Animal Scientist Job Description Sample
Senior Scientist – Animal Health Biologics
Requisition ID: BIO005472
Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its legacy for over a century. Merck's success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
Merck's Animal Health (MAH) Division works to improve the health of animals around the world through collaborative partnerships and a deep sense of responsibility towards our customers, consumers, animals, society, and planet. This team of energetic, independent thinkers offers one of the industry's most innovative portfolios of products, services, and technologies that serve to prevent, treat, and control diseases across all major farm and companion animal species both domestically and internationally.
The Senior Scientist will be engaged in complex research activities within the Merck Animal Health division in support of product licensure. This position will assist with project planning, study execution and reporting, and be involved with the daily work direction of lower level Laboratory Technicians. Activities will require close collaboration with Supervisor, other Scientists, and Research management and the ability to work in a cross-functional environment with other departments such as Clincial Research, Regulatory Affairs or Manufacturing.
The Senior Scientist will conduct assigned research work, including the preparation of draft protocols, execution of laboratory work, coordination of animal study activities, data analysis, and report preparation. Lab activities are conducted according to company and departmental procedures. Laboratory work involves standard microbiological procedures including aseptic technique, cell culture, propagation and titration of viruses and bacteria and optimization of tissue culture methods. Further activities involve assistance in the development, optimization and validation of potency tests and other assays including ELISA, protein chromatography process development and scale-up and vaccine formulations. In addition, protein expression systems will be used.
Assist in transfer of technology and discussion/communication at team meetings.
Train Laboratory Technicians on laboratory work and assist in monitoring their assigned work to maintain good quality and compliance with policies and procedures.
Manage own activities as they relate to team projects, and develop timelines for portions of team's projects to meet established goals and timelines. Fulfill general tasks within the organization related to lab maintenance, safety and equipment initiatives, etc.
Serve as Study Investigator on projects in support of vaccine licensure. Write routine study protocols. Assist in the creation of study designs to achieve valid results. Assist in writing more complex laboratory and animal study protocols. Write study reports for routine work with limited supervision.
Perform literature searches, read scientific journals and apply findings to improve current work.
Education Minimum Requirement:
M.S. degree in Microbiology, Biochemistry or a related field with at least 5 years of relevant work experience, or Ph.D. in Virology, Microbiology, Biochemistry or related field.
Required Experience and
Experience conducting research project activities and planning of timelines with minimal supervision
Experience with assay development
Strong computer skills including knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Experience working with proteins and molecular biology
Experience in vaccine development research or related field
Experience working with technical and analytical equipment
Experience with data management and analysis
Experience with animal experiments (large animals would be a plus)
Knowledge of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Clinical Practices
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we're counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we're inventing for life.
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Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time
Number of Openings: 1
Shift (if applicable): N/A
Hazardous Materials: Various chemicals and reagents in a Research lab setting
Company Trade Name: Merck
Nearest Major Market: Kansas City
Mixed Animal Veterinarian - West Salem
Mixed Animal Associate, focus on Dairy, opening in Wisconsin
The West Salem Veterinary clinic is comprised of 5 Veterinarians, excellent technicians and client service staff who provide high quality medicine and great client service. Our team believes in treating each pet as the most important patient, each client as the most important client, and each staff member as the most important staff member. We strive to make a difference in the lives of our patients, clients and coworkers.
About the hospital
Small Animal (83% dogs and cats and some pocket pets)
Large Animal (18% focusing mainly on dairy production medicine, plus other LA)
Digital CR and dental radiology
Complete in-house Idexx lab
Ultrasound (reproduction ultrasound as well for large animal)
2 vehicles for large animal services
Our ideal candidate:
Be proficient in routine small animal medicine & be proficient in dairy medicine including wellness exams, vaccinations, dentistry, internal medicine and nutrition. Interest in dairy reproduction a plus.
Dairy palpation experience ideal and interest in Dairy Herd Health Management
Experience preferred. Exceptional new graduates with strong dairy back ground also encourage to apply.
