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Animal Behavior Assistant
(Full-time / Split time between Lahaska and Quakertown)
Bucks County SPCA is hiring for a full-time team member on our Animal Behavior team. This person will split their time between our shelters in Lahaska and Quakertown. The essential functions of this job will require the applicant to be comfortable with shelter animals with an unknown history, including some who may be aggressive. Animal evaluations, training to help with adoption placement, behavior modification and environmental enrichment are all crucial functions. The applicant should have a minimum of 2 years’ experience working with cats and dogs in a shelter environment. They should also have skills in clicker training and a working knowledge of positive reinforcement, both in use and instructing other people. The applicant will need to be professional, respectful, and positive when dealing with all team members, volunteers and members of the public.
(Full-time /Split time between Lahaska and Quakertown)
The shelter medicine program is a key component in our efforts to achieve BCSPCA’s objectives focused on caring for animals and improving placement rates. The Staff Veterinarian is a key member of the Shelter Medicine department, bringing his/her knowledge of shelter animal care and surgical expertise to the team. The Staff Veterinarian will be responsible for performing surgical procedures (primarily spay/neuter of cats, dogs and rabbits) and physical examinations on healthy and sick shelter animals. This position requires knowledge of and an interest in Shelter Medicine.
The Staff Veterinarian position is an exempt, full time, 40 hours per week position, which includes one day on the weekend. This position is split between our Lahaska and Quakertown shelters. Resumes should be emailed to HR@bcspca.org or mailed to Bucks County SPCA, 60 Reservoir Road, Quakertown, PA 18951.