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and our medical programs.

    To apply, submit your resume, a cover letter and complete the online application at PeggyAdams.org/Career-Opportunities.


  • 5 Jan 2018 12:03 PM | Anonymous


    Are you looking to make a difference in the lives of animals in need? Then come join SPCA Florida!  We are currently seeking career oriented individuals who are committed to the profession and value compassionate care and team work.


    We are seeking experienced DVMs for our McClurg Animal Medical Center, a progressive, professional and fast paced 6-doctor, non-profit facility making an impact throughout our community.  We are an integrated practice with a diverse caseload including wellness care, general medicine, soft tissue surgery, orthopedic surgery, and dentistry. Our mission is to provide for as many pets and people as possible with quality affordable service and care.

    Doctors are supported with modern equipment such as the latest in-house lab and diagnostics, high speed dental equipment, digital and dental radiology, blood pressure equipment, and ultrasound. You will be supported by a friendly, team-oriented, skilled and knowledgeable staff.  Flexible schedules, generally 4/10s, for our Monday-Sunday work week.

    There is ample opportunity to develop special skills and interests.  At least three years’ experience is desired. We will consider a motivated newer graduate with less experience.

    Benefits include national, state and local association dues, CEs, professional liability insurance, and full benefits – medical, dental, vision, life, STD, LTD, 403(b), paid holidays and PTO.  Salary commensurate with experience.

    To apply, visit us at www.spcaflorida.org/employment  We are an EOE/DFWP.


  • 5 Jan 2018 11:55 AM | Anonymous

    Are you looking for a position where you can utilize your skills and indulge your passion for working with animals?  Then come join us and our pet health care professionals where you’ll have the chance to advocate for pets, educate clients on all aspects of pet health, and have the opportunity to participate in community events whose goal is to help spread the word and mission of SPCA Florida.

    We are actively seeking experienced full and part time veterinary assistants/technicians for our state-of-the art medical center. Our state-of-the-art equipment includes digital radiology, a full service in-house IDEXX lab, laser therapy, ultrasonography, and digital dental radiology just to name a few. Candidates must have the following to qualify for our interview process:

    • Preferred: Graduate from AVMA accredited program AND/OR 2-3 years' experience as a veterinary assistant.
    • Must be able to work a flexible schedule (including Saturdays and Sundays). We are open 7 days a week; schedules (4 10s) will be as needed to facilitate business needs/hours.  Some overtime on occasion.
    • Familiarity with Avimark a plus.
    • Candidates must be eager to learn, show initiative, possess great customer service skills, have an understanding of vaccine and product protocols, knowledge of pet insurance, and able to work in a very fast paced environment with minor supervision.
    • CVA must be attained within 8 months of hire, if candidate is not a CVT.

    We offer competitive wages, benefits, and discounts on veterinary services and products (for your pet) along with a 403(b), PTO, and 6 (six) paid holidays. Salary is commensurate with experience.

    We are an EOE and DFWP; background checks conducted.

    APPLY HERE

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