Have you been searching for the chance to make a paws-itive impact on the lives of many homeless animals? Do you want to help get animals all ready to find their fur-ever home? Would you like some flexibility while doing all of the above?
If you answered yes to any of these questions – then you have found the right job opening!
The Animal Rescue League of Iowa, Inc. (ARL) is seeking an experienced Staff Veterinarian to add to our medical staff. This position would work at both our ARL Main location that is complete with 2 surgery suites, as well as our now being build *all new* Animal Services Building in Des Moines.
This position will be doing spay/neuter surgeries, and other needed veterinary work on a variety of species (mostly dogs and cats), as well as medical treatments of the general population. This position also provides support on enforcement efforts in cases of neglect.
Here’s what we ask of you:
Qualified candidates should have the following:
Experience practicing in a shelter, private practice, or equivalent.
A high level of skill, with the ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment.
Experience with community cats and TNR (preferred)
Experience doing dentals (preferred)
The Staff Veterinarian is on call after hours every other week. Being on call will primarily be via phone to give advice to staff, with the rare need to come in after hours as we utilize an emergency referral center for serious injuries.
Flexible schedule - let’s talk and see what works for you!
Cooperative goal-oriented working environment that provides help to animals
Ability to work with top of the line equipment
Student loan repayment assistance for veterinary school
Health, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance
Short and long-term disability
401(k) plan & employer match
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Veterinary Assistance Program
Animal House Discount
If that’s not enough – we offer lots of dog kisses and kitty purrs – and horse whinnies to boot!
If you’re interested in joining our amazing team, please send resume, and any pay requirements, to Carol Griglione at email@example.com.
The Animal Rescue League of Iowa (ARL) is Iowa's largest nonprofit animal shelter, caring for thousands of pets yearly. The ARL is an award winning, progressive animal shelter. We are open access with a very high live release rate. The ARL serves people and pets from across the state of Iowa through its programs, which include pet adoption, humane education, pet behavior training, spay/neuter, animal cruelty intervention and much more. The Animal Rescue League is dependent on individual and corporate contributions to care for its animals.