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!
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Applications can be downloaded from the SPCA website and printed or e-mailed. You may also drop off your application during business hours.
Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender expression, national origin, age, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job-related medical condition or handicap. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M/F/V/H