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Open Positions

Reports to: Kennel Leader, Secondary report to Operations Director

Function: Responsible for daily cleaning and sanitation of shelter facilities, including animal enclosures and public areas, feeding, care, medical and behavior observation, and the overall physical and mental well-being of shelter animals.

Salary Level: Part-time hourly

Summary of Qualifications: A High School Diploma

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Animal Care:

  • Perform daily cleaning and sanitizing of shelter areas, kennels, cages, yard and public areas following cleaning & disease control protocol, including spot cleaning throughout the day
  • Feed, water, and provide daily exercise and enrichment to shelter animals in a safe and effective manner, by accurately following care instructions
  • Display appropriate animal care signage and interpret information to volunteers, fosters, and public
  • Promptly move animals (adoption, isolation, quarantine, etc.) as instructed
  • Transport animals to offsite appointments and events
  • Keep supervisor informed of animal behavior, health, or other concerns
  • Keep accurate daily logbooks and animal medical records
  • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Understand and follow oral and written instructions including procedures for care and maintenance of animals, exhibit, service and holding spaces
  • Able to endure high risk situations when feeding, transferring or restraining animals
  • Able to exhibit patience when caring for animals

Facility Care:

  • Do laundry, dishes, and other cleaning throughout the day
  • Stock all areas and spot-cleans kennels and public areas throughout the day
  • Assist with effective inventory control, put donations and deliveries away promptly
  • Ensure that the cleaning and sanitation of the shelter facility is completed on an on-going basis

General Responsibilities:

  • Set a professional standard and lead by example
  • Act within a cohesive team
  • Practice good communication skills
  • Be able to multi-task
  • Be able to tolerate stress
  • Support and participate in special projects and programs related to the goals and plans of the shelter
  • Be enthusiastic and caring about improving the lives of domestic animals
  • Establish a working relationship with the Adoption Coordinator in order to communicate all needs and concerns about welfare of the organization

Safety:

  • Follow all safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment for staff and living environment for  animals
  • Take immediate action to address any safety concern or noncompliance of safety rules that  could put an individual, animal, or the organization at risk
  • Inform Office Manager of potentially unsafe work conditions, procedures, or other areas where safety of  animals or people may be compromised

Pay is $10.50-$11.00/hour

Please submit a resume to info@cambriacountyhs.com noting “Animal Care Attendant” in the subject line

Reports to: Office Manager

Function: Responsible for handling daily tasks of the front desk including greeting the public, answering phones, updating records, filing paperwork, facilitating animal movements, and assisting with the cleaning and sanitizing of the lobby area of the facility..

Salary Level: Part-time hourly

Summary of Qualifications: A High School Diploma and/or 2 years of related customer service experience.

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

Reception Duties:

  • Greet and welcome guests by answering questions and addressing complaints
  • Keep a clean and tidy space in lobby
  • Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or take messages
  • Collect donations and offer a written receipt to all donors
  • Assist and complete all incoming and outgoing animal documentation forms including but not limited to animal control forms, animal surrender forms, adoption agreements, return to owner forms.
  • Schedule meet & greets for approved adopters.

Administrative Duties:

  • Prepare proper paperwork for movement of animals including in-take, adopt-out, transfer, veterinary release, etc.
  • Assist with spay & neuter refund process, quarterly dog reporting, and any other process requested
  • Coordinate with Volunteer Coordinator to correctly inform interested volunteers of orientations and classes as well as to assist current volunteers
  • Work with the Office Manager to process adoption applications.
  • Work with the Office Manager to schedule all potential adoptions.

Facility Care:

  • Keep the lobby and meet & greet rooms clean and tidy
  • Keep the lobby items stocked ie. pens, hand sanitizer, items for sale, sink supplies.

General Responsibilities:

  • Set a professional standard and lead by example
  • Act within a cohesive team
  • Practice good communication skills
  • Be able to multi-task
  • Be able to tolerate stress
  • Support and participate in special projects and programs related to the goals and plans of the shelter
  • Be enthusiastic and caring about improving the lives of domestic animals
  • Establish a working relationship with the Adoption Coordinator in order to communicate all needs and concerns about welfare of the organization

Safety:

  • Follow all safety guidelines to ensure a safe work environment for staff and living environment for  animals
  • Take immediate action to address any safety concern or noncompliance of safety rules that  could put an individual, animal, or the organization at risk
  • Inform Office Manager of potentially unsafe work conditions, procedures, or other areas where safety of  animals or people may be compromised

Pay $10.50-$11.00/hour

Please submit a resume to info@cambriacountyhs.com noting “Customer Care Associate” in the subject line

The Humane Society of Cambria County provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

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