Now Accepting Applications For Veterinary Services Manager

POSITION AVAILABLE – Veterinary Services Manager oversees the operations of all veterinary services which will include shelter animal spay/neuter, grant driven public spay/neuter, wellness programs and diagnosis/treatment of injured and/or ill animals.  Participates in budget preparation and monitors adherence to approved budget.  Trains, assigns duties, supervises, evaluates and assures adequate staffing to ensure the effectiveness of the department’s programs.
 QUALIFICATIONS: PreferredAssociates degree (2 years college), Veterinary Technician degree or High School diploma required with a minimum of 4 years of work experience in the animal welfare field.

 >>>>> VETERINARY SERVICES MANAGER JOB DESCRIPTION PDF

Now Accepting Applications For Dispatcher

POSITIONS AVAILABLE - Dispatcher position provides telephone/radio communication services to the community and animal
service officers regarding animal control issues within the city limits of Chattanooga. The Dispatcher is the first point of
contact for all incoming calls to the Center.
QUALIFICATIONS: College degree and/or three years’ experience in the field of animal control.     Experience in animal protection, investigation, management, administration, shelter operations, military service, law enforcement, criminal justice or public security are required related employment fields.  Minimum two years of supervisory experience desired.  Minimum two years of working with the public desired.  Proof of education (minimum high school diploma) required.

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Now Accepting Applications For Animal Caretaker – Wards

POSITIONS AVAILABLE – Work within a team setting to oversee the health, well being, and general care of Center animals.  Responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people while providing humane handling and care for all Center animals on a daily basis.  Assist the public when admitting animals and promote responsible pet ownership.
QUALIFICATIONS: High school diploma is required.  Interest in animal care and welfare.  An outlook that is energetic, upbeat and positive. Experience interacting with the public.
>>>>> ANIMAL CARETAKER – WARDS JOB DESCRIPTION PDF

Now Accepting Applications For Veterinary Technician 

No positions currently available – Are you a veterinary technician looking for a new and exciting opportunity? Are you looking for a place with continual opportunities to learn? Well, here it is! McKamey Animal Center is seeking dedicated, enthusiastic professionals to join their team as veterinary technician.  The position is a 40 hour full time job.
The ideal candidate must have great work ethic, possess strong customer service skills,be self-motivated and team focused.
We have one full time doctor, three part time doctors and three licensed veterinary technicians on staff in the vet clinic. We primarily deal with small companion animals but on occasion will have pocket pets, exotics and livestock. We recognize the importance of the relationships between humans and animals and strive to spread the word of the importance of lifetime veterinary care for companion animals. Our vet clinic primarily focuses on the care of our in house animals, although we do offer grant subsidized spay and neuters to the public. We participate in Rescue Waggin and other transports in the eastern region to help place pets in their forever homes.  McKamey is also a teaching facility to the Chattanooga State Veterinary Technology Program and veterinary students at 5 different universities.
Education/Experience:  Ideal candidates will be an LVT/RVT/CVT. Experience with shelter software is a plus.  A high school diploma, veterinary technician degree, passing of the VTNE, and state licensure is required. We offer competitive wages, continuing education, health and dental insurance. Weekends and some holidays will be required.
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Now Accepting Applications For Animal Services Officer
No positions currently available – Officers provide animal services to the community, education regarding responsible ownership, enforcement of local ordinances and state law and first line protection to animals in need. 
 Education/Experience: Criminal Justice or related college degree preferred.  Proof of high school diploma is required.  Experience in animal protection, investigation, management, administration, shelter operations, military service, law enforcement, criminal justice or public security are required related employment fields.  Minimum two years working in an animal related field dealing with people/public.
 Position requirements: The staff rotation schedule requires a willingness to work when needed to maintain call standards, to be an on call officer working weekends and nights plus the open availability to work over time when needed.  Due to McKamey’s requirement of a 30 minute or less travel/response time for night emergency calls, applicants must live in Hamilton County.
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Now Accepting Applications For Adoption Counselor
Work within a team setting to oversee the health, well being, and general care of Center animals. Responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all Center animals on a daily basis. Assist the public when adopting animals and promote responsible pet ownership.
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Unless otherwise indicated in the job listing, here’s how to apply:
Download & print the employment application found below. Send completed application, cover letter and resume to paula@mckameyanimalcenter.org . Please place the name of the position you are applying for in the subject line of your email (ex. “Subject: Animal Services Officer”). OR you can FAX your completed application along with your resume’ to HR Dept. at: 423.305.6505. We would prefer that you do not call or walk-in to inquire about openings.
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The McKamey Animal Care and Adoption Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, Vietnam-era or disabled veteran status in its employment programs and policies.