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MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIFE OF AN ANIMAL

COMPASSIONATE, MOTIVATED, DEDICATED AND PROFESSIONALLY ORIENTED INDIVIDUALS WANTED TO WORK IN NEW SHELTER FACILITY FOR HUMANE SOCIETY ELKHART COUNTY

 


Animal Care Attendant/Back Up Animal Control Officer

Responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals. Assures all animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. Assists the public when admitting and adopting animals and promotes responsible pet ownership.  Assists with Animal Control to provide back up and fulfill animal control functions as noted below.

Other Requirements:

  • All employees must be able to provide their own transportation to and from work.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • Availability to work a flexible work schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Must be able to lift heavy weight in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Animal handling experience such as Vet Tech beneficial but not required.
  • Must be able to work with cleaning chemicals.
  • Daily environment is a very fast paced kennel setting with a multitude of noise and odors.
  • Multi-tasking and quick thinking skills are utilized daily.
  • Acts as Animal Control Officer Backup-Responds to dispatched calls in priority and determines appropriate action enforcing local and state animal laws and ordinances as possible.
  • Conducts general investigations of animal related problems such as nuisance complaints, animals running at large, livestock kills, wildlife and possible cruelty situations.

Qualifications and Skills Good organizational skills; attention to detail; self-motivated; knowledge in animal health and well-being including nutrition needs, knowledge of common animal diseases, skills with animal first aid and CPR, ability to temperament test animals; ability to identify animal species, breeds, ages and sexes; ability to identify signs of animal illness and injuries; good communication skills – verbal and written; team player; ability to work with data base and maintain records; ability to work with computer; ability to manage a larger vehicle in various weather climates; willingness to continue learning and research; ability to work well with broad spectrum of the community; good sense of humor.

Full time position with benefits. Email a resume, three professional work references and a letter telling us why you are the candidate for this position. Email to: anne@elkharthumanesociety.org or mail to:

HSEC Job Search

54687 County Rd. 19
Bristol, IN 46507

EOE – For more information visit www.elkharthumanesociety.org

Job Type: Full-time
Required education: High school or equivalent


Animal Care Attendant

Responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals. Assures all animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. Assists the public when admitting and adopting animals and promotes responsible pet ownership.

Other Requirements

  • All employees must be able to provide their own transportation to and from work.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Availability to work a flexible work schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Must be able to lift heavy weight in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Animal handling experience beneficial but not required.
  • Must be able to work with cleaning chemicals.
  • Daily environment is a very fast paced kennel setting with a multitude of noise and odors.
  • Multi-tasking and quick thinking skills are utilized daily.

Full time position with benefits. Email a resume, three professional work references and a letter telling us why you are the candidate for this position. Email to: anne@elkharthumanesociety.org or mail to:

HSEC Job Search

54687 County Rd. 19
Bristol, IN 46507

EOE – For more information visit www.elkharthumanesociety.org

Job Type: Full-time
Required education: High school or equivalent

 

*Updated 12/7/17