Employment

Thank you for your interest in employment with Foothills Animal Shelter. Our employees make a difference in the lives of thousands of animals and people in our community each year.

In order to more effectively support the community and the animals in our care, Foothills Animal Shelter is undergoing some exciting changes to its structure. Our hope is that with a new structure, we will be able to better focus on our mission of providing the best care possible for every animal that enters our doors. Check out the postings below detailing our currently available positions.

Current Job Openings

Foster Care Coordinator

Foothills Animal Shelter, employing 50 staff and serving 9,500 animals annually, is seeking a dependable, organized individual to support the Shelter’s mission to deliver high quality, high-performance foster volunteer and pet support.

To see the full position description, click here.

To apply for this position, please email a cover letter and resume detailing your qualifications and experience as it relates to this opportunity to lmontgomery@fas4pets.org no later than 5 p.m. MST, Thursday, March 2, 2017. Candidates who fail to provide all of the information requested may not be considered.


 

Veterinary Technician

Foothills Animal Shelter, a quasi-governmental organization providing shelter services to over 9,500 animals each year, is seeking a compassionate and dedicated Veterinary Technician for full-time employment. We are a highly mission driven organization to our mission statement that Foothills Animal Shelter is dedicated to providing the best care possible for every animal that enters our doors. Our four key principles of our organization are Community, Adopt, Reunited and Educate (C.A.R.E.) and strive to advance within each day.

The individual will administer medications and vaccinations, maintain clinical records in a computer software system, and perform initial and ongoing health assessments of animals to note any changes in their condition. A portion of the scheduled days are spent in a high quality-high volume surgery environment. Prior experience and proficiency in anesthesia and surgery is required.

The position requires knowledge in animal care, disease, restraint and may at times assist with euthanasia procedures. Applicants must be self-motivated as well as a good team player, possess surgical skills, have experience with animal handling, health and behavior, and take pride in their compassion for animals. CVT licensure is strongly preferred, but not required and at least one year experience is preferred, although for the right, dedicated professional we may be flexible. A strong commitment to the welfare and proper treatment of animals is required.

This is a full-time position, with excellent benefits, working for a highly mission-driven organization. Starting salary will be $13-15 per hour, depending on experience and the Shelter offers 100% paid medical and dental premiums, vacation, sick and holiday leave, and more!

For a detailed position description, click here.

To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to jstauffer@fas4pets.org with Vet Tech Opportunity in the subject line. Applications must be received no later than 5 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.