Located in Northern Colorado, Larimer Humane Society seeks qualified applicants for the management position of Supervising Veterinarian. Please include start date availability and salary requirements in your cover letter. As Northern Colorado’s largest open-admission animal care facility we provide shelter, medical attention and care to thousands of lost, abandoned, injured, abused, ill and orphaned animals each year. Serving in a leadership role, the Supervising Veterinarian is responsible for the daily operations of the Society’s Veterinary Services department managing the health of the Shelter population, the surgical program and disease control protocols. The position supervises Shelter Veterinarians, Veterinary Technicians and Assistants, Veterinary and Veterinary Technician students and department volunteers. Our Supervising Veterinarian is a key staff member collaborating and working closely with the Shelter Manager, the Director of Animal Protection and Control and the Foster and Transfer Coordinators. Must be licensed in the State of Colorado to practice veterinary medicine (or obtain license soon after hiring) and maintain certification. Minimum of one-year experience as an animal shelter veterinarian with substantial responsibilities for population level issues required. High quality/high volume surgical sterilization experience required. Must be qualified and eligible to obtain and maintain a DEA license and maintain Professional Liability Insurance. Minimum of more than one-year staff supervisory experience required as is emotional intelligence, work ethics and integrity skills. Commitment to the mission of Larimer Humane Society and the success of the Shelter’s medicine program and must embrace open-admission animal sheltering philosophy. Relocation assistance may be available.
Please visit our website to view the full job description: www.larimerhumane.org
Additional Salary Information: Available benefits include medical, vision, dental and accident insurance, paid time off and more.
About Larimer Humane Society
Founded in 1969 and located in Northern Colorado, Larimer Humane Society is an independent non-profit organization whose mission is to promote and provide responsible care and treatment of animals. As Northern Colorado's only open-door animal care facility we provide shelter, medical attention and care to approximately 12,000 lost, abandoned, injured, abused, ill and orphaned animals each year.
Through our quality adoptions and lost and found services, we place more than 3,500 companion animals into new homes annually and reunite more than 2,000 stray animals with their grateful owners.
Larimer Humane Society is also home to the Larimer County's only Animal Protection and Control unit. Through contractual agreements, Larimer Humane Society provides full service animal control for Fort Collins, Loveland and unincorporated areas of Larimer County as well as stray-animal sheltering for Wellington, Windsor, Timnath and Berthoud.
During the Fall of 2017 we opened our new, state-of-the-art Shelter located in Loveland, Colorado.