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  • Kennel Attendant I

    County of Orange, California

    Coming Soon! - The County of Orange, CA, Animal Care division has an upcoming recruitment for Kennel Attendant I. We are looking for candidates who have professional experience working with a variety of animals, reptiles, and various livestock and who possess excellent customer service skills. To be notified when this job is advertised, please use the link below to sign up for a job interest card: http://bit.ly/1yt0WxE Please use the website address below to view the complete job classification specification: http://ocgov.com/civicax/filebank/blobdload.aspx?BlobID=21425 To set up a user account, apply for the recruitment when it opens, and to view other current County of Orange recruitments visit our jobs website at: http://agency.governmentjobs.com/oc/default.cfm

    Closing Date: February 4, 2015 Posted: January 28, 2015
  • Kennel Assistant

    Ramapo Bergen Animal Refuge, Inc.

    Kennel Assistant: ‬‬‬‬ PT $8.50/hr. Days, Evenings and a Saturday or Sunday shift. The kennel assistant is responsible for the efficient operations of the dog kennel in accordance with our mission, philosophy, policies & procedures while keeping the safety of people and animals at the forefront of all activities. The kennel assistant maintains kennel cleanliness, feeds, medicates, walks and generally cares for our dogs. A minimum of one year of experience working in a pet care industry is preferred. Previous kennel exp. is also a plus. Must have valid NJ driver’s license. Work is performed in a kennel setting with potential exposure to high noise levels. Work is also performed indoors & outdoors with exposure to inclement weather, cleaning agents & chemicals, as well as animal waste. Frequent walking, standing, bending, & stooping are required to perform the essential functions of the job. Regular lifting of 40-50 pounds with reasonable accommodation is required. ‪

    Closing Date: February 15, 2015 Posted: January 26, 2015
  • Shelter Manger

    Morris Animal Refuge

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty and task satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Demonstrates supervisory knowledge of principles and motivation techniques. Have knowledge of decision-making techniques, skill in mediating dispute, conflicts and grievances. Basic knowledge of animal illness and meds. Be able to clean cages / kennels. Minimum of three years' experience working in a shelter, veterinary facility, or animal rescue with demonstrated traits such as attention to detail and reliability is essential. All references must be completed with current contact information.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 21, 2015
  • Animal Care Specialist

    Lincoln County Animal Shelter

    The Animal Care Specialist (ACS) ensures safe and humane care for the animals at the Lincoln County Animal Shelter while providing excellent customer service to our community. The ACS must have a passion for customer service, developing and implementing strategies to reduce unwanted pets, increase live release rates, and ensure the health and safety of shelter staff and animals. Ability to deal courteously and effectively with the public, peers and supervisor; possess organizational skills and handle detail oriented tasks; ability to keep records and handle money; knowledge of laws relating to animal welfare; knowledge of animal care and handling including medical care; ability to maintain clean and sanitary kennel area.

    Closing Date: January 30, 2015 Posted: January 21, 2015
  • Animal Care Manager

    Dumb Friends League

    Responsible for the direction of animal care department. Direct, monitor, and ensure the humane treatment in handling of companion animals including monitor the adherence to sanitation and animal treatment standard protocols. Manage the day-to-day operation including hiring, employee performance, and developing and monitoring a budget.

    Closing Date: February 20, 2015 Posted: January 20, 2015
  • Police Public Service Assistant I (Animal Shelter, Part-Time)

    City of Fremont

    The Police Public Service Assistant I works within the Police Department’s Animal Services Unit to provide basic care for animals such as feeding, cleaning, walking, grooming and animal behavioral assessments. In addition, the Police Public Service Assistant I will assist the front office staff with adoption procedures and provide assistance to the veterinary staff. This is a temporary assignment and may work up to 20 hours per week. Work experience providing excellent customer service, strong organizational and communication skills, and professional experience working with animals is highly desirable.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 20, 2015
  • Animal Caretaker

    Washington Animal Rescue League

    We are seeking dedicated individuals to care of shelter animals. Duties include: • Clean dog and cat areas • Provide food and water to animals • Report symptoms of illness, injuries, or abnormal behavior of animals to supervisor • Take select dogs out to dog parks on shelter grounds • Responsible for cleaning dog park and surrounding grounds Some physical demands include: • Frequent bending, walking and standing on feet 8 hours per day while performing job functions • Exposure to disinfectant and bleach solutions when cleaning • Subject to animal bites and scratches while handling animals or questionable temperament • Occasional lifting of up to 50lbs. with reasonable accommodations Qualified applicants must: • High school diploma or equivalent • Customer service experience • Available to work weekends, holiday shifts, and evenings

    Closing Date: March 20, 2015 Posted: January 20, 2015
  • Kennel Assistant

    Kane County

    Performs animal care functions under the direction of the Shelter Program Office Manager. Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following according to shelter protocols and policies: cleans shelter kennels and cages, feeds and exercise animals, utilize commercial grade laundry and dish sanitizing equipment; writing skills for documentation; assisting with animal behavior assessments and assisting with reclaim and animal adoptions. Additionally this position may require some weekend and evening hours. Requirements: High School diploma or equivalent. Previous experience working within a shelter or animal control facility. Interest in animals and knowledge of various breeds expected. Ability to learn body language and animal communication styles. Computer experience for data entry and look up functions. Customer service skills required. Ability to lift 50 lbs. (dog food bags, animals). Valid Illinois driver’s license, current certificate of vehicle insurance.

    Closing Date: February 6, 2015 Posted: January 16, 2015
  • Care Center Manager

    Animal Care & Control of NYC

    Responsible for the overall operations of the Staten Island Animal Care Center including implementing shelter based programs to exceed the standards of humane animal husbandry and customer service. Monitor building maintenance needs and sanitation of kennels/equipment. Directs and supervises shelter staff in the performance of their responsibilities. Collaborates with the medical team to ensure that medical care is delivered to animals in a timely and ethical manner. Minimum 21 yrs of age. H.S. Diploma/GED required. College degree preferred. Must have previous supervisory experience and at least 5 years experience in leadership capacity and animal welfare experience a must. Visit www.nycacc.org/careers.htm for a full job description.

    Closing Date: March 31, 2015 Posted: January 15, 2015
  • Feline Care Coordinator

    Dutchess County SPCA

    The DCSPCA is seeking a full-time Feline Care Coordinator. This position oversees our feline shelter and adoption services and works closely with Team Managers to ensure that all shelter cats receive appropriate care to facilitate adoption. Such services include intake and evaluation, placement within the shelter, enrichment activities, foster care, adoption counseling and matching, volunteer activities and outreach events. Qualified candidates must have a background working with cats (preferably in a shelter environment); strong written and oral communication skills; be a team player and be able to work successfully with staff, volunteers and the community; demonstrate leadership skills and initiative; be energetic and open to new ideas, and have a positive attitude. Background and/or experience with enrichment and feline care are required. Competitive salary and benefits provided.

    Closing Date: January 30, 2015 Posted: January 15, 2015
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