Employment

 

Do you love animals? Help us help them! The Idaho Humane Society, an equal opportunity employer, is looking for dedicated professionals who have a desire to make our community a better place for the animals.

The Idaho Humane Society is a community-supported open-door facility that provides shelter, medical care, adoption services and much more to nearly 13,000 animals annually. Since its inception in 1945, the Idaho Humane Society has become one of the most recognized nonprofit organizations in the community and boasts some of the best adoption rates nationally.

The mission of the Idaho Humane Society is to advocate for the welfare and responsible care of animals, protect them from neglect and cruelty, and promote humane awareness of, and compassion for, all living creatures. Become a member of the team providing love, care, and protection for the animals of our community.

Unless specified otherwise, please download an employment application form if you are interested in any of the jobs listed below. Email the application and a resume to jobs@idahohumanesociety.org or mail or hand-deliver it to:

Jobs
c/o Idaho Humane Society
1300 S. Bird Street
Boise, ID 83709

Job openings as of August 3, 2020

Animal Care Attendant

The Animal Care Attendant is responsible for the overall daily care of animals within the shelter. This includes maintaining clean and orderly animal housing and work areas, daily feeding and wellbeing of animals, and assisting the public. Read the full job description here.

 

Vet Tech / CVT

The purpose of this position is to assist veterinarians with patient care and treatment, monitor hospitalized pets, maintain inventory, prepare prescriptions, perform routine in-house lab work, educate clients regarding veterinary care and procedures and assist with surgical procedures. Our veterinary medical center is a fast-paced and highly productive entity that serves the public as well as the animals in the attached shelter. Employees must be team players and promote the mission of the entire organization. Weekend availability is required.

  • Communicate with clients regarding the medical status of their pet. Provide accurate information to clients concerning fees, hospital policies, etc. to clients concerning fees, hospital policies, etc.
  • Education of clients and proper care for their pets, including basic health care, products and service they or their pets could benefit from.
  • Read the full job description here.

Shelter Veterinarian (Full-time)

The Shelter Veterinarian is responsible for the daily care and treatment of all hospitalized shelter animals, injury/ isolation animals, foster animals, and any other shelter animals. This includes, but is not limited to; conducting rounds on shelter animals, completing vet checks for new animals to the shelter, completing surgeries for shelter animals, and seeing post adopt clientele.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer health benefits, retirement plan with employer match, eight paid holidays, continuing education and license reimbursement, and paid time off to enjoy all that Idaho has to offer. Since IHS is a non-profit 501(c)(3), you may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

  • Position is full-time (four 10 hour shifts), with benefits, and requires working a weekend day.
  • Education: Must possess a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
  • Requirements: Currently licensed in Idaho to practice veterinary medicine or ability to obtain license upon hire; must be qualified and eligible to obtain Idaho state pharmacy license and DEA license
  • Read the full job description here

Community Medicine and Surgery Veterinarian (Part-time or Full-time)

Idaho Humane Society is seeking a full time Veterinarian for our public veterinary medical center, a full service, affordable veterinary hospital that is open to the public 7 days a week. Located in beautiful Boise, Idaho, our brand new, 12,000 square foot state of the art hospital is well equipped and provides a wide range of services with a large and diverse caseload ranging from basic wellness care to advanced internal medicine, soft tissue surgery, as well as orthopedic surgery.

Working at our practice might look a little different than your typical private practice, but that’s what helps us make a difference in the community we serve. We are a high volume clinic that sees both appointments and walk-in urgent care cases. We do not have night call or overnight shifts and our veterinary wages are not commission-based. We primarily serve people and their pets that would otherwise be unable to receive care elsewhere through various programs like low-cost spay and neuter, household income-based sliding scale fees, payment plans, and financial assistance grants.

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer health benefits, retirement plan with employer match, eight paid holidays, continuing education and license reimbursement, and paid time off to enjoy all that Idaho has to offer. Since IHS is a non-profit 501(c)(3), you may be eligible for Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF).

  • Position is full-time (four 10 hour shifts), with benefits, and requires working a weekend day.
  • Education: Must possess a Doctorate of Veterinary Medicine
  • Requirements: Currently licensed in Idaho to practice veterinary medicine or ability to obtain license upon hire; must be qualified and eligible to obtain Idaho state pharmacy license and DEA license
  • Read the full job description here