Salary negotiable based on skills and experience
Life Insurance, Short term/Long Term disability
401 (K) plan
Allowance to be used towards: CE, membership dues and WI license
DEA, State and liability insurance paid at 100%
More information at www.westsalemveterinaryclinic.com
We are located in Western Wisconsin in the beautiful Coulee Region, just miles from the Mississippi, Black, and La Crosse Rivers. (Tri River area). This is an excellent area for all outdoor activities in all seasons. West Salem is a small town of 5000 people, located just 10 miles west of the Onalaska/La Crosse Metro area, which has a population of 136,985 people. There are 8 colleges within 50 miles of La Crosse.
Skills and Qualifications
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) degree, or equivalent, from an accredited university
Licensure in good standing to practice in the state in which applicant is to be employed
Federal Accreditation in Large and Small Animal Medicine
Animal Care Technician I, Bumc Lab Animal Science Center
The Animal Care Technician I follows all procedures necessary to maintain animal housing areas including room or facility personnel entry, use of personnel protective equipment (PPE), and decontamination of all equipment and material moving into controlled areas.
Perform cage changing or cleaning as required.
Maintain quality and health of research animals by performing health checks and recording animal health concerns per Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) and/or specified protocols.
Follow Institutional, local, state, federal regulations, policies and procedures to assure proper animal care, health and welfare.
High School Diploma or GED Required. 1-12 months experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Research Scientist- Animal Models (Biology) - Center For Protein Degradation
Located in Boston and the surrounding communities, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute brings together world renowned clinicians, innovative researchers and dedicated professionals, allies in the common mission of conquering cancer, HIV/AIDS and related diseases. Combining extremely talented people with the best technologies in a genuinely positive environment, we provide compassionate and comprehensive care to patients of all ages; we conduct research that advances treatment; we educate tomorrow's physician/researchers; we reach out to underserved members of our community; and we work with amazing partners, including other Harvard Medical School-affiliated hospitals.
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute (DFCI) and Deerfield Management have entered a multi-year collaboration to create the Center for Protein Degradation (CPD) at DFCI led by Drs. Eric Fischer and Nathanael Gray. The goals of the Center for Protein Degradation are to create a next-generation protein degrader platform and interrogate and advance a large portfolio of protein degrader targets. This is an exceptional opportunity to join a newly founded research center that is pushing the boundaries of targeted protein degradation research and accelerating the translation of basic science into clinical solutions. Join our highly interactive team of scientists and associates to work on testing and creating new avenues of therapeutic intervention.
The Center for Protein Degradation (CPD) seeks a highly motivated individual to join the biology team as a SCIENTIST who will work on various projects focused on the development and validation of molecular glues and degrader molecules for the treatment of cancer. A qualified candidate will lead internal and external research efforts to develop and utilize preclinical mouse models to (1) develop pharmacodynamics (PD) assays to monitor compound activity and efficacy, (2) evaluate compound tolerability to examine potential for adverse events, (3) identify and validate biomarkers correlating with drug response, and (4) design and execute in vivo efficacy studies. The individual will prepare high quality technical reports and summaries that will be used to guide further translational development of candidate molecules. The applicant will provide conceptual insights to research directions, make hands-on contributions to the research, and will regularly present work progress to rest of group.
Independently plan, manage, and perform experiments and biology projects. Develop project proposals, timelines and resource needs. Monitor milestones and ensure deliverables are completed on time.
Develop, implement, and deliver on in vivo translational studies
Plan and perform in vivo and ex vivo experiments in animal models of cancer; including development and induction of disease models; delivery of candidate drugs; clinical observations; sample harvesting and analyses of histology and molecular endpoints; colony maintenance of genetic disease models
Develop PD assays to efficiently monitor protein degradation in live animals
Work closely across groups and functions to explore novel indications and new drug combinations in animal models of cancer
Collect and analyze experimental data and identify next steps based on outcomes
Train research technicians and other scientific staff in methods/techniques and supervise on specific projects
Communicate project deliverables to the leaders across the group, and other senior governance groups when necessary
Interact and liaise with internal experts, external experts, academic groups, and CROs to establish and direct collaborations and projects
Prepare papers and publications, if necessary
Maintain clear and accurate records of experimental work (e.g., experimental methods, results/findings)
PhD degree in pharmacology, molecular/cellular biology, biochemistry, or a related discipline with at least 2 years of relevant postdoctoral experience, industrial experience is preferred
Experience in establishing and working with animal models, with an emphasis on cancer
Demonstrated expertise in PD and efficacy experimental design and execution
Familiarity with various animal-imaging techniques
Basic knowledge of statistics and experience with common statistical software for biomedical research
Proficiency in all common Microsoft Office and GraphPad Prism software
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Scientific drive, demonstrated by a proven track record of publications in peer reviewed journals
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative and team environment
Excellent organizational and prioritization skills. Strong attention to detail
Background in oncology and drug discovery is preferred
Experience in running multi-faceted projects is preferred
Experience managing more junior staff is desirable
Dana-Farber Cancer Institute is an equal opportunity employer and affirms the right of every qualified applicant to receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, age, ancestry, military service, protected veteran status, or other groups as protected by law.
