Employment

The Peninsula SPCA is currently accepting applications for the following positions:


Barnyard/Facility Manager (FT/Salaried)

Position manages the Peninsula SPCA’s Barnyard Operations and Grounds Upkeep

Summary:       Responsible for the care, feeding, and enrichment of barnyard animals.  Supervises volunteers and barnyard assistants.  Ensures maintenance and upkeep of the shelter and grounds. Works closely with barnyard veterinarian to ensure the highest quality of care and medical attention is provided.  Coordinates with Humane Education Manager to provide educational and engaging experiences for all visitors.

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Barnyard/Facility Assistant (PT/Hourly)

Position provides primary care for barnyard animals and assists with grounds/facility maintenance

Summary:       Responsible for the care, feeding, and enrichment of barnyard animals.  Treats animals with kindness and respect.  Maintains a clean and sanitary environment for animal health and safety.  Ensures maintenance and upkeep of the shelter and grounds. Provides educational, safe and engaging experiences for all visitors.

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Front Desk & Adoption Specialist (PT/Hourly)

Summary: Greets & assists guests efficiently, courteously and professionally; works in a team with animal welfare and veterinary specialists to provide exemplary customer service and support to clients and guests; processes animal intakes and adoptions; Assists with clerical duties on vaccination clinic days; processes payments for adoptions, clinic fees, donations, and other transactions as deemed necessary; utilizes proper cash handling procedures in accordance to company policies; maintains confidentiality of information as appropriate; interacts professionally and in a friendly manner with the public in person, on the telephone and by email/social media as directed; maintains a clean and sanitary environment for animal health and safety; treats animals with kindness and respect.

This position is estimated to require approx. 30 hours per week

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How To Apply

Interested candidates should come to the Peninsula SPCA Animal Shelter and Humane Education/Outreach Center at 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. in Newport News to submit a resume (if applicable) and to complete an employment application.

Kennel Attendant (PT/Hourly)

Summary:  Provide primary care for sheltered animals; treat animals with kindness and respect, help socialize animals to make them more adoptable; maintain a clean and sanitary environment for animal health and safety; facilitate animal interaction with potential adopters; maintain confidentiality of information as appropriate; interact professionally and in a friendly manner with the public.

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How To Apply

Interested candidates should come to the Peninsula SPCA Animal Shelter and Humane Education/Outreach Center at 523 J. Clyde Morris Blvd. in Newport News to submit a resume (if applicable) and to complete an employment application.


Shelter Veterinarian

Peninsula SPCA, Newport News, Virginia

Job Description

The Peninsula SPCA, an Adoption Guarantee animal shelter and humane education center, seeks an innovative, experienced veterinarian with a passion for shelter medicine to lead our clinic and animal care staff as we expand our public clinic service offerings on the Virginia Peninsula. This position serves as the Veterinarian-in-Charge for the Peninsula SPCA and oversees all aspects of veterinary care for both the shelter’s adoptable animals as well as the animals in our Petting Zoo and animal clients seen at our walk-in vaccination clinics and scheduled spay/neuter clinic. This position reports directly to the shelter’s Executive Director and works closely with shelter management, animal care staff and the clinic’s client base. The SV performs all surgical procedures at the PSPCA, including spay/neuter surgeries through the shelter’s clinic, and performs/supervises all vaccination and other procedures that take place through our low-cost clinics. The SV will also lead the coming expansion of clinic services offered to include future evening walk-in clinic opportunities.

In addition to sheltering small animals such as dogs, cats and rabbits, the PSPCA houses a Petting Zoo where goats, sheep, alpacas, miniature donkeys and other farm-type animals are kept; the general veterinary health of these animals is also under the supervision of the SV. Other responsibilities include hiring, training and supervising medical staff; departmental budgeting; updating medical protocols and SOPs and participation in staff and Board meetings as requested. Benefits offered include paid holidays and vacation; an employee health insurance plan and a retirement savings plan.

This position is estimated to require 32-40 hours per week.

How To Apply

Please email a cover letter, resume, and professional references to megan@peninsulaspca.org  Applications may also be delivered in-person during the hours of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 523 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard in Newport News.