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Listed below are current employment opportunities at the ARLGP.

Please read full job descriptions for qualifications and responsibilities.

To apply for open positions, please email a resume and cover letter to jobs@arlgp.org with the position as the subject line in either a .pdf or Word document format.

The ARLGP will review applications and resumes solely for posted positions and, due to the significant interest in our job openings, follow-up communication is limited to candidates who meet the posted qualifications. Due to the volume of interest in our positions, no calls or walk-ins, please.

Please note: we do not have a veterinary intern program at this time


CURRENT JOB OPPORTUNITIES:

Canine Animal Care Technician/Adoption Counselor

As the face and voice of the ARLGP to the adopting public, Adoption Counselors/Care Technicians are responsible for fostering a spirit of goodwill and trust between the public and the shelter, delivering superior customer service, maintaining clean, humane and healthy living conditions for pets in the shelter, advocating for animals in our care and in the community, educating the public about Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland services, procedures and policies, as well as basic animal care and health and behavior counseling.

We have (1) full-time and (1) part-time opportunities for this role. Please read this position’s full job description here

Guest Services Representative

Guest Service Representatives are responsible for fostering a spirit of goodwill and trust between the public and the shelter, delivering superior customer service, advocating for animals in our care and in the community, sharing ARLGP services, procedures and policies with the public, as well as basic animal care and behavior counseling.

Please read this position’s full job description here

To apply:  Please submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications, reasons for pursuing a career in animal welfare and salary requirements, along with your resume to jobs@arlgp.org with the subject “Guest Services Representative.”

The ARLGP will review applications that meet the above submission requirements for the job posted. Due to the significant interest in our job openings; follow-up communication is limited to candidates who meet the posted qualifications. If you have not been contacted within a month of application, you may assume that you have not been selected as a candidate. Due to the volume of interest in our positions, no calls please.

Licensed Veterinary Technician

Under the general supervision of the Chief Veterinarian at the Animal Refuge League of Greater Portland (ARLGP), the Licensed Veterinary Technician will support the shelter pets by working closely with the veterinarians and animal care staff, executing examinations, dispensing and administering medication, treatments, vaccinations, providing support for medical procedures, and ensuring completeness of medical records. This position also works daily with multiple organizational departments including foster care and guest services.

Please read this position’s full job description here

To apply:  Please submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications, reasons for pursuing a career in animal welfare and salary requirements, along with your resume to jobs@arlgp.org with the subject “Licensed Veterinary Technician.”

The ARLGP will review applications that meet the above submission requirements for the job posted. Due to the significant interest in our job openings; follow-up communication is limited to candidates who meet the posted qualifications. If you have not been contacted within a month of application, you may assume that you have not been selected as a candidate. Due to the volume of interest in our positions, no calls please.


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