Looking to help at-risk animals in a new and challenging way? Come join a leader in animal welfare! The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is looking for a full-time Veterinarian at our Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis, WI. This is a Monday-Friday position with no evenings and only 2 Saturday events/year.
The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is the oldest and largest shelter in Wisconsin. It was founded in 1879 and operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Racine Counties, as well as a Spay/Neuter Clinic in West Allis. The organization offers adoption services, educational programming, and veterinary resources for animals from low-income households, retail stores, volunteer programs and dog training classes. The Milwaukee shelter also houses the states busiest Wildlife Rehabilitation Center. WHS is an independent nonprofit and receives no general government funding and is not part of any national umbrella group.
DVM degree and license required, high volume spay/neuter experience or shelter medicine experience preferred
Candidates must be positive, flexible, and work well with coworkers and the public
Availability to work occasional weekend hours
Experience working in fast paced, high volume setting is preferred
Candidates must be committed to treating animals with kindness and respect
Benefits: WHS offers a competitive salary, great weekday schedule, and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, flexible and HSA benefits, short/long term disability insurance, and life insurance. Additional benefits include 403(b) retirement plan options, supplemental benefits through Aflac, and 2 weeks of vacation and 1 week of sick time on top of holiday pay starting your first year! All staff are eligible for a 10% discount in our Animal Antics Store, a 30% discount on adoption fees, and limited animal healthcare benefits for their personal companion animals.
Come see why over 150 staff and 20,000 animals call one of WHS’s 4 locations home. You’ll be happy you did!
Application Instructions: To apply for this position, visit our employment opportunities page at www.wihumane.org/employment and complete our online employment application. Please include a cover letter and three professional references with your application.
The Wisconsin Humane Society (WHS) is a private nonprofit organization whose mission is to build a community where people value animals and treat them with respect and kindness. Founded in 1879, the Wisconsin Humane Society has been saving the lives of animals in need for 136 years. WHS operates shelters in Milwaukee, Ozaukee and Racine County. We receive no general government funding and we are n...ot part of any national umbrella organization. As the largest shelter in the state of Wisconsin, WHS offers the following specialized services:
•A comprehensive adoption program that matches 10,000 homeless animals with new families; there are no time or space limits for any animals in our adoption program. We receive nearly all the area's surrendered animals, as well as animals from local and state animal control facilities, and animals transferred from other shelters. We are the stray animal holding facility for Racine and Ozaukee Counties only.
•Lifesaving care for 24,000 animals annually, including more than 5,000 wild animals.
•Spay/neuter services for animals from low-income households.
•A pet food bank to assist families with pets through tough financial times.
•Educational programs for children and adults designed to teach compassion, respect and responsible care for animals.
•Intervention programs for children to end neglect and abuse and break the link between violence against animals and humans.
•A foster program for animals in domestic violence situations.
•Dog training classes for dogs and puppies at our Milwaukee and Ozaukee Campuses.
•The Wildlife Rehabilitation Center that provides rescue, rehabilitation and release for more than 5,000 wild animals annually, at our Milwaukee Campus.
Employee Benefits: All full-time positions have competitive salaries and the following benefits: •Health, dental and vision insurance
•Short term disability insurance
•Long term disability insurance
•Flexible benefits plan
•Paid vacation, personal days and holidays
•WHS employee discounts (adoption fees, retail, etc.)