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Animal Care Reigstered Veterinary Technician & Animal Shelter Supervisor

​Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement is hiring for a Animal Shelter Supervisor. To apply, please go tohttps://egov.gastongov.com/JobApplications/

​​Animal Care Registered Veterinary Technician Position at Gaston County Animal Care and Enforcement, Dallas NC To apply go to: https://egov.gastongov.com/JobApplications/ •DUTIES: Performs physical examinations, in-house diagnostic testing, administers vaccinations, maintains accurate medical records, prepares and administers medications as part of the established Policies and Procedures. Evaluates an animal’s health condition in the intake process, prioritizes treatment of animals that are housed in the shelter, and assesses the health condition of animals prior to placement for adoption or rescue. Assists with maintaining inventory of supplies and medications. Performs euthanasia by injection as needed due to health, temperament, or space needs, maintaining associated records including DEA controlled substance records. Assists in monitoring the health of the shelter animal population, including animals under rabies observation and assisted in actions that are required to prevent disease transmission to the public and among sheltered animals. Assists in the foster program with medical check ups and medical concerns of shelter pets in the foster program. Assists Adoption Coordinator and Rescue Coordinator in medical examinations and behavior assessments. Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations. Shows willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Graduation from an accredited College with an Associate’s Degree in Veterinary Technology and a minimum one year experience as a veterinary technician. Must have experience in caring and handling animals, including feeding, controlling, restraint, health, and reproduction. Must be a Registered Veterinary Technician in NC and in good standing. Applicant must have a valid Driver’s License. POLICE AUTHORIZATION FORMS REQUIRED WITH APPLICATION. The candidate selected must undergo a criminal background check and pass a drug screening test prior to employment. 

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Veterinary Health Care Technician for Orange County Animal Servces

The Orange County Animal Services Department has an opening for a Veterinary Health Care Technician (VHCT). APPLY AT: https://www.orangecountync.gov/887/Job-Opportunities

Generous benefit plan including County Paid Health and Dental Insurance for Employee, 11 paid Holidays, and Government Retirement Plan with a standard supplemental retirement of $715 annually and an additional matching contribution up to $1512 annually. The work schedule for this position will rotate to include weekdays (8 am-5 pm) and both a Saturday shift and Sunday shift (8 am-5 pm), for a total of 40 hours per week. The rotation usually includes a weekend shift approx. every 3 or 4 weeks. The position may also require working some evenings and holidays. * This is a safety sensitive position and participation in the Drug and Alcohol Program is required. Examples of Duties: This position performs a variety of duties in an animal shelter setting, which include but are not limited to: Performing physical and behavioral examinations of shelter animals upon entry and exit; Administering medications and treatments; Monitoring and evaluating individual animal health as well as overall herd health; Performing daily care including medical treatment, observations, and sanitation of animals in isolation areas; Coordinating with and assisting veterinarians in scheduling, developing, and administering treatment to animals. Perform humane euthanasia by injection; Maintain electronic medical records; Perform duties for digital photo identification of animals; Maintain scheduled drug logs; Perform duties to assist veterinarians with sterilization surgeries on shelter animals including administering medication, scheduling surgeries, prepping animals for surgery, anesthetizing, intubation and monitoring anesthetized animals, performing post-op and recovery, and cleaning and setting up the surgery suite. Provide information and addresses questions or concerns from citizens, potential animal owners, volunteers, and other staff. Assist in maintaining medical supply inventory and orders and complete animal husbandry and other duties as assigned. Assists with rescue placement of animals and foster program. Typical Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, Abilities Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures, including modern office technology. Knowledge of disease management/recognition and general animal care. Knowledge and ability to perform specific diagnostic testing to assist with determining health of animal. Knowledge of vaccinations required and proper techniques. Knowledge of animal shelter policies and procedures. Knowledge of and ability to perform physical exams and identify and address medical problems/diseases. Ability and knowledge to perform specific treatments/procedures (i.e. wound management and fluid replacement.) Knowledge of calculating drug dosages. Ability to obtain certification as rabies vaccinator. Ability to obtain certification and perform euthanasia by injection. Ability to keep accurate and detailed records. Ability to perform math. Ability to perform procedures such as venipuncture, intubation, catheter placement, aseptic surgical patient preparation. Ability to effectively operate and use a variety of medical and office equipment such as microscope, stethoscope, gas anesthesia machines, syringes, catheters, otoscope, ophthalmoscope, centrifuge, pulse oximeter etc. Minimum Qualifications: Requires any combination of education and experience equivalent to an associate's degree and three (3) years of veterinary experience. Requires the ability to become a Certified Euthanasia Technician within the first six (6) months. Must become a Certified Rabies Vaccinator at the earliest class offering for such certification and no later than one (1) year of hire with Orange County. Candidates must possess a driver's license valid in the State of N.C. A registered veterinary technician is preferred but not required. Salary: $15.47 - $17.94 Hourly​​

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Animal Control Officer II for Carteret County

