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January 30, 2001

To place an employment ad, please email Staci Veitch at [email protected]. AHA members receive ads for free, nonmembers pay $25 (includes membership for 1 year). Ads must be under 100 words and will appear for 45 days.


Pet Adoption Center Supervisor (Relief). 28k - 30k to start. Responsible for managing daily operations of animal shelter/kennel. Holds the rank of Corporal and must be eligible to be sworn in as a humane officer. Fax resumes to (323) 730-7102, or mail to spcaLA 5026 W. Jefferson Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90016 by January 31, 2001. Posted 01/16/01.


Administrative Assistant. Humane Society of Harrisburg Area seeks a motivated individual to assist with all aspects of Society's accounting procedures, employee benefits, and database management. Strong communication and computer skills are required. Knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, and QuickBooks are preferred. Relevant education and experience a plus. This full time position comes with benefits. Contact: Rickee Ann Miller; Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Inc.; 7790 Grayson Road; Harrisburg, PA 17111; Phone: (717) 564-3320; Fax: (717) 564-1867; E-mail: [email protected]. Posted 01/25/01.

Animal Care

None currently.

Animal Control

Assistant Animal Control Officer. Town of West Hartford seeks qualified candidates for Assistant Animal Control Officer to enforce laws relating to domestic and wild animals. Will perform office and fieldwork and maintain kennel. Requires Associates Degree; or 4 years experience animal handling in a shelter or hospital; or previous work as an ACO. Applicants must be non-smokers, possess a valid CT driver's license, and able to obtain a State Firearms License. Salary: $32,448-$40,092. Apply: Employee Services Dept., Town Hall, 50 South Main Street, West Hartford, CT 06107; or call (860) 523-3220; or access Closing Date: Friday, January 19, 2001. Posted 12/21/00.

Director/Executive Level

CEO/Executive Director. State of the art Adoption and Learning Center in progressive humane community seeks CEO/Executive Director. Position responsible for all aspects of the organization; reports to a supportive Board of Directors. Ideal candidate will have background in business, experience in shelter management, excellent communications skills, proven fundraising successes, financial management skills, ability to build strong customer service/community/government relationships and desire to make a positive difference on behalf of animals and people. Send resume to Monadnock Humane Society, Attn: Karen Guyette, PO Box 678, West Swanzey, NH 03469, fax (603) 358-6095, e-mail [email protected]. Posted 1/25/01.

Animal Services Director. Second Chance Animal Center in Shaftsbury, VT, a growing low-kill organization, has an immediate opening for someone with proven personnel and shelter management skills. We are seeking someone who is experienced, highly motivated and organized. The successful candidate reports directly to the executive director. Must have excellent communication, mediation and leadership skills, and experience in staff supervision, facilities/shelter management and customer service. Information technology experience a plus. Compensation $30-33K. Applicants must submit a letter indicating the reasons for interest and qualifications, a resume, and three professional references from persons with direct employment experience to Charles R. Putney & Associates, 834 Dermody Road, Bennington, VT 05201 or to [email protected]. Posted 12/27/00.

Executive Director. Non-profit shelter in Maryland is building an exciting new facility and is seeking applicants for Executive Director. Position includes all aspects of shelter management and reports to a supportive Board of Directors. Ideal candidate will have background in shelter management, excellent verbal and written communication skills, strong customer service/community relations abilities and a desire to make a positive difference on behalf of animals and people. Preferred individual with a proven background in promoting the humane treatment of animals. Mail resume and cover letter with salary requirements to Executive Search Committee, PO Box 367, Maugansville, MD 21767, or email to [email protected]. Closing date is January 31, 2001. Posted 12/27/00.

Executive Director. Addison County Humane Society in Middlebury, Vermont adopts over 750 animals annually. We have a staff of 7 full and part-time employees and an operating budget of $225,000. Ideal candidate will have experience in management, fundraising and finances. Work experience in a non-profit or animal organization preferred but not required. Salary range $28,000 to $32,000 with benefits and flexible hours. Send resume and salary requirements to Search Committee, 236 Boardman St., Middlebury, VT 05753 or e-mail [email protected]. Posted 12/21/00.

Executive Director. Progressive humane society just completing a state of the art shelter through successful fundraising seeks an Executive Director capable of taking our society to the next level in preventing the over population of unwanted pets. Education Coordinator, Operations Manager, and Volunteer Coordinator will report to the Executive Director. Knowledge of animal care and strong qualifications in fundraising, business and people management skills, shelter operation, grant applications and governmental relationship required. Excellent salary. Send resume to: Hans J. Balmer, Symtech, Inc., P.O. Box 4668 - Station B, Spartanburg, SC 29305. Posted 12/21/00.