Animal Services Supervisor
JOB # 2019-88
Have you considered continuing your career in the public sector within a municipal animal shelter? If so, Come Lead with Us by joining Washington County's Animal Services Division as an Animal Services Supervisor!
Washington County Animal Services, located at the Bonnie L. Hays Small Animal Shelter, cares for lost animals, finds homes for abandoned pets, licenses dogs, enforces animal cruelty laws and protects our citizens from dangerous animals. We work collaborative with community partners throughout the Portland metropolitan area to ensure that everything we can do to prevent animals from needing our shelter is just as important as providing great care and help to the animals that reside here.
The Animal Services Supervisor has broad supervisory responsibilities that include planning and implementing the day-to-day operations within the Animal Services Division. The individual in this role will support, direct, and manage a team of six (6) Animal Services Officers. Other core responsibilities include developing and implementing procedures, exercising independent initiative, and using professional judgment to solve problems and accomplish desired goals and objectives.
To learn more about us, please use this link: Bonnie L Hays Animal Shelter
We offer a collaborative culture and work-life balance. Working within our local government agency provides daily opportunities to serve, build and sustain communities now and into the future.
We are proud to be an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer with a commitment to a diverse and inclusive workforce representing the rich diversity in our region. Women, minorities, veterans, and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply.
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES
Duties may include:
Plans, prioritizes, assigns, supervises, and reviews the work of field, shelter, or administrative support staff in the Animal Services Division. Participates in the selection of staff and volunteers; and provides and coordinates staff and volunteer training related to customer service and Animal Services practices and procedures. Establishes work goals and project plans; schedules assigned staff and volunteers; directs the work activities and evaluates employee performance; provides coaching to employees to correct performance deficiencies; and implements corrective, disciplinary, and performance improvement procedures.
Assists the Division Manager in the review, development and implementation of division goals and operational objectives, drafts and recommends changes; and establishes methods and practices for animal control and shelter operations. Evaluates and prepares reports related to operations, activities, and practices; recommends modifications to policies and procedures to improve efficiencies; implements policies and procedures.
Oversees and supervises the programs and operations of an assigned section of the Animal Services Division such as dog licensing programs, and the impounding, release, and disposal of stray and unlicensed dogs.
Supervises the investigation of public complaints; and recommends and implements corrective action to resolve complaints. Participates in the determination of the market value of livestock and approves claims for payment or settlements with dog owners; appears in court and provides testimony regarding citations and damage claims.
Develops and oversees procedures for the care and feeding, adoption, redemption, impounding, and release of animals. Oversees the euthanasia and disposal of deceased animals.
Supervises facility and equipment cleaning and maintenance activities. Supervises the maintenance of files and records pertaining to recording of licenses, vaccinations, fees, citations, office and field supplies, euthanasia records and supplies, Drug Enforcement Agency drug logs, and vehicle and equipment maintenance logs. Maintains local veterinarians network records for practitioners that provide emergency services.
Attends public meetings and represents the Animal Services Division and the County to citizen groups; and answers questions and provides information to the public on Animal Services regulations, procedures, and related fees. Promotes dog licensing and animal adoption; and supervises staff providing customer service to the public in the adoption, redemption, and disposal of animals.
Participates in budget preparation and administration; prepares cost estimates for budget recommendations; and submits justifications for requests; monitors and controls expenditures.
