Senior Tax Accountant Needed at Pet Valu in Philadelphia, PA

SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANT

Pet Valu, Inc., a specialty retailer of pet products with over 500 stores in the U.S. and Canada, has an immediate opening for a Senior Tax Accountant in our head office located in Wayne, PA.  Reporting to the CFO/VP Finance, this position will be responsible for performing and managing Federal, State and Local tax compliance, tax research, tax planning and audit activities.  Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing work papers and related footnotes for audited financial statements in relation to tax provisions in compliance with SFAS#109, preparing estimates and recording tax liabilities in accordance with GAAP, and maintaining and updating tax depreciation registers for regular Federal, AMT, ACE and various State sets of books.

Qualified candidates must have a B.S. in Accounting and be a CPA with 3 –5 years experience in multi-state and International taxes.  In addition, candidates must have SFAS 109 experience and be proficient in Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word.

We offer a competitive salary, paid time off, Health, Vision and Dental benefits; Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts and a 401(k) Plan.  For immediate consideration please forward your resume, along with salary requirements to pviistores@petvalu.com.

Distribution Center Supervisor Needed in NYC for petco

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Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.

From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.

This position will be overseeing the 2nd shift, which works Sunday – Thursday, 3pm – 12am.

Position Purpose:To oversee the daily operation of Distribution Center Associates and to ensure that merchandise is properly and efficiently picked to fill store and regional D.C. orders.  This position consists of a variety of different tasks, ranging from inventory control to Associate management.  While most job duties are covered by general operating procedures, specific questions are referred to the Operations Manager. Essential Job Functions: Through previous background and experience, the candidate must demonstrate, with or without an accommodation, the ability to:

  • Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with an emphasis on the Company’s interests.
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Analyze data to determine the appropriate course of action.
  • Effectively accomplish assigned duties/tasks through the work of subordinates.
  • Move merchandise up to 50 pounds.

Regional Transportation Manager Job Opening at PETCO in Cranbury, NJ

Job description

Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.

Position Purpose: Responsible for the management of the on-time service and expense of the day to day overview and performance of our common/contract/LTL carriers and dedicated fleet transportation operations at the defined Distribution Centers.  Assure on-time performance and expense compliance to the PETCO transportation strategy and carrier direction including the defined and effective utilization for both outbound store service and inbound vendor loads. of the dedicated fleet and 1-way fleet at the assigned locations.  Dispatch all outbound transfers per defined routing requirements, working with our carriers to deliver at appropriate levels of service. Partner with Store Operations to improve communications and service to leverage store payroll to allow more time with the Petco customer. Required to complete 10 store visits per year to understand the transportation impacts on our customers. Essential Job Functions: Through previous background and experience, the candidate must demonstrate, with or without an accommodation, the ability to:

  • Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with an emphasis on the Company’s interests
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes and through the work of subordinate supervisors

Environmental and Energy Specialist Needed at Nestle Purina in Allentown, PA

Nestle Purina POSITION SUMMARY:   Key site leader responsible for environmental and energy program leadership and management.  Ensure legal and regulatory compliance, as well as, maintain ISO 14001 Environmental Management System Certification.  Manage waste budget, energy budget (electric, natural gas, fuel oil) and lead efforts in energy usage conservation and reductions.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: • Lead energy and environmental efforts within an NCE framework ensuring focused priorities, aligned and visible measures, result focused continuous improvement and problem solving, aligned teamwork and effective communication • Fulfill role as Ammonia Refrigeration Program Manager by providing technical oversight in accordance with the IIAR Ammonia Refrigeration Management Program (ARM) • Factory Environmental Committee (FEC) Facilitator • Site emergency contact and Incident Commander for emergency evolutions such as diesel spill, ammonia leak, odor incident, etc. • Maintain ISO 14001 certification with continual improvement of the environmental management system for the Factory • Ensure compliance and efficiency of utilities including steam, refrigeration, water supply (well and potable), waste water, compressed air, HVAC, water treatment program (potable, boilers, retorts, cooling towers), and other utilities. • Administrate waste disposal contracts (scrap meat, slurry, sludge, solid waste, hazardous waste, recyclable, etc) • Permit renewals and compliance (air quality, NPDES water discharge and SWPP, well water withdrawal) • Site liaison to Division Energy and Environmental staff ensuring communication and alignment.  Liaison to local authorities, neighbors and community regarding site environmental aspects/impacts and complaints. • Energy, water and waste usage reporting, budgeting, and invoicing • Project management within responsible areas or as assigned • Provide environmental review of capital projects • Environmental reporting and fees (internal and external) • Perform other specific duties as assigned or directed by the Engineering Manager

OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Maintain technical competence through continuing education, training, trade shows, and keeping current with industry advances and changing regulations. • Perform environmental internal audits for sister NPPC Factories as a certified ISO auditor

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Banfield Seeks a District Manager Pets in Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE AND FUNCTION

The Field Director (District Manager) provides leadership, direction, mentorship and management for area hospitals to maximize the medical, financial and statistical results and the productivity of the veterinary medical teams. The Field Director partners with the Medical Director and Talent Acquisition to ensure hospitals are fully staffed and are providing the highest quality veterinary care and client service and maximizing profitability. The Field Director ensures good communication with associates, clients, field leadership, Central Team Support (CTS) and PetSmart.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.
  • Lead veterinary medical teams to provide the highest quality care and service to the most pets and clients and to maximize efficiency, productivity and profitability. Deliver outstanding financial results for all area hospitals. Manage the profitability and finances of the hospitals to maximize growth and improvement. Focus the teams to deliver the practice priorities.
  • Work with the Medical Director and Talent Acquisition to select, recruit, develop and mentor teams to realize their full professional potential and deliver outstanding, high quality medical care, client service and business results. Partner with Talent Acquisition to recruit and select doctors as needed to meet veterinary medical team (VMT) day requirements. Final interviews and selection and discipline decisions regarding the doctors are the responsibility of the Medical Director.
  • Develop annual budgets. Partner with the Medical Director to determine appropriate productivity levels for the doctors. Determine the number of doctors and VMT days needed to achieve maximum success. Review substantive changes with the Regional Vice President.
  • Develop, update and deliver the area strategic assessment and plan in alignment with the practice strategic plan objectives.
  • Partner with the hospital managers to maintain appropriate scheduling and doctor coverage. Approve paid time off for continuing education, vacation, etc. to support the needs of the associates and the hospital.
  • Develop effective communication with associates, clients, field leadership and CTS. Create a positive, professional and trusting relationship with PetSmart leadership, associates and customers. Develop and maintain a positive relationship with the PetSmart District Manager and resolve all hospital/store issues.
  • Ensure compliance with all practice protocols, policies and procedures and with all local, state and federal laws. Ensure the safety of pets, clients and associates and the maintenance of clean, safe and organized hospitals.
  • Enforce all Banfield standards. Continuously build Banfield brand in connection with all medical and non-medical standards.
  • Develop successful hospital managers who continually surpass benchmarks.
  • Conduct administrative functions promptly and accurately.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Capital Humane Society Seeks Animal Behaviorist in Lincoln, NE

Animal Behaviorist Needed

Duties include accessing pet behavior, creating enrichment programs for pets, staff & volunteer training as well as public training.​ Certification in animal training desired.​ Good wages & excellent benefits.​
Apply at Capital Humane Society, 2320 Park Blvd.​, Lincoln
No Phone Calls.​
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Faimouth Veterinary Hospital Seeks Lead Technician in Faimouth, MA

We are a fast-paced, 6-doctor veterinary hospital near Portland, Maine, seeking an upbeat Team Leader for our topnotch technician team.​

The ideal candidate would be a registered or licensed Veterinary Technician with a passion for helping both pets and people, and experience guiding or leading teams through change.​ Successful candidates will be able to affably mentor and oversee the veterinary support team to ensure quality patient care to practice standards and protocols.​ Candidates should have experience in all aspects of basic and advanced veterinary nursing care with emergency medical experience a plus.​

Other job duties include supervision of technicians and assistants in accordance with hospital policies and procedures.​ This position is responsible for ongoing training of technical staff and maintaining technician and assistant schedule to ensure optimal hospital staffing at all times.​ Excellent written and oral communication skills a must along with computer, nursing and surgery support proficiencies.​

If you have a solid work ethic, a passion for veterinary medicine, a proven track record, and a yearning to grow a terrific team, let’s talk.​

Excellent benefits including 401K.​ Great pay commensurate with experience.​

TO APPLY, please email your resume, salary requirements, and any samples of your great leader capabilities or problem-solving skills to:

PETCO Seeks a Distribution Center Supervisor in NYC

Job description

Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.

