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Canine College
Admissions Specialist
Location: Farmington Hills, MI 

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Certified and licensed, award winning dog care services offering daycare, boarding, grooming, training, and retail – a structured environment where dogs can utilize innate pack skills and, well, be themselves! Michigan’s premier dog care services provider located in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

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Animal Humane Society
Behavior Modification and Rehabilitation Specialist
Location: Golden Valley, MN
Description
The Behavior Modification and Rehabilitation Specialist develops and implements behavior modification programs for dogs and cats at AHS. Responsibilities include identification of target behaviors for intervention, protocol development, animal enrollment and participation in outcomes research and program evaluation. Along with the manager, the BMR Specialist will help evaluate the programs by collecting data, analysis, and presenting the findings to the organization.
Qualifications Required:
BS degree in related field and 2 years shelter and behavior modification experience.
Must be CPDT-KA/CBCC-KA or demonstrate in depth knowledge and experience in the field of behavior modification.
Must possess knowledge of common behavior problems in companion animals as well as learning theory.
Experienced and comfortable handling dogs and cats of all breeds.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Possess the ability to make decisions when necessary in accordance to AHS policy.
Must be able to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, experience with Microsoft Office and Pet Point software a plus.
Must be able to travel to all AHS sites.
Valid MN Driver’s License required.
Must be able to handle the emotional aspect of work in an animal shelter environment, including the use of euthanasia
Full time position, 40 hours/week, days will vary

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Friends For the Dearborn Animal Shelter
Offsite Adoption Coordinator
Location: Dearborn, MI
Looking for self-starter to plan and execute offsite adoption events. The successful candidate will have excellent customer service skills, and the ability to manage volunteers and partner relationships. Good computer skills are necessary for this position, photography experience a plus.

Part-time position: 20-28 hours depending on skills (hours somewhat flexible, Saturdays and some Sundays required)
Compensation: $8.50 per hour
For best consideration, submit your cover letter and resume.  Resumes will be accepted for this position until it is filled.  No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

Dearborn Animal Shelter
2661 Greenfield
Dearborn, MI  48120

klash@michiganpaw.org

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MICHIGAN HUMANE SOCIETY

Receptionist
Location: Detroit
The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has a part-time opening for a Receptionist at our Detroit veterinary center to assist with front office duties. Schedule will include weekdays and Saturdays.

The Receptionist’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering the phone; educating the public; scheduling appointments; quoting fees and explaining payment procedures; processing prescription refills and food orders; checking patients in and out for appointments; preparing patient records for surgery admissions; creating post-op invoices and instructions; releasing animals from surgery; administrative work including accounting tasks and creating medical records; and assisting veterinary center staff as needed.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED; Receptionist experience and experience working with animals are preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong public relations and customer service skills, computer skills (including experience with Cornerstone software), the ability to work in a fast-paced office, and a professional and positive attitude. They must uphold the principles and beliefs of the organization at all times; focus on solving conflicts; maintain confidentiality; listen to customers without interruption; keep emotions under control; be a team player; write clearly and informatively; read and interpret standard operating procedures and protocols; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; observe safety and security procedures; and use equipment and materials properly.

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply. For best consideration, submit your cover letter and resume. Resumes will be accepted for this position until it is filled. No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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Customer Service Representative/Animal Care Technician
Location: Rochester Hills
The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has an opening for a part-time Customer Service Representative/Animal Care Technician (CSR/ACT) at our Rochester Hills Center for Animal Care.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing general information and support to the public on the phone and in person, greeting customers as they enter the facility and directing them to appropriate areas, effectively explaining procedures and protocols, screening adoption applicants, and processing adoption paperwork.  The CSR/ACT is also responsible for maintaining the overall cleanliness of the adoption center and providing direct care and maintenance to all animals, including feeding, general husbandry, and cleaning enclosures.  Schedule will include both weekend days; candidate must be willing to travel between the Rochester Hills adoption center and the Sterling Heights Petco adoption center.

The CSR/ACT must maintain a professional and positive attitude and uphold the principles and beliefs of the organization at all times; focus on solving conflicts; maintain confidentiality; listen to customers without interruption; keep emotions under control; write clearly and informatively; read and interpret standard operating procedures and protocols; follow instructions; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; observe safety and security procedures; and use equipment and materials properly.  Basic computer skills are a must as this position requires CSR/ACT’s to perform computer data entry on a daily basis.  In addition, candidates must have a friendly, welcoming demeanor and truly enjoy working with the public.

Candidates must have a High School diploma; six to nine months of excellent customer service experience is also required.  Candidates must be able to perform professionally in a pressure-filled environment; feed and water animals according to schedules and established protocol; clean and disinfect kennels, cages, and yard areas; maintain facility grounds to ensure all fecal matter and debris is removed; observe animals for signs of illness and advise proper personnel accordingly; hold animals during euthanasia process; bathe animals in accordance with established guidelines; exercise animals regularly to minimize the adoption center environment stress; and complete laundry and dish washing timely and effectively.

