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  • Experienced Dog Handler

    Found Chicago

    Found Chicago is seeking an experienced dog handler to join our team! The preferred applicant has experience working with dogs in a kennel setting, is comfortable working with dogs of all temperaments, and has a flexible schedule. Duties include but are not limited to: exercising dogs one-on-one and assisting in playgroups as necessary, cleaning and facility maintenance, checking dogs in and out of boarding/daycare, feeding and administering medication, as well as overseeing the well-being of all animals while they are in Found Chicago’s care.

    Closing Date: April 1, 2015 Posted: February 1, 2015
  • Intake/Pet Retention Coordinator

    Palm Springs Animal Shelter

    The Intake/Pet Retention Coordinator provides customer service and animal care during both the animal admission and return to guardian processes. Evaluates animals brought to the shelter to determine if there are any immediate veterinary or other needs. Responsible for programs to increase pet retention and lost and found pets system. Please see our website for more details on this position: http://palmspringsanimalfriends.ning.com/page/career-opportunities

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: February 1, 2015
  • Animal Caretaker

    Felines & Canines

    Felines & Canines is looking for a hard-working, reliable Chicago resident to help care for our shelter and our dogs. The position requires daily deep cleaning, feeding/walking/medicating dogs and assisting with adoptions. Must be able to do physical work and lift up to 60lbs. It is a small, welcoming work environment, so the ability to work well with others, communicate openly, be comfortable with all breeds/sizes, and show up consistently for your shift is extremely important.

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

    Animal Welfare League D.B.A. Neenah Animal Shelter

    -Ensures the shelter is safe & sanitary for animals, employees, volunteers and general public -Overall Animal Care. -Animal Intake/Enrichment-Behavior Modification/Development/Transfers/Adoptions. -Medical Treatment/Temperament Testing. -Manage all animal records and promotions. -Manage physical animal housing; cleaning, food, water, positive atmosphere, etc. -Supervisor of all Animal Care Takers. -Train, lead, and enrich all Animal caretakers of proper Shelter procedures. -Manage hours, performance, assign duties and responsibilities. -General Administrative. -Report to Board of Directors of requested documentation; budgets, updates on animal concerns and overall building maintenance. -Cross Train with Office Coordinator; reports, documentation, employee/volunteer concerns and answer basic questions. -Coordinate with Office Administrative Coordinator on shelter/animal promotions. Qualifications: -High school diploma or equivalent is required.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 29, 2015
  • Animal Care Technician

    Animal Care League

    Animal Care Technician to provide quality daily care for animals. Responsibilities include cleaning and disinfecting of kennels and cages, sweeping, mopping, laundry, dishwashing, feeding of animals, administering meds,and monitoring sick, quarantined and injured animals. Candidates must possess a strong work ethic, ability to multi-task and be part of a team. Exceptional time management and organizational skills required. Desired candidates have the capacity to work in a fast paced environment and handle physically and emotionally stressful situations. Compassion for people is essential. Must be available to work weekends, holidays and able to lift 50 pounds. One year animal experience preferred. Submit cover letter and resume to sheltermanager@animalcareleague.org.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 29, 2015
  • Animal Care Technician

    Safe Harbor Animal Rescue of the Keys

    Provide humane care of all animals in the shelter, including, but not limited to, cleaning, feeding, watering and monitoring animal health behavior. Provide humane care and handling of animals in adherence with policies and procedures. Clean and disinfect kennels, cages, food and water bowls, and other areas of the shelter daily. Maintain a clean and safe environment for the animals and public at all times. Assist as needed maintaining both the interior and exterior of the facility. Janitorial duties maintenance and laundry.Represent the shelter in a professional and courteous manner at all times. Assist in restraint of animals during physical exams. Bathe animals. Perform other duties as assigned. This position is non-exempt, work hours will vary and include evenings, weekends and holidays. It is also expected of all employees to attend after hour events and fundraisers on a volunteer basis. Requires handling of animals sometimes fractious. Must be able to perform physical work.

    Closing Date: February 28, 2015 Posted: January 28, 2015
  • Operations Assistant

    Atlanta Pet Rescue & Adoption

    Well established non-profit 501c3 dog and cat rescue seeks full time Operations Assistant. A strong work ethic, positive attitude, and ability to adapt to any situation or job duty is a must. Must be able to stay calm and focused in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for animal welfare. Must be a team player. Animal experience, computer knowledge and customer service experience necessary. Responsibilities include but not limited to: -Adoption counseling and contracts. -Website upkeep, including updates to photos and bios. -Updating databases, Petfinder.com and Adopt A Pet.com. -Daily animal care. This position has the potential to branch out into other areas of the organization, as well. Email cover letter and resume.

    Closing Date: February 27, 2015 Posted: January 27, 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 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
  • 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
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