Fundraising and Public Relations. The Central Texas SPCA Animal Shelter, a non-profit organization based just outside Austin, TX is seeking a self-motivated professional to plan and implement all aspects of fundraising and public relations. The successful candidate will be responsible for building and expanding individual, corporate and major gift programs, including obtaining support from foundations and creating and implementing special events for prospect cultivation. Experience preferred with raising gifts from a diverse group of donors. Must possess exceptional written, verbal and computer skills. Knowledge of homeless animal environment a plus. Flexible hours. Mail/email resume and cover letter with salary requirements and three professional references to: Central Texas SPCA, P. O. Box 98, Cedar Park, TX 78630 or [email protected]. Posted 1/30/01.

Humane Education

Humane Educator for Women's Humane Society, 3839 Richlieu Road, Bensalem, PA, 19020-5470, (215) 750-3100, ext. 241, E-mail: [email protected]. Full-time position: Research, design and implement humane education and community outreach programs, co-write/proofread articles for newsletter, work Special Events (occasional weekends and evenings), work with volunteers. Assist Ed. Director as needed. Requirements: Experience in teaching and/or animal field (science and/or legislative background an asset), drivers license. Must respect and adhere to Society's animal-welfare policy. Skills needed: research/writing, public speaking, problem solving, creative thinking, computer, organizing, working independently, meeting deadlines, and a good sense of humor. Posted 12/14/00.


None currently.


Kennel/Animal Care Supervisor. Whitman County Humane Society, Inc. is seeking an experienced, full-time Kennel/Animal Care Supervisor for a small but rapidly expanding shelter in Eastern Washington state. Responsible for kennel operations, animal care, vaccinations, coordinating spay/neuter program, adoptions, and supervising shelter staff and volunteers. To apply please send resume to Ray Schulhauser, WCHS President, W. 101 Main A, Pullman, WA 99163. Posted 1/23/01.

Shelter Manager for a progressive animal shelter. Responsible for supervising day to day shelter operations, directing animal care plans, including OR, medical treatments, vaccinations, etc., supervision of all direct animal care employees. Send salary requirements and resume to: Karen Medicus, 124 W. Anderson Lane, Austin, TX, 78752 or email to: [email protected] (MS Word or text file please). Posted 1/12/01

Animal Services Manager. Monthly salary $5438-$6611. Antioch, CA. Manages the Animal Services Division within the Police Department. Any combination of education & experience that provides the required knowledge & abilities is qualifying, i.e. BA Degree in Public or Business Administration or related field, & 4 years of experience in the care & handling of domestic animals, including 2 years at a supervisory level. For City application, contact: Personnel Department; City of Antioch; 3rd & "H" Streets; Antioch, CA 94509-5007; (925) 779-7022; Closing date for Application: February 1, 2001. EOE. Posted 1/5/01

Kennel Supervisor. El Dorado County; $2269 - $2758; Registered Veterinarian Technician Certification required. Final filing date is January 9, 2001, 5pm. You can obtain applications and a position description at or contact the Human Resources Department at (530) 621-5565. Our shelter is located in the Sierra Nevada Foothills, Placerville, CA. El Dorado County is an AA/EEO/ADA employer and a drug-free workplace. Posted 12/27/00.

Shelter Manager. Humane Society, in small scenic southern Indiana community seeking experienced, working, shelter manager. Strong communication skills, 5 years experience in humane shelters, problem solving, and desire to make positive difference on behalf of animals and people. Oversees and participates in daily operations, supervises staff of 2, hires, trains, and identify pet illnesses. Send resume and salary requirements to Brown County Humane Society, 128 South St. Rd. #135, Nashville, Indiana 47448. Posted 12/21/00.

Seeking Position

Humane Investigator or Animal Control Officer position in the Houston area sought by a college graduate with experience in a shelter environment, compassion, and dedication. I would consider any position where I can start a career in animal rescue and the prevention of cruelty and neglect. Please contact Ashley at [email protected] or (314)605-7863. Posted 12/27/00.

Challenging Executive Director position sought by successful entrepreneur with drive, energy and enthusiasm. Related experience in fundraising and strategic development. Contact Lisa Eaton for resume. 952-403-1700 or [email protected]

Veterinary Assistant with experience in shelter environment seeks part time position in or near DuPage County area of Chicago. Compassionate, easygoing, willing to learn. Salary flexible. Please contact Tamara at [email protected].

