The Humane Society of Harford County, Inc.

Vet Tech

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Why choose this job

Do you love animals AND people? Well then the Humane Society of Harford County is looking for you! We employ talented and dedicated animal welfare professionals in all areas of the shelter, and we are looking to expand our team! We are an open-admission, nonprofit, progressive animal shelter and take in approximately 3,000-3,500 animals a year of all species, including dogs, cats, birds, rabbits, reptiles, rodents, farm animals, and even fish! Please be sure to include any animal handling or shelter/rescue experience on your application and/or resume. We are especially interested in candidates that are multi-lingual, particularly if you are fluent in Spanish and/or American Sign Language!


Choice of four 10-hour days or five 8-hour days. One weekend day preferred, but not required.

Here's what you'll be doing

  • Monitor and care for medicine patients
  • Monitor and care for emergency and critical patients
  • Collect and prepare laboratory samples
  • Post-op care for surgery patients
  • Diets and Nutrition
  • Educating animal owners

Some of our perks include

  • 31200 to 35100 USD per year
  • 17 days leave
  • No work after hours
  • Funded continuous education
  • Full time employees are offered excellent employer-paid health/vision/dental benefits (we pay 60% to start, 80% after one year of service, and 100% after two years), a SIMPLE retirement plan with 3% match after two years of service, 100% employer-paid short/long term disability benefits, employer-paid life and AD&D benefits, as well as paid vacation and 40 sick and safe leave hours, and seven paid holidays. Part time employees are offered 40 hours of paid sick and safe leave. All employees are eligible for our employee of the month program, staff appreciation events, and multiple continuing education and professional development opportunities throughout the year. We also have a Gym Reimbursement Program, and an Employee Referral Program! Entry level positions generally begin at $12-14 an hour, and may increase based on education and/or experience. All wages are competitive with area industry standards, which are reviewed annually. On top of all that, we’re a bunch of fun and dynamic folks who love our jobs and get to help animals and people for a living! What’s better than that!?
Fallston, Maryland
Mar 17, 2022
Veterinary Nurse / Tech
31200 to 35100 USD
Small animal • Farm animal • Equine • Exotics / Avian • Wildlife / Zoo

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The Humane Society of Harford County, Inc.

See what we're all about

We're a 501c3, open admission, progressive animal shelter caring for approx 3,000 animals a year of ALL species.

The Team

Our team includes 1 veterinarians and 5 veterinary nurses / techs