Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Veterinary & Kennel Assistants for USA


Pender Veterinary Centre is seeking energetic, enthusiastic Veterinary Assistants to join our team of talented, dedicated professionals in Fairfax, Virginia. Qualified candidates will possess a positive attitude, compassion for both animals and people, and motivation to learn and exceed expectations. Our organization is a high performance culture that emphasizes team collaboration and a learning environment. Previous veterinary experience is preferred, but not required for application. Qualified candidates should be comfortable working with all type of companion animals, including dog, cats, rabbits, ferrets, reptiles, and other species. Duties include restraining animals; assisting veterinarians and technicians; cleaning, and taking care of our animal patients--including walking, cleaning, and feeding. Qualified candidates will be expected to learn proper restraint and animal handling techniques, basic veterinary terminology and develop a basic knowledge of animal care. Pender Veterinary Centre was founded on the principles of integrity, compassion, and quality--and we look for those attributes in our employees. Providing high quality veterinary medicine with an exceptional team that emphasizes communication and serving our clients ahs long been Pender's promise and pledge. Pender Veterinary Centre is a busy, 24 hour practice, and qualified candidates must enjoy a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

This is an active job, which requires standing on tile for long periods, working on the floor during your shift, and moderately heavy physical labor. We are located in Fairfax, near Fair Oaks Mall. Pender is a drug-free workplace, and we conduct pre-employment and frequent random drug testing, as well as criminal background checks. We offer competitive salary and benefits, with a starting range of $7.50-10/hour, depending on experience. We are currently hiring for a full-time assistant to work our morning shifts, which are 6:30am - 2pm or 7am - 2:30pm. Occasional evenings and every-other weekend will be required. Visit our web site at To pursue these opportunities, e-mail your resume and/or fill out an application, which can be downloaded from our website at

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