Veterinary Clinic Receptionist- St. George

Position Title: Veterinary Clinic Receptionist

Compensation: $15.00 to $18.00 an hour – DOE

Employment Type: Full-time, Exempt (40 hours/wk)

Required Hours: Tuesday-Friday, 7:30 am to 6:00 pm

Location: St. George, Utah

Do you enjoy working with people and animals? The Humane Society of Utah is looking for a friendly, compassionate, and skilled receptionist to join our team at our busy spay/neuter and vaccine clinic in St. George!

Our receptionists create the first impression for our clients, so it is important that they have excellent customer service skills, are passionate about animal welfare, and are able to remain detail and task orientated in a fast-paced environment.

We value our employees and offer generous full-time benefits, including medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, health savings account, retirement savings plan, paid sick time, vacation and holidays, discounts, and more.


The Receptionist must be able to use basic math skills to calculate and take correct payment amounts and give appropriate change, type 45 wpm, and maintain a high level of accuracy when completing tasks. The right candidate will have a minimum of one year of experience in customer service, cash handling, and business computer experience, as well as some animal handling experience.
Being bilingual in English and Spanish is a plus, and a salary differential of $0.50 per hour may be paid to bilingual incumbents fluent in Spanish. Other requirements include presenting a professional appearance, having a cooperative attitude toward clients and team members, and understanding and strictly following all verbal and written direction from the Clinic Manager and Medical Director.


Responsibilities include checking patients in and out for services, collecting and processing payments, scheduling appointments, answering phones, educating clients regarding pet vaccination schedules and the benefits of spaying/neutering, ensuring patients are receiving appropriate services for their age and needs, creating a friendly, professional and efficient environment for clients, keeping accurate and detailed records, providing excellent customer service, communicating effectively in person, over the phone, and through email, utilizing low-stress animal handling techniques, preparing and administering vaccinations, daily cleaning, helping other staff members, and contributing to a positive work environment using tact and diplomacy.

How to Apply

Submit a current resume, cover letter and reference list to

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by management. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.

At the Utah Humane Society, we don’t just accept difference – we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our animals, and our community. The Utah Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer. Employment at the Utah Humane Society is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications directly related to professional competence. At the Utah Humane Society, we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, age (40 and over), genetic information, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy or relation condition (including childbirth and breastfeeding), or any other basis protected by state or federal law.

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