From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.

 

This position will be overseeing the 2nd shift, which works Sunday – Thursday, 3pm – 12am.

 

Position Purpose:To oversee the daily operation of Distribution Center Associates and to ensure that merchandise is properly and efficiently picked to fill store and regional D.C. orders.  This position consists of a variety of different tasks, ranging from inventory control to Associate management.  While most job duties are covered by general operating procedures, specific questions are referred to the Operations Manager. Essential Job Functions: Through previous background and experience, the candidate must demonstrate, with or without an accommodation, the ability to:

  • Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with an emphasis on the Company’s interests.
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Analyze data to determine the appropriate course of action.
  • Effectively accomplish assigned duties/tasks through the work of subordinates.
  • Move merchandise up to 50 pounds.

Supervisory Responsibility:The nature of this position entails supervising one or more work units in the Distribution Center, to include ongoing training and assignment delegation.  The Distribution Center Supervisor is also responsible for providing primary input toward the performance evaluations of the Distribution Center Associates as well as hiring, disciplining and terminating employees. Work Environment:While some job duties are performed while seated indoors, the majority of the time is spent in the Distribution Center, where exposure to heat, cold, dirt, dust, fumes and noise should not be overlooked.  As the Distribution Center Supervisor may also be required on occasion to work in the warehouse, there may be risk of injury resulting from improper procedures.

Nestle Seeks Senior Staff Engineer in Allentown, PA

WHY PURINA:
Nestlé Purina PetCare Company is a leader in the pet products industry, dedicated to enriching the lives of pets and the people who love them. Our passion for pets is matched only by our passion for the business. Innovation and inspiration fill the halls of every Nestlé Purina office. We are pioneers. Our processes are revolutionary. Our pursuit of excellence is persistent. We believe that our people are the source of our competitive advantage, and as we invest in our people, we invest in our shared future. That’s why we’re a global leader in the pet care category and recently named a 2014 Best Place to Work by one of the world’s largest online career communities – Glassdoor.

SUMMARY:
Responsible for Factory Automation, Process Control Systems, and Industrial Networks to ensure operation, reliability, and continuous improvement for Production and related site activities.  Directly manage the Process Controls Group, specifically with PLC programming, HMI/SCADA configuration and data acquisition, and instrumentation calibrations.  Design and/or approve electrical installations in accordance with NFPA and NPPC codes and standards.  Provide technical oversight to ensure reliability and performance of electrical power distribution systems for the site including motor control and lighting.  Provide capital project management as related to area of responsibility.  Lead electrical safety for the Factory as a technical resource.

Wet Nose Seeks Part Time Sales Associate in Geneva, IL

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Position: Sales Associate (Part Time)

Location: Geneva Commons

Wet Nose, the premier pet boutique in Chicago-Land is growing and needs exceptional sales associates who are ridiculously passionate about dogs and cats. Outstanding advancement opportunities await the candidate that possesses the desire and enthusiasm to grow with us. Wet Nose is a fun and stable company with over 11 years of success consulting clients on the health benefits of natural foods, treats and supplements for the furry kids they love. Wet Nose Sales Associates work as a team and are focused on goal achievement and the superior customer service that we’re known for.

A Wet Nose Sales Associate:

  • Absolutely, positively loves pets.
  • Is self motivated and possesses a strong work ethic.
  • Focuses on exceeding sales goals on a consistent basis.
  • Maintains a professional relationship with ownership and staff.
  • Has the ability to work in a fast paced environment and performs well under pressure.
  • Is energetic and has a sense of humor.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
  • Desires a career in retail.
  • Is at least 18 years old.

Our benefits package includes:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Extensive training.
  • Medical plus Dental and Vision with Humana (full time associates).
  • Vacations and holiday pay.
  • Fantastic employee discount.

Are you the superstar we’re looking for?

To Apply – Please complete an application here.

PETCO Seeks a Regional Transportation Manager in Cranbury, NJ

Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World.We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.

