Careers 2019-05-14T15:05:02+00:00

Espanola Humane wants your help to save lives!


The shelter in Española, New Mexico is changing the way city animal shelters are viewed through progressive community programs, free spay/neuter services and a commitment to saving the lives of the pets coming into the open admission shelter.

Completing over 5,300 surgeries in 2018, Española Humane is searching for a Veterinarian who is committed to life saving programs and services to join the dedicated team. The Veterinarian reports to the Director of Medical Care and is responsible for medical care for shelter pets, spay/neuter surgeries and wellness clinic services. This position will perform specialty surgeries, spay/neuter surgeries and medical care for shelter pets. Typical surgery case mix includes dental extractions, mass removals, amputations, wound repairs and optic surgeries, with occasional emergency surgeries.

The ideal candidate is upbeat, enthusiastic with a strong desire to help people and pets. Emphatic communication skills and a strong desire to improve the quality of pets in the community are essential qualities of the candidate. Exceptionally strong interpersonal skills and the ability to forge effective relationships with a wide variety of people in a wide variety of circumstances will insure the Veterinarian’s success.

The position is exempt, full-time with a flexible schedule, typically Monday – Friday.

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Veterinary Technicians

Espanola Humane Society wants you to help save lives! We are searching for talented and dedicated Veterinary Technicians to join our medical team. Espanola Humane is committed to partnering with our community to positively influence the lives of Espanola’s pets and Veterinary Technicians are vital role in this mission. Applicants must be able to work quickly and efficiently in a fast-paced environment, be detail oriented and possess an excellent work ethic. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a friendly and professional manner toward community members, co-workers and volunteers.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Excellent customer service skills – ability and desire to interface with the public and volunteers
  • Superior time management skills with the ability to handle numerous responsibilities at once, working well under pressure
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate with and offer assistance to wide variety of people
  • Able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs. consistently to include moving sedated animals
  • Must possess excellent reflexes and be proficient at animal restraint for various procedures
  • Must be compassionate and organized
  • Candidate should be highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter with a professional attitude
  • Passion for animals, animal welfare and people
  • Preference will be given to applicants who are CVT, although a candidate with a minimum of 3 years technician experience will be considered
  • Bilingual highly desired


The clinic is open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, offering a 4/10 schedule.

We pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care for our patients and clients with gentleness and compassion. Espanola Humane is changing the way city animal shelters are viewed. Come be a part of the great work being done in Espanola!

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EVHS is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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