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Job Opportunities

CRUELTY CASEWORKER Ė Non-profit seeks cruelty caseworker with shelter or humane association work experience to assess various allegations of animal abuse reported to PETA and intervene as necessary. Caseworkers educate the public on humane treatment of animals through the development and distribution of literature and through representing PETA to the media. Candidate must have strong writing, research, and organizational skills and the ability to handle cruelty complaints in a professional and confidential manner. Animal Friendly. Competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume with cover letter to PETA, Attn: Human Resources, 501 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510; fax to 757-628-0789; or e-mail to jobopenings@peta.org

HUMANE FIELD OFFICER Ė People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) seeks a field officer for its Norfolk, Va., location to respond to local calls, such as requests for assistance with companion-animal care, injured animals (including wildlife), animal placement, and neglected animals. Candidate must have an excellent rapport with animals, hands-on experience working with animals, and proven ability to make sound, independent decisions in a crisis situation. Candidate must also be able to be on 24-hour emergency call and have the availability to work weekends, split shifts, and evenings. Valid driverís license and good driving record necessary. Certification (to be provided by PETA) in animal euthanasia and the use of veterinary drugs required. Competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume with cover letter to PETA, Attn: Human Resources, 501 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510; fax to 757-628-0789; or e-mail to jobopenings@peta.org

INVESTIGATOR Ė People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) seeks full-time investigator to use a variety of investigative methods to conduct field investigations that primarily focus on biomedical research laboratories, fur farms, and animals used for entertainment. Candidate will have proven exceptional writing and research skills, ability to maintain confidentiality and use discretion at all times, and knowledge of animal rights issues and animal protection laws. Must be able and willing to relocate periodically. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter and resume to PETA, Attn: Human Resources, 501 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510; fax to 757-628-0789; or e-mail to jobopenings@peta.org

SNIP PROGRAM ASSISTANT: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) seeks a SNIP program assistant to help the SNIP program manager with all aspects of SNIPís mobile spay/neuter program, including check-in, administrative recordkeeping, scheduling, and ordering materials. Candidate must have excellent interpersonal, problem-solving, crisis-management, and organizational skills. Candidate must also have basic animal-handling skills and be willing to work weekends. Valid driverís license and good driving record required. Competitive salary and benefits. Please send resume with cover letter to PETA, Attn: Human Resources, 501 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510; fax to 757-628-0789; or e-mail to jobopenings@peta.org

NORTH CAROLINA PROJECT COORDINATOR: Non-profit animal protection organization seeks candidate to manage and develop a North Carolina Project, including establishment and operation of a humane shelter to serve animals in and around Bertie County, N.C., and to perform field work in accordance with Community Animal Projectís standard operational procedures. Candidate must be certified in animal euthanasia and drug use, have an excellent rapport with animals, gentleness, respect, and understanding. Must have the proven ability to make sound, independent decisions in a crisis situation and a minimum of one year animal shelter and handling experience. Ability to lift and carry at least 50 pounds and ability to be on-call 24 hours per day required. Valid driverís license and a good driving record necessary. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter and resume to PETA, Attn: Human Resources, 501 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510; fax to 757-628-0789; or e-mail to jobopenings@peta.org

COMMUNITY ANIMAL PROJECT (CAP) ASSISTANT: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) seeks an assistant to provide departmental support, primarily by working closely with the chief of CAP to assist with the handling of assigned fieldwork and office projects. Basic animal-handling skills and the ability to deal humanely with animals of unknown health and temperaments required. Candidate must also have good interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively over the phone, in writing, and in person. Problem-solving and crisis-management skills necessary. Competitive wages and benefits. Send cover letter and resume to PETA, Attn: Human Resources, 501 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510; fax to 757-628-0789; or e-mail to jobopenings@peta.org

ASSISTANT TO DIRECTOR OF DOMESTIC ANIMAL AND WILDLIFE RESCUE & INFORMATION: People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) seeks an assistant for its Norfolk, Virginia, headquarters to assist the director of the Domestic Animal and Wildlife Rescue & Information Department as necessary. Candidate must have proven strong research skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills. Must also have public speaking experience and the ability to work independently and make sound judgments. Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues required. Animal-sheltering and animal-handling experience preferred. Animal Friendly. Competitive salary and benefits. Send cover letter and resume to PETA, Attn: Human Resources, 501 Front Street, Norfolk, VA 23510; fax to 757-628-0789; or e-mail to jobopenings@peta.org

Kim DeWester
Human Resources Specialist
The PETA Foundation
www.peta.org
Tel: 757-962-8404
Fax: 757-628-0789
E-mail: KimberlyD@fsap.org 

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