Employment

We currently have the following open positions:
 

Full Time Vet Needed

FT dedicated enthusiastic & compassionate vet needed for established full-service clinic. The right candidate will have general surgical skills, ability to build strong relationships and a good ‘bedside’ manner with good verbal and written communication skills. Strong work ethic and will support our shelter’s mission, policies and practices. Very competitive salary/benefits. Internship-trained/experienced vet preferred but new/recent grads will be considered and trained. Contact Linda Estrada #708-636-8586 x232. Animal Welfare League, 10305 Southwest Highway, Chicago Ridge, IL 60415 Fax #708-636-9488 or email to Shirley.Johnson@animalwelfareleague.com

Experienced Veterinary Technician/Assistant

For busy, high volume low-cost vet clinic.

This candidate must possess strong communications skills, a positive attitude, and an outgoing personality, ability to work in a team setting, excellent customer service skills and a passion for patient care. Able to multi-task a must!

They must able to demonstrate the following technical skills:
Dog and cat restraint, client education knowledge and medical terminology, ability to navigate and utilize veterinary software programs, catheter placement, able to administer SQ/IM/IV injections, can perform urinalysis, fecals and utilize in house laboratory equipment, familiar with radiology positioning.

Contact Linda Estrada - 708-636-8586 x232.

Animal Welfare League
10305 Southwest Highway
Chicago Ridge, IL 60415
Fax #708-636-9488 or email to Shirley.Johnson@animalwelfareleague.com

FULL TIME KENNEL ATTENDANT. Applicant must be reliable, responsible and able to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends. Duties include cleaning and maintaining kennel areas. Perform related housekeeping duties. Deal courteously with the public. Handle animals safely and effectively. Participates in the intake of animals received, reclaimed by owners, and adoptions. Feeds and waters all animals in the shelter. Monitors shelter animals for health, temperament, and available kennel space. Cleans and disinfects animal runs, kennels, cages, receiving areas, holding areas, and laundry to ensure the health and well-being of the animal population.

Tasks require the regular and, at times, sustained performance of moderately physically demanding work, typically involving some combination of climbing and balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling, and that may involve the lifting, carrying, pushing, and/or pulling of moderately heavy objects and materials (20-50 pounds); may occasionally involve heavier objects and materials.
 
Please contact Shirley J. at #708-636-8586 x232 or Shirley.johnson@animalwelfareleague.com.  Fax #708-636-9488. Employment Application Attached

Please click here for an application.

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