Career Opportunities

The Humane Society of Greater Miami cares for hundreds of homeless dogs, cats, puppies and kittens each day. We depend on our team of staff and volunteers to help us help the animals! By joining the Humane Society of Greater Miami, you become part of a wonderful cause and of a great team. Only qualified applicants will be considered based on the position requirements. Please review below our current employment opportunities:

NORTH CLINIC MANAGER
VETERINARY APPOINTMENT SCHEDULER / FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST
SHELTER VETERINARY TECHNICIAN
SHELTER VETERINARIAN
ADOPTIONS COUNSELOR
KENNEL ASSOCIATE

 


NORTH CLINIC MANAGER

 POSITION SUMMARY:

Clinic manager is responsible to plan, direct and oversee clinic operations and fiscal health of the department of the Humane Society of Greater Miami North Miami Beach Clinic. The manager is also responsible for planning and maintaining work systems, procedures, and policies that enable and encourage top performance of employees. He/she reports to the Chief Medical Director and to the Executive Director.

GENERAL DUTIES

  • Responsible for the overall profitability of the clinic.
  • Maintain excellent customer service at all times; handle all customer issues in a professional, respectful and timely manner.
  • Oversee all clinic duties including but not limited to: work flow, supplies, inventory, revenue, expenses, appointment schedule and reports.
  • Oversee that the clinic is clean at all times including the reception desk area, lobby, exam rooms, cages, holding areas, floors and surgical suites.
  • Maintain good relationships with vendors and pharmaceutical reps.
  • Oversee employee schedules and manage PTO requests.
  • Submit employee Payroll forms accurately and timely to Medical Director or HR.
  • Setting and accomplishing goals by communicating job expectation; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Manage clinic team through recruiting, selecting and training employees.
  • Maintain proper documentation of all clinic clients in current patient software.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred. Minimum: High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • At least 2 years of managerial experience.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Ability to prioritize, organize, problem solve, and coordinate daily activities.
  • Ability to effectively respond to questions from clients, co-workers and management at all levels
  • Excellent work ethic.
  • Strong organization, time management, and decision making skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic math and writing skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel and DVM Manager (preferable).
  • Ability to handle very fast-paced and busy work environment.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Physical demands and work environment described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential function of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential function.

  • May be required to push, pull, lift and or carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Position requires prolonged walking, reaching, twisting, turning, kneeling, bending, and squatting.
  • Work involves walking, talking, listening, using hands to feel and search for abnormalities in pets.

Competitive pay, health insurance and discounts on clinic services and products. Please send your resume to dr.swan@humanesocietymiami.org.


VETERINARY APPOINTMENT SCHEDULER / FRONT DESK RECEPTIONIST

The Humane Society of Greater Miami is looking for a high-volume spay/neuter appointment scheduler for our clinic at the Cutler Bay location. This is a part-time position. Main responsibilities include: answering phone calls quickly and efficiently, booking surgical appointments, input of appropriate patient/client information using DVM software, performing general clean up duties as needed and handling financial transactions. The candidate must have excellent customer service skills and must be fluent in English and Spanish, written and spoken.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Answering phone calls quickly and efficiently
  • Booking surgical appointments
  • Input of appropriate patient/ client information using DVM software
  • Perform general clean up duties at end of day and during day as needed
  • Handling payments and refunds
  • Sit and stand for long periods while performing work duties
  • Able to lift 50 pounds.
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Must be fluent in English and Spanish, written and spoken
  • Must have reliable transportation
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Please send your resume to janet@humanesocietymiami.org.


 

SHELTER VETERINARY TECHNICIAN

The Humane Society of Greater Miami is looking for an experienced veterinary technician to join our team. The person for whom would best fill this position must be a reliable individual, a team player, be an independent thinker with excellent communication skills, have a high level of customer relation skills, and also must be able to multi-task in a very high volume, stressful situation if need be.

Responsibilities include performing a basic physical exam, blood draws, administering fluids, urinalysis, fecal exams, skin scrapes, and collecting and handling samples for in-house diagnostics and for submitting to referral laboratories.