Animal Control Officer II Responding to calls from 911/Communications during "after-hours". Investigating calls and complaints and attempting to resolve problems by informing all concerned as to the appropriate laws and regulations and negotiating satisfactory actions or compliance. Investigating to determine the owner(s) of an animal and whether or not the animal has been properly vaccinated for rabies. A thorough investigation of animal bites reported to the health department and the subsequent surveillance of quarantined animals. In certain instances, removing an animal's head for laboratory testing and assuring swift delivery of the specimen to the state laboratory. Control or dispatch of animals by the use of physical force, traps, firearms, tranquilizer guns, toxic chemicals or other means. Issuing legal notices to owner(s) of an animal requesting proof of vaccination, making application for arrest warrants for owner(s) who fail to comply with the law requiring vaccination, and appearing in court to provide testimony. Patrolling of designated areas, noting violations of animal control laws, warning citizens of violations, and picking up and/or otherwise controlling stray animals. Any other duty as necessary, including assisting with any public health emergency including but not limited to natural disasters, man-made disasters, influenza pandemics (e.g. H1N1) or other outbreaks of communicable diseases. disaster surveillance and response, to ensure the efficiency of the Health Department. https://agency.governmentjobs.com/carteretcounty/default.cfmAnimal Control Officer II Responding to calls from 911/Communications during "after-hours". Investigating calls and complaints and attempting to resolve problems by informing all concerned as to the appropriate laws and regulations and negotiating satisfactory actions or compliance. Investigating to determine the owner(s) of an animal and whether or not the animal has been properly vaccinated for rabies. A thorough investigation of animal bites reported to the health department and the subsequent surveillance of quarantined animals. In certain instances, removing an animal's head for laboratory testing and assuring swift delivery of the specimen to the state laboratory. Control or dispatch of animals by the use of physical force, traps, firearms, tranquilizer guns, toxic chemicals or other means. Issuing legal notices to owner(s) of an animal requesting proof of vaccination, making application for arrest warrants for owner(s) who fail to comply with the law requiring vaccination, and appearing in court to provide testimony. Patrolling of designated areas, noting violations of animal control laws, warning citizens of violations, and picking up and/or otherwise controlling stray animals. Any other duty as necessary, including assisting with any public health emergency including but not limited to natural disasters, man-made disasters, influenza pandemics (e.g. H1N1) or other outbreaks of communicable diseases. disaster surveillance and response, to ensure the efficiency of the Health Department. https://agency.governmentjobs.com/carteretcounty/default.cfm

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Animal Services Manager for Harnett County

Harnett County is currently recruiting for an Animal Services Manager to perform effective enforcement of county animal ordinance through the development and management of supporting programs including adoptions; spay/neuter clinics, shelter operations, humane animal education, rabies prevention program and dangerous dog investigations. This position interacts with national, state and local organizations relating to animal control programs, animal assistance, adoption strategies and public health. This position provides support for daily activities in all sectors including reviewing budgets, initiating and approving requisition requests, and leading recruitment efforts. DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Supervise enforcement of animal control ordinance, state and local laws pertaining to vaccinations, humane animal treatment and collection of fees and penalties. • Collaborate with non-profit organizations to serve the needs of animals and community. • Organize and manage daily activities relating to animal care and operations of shelter. • Implement, organize and oversee the spay/neuter clinic & coordination of animal alterations. • Promote responsible pet ownership through humane education to reduce complaints and other animal related problems including over-population. • Provide training, coordination of animal control investigations and programs with various law enforcement agencies. • Communicate with the public regarding adoptions, complaints and other animal problems. • Prepare and monitor division budget, revenues and expenses; prepares special reports as needed. • Maintain scheduling of events and represent the department when needed. • Create reports and submit them to the director or other managers. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES: • Knowledge of law/code enforcement principles, procedures and techniques • Knowledge of shelter animal care, disease prevention/treatment and vector analysis • Ability to work under pressure and to deal tactfully with diverse individuals • Knowledge of the principles and practices of public administration • Ability to perform research and analyze statistics and other related data. • Ability to interpret codes, ordinances, policies and procedures . MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: Bachelor degree in major course work in public or business administration or related field and five (5) years' experience in animal care, regulation or equivalent combination of education and experience. Licensing and Certifications: Possession of a valid North Carolina driver's license. Harnett County is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Harnett County participates in E-Verify to determine employment eligibility to work in the United States. To learn more about this employment opportunity and to apply, please visit our careers page at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/harnett

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Director of Development & Outreach for Chatham Animal Rescue and Education, Inc.

​Chatham Animal Rescue and Education (CARE), a nonprofit in Pittsboro, NC, is pleased to announce an opportunity to join our dedicated team of animal rescue advocates. We are seeking a Director of Development and Outreach, who will play a critical role in advancing CARE’s mission through strategic fund development and community outreach. The Director of Development will collaborate with our active volunteer Board and other volunteers to design and implement a strategic fund-raising plan and lead efforts to tell the CARE story in the surrounding community. Successful candidates will have a BS degree in Business, Communications, or relevant field plus 3 or more years of fund-raising and/or community outreach experience. Strong organizational, communication, and multi-tasking skills required. Applicants with a passion for animals and animal rescue are preferred. CARE provides a competitive salary, supportive work environment, flexible schedule, and the opportunity to work in a field where you can use your passion and experience to make a difference. Please submit your resume, letter of interest, and salary requirements to: careddosearch@gmail.com CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer 

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Animal Shelter Assistant for Wake County

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Various positions for Norfolk SPCA, VA
Go to
norfolkspca.com/employment to learn more about each job and how to apply.

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Animal Care Technician for Outer Banks

To find more information on applying and to read the full job description please visit the job opportunities section of our website.http://www.obxspca.org/job-oportunities

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Animal Care Tech for Guilford County

​To apply, submit an online application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/guilfordnc, including a cover letter, resume with current salary, and work-related references. EOE.