Performs a variety of technical and administrative tasks required in the adoption, redemption, and licensing of animals; performs euthanasia and proper dispose of deceased animals.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Education and Experience:
A Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of animal behavior, zoology, biology, veterinary medicine or technology, business administration, or public administration AND a minimum of one (1) year of supervisory or lead experience in the field of animal care/welfare or the enforcement of animal control ordinances. OR
An Associate's Degree from an accredited college or university in the field of animal behavior, zoology, biology, veterinary technology, or business administration, or public administration AND three (3) years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of animal care or the enforcement of animal control ordinances with at least one (1) of those years in a supervisory or lead role. OR
Five (5) years of increasingly responsible experience in the field of animal care/welfare or the enforcement of animal control ordinances with at least three (3) of those years in a supervisory or lead role.
Possession of a Driver's license valid in the State of Oregon and an acceptable driving record.
Possession of certification as a Euthanasia Technician, valid in the state of Oregon, is required within 6 months of employment.
Passing an in-depth background check.
If you have completed education in a foreign college or university and are using this education to meet the minimum qualifications, you must provide documentation that the foreign education is comparable to that received within the United States' accredited college or university system or your application will not be accepted.
Washington County organizes its positions into classifications. Classification descriptions are typically written broadly. To review this classification, please use this link:
Animal Services Supervisor.
We will consider any combination of relevant work experience, volunteering, education, and transferable skills as qualifying unless an item or section is labeled required.
Please be clear and specific in the applicable sections of the employment application about how your background is relevant. This information must also be consistent with your supplemental question responses.
Please note: Answers to the supplemental questions are typically evaluated separately from your application.
This position requires that you successfully pass a criminal history background investigation, post job offer.
Department of Motor Vehicle Records (DMV) Requirement:
Driving a motorized vehicle is an essential function of this position. Successful applicants must possess a valid driver's license and an acceptable driving record.
To review the Driver's License and Record Policy for Washington County and instructions for submitting appropriate DMV documentation, please use this link: Driver's License & Records Policy. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION
Washington County is committed to using a Merit Based System in which recruiting, selecting, and advancing employees is based on their relative knowledge, skills, and abilities.
1.An evaluation of training and experience of submitted application packets will be performed by Human Resources. The timeframe to review will be the week of April 15, 2019.
2.A Subject Matter Expert (SME) Panel will perform an evaluation of experience and training taken from your employment application materials to include responses to supplemental questionnaire. This process will begin after April 22, 2019.
3.Washington County will perform DMV records checks on candidates that successfully pass the SME Panel review step in the selection process.
4.Our goal is to schedule oral panel interviews with candidates that successfully passed the DMV evaluation step as soon as possible.
Please note: candidates that are successful in the evaluation process may have their applications referred for additional vacancies in the same classification, or job family.
If you are a Veteran and would like to be considered for a Veterans' Preference for this recruitment, please review instructions using this link: Veterans Preference Points Instructions.
Accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act:
Reasonable accommodation is available to anyone whose specific disability prevents them from completing this application or participating in the selection process for this recruitment. To obtain confidential assistance please contact Human Resources 503-846-8606, or e-mail at: firstname.lastname@example.org at least 48 hours before any step in the recruitment and selection process for which you feel you need accommodation.
Status of Your Application:
You will be advised by e-mail of your status at each step in the application process, from initial application to final employment disposition. Please note that Washington County communicates with all candidates via email. If you "opt out" or "unsubscribe" from email notifications from NEOGOV it will impact our ability to communicate with you about job postings.
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Animal Control Officer
Under the direction of the Field Operations Manager, the position is responsible for the apprehending and caring of animals, determining the disposition of animals, enforcing various related State and local laws and ordinances, responding to complaints concerning unwanted, escaped or other nuisance animals, and other tasks as assigned.
Animal Control Officer is the entry-level class in which incumbents receive orientation and training to perform a full range of animal control duties.
