Animal Care Technician (Full-Time and Part-Time)
MUST HAVE FLEXIBLE SCHEDULE INCLUDING ABILITY TO WORK WEEKENDS, HOLIDAYS, and EXTENDED SHIFTS
The primary functions of our Animal Care Technician (ACT) includes providing humane handling and care for our shelter animals, maintaining a safe and sanitary facility, and performing daily tasks to support animal care. Job duties include but are not limited to: daily feeding and medicating of animals, thorough cleaning of all kennels in intake, the adoption center, offices, clinic, and isolation. Must be willing to do laundry all day every day, dishes, sweeping, mopping and a myriad of tasks to keep the shelter running smoothly and the care of the animals a top priority. Must be able to demonstrate the ability to multi-task, work independently and identify tasks that need to be completed without being asked in order to make the animals stay at our shelter the best it can be while they are here. MUST love both people and animals and be willing to pitch in for other departments when needed. Applicants must be very flexible when it comes to scheduling including early morning shifts, evening shifts, weekends, and holidays. This is a fast paced environment with a need to be physically active, lift 50 pounds, work outside and inside, reliable, compassionate to people and animals, able to laugh and willing to learn. You must have reliable transportation and a clean, valid driver’s license to drive our company vehicles (we will process a DMV check). If you are a person with no experience in animal sheltering but still want to apply, we encourage you to do so but please include a cover letter telling us why you are the person we should hire as part of our team. MUST be supportive of our mission and vision!