Position Purpose: Responsible for the management of the on-time service and expense of the day to day overview and performance of our common/contract/LTL carriers and dedicated fleet transportation operations at the defined Distribution Centers.  Assure on-time performance and expense compliance to the PETCO transportation strategy and carrier direction including the defined and effective utilization for both outbound store service and inbound vendor loads. of the dedicated fleet and 1-way fleet at the assigned locations.  Dispatch all outbound transfers per defined routing requirements, working with our carriers to deliver at appropriate levels of service. Partner with Store Operations to improve communications and service to leverage store payroll to allow more time with the Petco customer. Required to complete 10 store visits per year to understand the transportation impacts on our customers. Essential Job Functions: Through previous background and experience, the candidate must demonstrate, with or without an accommodation, the ability to:

  • Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with an emphasis on the Company’s interests
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes and through the work of subordinate supervisors
  • Analyze data to determine the appropriate course of action concerning the administration and management of budgets; optimizing chain-wide efficiencies with regard to appropriate dedicated/common carrier shipment mix.

PETCO Seeks a Distribution Center Supervisor in NYC, NY

Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experience.

From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization.

 

This position will be overseeing the 2nd shift, which works Sunday – Thursday, 3pm – 12am.

 

Position Purpose:To oversee the daily operation of Distribution Center Associates and to ensure that merchandise is properly and efficiently picked to fill store and regional D.C. orders.  This position consists of a variety of different tasks, ranging from inventory control to Associate management.  While most job duties are covered by general operating procedures, specific questions are referred to the Operations Manager. Essential Job Functions: Through previous background and experience, the candidate must demonstrate, with or without an accommodation, the ability to:

  • Interact professionally and effectively through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts with an emphasis on the Company’s interests.
  • Independently prioritize and accomplish multiple tasks within established timeframes.
  • Analyze data to determine the appropriate course of action.
  • Effectively accomplish assigned duties/tasks through the work of subordinates.
  • Move merchandise up to 50 pounds.

Pet Valu Seeks an Accountant in Philadelphia, PA

SENIOR TAX ACCOUNTANT

 

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Pet Valu, Inc., a specialty retailer of pet products with over 500 stores in the U.S. and Canada, has an immediate opening for a Senior Tax Accountant in our head office located in Wayne, PA.  Reporting to the CFO/VP Finance, this position will be responsible for performing and managing Federal, State and Local tax compliance, tax research, tax planning and audit activities.  Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to, preparing work papers and related footnotes for audited financial statements in relation to tax provisions in compliance with SFAS#109, preparing estimates and recording tax liabilities in accordance with GAAP, and maintaining and updating tax depreciation registers for regular Federal, AMT, ACE and various State sets of books.

Qualified candidates must have a B.S. in Accounting and be a CPA with 3 –5 years experience in multi-state and International taxes.  In addition, candidates must have SFAS 109 experience and be proficient in Microsoft Windows, Excel and Word.

We offer a competitive salary, paid time off, Health, Vision and Dental benefits; Flexible Spending and Health Savings accounts and a 401(k) Plan.  For immediate consideration please forward your resume, along with salary requirements to pviistores@petvalu.com.

                       

 

PETCO Seeks a Grooming Assistant in Sacramento, CA

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Grooming Assistant PETCO

 

Our vision at Petco is Healthier Pets. Happier People. Better World. We’re making things better for pets, people and the planet through our Think Adoption First philosophy, the Petco Foundation and other important initiatives that focus on putting animals first, educating pet parents and reducing our carbon footprint. The journey starts with knowledgeable, passionately engaged associates who are proud to recommend Petco as a place to work, who believe in our Vision and who are committed to delivering a superior customer experienced.

From our retail stores and our network of Distribution Centers to our Corporate offices, you’ll work with others who share your values and commitment. We seek individuals who are passionate about animal welfare, have great people skills and are driven to grow and advance in their careers with us. Our ongoing growth is creating exceptional opportunities for professional development and personal enrichment throughout our organization. 

Position Purpose:

To provide basic grooming/bathing services and customer service as necessary.  This job is composed of a few different tasks that may be covered by operational guidelines, and while individual judgment may occasionally be required in order to complete assigned tasks, most questions are directed to either the Pet Stylist, Grooming Salon Manager or General Manager.