Veterinary Medicine

Licensed Vet Tech. Immediate FT position for a Licensed Vet Tech to assist with basic animal care and treatment. Send resume and salary requirements to: Stevens Swan Humane Society, 5664 Horatio Street, Utica, NY 13502 or fax 315-797-6362. Posted 1/30/01.

Veterinary Technician. Come join our great team at the Humane Society of Southern Arizona Spay/Neuter Clinic! Full-time, experience necessary for fast-paced environment, where 15,000-17,000 surgeries are performed annually. Excellent benefits. Must be compassionate towards animals and animal welfare. Please fax (520/325-7190) or mail resume to, or complete application at, Humane Society of So. AZ, 3450 N. Kelvin, Tucson 857l6. No phone calls please. Posted 1/25/01.

Veterinary Technician. New position atprogressive SPCA (5,000+ animals per year) inCharlottesville, Virginia. Responsible for monitoring/coordinating general healthcare, vaccinations, medications, lab and paperwork, euthanasia and clinic appointments for shelter animals. Must be experienced, able to manage animal care personnel and work with the general public. Must be able to function well in a fast-paced, busy environment. Will assist in the transition to a new shelter clinic in 2001and coordinate clinic/emergency service staffing with vet school students.Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter to: Whitney Mason, Executive Director, Charlottesville-Albemarle SPCA, P.O. Box 7047, Charlottesville, VA. 22906. Fax: 804-973-5271 E-mail: [email protected]. Posted 1/18/01.

Veterinarians, Vet Techs and Vet Assistants: Do you want to make a real difference? If so, the Center for Animal Care and Control seeks Veterinarians, Vet Techs and Vet Assistants with a desire to provide exceptional animal care for full and part time positions in our New York shelter system. We are looking for energetic, personable individuals to join our TEAM. Must have previous experience and excellent communication skills. Must be available weekends and evenings. Competitive starting salary and benefits. Send resumes to: Human Resources, CACC, 11 Park Place - Room 805, New York, NY 10007; Fax: (212) 442-2066. Posted 1/5/01.

Veterinarian sought for the Humane Society of Greater Miami. We currently have 3 Veterinarians and 5 Vet Technicians employed in the Miami area. Job duties and responsibilities consist of overseeing the public healthcare clinic and performing high volume spay/neuter services for the public and shelter. This is a rewarding position for those interested in social and animal welfare concerns. Our public healthcare clinic assists low income citizens care for their pets and our high volume spay/neuter operations are critical to controlling the unwanted pet population of the Miami/Dade County area. The Miami area is a diverse, exciting community to live in. We are close to the beaches including South Beach and Coconut Grove. This position is a working management position. We offer an excellent benefits package and a competitive salary to qualified applicants. All interested applicants should contact: Gaylene Lee, 305-696-0800, ext 12; or Fax resume to 305-696-4434 or; email [email protected]. Posted 1/5/01.

NY State Licensed Veterinary Technician. The Tompkins County SPCA in Ithaca, NY has an employment opening for a NY State Licensed Veterinary Technician. This person will oversee the daily health care of the animals at our shelter. We are offering a consistent schedule, a competitive salary, and low-cost benefits. Interested parties can contact Susan Schonbeck, (607) 257-1822 ext 26. Posted 1/5/01.

Director of Veterinary Medicine for progressive animal sheltering organization with stationary and mobile clinic located in NJ (Philadelphia area). Full-time position, responsibilities include: spaying/neutering in both established stationary clinic and new mobile clinic that will serve the city of Camden; coordinating and supervising volunteer and subcontracted vets for both programs; and treatment of shelter animals. Must have NJ license and strong humane ethic, be experienced and willing to work in an environment that includes high-volume and pediatric spay/neuter. Salary range $60,000 - $75,000 plus benefits. Reply to Executive Director-AWA 509 Centennial Boulevard, Voorhees, NJ 08043; e-mail: [email protected]; fax: (856) 424-8318. Posted 12/28/00.

Volunteer Management

Volunteer/Special Events Coordinator. Humane Society of Harrisburg Area seeks a motivated individual to oversee volunteer recruitment, placement, and recognition/retention. Previous experience working with volunteers and volunteer groups, public speaking, and event planning experience preferred. This part-time position will require evening and weekend hours. Willing to work with/handle animals is required. Excellent communication and organization skills required. Non-profit experience a plus. Contact: Leslie Pazoureck; Humane Society of Harrisburg Area, Inc.; 7790 Grayson Road; Harrisburg, PA 17111; Phone: (717) 564-3320; Fax: (717) 564-1867; E-mail: [email protected]. Posted 1/25/01.

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