Qualification requirements are: preferably certified veterinary technician and/or at least two years of experience working in a shelter, veterinary clinic, or similar environment as a veterinary technician; ability to perform drug calculations and data entry; experience of caring for, and handling animals in a safe, effective, and humane manner, handling cats as well as large and possibly untrained dogs. Proficiency in Microsoft Windows (Word and Excel) and the ability to learn new computer programs preferred.

Pay depending on experience. If interested in the position please stop by the shelter to fill out an application at 16101 West Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach, FL 33160 attention to “HR” or you may send your resume to  Sylvia@humanesocietymiami.org.


SHELTER VETERINARIAN

The Humane Society of Greater Miami is hiring a full time Shelter Veterinarian. Must be able to perform 30-35 surgeries a day. Other responsibilities include client education in the clinic and oversight of the care for our shelter animals. Previous experience in shelter medicine is desirable. Excellent surgical skills necessary. Minimum one weekend day required. Must have strong leadership skills and the ability to manage and communicate with staff and volunteers. This is an exciting, fast-paced and challenging position. Competitive salary and excellent benefit package included. Relocation package not included. Florida license required.

Please send resume to dr.swan@humanesocietymiami.org.


ADOPTIONS COUNSELOR

The Humane Society of Greater Miami is looking for an Adoptions Counselor responsible for delivering outstanding pet adoptions to the organization and as such is responsible for interviewing prospective parents, introducing them to the pet, and completing all adequate paperwork. Other responsibilities include providing outstanding customer service, office operations, scheduling appointments, ordering merchandise, general clerical and operating the cash register as necessary. The Adoption Counselor works directly with clients, guests, staff, and volunteers, providing courteous, friendly and professional assistance. Manages the first point of contact between a customer and the Humane Society of Greater Miami and thus, is responsible for ensuring that this first encounter is positive for the customer.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills required.
  • Strong customer relations skills and leadership capability.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, problem solve, and coordinate daily activities.
  • Ability to interpret statistical reports and financial information.
  • Possesses interpersonal skills, ability to interface with customers and their families.
  • Computer literate and skilled in Word and Excel required.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • High School or equivalent education
  • Experience in planning, judgment, implementation, communication, staff development, interpersonal skills and cost containment.

Some experience needed but will train, needs to be self motivated and compassionate towards animals. Pay depending on experience. Hours vary as shelter is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year including holidays. Hours can vary from 7:00am to 7:00pm. Looking for Part-time and Full-time. EOE + benefits package. If interested in the position please stop by the shelter to fill out an application at 16101 West Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach, FL 33160 attention to “HR”. You may send your resume to adoptions@humanesocietymiami.org.

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KENNEL ASSOCIATE

The Humane Society of Greater Miami is looking for someone to work hands on with cats/dogs cleaning cages/kennels where animals reside.

ANIMAL CARE:

  • Cleans and maintains cages, kennels, lifestyle rooms, quarantine area or isolation unit of the shelter, in such a manner as to provide a germ-free, odorless and low stress environment for the animals. Washes food and water bowls daily.
  • Feeds and provides daily care for all animals in the shelter’s care. Cleans and grooms animals (bathing and brushing).
  • Ensures that animals are walked, and that they receive clean bedding and toys on a daily basis.
  • Handles and controls animals admitted to the shelter by the Humane Society of Greater Miami. This may include, from time to time, difficult to handle animals.
  • Reports to the Shelter Veterinary Technician or Director of Animal Care and Shelter Operations any potential health or behavioral problems involving the animals in the organization’s care.
  • Knows all the animals by name and treats each one of them with love and respect.
  • Administering antibiotics or other oral medications per shelter technician’s instructions.

No experience needed, will train, but needs to be self motivated and compassionate towards animals. Hours vary as shelter is open 7 days a week, 365 days a year, including holidays. Hours can vary from 7:00am to 7:00pm. Looking for Part-time and Full-time. If interested in the position please stop by the shelter to fill out an application at 16101 West Dixie Highway, North Miami Beach, FL 33160 attention to “HR”. EOE + benefits package. You may send your resume to mara@humanesocietymiami.org.


 

Humane Society of Greater Miami is an AA/EO employer and actively seeks candidates from diverse backgrounds.

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