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply. For best consideration, submit a cover letter and resume.  The position will be posted until it is filled.  No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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Animal Transport Driver
Location: Westland
The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has a full-time opening for an Animal Transport Driver at our Berman Center for Animal Care in Westland. The primary focus of this position is to transport animals between MHS adoption centers and from transfer partners as needed. Schedule will include weekdays and Saturdays, and dependable attendance is a must!

The Animal Transport Driver’s responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to: safely and effectively driving MHS vehicles to designated destinations; ensuring vehicles are properly maintained by immediately reporting issues; cleaning and sanitizing vehicle (including cages and crates) in accordance with established protocol after each transport; conducting basic medical and behavioral evaluations of animals; administering vaccinations; feeding and providing water to animals according to schedules and established protocol; cleaning and disinfecting kennels, cages, and yard areas; holding animals during euthanasia process; completing laundry and dish washing timely and effectively; and participating in special events as needed. Additional duties may be assigned.

Candidates must have a High School diploma or GED, one to two years related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience. They must also have a clean driving record; excellent time management skills; excellent interpersonal skills; the ability to make decisions independently; and the ability to frequently lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds. Prior animal handling experience is a plus as the Animal Transporter must safely handle all animals; however, MHS is willing to train.

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply.  For best consideration, submit your cover letter and resume. Resumes will be accepted for this position until it is filled. No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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Clinic Receptionist
Location: Westland
The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has a full-time opening for a Clinic Receptionist at our Berman Center veterinary center in Westland to assist with front office duties. Schedule will include weekdays, weekends, and evenings.

The Clinic Receptionist’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: answering the phone; educating the public; scheduling appointments; quoting fees and explaining payment procedures; processing prescription refills and food orders; checking patients in and out for appointments; preparing patient records for surgery admissions; creating post-op invoices and instructions; releasing animals from surgery; administrative work including accounting tasks and creating medical records; and assisting veterinary center staff as needed.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED; Receptionist experience and experience working with animals are preferred. The ideal candidate will have strong public relations and customer service skills, computer skills (including experience with Cornerstone software), the ability to work in a fast-paced office, and a professional and positive attitude. They must uphold the principles and beliefs of the organization at all times; focus on solving conflicts; maintain confidentiality; listen to customers without interruption; keep emotions under control; be a team player; write clearly and informatively; read and interpret standard operating procedures and protocols; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; observe safety and security procedures; and use equipment and materials properly.

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply. For best consideration, submit your cover letter and resume. Resumes will be accepted for this position until it is filled. No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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Customer Service Representative/Animal Care Technician
Location: Westland
The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has an opening for a full-time Customer Service Representative/Animal Care Technician (CSR/ACT) at our Berman Center for Animal Care in Westland.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: providing general information and support to the public on the phone and in person, greeting customers as they enter the facility and directing them to appropriate areas, effectively explaining procedures and protocols, screening adoption applicants, and processing adoption paperwork.  The CSR/ACT is also responsible for maintaining the overall cleanliness of the adoption center and providing direct care and maintenance to all animals, including feeding, general husbandry, and cleaning enclosures. Schedule will include both weekend days.

The CSR/ACT must maintain a professional and positive attitude and uphold the principles and beliefs of the organization at all times; focus on solving conflicts; maintain confidentiality; listen to customers without interruption; keep emotions under control; write clearly and informatively; read and interpret standard operating procedures and protocols; follow instructions; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; observe safety and security procedures; and use equipment and materials properly. Basic computer skills are a must as this position requires CSR/ACT’s to perform computer data entry on a daily basis. In addition, candidates must have a friendly, welcoming demeanor and truly enjoy working with the public.

Candidates must have a High School diploma; six to nine months of excellent customer service experience is also required.  Candidates must be able to perform professionally in a pressure-filled environment; feed and water animals according to schedules and established protocol; clean and disinfect kennels, cages, and yard areas; maintain facility grounds to ensure all fecal matter and debris is removed; observe animals for signs of illness and advise proper personnel accordingly; hold animals during euthanasia process; bathe animals in accordance with established guidelines; exercise animals regularly to minimize the adoption center environment stress; and complete laundry and dish washing timely and effectively.

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply. For best consideration, submit a cover letter and resume. The position will be posted until it is filled. No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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Maintenance Technician

The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has an opening for a full-time Maintenance Technician at our Rochester Hills Center for Animal Care. As an MHS Maintenance Technician, every time you troubleshoot a maintenance problem, perform a repair, or maintain the facilities, you improve the quality of care for thousands of animals that come through our doors each year.

