Contact at organisation: Lea Craig, Leader Dogs for the Blind
Leader Dogs for the Blind, based in Rochester Hills, Michigan, has been making people unstoppable for 80 years, empowering people who are blind or visually impaired with lifelong skills for safe and independent daily travel. As an Employer, we offer an exciting opportunity for you to be part of our industry-leading team. We believe that our team members are what make us great and we strive to offer opportunities for advancement. All positions are eligible for 401(k) plan including matching, annual merit pay increases, and workout room access. Part-time (20+ hrs./week) also receive paid vacation and personal days. Full-time (30+ hrs./week) receive full benefits including health, dental, vacation pay, holiday pay, personal time, short term and long term disability. Our team members also benefit from several perks including bringing your personal dog with you to work.
The Breeding Specialist will be responsible for daily aspects of canine breeding, including physical breeding activities, coordination and healthcare of the Leader Dog breeding colony and their respective puppies, and coordination/education of Leader Dog’s volunteer breeding host homes. In addition, this position will provide veterinary assistance to the Vet Services department on an as needed basis.
Candidates must have an associate degree or 2 years related technical training from an accredited college or university and at least 3 years previous experience in breeding or veterinary environment. Additional years of experience may be substituted for the university requirement. Veterinary Technician license strongly preferred. Knowledge of breeding including frozen semen technology, artificial insemination and venipuncture skills (blood sampling) preferred.
We thank all candidates for their interest.
How to Apply
Individuals interested in apply are invited to do so on our website at www.LeaderDog.org.