Working Conditions/Environment: Be patient & tolerant of loud, fast paced environments (barking), dog waste, odor and hair. Physical exertion is required to subdue resisting and chase fleeing animals. Physical exertion is required to climb stairs and over walls with constant running, walking, crouching, crawling, kneeling, and twisting; standing or sitting for extended periods of time; Must have the capability to hear, speak and see to communicate with the general public. Physical effort is required to lift/carry injured/deceased animals and equipment of 75 lbs. or more with assistance. Great mental ability is required daily. Exposed to sick and potentially dangerous animals.
- Serve as a representative of CCSPCA, demonstrating a positive attitude and progressive actions through the display of professionalism, courtesy, and appropriate tact and discretions in all interactions with other employees and with the public.
- Respond to calls, captures, and transports and impounds stray animals.
- Interview complainant and identifies animals owners.
- Establish quarantines to determine health of animals may impound seriously injured or ill animals and arrange for veterinary care.
- Provide assistance to the public regarding animal control matters; Responds to inquiries and provides information regarding local animal control laws.
- Pick up and transport dead animals for disposal.
- Issue citations or notices of violation in the enforcement of ordinances relating to animal control.
- Prepare officer’s reports and maintain files & records.
- Maintain safety and security of Animal Shelter.
- Protect confidential information by preventing unauthorized release, both verbal and/or writing.
- Input call information and write reports on Software System.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge of: Techniques for communicating effectively orally, and through written expression, experience providing information, such as explaining rules and regulations to the public, preferably in the handling, care and control of animals.
Read, understand, and explain applicable State and local laws, regulations, and ordinances; obtain cooperation and compliance from members of the public by working tactfully and effectively; analyze a situation and adopt a course of action; exercise tact and independent judgment in dealing with the public; speak to a wide range of people; prepare clear and concise reports; present a positive public image; develop and maintain working relationships with co-workers, agencies and organizations; handle sick, injured, dangerous, or dead animals and decomposing animal carcasses in a safe and humane manner; learn the physical and behavior characteristics of animals; learn breed identification; learn and recognize symptoms of rabies and other common animals diseases; learn the safe and accurate handling of animal control equipment; euthanize dangerous, sick, or unwanted animals; make simple arithmetic calculations; understand and follow oral and written instructions; safely drive a vehicle; perform other tasks as assigned; and work independently. An up to date tetanus shot record is required. California driver’s license required without major infractions on DMV record. Must be able to pass a background/ drug clearanace. Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Powerpoint, email, and other computer programs such as Shelter Buddy, Petpoint and/or animal databases.
This is a Temporary Full Time Position and benefits will be offered when incumbent reaches Regular Full Time Status.
Day shift: 8AM-5PM. Must be available to work weekends and holidays.
CCSPCA is committed to a drug free workplace.
Senior Animal Care Tech
Position is responsible for the day-to-day care and treatment of the animals that are brought to the shelter. Position will perform duties pertaining to kennel maintenance, custodial responsibilities, and maintaining a disease free environment for animals at the facility.
Interacts with the public, fellow staff, community service, and volunteers professionally and with exceptional customer service. Is expected to work safely and maintain a consistency with ACCD vision and mission statements and beliefs, policy and procedures.
Responsible for Kennel maintenance.
Cleans and disinfects the kennels.
Responsible for feeding and direct care of animals.
Moves animals within the facility.
Responsible for custodial duties.
Communicates appropriate information to the public.
Follows standard operating procedures.
Handles animals properly.
This list of duties and responsibilities is not intended to be all-inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties or responsibilities that management may deem necessary from time to time.
Must be able to handle, control, and load animals in excess of 50 lbs and perform manual labor. Ability to work from general instructions and safely operate all related equipment necessary to perform assigned tasks.
May be required to work overtime which includes holidays and weekends. Must be able to communicate both in oral and written format.
Actions will be in compliance with the municipal code regarding animal control, as well as, in the standardized operational practices of the division and the current city policy and procedures manual.
Independent judgment will occur when determining the proper sequence of steps or when making minor variations from established methods.
Small Animal Internist
Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist- Yonkers, New York
We are seeking a board certified or resident trained Internist to join our team at Animal Specialty Center in Yonkers, NY. We will consider Full and Part Time candidates.
