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  • Dog Trainer

    Best Friends Animal Society

    Position Summary: Work with care-giving staff to assess needs, develop and implement a training plan for each dog to increase adoptability and improve the dog's chances of remaining in the new home. Develop and implement innovative training and residential management programs for behaviorally challenged dogs to increase quality of life and adoptability. Develop and present workshops for staff and visitors. Assist caregivers with making daily interactions with the dogs training opportunities. Please check out the full job description on the Careers section of our website.

    Closing Date: April 1, 2015 Posted: February 10, 2015
  • 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
  • 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 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
  • Volunteer Liaison

    Animal Care & Control of NYC

    Collaborate with Volunteer Manager for support in the organization of the Volunteer Program located in the Manhattan Care Center. Oversee the scheduling, training, placement, recognition and administration of the volunteer members. Monitor safety issues among volunteers, including proper training in humane animal handling techniques. Generate monthly program activity reports. Develop positive working relations between volunteers and AC&C staff to ensure an optimally healthy and safe work environment. Bachelor’s degree preferred and two years of supervisory level in an active volunteer program, or related experience. Knowledge of Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook. Visit www.nycacc.org/careers.htm for a full job description.

    Closing Date: March 31, 2015 Posted: January 15, 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
  • Behavior & Training Specialist (Emphasis on Classes)

    Washington Animal Rescue League

    The Washington Animal Rescue League is seeking a well-qualified individual to assist other Behavior & Training staff in developing, implementing and monitoring all facility programs intended to identify, modify and prevent problem behavior in animals, as well as to teach group classes and private sessions, and to organize WARL’s class registration website, class materials, and client communications. Class teaching will take place during the day on Saturdays as well as two classes each evening on Wednesdays and Thursdays. For a full description of the job, please go to www.warl.org.

    Closing Date: March 16, 2015 Posted: January 15, 2015
  • Staten Island Care Center Supervisor

    Animal Care & Control of NYC

    Responsible for operation & oversight of Animal Care/Customer Care departments & supervision of the staff; Provide cash flow management related to shelter operations; Ensure financial integrity and accuracy by conducting regular audits; Schedule all shelter staff daily responsibilities including shift assignments; Maintain department attendance and payroll records; Monitor all staff performance outlined in their job description and pursuant to organizational policies and procedures; Plan, conduct, document and reinforce training, including new staff orientation; Interview/select professionally capable staff; Provides conflict/problem resolutions for both staff and customers; Review employee leave request and ensure proper coverage for the shelter; Responsible for customer care staff delivery of superb customer service; Ensure that animal care provide by animal care staff is consistent with AC&C’s mission, vision, policies and procedures;

    Closing Date: March 31, 2015 Posted: January 15, 2015
  • 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: December 29, 2014
  • Animal Services Manager

    City of Hutchinson

    The City of Hutchinson’s Animal Services division was created in 2006 and has the current capacity of sheltering 40 dogs, 36 cats, 12 holding cages for stray cats or other species, 6 isolation cat cages, 4 dog isolation cages, and 17 intake kennels. This management position is responsible for directing the operations of Animal Services which encompasses the animal shelter and animal control enforcement activities along with supervision of four shelter technicians, three Animal Control Officers and numerous volunteers. This position is also responsible for ensuring consistent enforcement of animal control codes by staff; coordinating veterinary care, and euthanasia as needed; administration of the animal licensing program; developing effective public education/prevention programs; and building close relationships with other animal rescues and volunteer organizations. Interested persons may apply on-line at www.hutchgov.com/employment. EEO/ AA Employer

    Closing Date: March 31, 2015 Posted: December 1, 2014
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