The Sioux Falls Area Humane Society (SFAHS), located on Benson Road in Eastern Sioux Falls, is seeking a self-motivated, caring, and reliable full-time Veterinarian Assistant or Veterinarian Technician to add to our medical team.
In the role of a shelter Vet Assistant or Vet Technician, you will be responsible for overseeing the well-being of hundreds of animals on a daily basis. Early detection and communication to establish effective treatment is critical. Applicants must be able to communicate well, and work closely with all members of staff. In addition to providing a safe haven for all animals that come through our doors, the goal of the SFAHS is to address overpopulation by spaying and neutering, along with educating the public. It is vital to our cause that our staff members are dependable and exhibit a professional demeanor at all times.
Clinical experience is not required, however, preference will be given to those with a background in animal care or previous experience in a clinical setting. Preference will also be given to those who have completed a Veterinary Technology degree. A minimum of a high school diploma/ GED is required. Applicants must be skilled/comfortable assisting in surgical protocols, euthanasia procedures, routine exams, and speaking with members of the public when warranted. Experience or interest in shelter medicine preferred, but not required.
This full-time position includes rotating weekends and holidays. Work hours are from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. As a FT employee, you will qualify for a variety of benefits offered by a non-profit organization. Join our amazing team and make a difference that fills your heart and others. EOE Apply today!!