Part-Time Animal Care and Kennel Attendant

puppy faces

Rancho Coastal Humane Society, http://rchumanesociety.org is seeking positive individuals who are committed to making a positive difference in animal welfare.

Animal Care and Kennel Attendants will work both independently and as a team with a variety of animals and with the public.

Physical requirements:

*Must be able to lift, move, restrain, guide or manage an animal up to 150 lbs

*Prolonged standing, walking and/or stooping may occur

*Frequent lifting and moving of inanimate objects weighing 50+ lbs.

*Pushing and pulling of carted items weighing up to 100 lbs.

*Frequent use of hands and arms at or above shoulder level

Duties and responsibilities include

*Clean, feed, exercise and providing necessary supplies to all shelter animals

*Greet and interact with the general public in a friendly professional and respectful manner

* Communicate effectively with supervisors, staff and shelter volunteers

* Follow directions and established standards of operation

Additional Qualifications: Must be a high school graduate (some college and animal handling experience preferred) with customer service experience, communication and computer skills. Ability to multi-task in a fast paced environment, have no known allergies to animals or chemicals; work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays as required, able to work 8 hour shifts starting as early as 8.a.m.

Valid California Driver’s License required.

Write a brief paragraph telling us why you feel you are the best candidate for this position. Email resume to: [email protected] or fax to 760-753-6664. No Phone calls or walk in applicants please.

Rancho Coastal Humane Society does not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, protected veteran’s status on the basis of age against persons who are forty years of age or over, or on the basis of any other legally impermissible reason.