Banfield Seeks a Client Service Coordinator in Sacramento, CA

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 Client Service Coordinator

SUMMARY OF JOB PURPOSE AND FUNCTION
The Client Service Coordinator (“CSC”) drives the flow of clients and pets through the hospital, maximizes the productivity of the veterinary medical team (in terms of numbers of clients and pets), ensures good communication with associates and clients, and coordinates the care of clients and pets in a happy, welcoming, friendly and efficient manner, influencing clients to return and refer their friends and families.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND TASKS

  • Live and exemplify the Five Principles of Mars, Inc. within self and team.
  • Actively recruit new clients by promoting hospital services and route the flow of clients and pets to ensure superior client care and maximum productivity of the veterinary medical team.
  • Maximize the number of pets seen by the hospital team through through a productive and efficiently run hospital to support the needs of our wellness plan clients.
  • Provide professional, efficient and exceptional service at all times. This includes encouraging hospital visits, welcoming clients and pets, ensuring that they are comfortable in the hospital, and educating them about their pet’s health.
  • Educate clients about Optimum Wellness Plans, preventative care, pet health needs and hospital services
  • Assist incoming clients by completing the required documentation, entering all pet information and history in the computer, utilizing proper collars and tags for identification, and ensuring prompt service.
  • Assist outgoing clients by providing all necessary instructions, information and invoices, dispensing prescription items per the veterinarian’s instructions, selling retail products and scheduling future appointments.
  • Manage the finances by maintaining accurate balances and utilizing proper opening and closing procedures.
  • Conduct administrative functions as necessary.
  • Other job duties as assigned.

THE FIVE PRINCIPLES

  • Quality – The consumer is our boss, quality is our work and value for money is our goal.
  • Responsibility – As individuals, we demand total responsibility from ourselves; as associates, we support the responsibility of others.
  • Mutuality – A mutual benefit is a shared benefit; a shared benefit will endure.
  • Efficiency – We use resources to the full, waste nothing and do only what we can do best.
  • Freedom – We need freedom to shape our future; we need profit to remain free.

 

HIRING QUALIFICATIONS / COMPETENCIES
Leadership
• Customer Focus
• Peer Relationships
• Integrity & Trust
• Action Oriented
• Listening
Functional
• Preventative care and OWPs
• Communication Skills
• Client Service Skills
• Priority Setting
• Time Management

 

CAPABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE (CAN DO)

  • Ability to multi-task- Manages multiple tasks at one time; quickly and accurately shifts attention among multiple tasks under distracting conditions without loss of accuracy or appearance of frustration.
  • Communication skills – Reads, writes and speaks fluent English, using appropriate grammar, style and vocabulary.  Correctly spells commonly used English words and job specific terms.   Demonstrates exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational ability – Demonstrates a systematic approach in carrying out assignments.  Is very orderly and excels at cutting through confusion and turning chaos into order.
  • Problem solving skills – Demonstrates a strong ability to identify, analyze and solve problems.  Translates problems into practical solutions.
  • Client service skills – Consistently ensures the team provides the client with attentive, courteous and informative service.  Gains and shows personal satisfaction from delivering great service.
  • Intellectual ability – Accurately and consistently follows instructions delivered in an oral, written or diagram format.  Can provide directions.
  • Mathematical ability – Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide, and to compute rate, ratio and percent; ability to convert units of measurement.
  • Computer skills – Comfortably and confidently uses a computer and specialized software. Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.

ATTITUDES (WILLDO)

  • Initiative – shows willingness and aptitude to use own discretion in taking appropriate steps in finding solutions to problems; presents options and ideas to enhance current processes or procedures.  Takes on additional responsibility when both big and small tasks need to be done.
  • Integrity – Firmly adheres to the values and ethics of Banfield Pet Hospitals.  Exhibits honesty, discretion, and sound judgment.
  • Cooperativeness – Willing to work with others, collaborating and compromising where necessary; promptly share relevant information with others.
  • Flexibility – Is open to changing situations and opportunities and is willing to perform all tasks assigned.
  • Independence – Able and willing to perform tasks and duties without supervision.
  • Tolerance for Stress / Resiliency – Maintains a positive “can do” outlook, rebounds quickly from frustrations and unpleasantness, and maintains composure and friendly demeanor while dealing with stressful situations.

