The Kauai Humane Society, Kauai’s only open admission animal shelter, seeks a responsible, hardworking individual to manage and lead our Animal Care Staff. This individual is responsible for ensuring that all the animals at KHS receive the highest level of care possible, including but not limited to feeding, cleaning, and enrichment. The Animal Care Manager also assists in health and behavior assessments, animal meet and greets, and in operating our unique and popular field trip program. Understanding animal handling and animal behavior is essential to this role.
The Animal Care Manager is part of both the Operations and Management teams, and advocates on behalf of the animals and the animal care staff. He or she must have excellent employee management and customer service skills.
The Animal Care Manager spends a lot of time on their feet in the shelter, and must be able to assist with lifting, cleaning, and other physical tasks. He or she is also responsible for ordering shelter supplies and providing reports to our suppliers as required.
The Animal Care Manager must be committed to KHS’s mission of saving lives and providing exceptional care for our island’s animals. The best candidate for this position will have experience in, and be comfortable with, working in a shelter environment, or other work environment where stressful and challenging situations are a daily occurrence. Working positively and productively in a high stress environment is something the Manager must have the emotional and physical comfort level to achieve daily.
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This is a full time job
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Closing Date: Monday, June 15, 2020