Now Hiring: Full-time Veterinary Assistant

Are you ready to join a dynamic organization in a brand-new department? Looking to bring your passion for animals, helping people, and strong customer service skills to Dakin? Then read on!

Dakin has created a brand-new department for public medical services. We have opened a community clinic to provide services to clients in Dakin’s service area. Do you want to work in an environment that is welcoming, friendly, and supportive and has no shortage of humor? Do you dream about becoming part of a team that makes a difference in the lives of shelter animals and those living in the community? Do you want to work a 4-day workweek with no weekend days and no overtime required? If this sounds like you then Dakin Humane Society wants to know!

We are hiring for a full-time Veterinary Assistant for our new Pet Health Center.

What we’re looking for…

Dakin is looking for an animal superhero to join the organization’s Pet Health Center Veterinary team. Our Veterinary Assistants ensure care is being performed to the highest standards while lending their voice to help shape the organization's future. We are looking for a creative individual who is passionate about providing quality, advanced veterinary care for our patients while sharing information and collaborating with our community and each other, and working together as a cohesive team.

Interested individuals must be able to handle multiple priorities and enjoy a busy environment. Responsibilities will include but are not limited to, assisting our Veterinarians during the performance of exams on patients, running appointments, collecting detailed medical histories, and providing client education and care.

We are looking for applicants with prior animal handling experience in a veterinary clinic, kennel, or grooming facility. Clear communication, attention to detail, and ability to focus is necessary.

Excellent benefits including extremely generous PTO (like 30 days in your second year of full-time employment, 35 days in your third year)!

What's the pay? $16.00 to $18.00 per hour depending on experience.

Schedule: 10-hour shifts, Monday to Thursday

Interested in applying?

Please fill out the form at the bottom of this page and submit both your detailed cover letter and your resume.

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