Veterinary Clinic Assistant or Manager

Position Objective:

To provide nonveterinary assistance to the staff at PETA’s clinic in Petra, Jordan

Term of Employment:

Full-time, minimum of 40 hours per week

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Record detailed notes into a computer or paper filing system as dictated by the head veterinarian
  • Work with local suppliers and arrange for the delivery of food and medication
  • Handle finances, arrange payments, and ensure that staff are paid
  • Oversee construction, improvements, and repairs at the clinic
  • Complete weekly reports on activities at the clinic as well as weekly updates on animals at the clinic for overseas staff
  • Take photos of animals daily and upload them to the cloud
  • Manage the clinic’s Instagram account and publish daily posts about animals
  • Occasionally assist the head veterinarian with patients, both at the clinic and throughout the region through our mobile clinic
  • Communicate regularly with English-speaking staff via e-mail
  • Manage the round-the-clock staff schedule
  • At times, take after-hours emergency calls

Qualifications:

  • Fluency in English and Arabic, both spoken and written
  • Ability to use computers and software, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Effective organizational skills and meticulous attention to detail
  • Ability to handle finances
  • Good people skills and patience
  • Willingness to live in Wadi Musa
  • Supportive of and possessing the ability to advocate for animal welfare issues
  • Willingness and ability to travel within the Petra region

Beneficial:

  • Experience working with equines
  • Vegan or vegetarian lifestyle
  • Photography skills
  • Physical fitness

While experience is preferred, new graduates are welcome to apply. Salary will be commensurate with experience.

PETA’s clinic in Jordan is located at Petra, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World, approximately two hours from the coastal city of Aqaba and three hours from the Dead Sea and Amman.

How to Apply

Deadline for this position is: August 1, 2021

To apply for a position with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) Asia, please complete this form. Because of the high number of submissions that PETA Asia receives, applications are not accepted by other means. Depending on your experience and your country of residence, some positions may require you to work as an independent contractor. Independent contractors are not employees and are not entitled to benefits.