June 10, 2009

Hot Jobs 40: Animal Jobs

Happy Hot Jobs Day! As you know, each Wednesday, I post three hot new job openings from our job database at the JobMonkey Job Center.

There are tons of great new job leads over at the Job Center right now, including opportunities dozens of opportunities to work at a casino, if that’s your thing. This week’s leads also feature a number of jobs working with animals, three of which I’m going to spotlight today. If you want to learn more about working with animals, check out JobMonkey’s section on animal jobs.

1. Licensed Veterinary Technician Job, Animal Medical Center, New York, NY
The Animal Medical Center in New York is looking for licensed veterinary technicians to provide assistance to veterinarians with using minimally invasive procedures. Areas of responsibility will include performing anesthesia on patients requiring minimally invasive interventional radiologic/endoscopic procedures, placing triple lumen jugular catheters, performing CVPs, epidurals and sampling lines. Administrative duties may include maintaining and inventorying equipment and medication, data entry, and assisting with clinical research cases/protocols. Occasional travel may be required for special cases and medical conventions. The ideal candidate will be a nurse practitioner with expertise in patient care, including comfort dealing with critically ill animals. He or she must possess New York State Veterinary Technician’s license. The technician will work four days per week, Monday through Thursday, ten hours per day.

2. Coordinator, Conservation and Education Philanthropy, The National Wildlife Federation, Reston, VA
The National Wildlife Federation is seeking to hire a coordinator of the Conservation & Education Philanthropy team. The coordinator will be responsible for raising foundation, government and corporate restricted funding for assigned programs with guidance from the Senior Director and Associate Director. The ideal candidate will have a college degree (although it is not required), with at least two years of professional experience and excellent organizational and communication skills. Also essential is attention to detail, proofreading skills and advanced computer skills.

3. Animal Care Supervisor Job, American Humane Association, Florida Keys, FL
The American Humane Association in the Florida Keys is looking to hire an Animal Care Supervisor to oversee kennel operations, health care, euthanasia, administrative and support services for animal care issues. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience in animal shelter administration, animal health care management, or animal hospital office management, along with supervisory experience. Related coursework is helpful but not required.

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