Do you have what it takes to join our team and help save countless animal lives? We are looking for a Maintenance Technician who:

  • Loves helping people and animals in need of maintenance assistance
  • Enjoys working as part of a team or independently
  • Is committed to maintaining a safe environment for people and animals
  • Has basic knowledge of various trades (such as plumbing, carpentry, electrical, machine repair, construction, masonry, HVAC, painting, roofing, and grounds work) and is willing to learn more
  • Can perform preventative maintenance on machines, equipment, and facilities

Position Requirements: Candidates must

  • Have a high school or tech school diploma
  • Have at least two (2) years of experience in a maintenance environment with demonstrated aptitude with trades
  • Be able to read and interpret instructions, manuals, drawings, and specifications; write reports and correspondence
  • Be able to lift and/or move up to 100 pounds
  • Have a Michigan driver’s license with a good driving record
  • Have flexibility in scheduling as schedule will include weekdays, weekends, evenings and occasional early morning and late night work
  • Be able to travel to multiple locations

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply. For best consideration, submit a cover letter and resume.  Resumes will be accepted for this position until it is filled.  No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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Veterinary Technician
Location: Rochester Hills
The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has a full-time opening for a Veterinary Technician to directly support Veterinarians at our Rochester Hills veterinary center. New graduates are welcome, and LVT’s are encouraged (but not required).

The Veterinary Technician’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: administering medications and vaccines as well as other treatments; treating outpatient and hospitalized animals; assisting in surgery, including administering and monitoring anesthesia as well as preparation and recovery of patients and maintaining surgical equipment; performing procedures such as dentals, laboratory tests, and radiographs; filling and labeling prescriptions; documenting medical records; providing client education; maintaining a clean and sanitary clinic environment; monitoring supplies; and performing administrative tasks.

Candidates must have a high school diploma or GED as well as previous training and experience in the veterinary field (experience in a veterinary clinic setting preferred). They must also maintain a positive work ethic and professional appearance at all times, have good communication skills, work independently with minimal supervision but also be a team player, be detail-oriented, and have basic computer skills.

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply. For best consideration, submit your cover letter and resume. Resumes will be accepted for this position until it is filled. No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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Veterinarian
Location: Westland
The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has 2 full-time openings for a Veterinarian at our Berman Center veterinary center in Westland.  MHS provides a full service hospital with a large surgical caseload and well equipped facility for diagnostics and care of animals, and Veterinarians are responsible for delivering high quality veterinary care for both internal and external clientele.

The Veterinarian’s responsibilities include, but are not limited to: examining, diagnosing, prescribing, and treating outpatient and hospitalized animals; performing routine services such as administering vaccines and medications; performing sterilizations and other surgeries; performing emergency triage and stabilizing ill and injured animals; interpreting diagnostic tests; maintaining medical records; providing client education and payment information; and directing other veterinary center staff.

Candidates must hold a DVM license in the State of Michigan, hold or be eligible for a state controlled license, hold or be eligible to hold a DEA license, and hold or be eligible to hold accreditation from the USDA.  They must also have a positive work ethic and professional appearance at all times, good verbal and written communication skills, be detail oriented and organized, be able to multitask, be able to work independently as well as part of a team, and have basic computer skills.

Pay is commensurate with experience.  Employees receive Paid Time Off, a 403(b) salary deferral plan, and employee discounts.  Full time employees are eligible for health, dental, and prescription coverage as well as life and disability insurance.  Veterinarians also receive a continuing education allowance and a uniform allowance.

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply. For best consideration, submit your cover letter and resume.  The position will be posted until it is filled.  No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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Animal Care Technician
Location: Westland
The Michigan Humane Society (MHS) has an opening for a full-time Animal Care Technician (ACT) at our Berman Center for Animal Care in Westland.  Responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to, providing direct care and maintenance for all animals in the adoption center, including feeding, general husbandry, and cleaning of the kennels, Shoreline cages, and all adoption center areas.  Schedule will include weekdays, weekends, and evenings.

The ACT must maintain a professional and positive attitude and uphold the principles and beliefs of the organization at all times; keep emotions under control; read and interpret standard operating procedures and protocols; follow instructions; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; observe safety and security procedures; and use equipment and materials properly. Reliable attendance is a must!

Candidates must have a High School diploma or GED as well as one to three months of related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidate must be able to feed and water animals according to schedules and established protocol; clean and disinfect kennels, cages, and yard areas; maintain facility grounds to ensure all fecal matter and debris is removed; observe animals for signs of illness and advise proper personnel accordingly; hold animals during euthanasia process; bathe animals in accordance with established guidelines; complete end of day rounds and shut down animal rooms; lift up to fifty (50) pounds; and complete laundry and dish washing timely and effectively.

Visit the Michigan Humane Society’s website at www.michiganhumane.org to apply. For best consideration, submit a cover letter and resume.  Resumes will be accepted for this position until it is filled.  No phone calls, faxes, or third parties will be accepted.

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