SPECIAL WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to work at a computer for long periods of time.
  • Ability to be confident around pets (i.e., dogs, cats, birds, reptiles, etc.)
  • Client needs and work volume may often require more than 40 hours per week to complete essential duties of this job. This position requires special hours including working weekends and evenings.
  • Must have mental processes for reasoning, remembering, mathematics and language ability (reading, writing, and speaking the English language) to perform the duties proficiently.
  • The noise level in the work environment is moderately high.
  • Requires sufficient ambulatory skills in order to perform duties while at hospital.
  • Ability to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, and climb as well as manipulate (lift, carry, move) up to 50 pounds.
  • Requires good hand-eye coordination, arm-hand-finger dexterity with the ability to grasp, and visual acuity to use a keyboard and operate equipment.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Associate is routinely exposed to a variety of pets that may bite or scratch, and on occasion, exposed to anesthesia, radiation, biological hazards and medication/controlled substances.

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND/OR TRAINING

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.
  • Must be at least 18 years old to perform duties involving radiography (x-ray) and exposure to radioactive substances.
  • One year related experience required with customer service preferred.
  • Medical background (veterinary technician, human healthcare, pharmaceutical, etc.) with medical terminology training is preferred.

WE ARE A DRUG-FREE, SMOKE-FREE, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.
Company Policy, Federal and State Laws Forbid Discrimination Because of Age, Color, Race, Religion, Sex, Disability, Sexual Orientation or National Origin.

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Sales Representative Needed at Natural Balance Pet Foods in Sacramento, CA

Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc. – Sacramento, CA

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Pet Sales Representative

If you love pets and like to share pet stories while having fun at work and develop a rapport with pet parents this is the job for you!
Natural Balance Pet Foods Inc. is looking for energetic pet lovers to educate pet parents on our products. If you are a pet lover and love interacting with other pet lovers, this is the job for you.

This Part Time Field Sales Representative position will influence the purchase of Natural Balance brand products in stores by sharing the Natural Balance Story and educating pet parents on the ingredients and benefits to dogs and/or cats. Part of the Field Sales Representative job is to roam their designated store(s) by approaching pet parents who are using other pet food brands, ask questions to determine the best Natural Balance, Inc. brand product for the pet parent’s pet and communicate the benefits of Natural Balance, Inc. brand products. Ultimately, the Field Sales Representative’s ability to establish trust and credibility with the pet parent will result in converting pet parents to our products resulting in sales growth of assigned stores via demonstration activities.

This position will continually increase sales by:

  • Developing the necessary product knowledge through the use of provided tools to recommend the appropriate products that addresses and identify the needs of the pet
  • Developing positive relationships with all store personnel to generate good will and position Natural Balance, Inc. as the store personnel’s preferred in-store brand
  • Consistently strive for continuous improvement by studying provided information and making food comparisons in-store during slow store traffic periods
  • Working all scheduled demonstration shifts as assigned without cancellation (except for emergencies)

Basic Skills

  • Knowledgeable of basic merchandising principles
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent relationship building skills
  • Able to assess dog and/or cat needs and make company product recommendations
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise good judgment/decision making
  • Ability to maintain a calm and professional composure during difficult pet parent and or store personnel interactions
  • Able to work with minimal supervision
  • Able to work a minimum of 3 out of every 4 weekends per month and up to 16 hours each week
  • Must be able to work double shifts as assigned and when deemed necessary
  • Must be able to work any pet specialty store scheduled within a defined 30 mile city/selling radius
  • Must have daily access to high speed internet and must review all corporate messages weekly
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 lbs. comfortably and stand/walk/engage customers for a continuous 4 hours
  • Must have access to reliable transportation
  • Must have basic knowledge of Word/Excel/Power Point, email, internet websites

University of Miami is Hiring a Animal Care Technician

The University of Miami is committed to educating and nurturing students, creating knowledge, and providing service to our community and beyond. We are leaders in the area of education, scholarship, intercollegiate athletics and service. Come join our team!