If you are an individual who has a desire to work in a busy specialty hospital and enjoys team collaboration with other specialists, ASC is the job for you! Enjoying teaching is important as we have specialty interns and residents, as well as, technicians aspiring to be VTS certified. We are in the process of restructuring the service and are eager to work with an ambitious, skilled and motivated specialist in our well-established state of the art hospital. We are fortunate to have high end equipment including 16 slice Toshiba CT, 1.5T GE MRI, TrueBeam Radiation (with Stereotactic and IMRT capabilities), Sonocure Ultrasonic Aspirator, Operating Microscope, ScopioLabs Cytologic Microscopic Telemedicine, GE Logic S8 Vet Ultrasound, Jet Ventilator, Storz and Olympus Scopes and Physical Therapy Suite with Underwater Treadmills.
We offer highly competitive benefits, compensation and bonus package and we encourage and cultivate development and growth opportunities.
Westchester is an affluent county and we are 20 minute train or car ride to Manhattan. You can leave in suburbs and easy access for NYC entertainment or live in NYC and have easy reverse commute. I would be glad to speak confid
Veterinary Technician - Dodd Animal Hospital
The Veterinary Technician (Vet Tech) is responsible for assisting Veterinarians in the care of animals. The Vet Tech helps during patient examinations and surgical procedures by restraining animals when necessary, stocking examination and surgery rooms with supplies, sterilizing tools and ensuring that equipment is in working order. Vet Techs also communicate with clients (pet owners) and update patient files. This position may perform an initial evaluation of the animal’s condition, clean and wrap wounds, check vital statistics, collect samples and administer medication.
- Assist doctors with appointments, surgery, and client education per hospital policy.
- Perform initial evaluation of the pet’s condition and advise doctor regarding nature of visit, preventative care due and client concerns.
- Obtain and prepare laboratory samples as requested by the veterinarian, i.e. urine, fecal and ear cytology.
- Notify the doctor of lab results in a timely fashion.
- Restrain animals in a safe, efficient and compassionate manner during examinations and procedures.
- Prepare and set up for surgical procedures while utilizing knowledge of proper sterile field requirements.
- Monitor recovery of surgery patients and communicate with owners per hospital policy.
- Accurately prepare and dispense medications as directed by the doctor, ensuring that medications are added to the pet’s record and appropriately charged to the client.
- Know vaccination guidelines within the hospital and administer vaccinations under the direction of the doctor.
- Monitor hospitalized pets and perform treatments as directed by the doctor.
- Utilize hospital computer systems to document medical records and communicate with clients and teammates.
- High School diploma or GED certificate with two (2) years’ experience as a Veterinary Technician preferred
- Flexible schedule including some weekend and holiday shifts
- Must have computer skills, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel
- Must possess strong communication skills, good judgment and be able to manage stressful situations.
- Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.
- Medical procedures and animal handling will be trained thoroughly on the job; however, excellent communication skills, a sense of urgency, and working harmoniously with teammates is required.
- Must be dependable, demonstrate strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn.
- Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
- Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
- Retirement Plan (401k)
- Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
- Short Term Disability
- Paid Time Off (Vacation & Public Holidays)
- Teladoc- FREE doctor access 24/7
- Discounted Veterinary Care
- EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
- A large network of over 1,000 veterinary professionals who all share common interest in promoting a collaborative working environment and individual career growth
- Opportunity to make an impact in your community while tackling a challenging, variety of tasks and the ability to help animals among a great team of people!
Processor Part-Time Animal Care Services
Position is responsible for providing customer service, issuing citations, calculating and processing fee payments, generating financial reports of daily transactions, processing and maintaining data, and answering telephones.
Processes and screens applications to adopt animals in the shelter.
May be required to process and screen claims of impounded animals.
May be required to process and respond to public records requests.
Prepares bank deposits.
Schedules veterinary appointments for adopted animals.
Follows standard operating procedures.
May be required to qualify for, receive and maintain special police powers, including the successful completion of any necessary training. Must have effective written and oral communication skills and basic math skills.
Must have basic computer skills, including word processing, and ability to operate standard office equipment. Must pass a background check and must be a resident citizen of the United States or have the right to work in the United States.
All actions performed will be in compliance with city ordinances regarding Animal Care and Control and the standard operating procedures of the division.
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