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Animal Control Officer

The Deputy Animal Control Officer enforces animal control ordinances and related laws, rules and regulations within Arlington County. This is a front facing position, which requires exceptional customer service skills and a genuine desire to make a positive impact in the community. In addition the Animal Control Officer conducts investigations and inspections, issues citations and warnings, and reports daily activities while also informing the public about relevant animal regulations and humane animal care. This position is based in Arlington (County), Virginia. See the full job description and then apply below.

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Adoption & Matchmaking Counselor

The Adoptions & Matchmaking Counselor is a member of the Adoptions Team at the Animal Welfare League of Arlington. This position assists with all aspects of the adoption and training programs at the League. This is a perfect job for anyone interested in creating a positive experience for potential adopters while also finding good homes for our shelter animals. This is a full time position based in Arlington, Virginia. See the full job description and then apply below.

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Office Associate

The Office Associate is responsible for providing administrative and clerical support services in order to ensure effective and efficient operations of the League’s administrative office. The Office Associate is responsible for equipment maintenance, daily paperwork, filing, and preparing documents for management as needed. If you are passionate about animal welfare, have great people and administrative skills, then this is the perfect job for you! This position is based in Arlington, Virginia. See the full job description and then apply below.

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*NEW* Animal Training & Behavior Associate (Part-Time)

The Animal Training and Behavior Associate will assist with all aspects of the training and behavior program for the League. If you are looking for a position that has a direct impact on the lives of animals and people, come work with us! This is a part time position based in Arlington, Virginia. See the full job description and then apply below.

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*NEW* One Health Programs Specialist

The One Health Programs Specialist oversees the day-to-day operations of the community support clinics in a collaborative partnership between the Animal Welfare League of Arlington and the Animal Welfare League of Alexandria. This position will split their time between both shelters. This is an exciting new position tasked with creating, organizing, and implementing a One Health wellness clinic. This position focuses on the One Health model in which the connection between the health of people, animals and our shared environment is recognized. This position coordinates an ongoing program that provides animals and pet owners with free wellness screenings and basic medical care by removing barriers and meeting client needs, as well as making access to care as easy and attainable as possible. The One Health Programs Specialist is also tasked with the follow-up on programs as needed. This position is unique in that it represents both shelters at various community events (throughout Arlington and Alexandria, Virginia). See the full job description and then apply below.

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