ANIMAL CARE TECHNICIAN
Work Location: Medical Campus

The Office of the Vice Provost for Research, Division of Veterinary Resources (DVR), has an immediate opening for an Animal Care Technician, who will provide daily care for various species of animals. Duties include daily observation; feeding and watering; sanitizing and/or sterilizing animal cages and equipment; exercising and providing environmental enrichment. At times, the Technician will be required to assist veterinary and research staff with animal procedures such as the collection of biological samples and the administration of medications and treatments. The Technician must receive and store materials/supplies as well as maintain animal records.

Minimum requirements: High School diploma or equivalent and one (1) year of animal care experience; experience in an animal research facility preferred. Previous experience in the handling of multiple animal species, including Non-Human Primates (NHP) and Virus Antigen Free (VAF) rodents is preferred. American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) certification at the Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT) level is preferred and will be strongly encouraged. Fluent in English with strong oral and written communications skills and computer literacy is required. Must be able to lift/carry/push/pull 50 pounds without assistance. Some weekend/holiday/evening work may be required. Any appropriate combination of relevant education, experience, and/or certifications will be considered. Position #004919

The University of Miami offers competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental benefits, tuition remission, vacation, paid holidays and much more. The University of Miami is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort in Malvern, PA is Hiring

Now Hiring Experienced Animal Caregivers (Malvern)
Wagsworth Manor Pet Resort is currently accepting part-time and seasonal applications

Must have:
Experience with animals
Professionalism
Reliable transportation
Valid Driver’s license

*Applicants will not be considered if they are unable to work weekends, night shifts 8pm to 10 pm, holidays and unable to pass a drug test.*

Front Desk Attendant – 7 am-1pm or 1pm-7pm shifts weekdays, 9am-5pm Sat., 11am-4pm Sun.
Part Time about 3 to 4 days a week
communication with clientele and meeting our furry friends! This position is fast-paced and requires strong customer service skills, computer skills and attention to detail. General knowledge of dog and cat breeds and care preferred.
Some responsibilities include:
-Greeting clientele and giving tours
-Answering phones and booking reservations
-Check-in and departure for dogs and cats
-Handling of cash and credit transactions
-Requires handling of animals over 90 lbs**

Caregiver for Dogs and Cats: 7am to 12pm and 2pm to 7pm shifts
Caregivers are at the heart of our business, monitoring the physical and emotional health of the animals in our care while overseeing that services and activities are fulfilled. General knowledge of dog and cat health and care required.
Some responsibilities include:
-Interactions with clientele
-Feeding, watering and potty breaks
-Administration of medications
-Delivering dogs to scheduled activities
-Providing requested activities (one-on-one time, TLC time, and swimming)
-Some cleaning
-Documentation (e.g., health observations and charts, exercise notes, report cards)
-Assist with arriving and departing dogs and cats

Cleaners -8:30am to 12:30pm shift
-Able to take directions
-Working as a team to clean the suites

Pet Bather – starts at 7am
Experienced dog bather to work in our state-of-the-art bathing facility. Able to handle dogs of all sizes, clipping nails, brushing etc.
-Requires handling of animals over 90 lbs**

Day Camp Monitor – 8am-6pm shifts
Morning or afternoon supervision of dogs at group play. Knowledge of canine behavior and health preferred. Experience with large dogs highly desirable.
-Requires handling of animals over 90 lbs**

Part-Time Pet Brand Ambassador in Mt. Laurel Needed

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Chuck Latham Associates Inc. (CLA) is building a team of energetic and outgoing part time Customer Service Representatives for one of our pet nutritional lines. You will be representing and promoting our leading premium pet food on weekends at local pet specialty stores near you! You’ll bring to the table the passion of knowing that pets are really part of the family, which will be reflected in your conversation and demeanor with our customers.

While working 4 hour shifts in a retail environment, you will be advocating for pets by working together with store associates and peers to bring brand awareness for one of our top selling brands. You will be engaging and educating customers to identify ways that our brand can meet their pet’s needs, while establishing trust and credibility by using your product knowledge to ultimately convert consumers to our products.

