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Animal Behavior and Training Manager

Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA

Job Description

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the day to day operations of all animal behavior programs which includes but not limited to behavior assessments, enrichment programs, volunteers, and modification programs.
  • Manage behavior staff which includes hiring, terminations, payroll, scheduling, performance reviews, counseling, training and general productivity of the workforce.
  • Conduct group dog training classes as well as private on site consultations.
  • Design, teach, and provide oversight of dog training classes and supervise trainers teaching these classes.
  • Assist pet owners with specific behavior and care needs through behavior helpline, private consultations, classes assisting with adoptions and public inquiries.
  • Develop new curriculum and programs related to animal behavior that will keep us current in animal welfare.

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or 10 years of behavior experience in lieu of degree.
  • CPDT certification preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years shelter experience.
  • Experience with animals including: animal handling, breed identification and identifying behavioral and health issues.
  • Experience with personnel supervision and familiarity with scheduling, hiring and progressive discipline.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently.
  • Experience in teaching classes and program development a plus.

This is a full time job.

Contact Information

Fawna Jefferson-Willaims
HR Coordiantor
Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA
Pasadena, CA

Closing Date: September 27, 2019