Employment Opportunities 

 

Position: Animal Care & Behavior Associate: Part Time

Location: SPCA Curtis Dail Pet Adoption Center

Overview: The SPCA Pet Adoption Center seeks a motivated, detail-oriented, team player with excellent verbal skills. Candidate must have a strong desire to educate the public about responsible pet care and be able to assist a high volume of visitors in a fast-paced environment. Candidate must have a strong commitment to animal welfare and humane animal sheltering. Qualified candidate will have an exceptional work ethic and be extremely reliable.

Animal Care & Behavior Associates work with all of the animals in the adoption program; cleaning, feeding, training, and socializing. Associates also work directly with the public helping them select and visit with animals available for adoption.  Time management skills and excellent organizational abilities are a necessity. Candidates must be friendly, professional, and flexible. Must love animals and really enjoy working with a diverse group of people!

Details:

  • Excellent public relation skills are essential! Professional animal handling experience is preferred.
    High school diploma required and completion of college courses; degree preferred or equivalent work experience.
    Starting pay rate is $9.50 per hour.
  • Currently accepting applications for part-time (~22-28 hours/week).Work hours currently needed are some mid-day hours and closing shifts. Weekends and Holidays are required. Having a flexible schedule is required.

Please include a cover letter explaining why you are interested in working for the SPCA.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. APPLICANTS WHO ARE BEST QUALIFIED FOR THE POSITION WILL BE CONTACTED.

Contact: Send resume and employment application to Rebekah Yusko at ryusko@spcawake.org. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.

Download Application Here

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