Here’s what we offer you:

  • The ability to create your own flexible schedule
  • Company provided tablet for in-store engagements and for personal use at home!
  • 90 day retention bonus
  • A chance to advocate and show your passion for pets
  • Pet Insurance and a discount prescription and health program for yourself
  • Paid online and data entry training
  • A chance to grow within the company

Your role will not typically exceed more than 20 hours per week; typical schedules will include 4-12 hours on weekends. We do carry the discretion to change the role and hours based on the needs of the business. If you are outgoing, dependable and willing to approach customers in a retail setting, this opportunity was made for you!

[Customer Service Representative (Retail) (Part Time / Retail Sales / Marketing)]

Job Responsibilities
As Consultant for our pet food line, you will be delivering excellent customer service as you educate and engage store associates on featured products or promotions.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Involving pet parents by sharing your favorite pet stories and asking and listening to their stories
  • Working together with store associates to ensure that vendors’ products are maximized
  • Maintaining a high working knowledge of a specific vendor product
  • Representing CLA and its vendor in a professional manner at all times by adhering to all company policies and procedures
  • Using a personal tablet to engage customers through our product application

[Customer Service Representative (Part Time / Retail Sales / Marketing)]

Job Requirements
In this part time position, your work must be performed on Saturday or Sunday. Additional days may be required based on business need. Hours will not typically exceed more than 20 hours per week. This opportunity requires you to be willing to maintain a positive attitude and be very socially-focused, as well as being approachable and confident while keeping an engaging, caring, and persuasive communication style. Previous retail, sales, or demonstration experience in the pet industry is a plus.

Veterinary Technician Surgical Needed in Newtown, PA

Senior Surgical Technician

Newtown Veterinary Hospital is looking to add full time Certified Senior Surgical Technician. As a surgical technician your expertise in anesthesia is well utilized at our hospital. We have a trained technician with every animal that under goes anesthetic procedure. As a Surgical Technician you are responsible for the patient from start to finish from induction all the way to extubation and recovering the patient . All of this is done under the supervision of a doctor. The job duties that are shared by our senior surgical technicians include but are not limited to the following:

Surgical Responsibilities:

Proper restraint of animals
IV catheter placement / Blood withdrawal from cephalic, saphenous, and jugular veins in cats and dogs
Drug calculations and administration with a fairly knowledgeable background of how each affects the
patient, how they are metabolized by the body, drug interactions and/or side effects
Proper intubation and extubation technique
Interpreting EKGS/BP/ etCO2/SPO2 and how to trouble shoot
Monitoring the different planes of anesthesia and knowing how to adequately trouble shoot if
your patient is too light or deep
Maintaining patients with Isoflurane
Experience assisting with patient emergencies
Recognize pain in both dogs and cats utilizing a pain score scale
Patient post op care recognizing normal vs. abnormal
Dental scaling, charting, polishing, recognizing normal oral anatomy vs. abnormal
Dental radiography-taking and trouble shooting

Laboratory skills:
Performing blood analysis on the Idexx lab (catalyst, cbc, snap tests, and U/A analyzer)
Reading urinalysis sediment slide, fecals, ear cytology, skin scrapes and mite checks.

Communication and teamwork skills:
Client interaction and communication skills
Admitting / Discharging patients for surgical procedures, reviewing discharge instructions
Multitasking, critical thinking skills, and efficiency
Clear communication skills/ability and desire to train others

At least 2 years of anesthesia in small animal medicine is required Certification/licensing in Pa is a must.

Schedule requirements:
Rotation of day surgical appointment shifts, evening treatment/outpatient appointment shifts, and Saturday appointment hours
Serving as the senior surgical technician for 1-2 evening shifts per week assisting with appointments concurrently with taking care of post-op and/or hospitalized patients
Be able to report for surgical shifts by 6:50a.m. and have the flexibility to stay until surgical procedures are finished
Surgeries currently occur Monday to Thursday.  Friday availability is also required.

Advantages to joining our team:
State of the art facility with a team and community oriented environment
Medical team that practices the highest standards of care
Opportunities for continuing education as a veterinary technician
Health care benefits
Participation in a simple IRA plan
Paid vacation and sick time
Pet perks and pet care discounts

Contact Information: Visit us on the web to check out our facility and what we have to offer www.newtownvet.com or contact our Technician Administrator for more information 215-968-3895. Feel free to stop in and fill out an application or fax your resume over 215-579-2650.