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Animal Nutrition Center Manager
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San Luis Obispo
Job ID: 104699
Animal Nutrition Center Manager
December 12, 2017
Open until filled
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Cal Poly is Seeking an Animal Nutrition Center Manager for the Animal Science Department!
Under the general direction of the Department Head, the Animal Nutrition Center Manager is responsible for a full range of management support duties for the staff and students of the Animal Nutrition Center. The incumbent supervises and provides direction to support staff, student interns, enterprise students and additional ANC personnel; provides operational and safety training and assignments; coordinates assignments with the faculty project coordinator; trains, oversees and reviews Animal Nutrition Center employees, and prepares written evaluations of students' performances at the completion of projects. The Manager is responsible for supply chain management and logistic coordination of incoming and outgoing products (department wide), project management of department projects (up to and occasionally exceeding 2 million dollars). The Manager provides oversight and management of production animal units and personnel on an as needed basis, including but not limited to Poultry Center, Swine Center, Sheep unit, and Beef Operations.
This position includes responsibility to continue the development and coordination of the Animal Nutrition Center's feed production requirements. The incumbent oversees the continued development and maintenance of a fully integrated department-wide food/feed safety program, including but not limited to: HACCP certification; compliance with Food and Drug Administration (FDA) CGMP and Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) regulations; preparation of project budgets; design, research and development of grant proposals; and ensure that all research protocols are properly adhered to throughout studies. In addition, the position must maintain production and financial records for Cal Poly's Animal Nutrition Center and works closely with local, state and federal agencies and feed associations to ensure food safety requirements are met. Other duties include facility and site maintenance, automation system upgrades and maintenance, feed equipment maintenance, replacement and installation, department feed systems maintenance and repair, feed transport and delivery, facilities and equipment inspection and correction for safety and environmental hazards, marketing and development of future Cal Poly feed products.
As part of the CSU system, Cal Poly offers a very generous benefits package, including the following:
Enrollment in CalPERS (Public Employee Retirement System)
Health, dental, and vision insurance at competitive rates or no cost to employee
Life insurance at no cost to employee
Program to allow employee or select family members to attend classes at any of the CSUs for reduced fees
Federal Loan Forgiveness Program
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Senior Manager Animal Operations
We currently have an opening for a Senior Manager Animal Operations to join our team in Alice, TX. This is a senior leadership role.
In this senior leadership role, you are:
Responsible for the daily oversight of animal operations
Maintaining updated inventories, animal orders and schedules of incoming and outgoing shipments
Lead and drive operations efficiencies
Participate and lead client and regulatory visits
What we're looking for in you:
Master's Degree preferred
Strong working knowledge of either finance, operations and/or animal science
Must assume responsibility of day to day animal care duties.
Minimum 10 years' experience in pharma or CRO industry with strong management experience.
Business experience in the health care and/or drug development industry
Experience with operational elements of required business industries
5-10 years Management experience.
Client facing experience
Process improvement methodology
Strong people leader
Why People choose to work at Covance
"At Covance, it's our people that make us great – it's what our clients, our partners and, most importantly, what our employees say. Here, you'll have the opportunity to work with extraordinary people with diverse viewpoints. You'll discover your own outstanding potential as we build an even stronger organization with industry leaders from early development to the clinic and beyond."
Covance is committed to diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity employer (Minority/Female/Individual with Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity). Your confidentiality and privacy are important to us.
Master's Degree preferred
Strong working knowledge of either finance, operations and/or animal science
Strong people leader
Must assume responsibility of day to day animal care duties.
Minimum 10 years' experience in pharma or CRO industry with strong management experience.
Business experience in the health care and/or drug development industry
Experience with operational elements of required business industries
5-10 years Management experience.
Client facing experience
Process improvement methodology
Animal Health National Sales Manager – Jacksonville, Fl/Atlanta GA, - Ethicon US, LLC
The Johnson and Johnson OneMD AnimalHealth division, a part of Ethicon US LLC and the Johnson & Johnson familyof companies is recruiting for the Animal Health National Sales Manager in Jacksonville, FL/Atlanta GA.
The Ethicon Surgical Care businessoffers a broad range of products, platforms and technologies—including sutures,surgical staplers, clip appliers, trocars and synthetic mesh devices—that areused in a wide variety of minimally invasive and open surgical procedures.Specialties include support for treatment of colorectal and thoracicconditions, women's health conditions, hernias, cancer and obesity. The EthiconSurgical Care business combines products and services of two market-leadinglegacy companies, both with long histories of medical innovation. Ethicon, Inc.based in Somerville, New Jersey, was founded more than 80 years ago as apioneer in suture development and manufacturing, helping to transform thesafety and effectiveness of open surgery. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. wascreated 20 years ago in Cincinnati, Ohio, developing innovative devices thathave driven the revolutionary shift from open to minimally invasive surgerythat continues to lead the industry today. Learn more at www.ethicon.com, or follow us on Twitter @Ethicon
The OneMD Animal Health divisionuniquely serves the veterinary industry through bringing J&J medical deviceproducts and services to the companion pet market.
The Animal Health National SalesManager (NSM) manages and evaluates the sales of the organization'sproducts/programs in the US market. Supervises and develops the regional salesconsultants (3) ensuring proper levels of support are maintained with relatedcustomers and/or organizations. Represents the organization by maintainingcontact with major accounts/channels and applies a broad knowledge of theorganization's products, services and marketing techniques. Responsible forleading and implementing various corporate business strategies andprograms. Interacts with multipleinternal and customer departments and deals with financial, professional,supply chain and marketing processes. Fosters a motivating team environment focused on success, developmentand accountability. The NSM will also beresponsible for managing the region in which they reside/live. Adheres to environmental policies,procedures, and supports department environmental objectives. Engages in credo-based decision-making.
Key Responsibilities will be:
Supervise,evaluate and develop Regional Sales Consultants within US, providing advice,counseling, performance management, and guidance.
Abilityto coach and develop Regional Sales Consultants on delivering a competitive,clinical and financial message tailored to meet customer needs.
Prepareand review regular sales reports reflecting US activity and translate intomeaningful direction to the team. Participate in the determination of US market potential and in thepreparation of sales deployment model and budget estimates.
Engageand influence major accounts as well as channels.
Isaware and manages the current Health Care Compliance expectations anddirection.
Responsiblefor leading the Regional Sales Consultants within US on the rollout of newproducts and initiatives, resource allocation and budget management.
Abilityto manage complexity and translate into action.
Collaborateacross the sales org as well as cross functionally within Home Office.
Completespecial projects as assigned by management
Leadsales execution in region in which they reside/live.
Avalid Driver's License in one of the 50 United States
Bachelor'sdegree required, MBA preferred
6 years of progressive business experience in any of thefollowing areas: Marketing, Sales Analytics, Category or Strategic AccountManagement, or a combination of Sales and Marketing
Ademonstrated ability to influence cross-functional business partners and withsenior management to impact decision making
priorexperience working with R&D, Market Research, Finance and sales is required
Abilityto travel at least 30% within the US
Relevantprofessional work experience or Veterinary experience
priorexperience working with Legal, HCC and global partners
Johnson & Johnson Family ofCompanies are equal opportunity employers, and all qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin,protected veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristicprotected by law.
Animal Services Manager
Description/Special Instructions Benefits Supplemental Questions
The City of Elk Grove is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and professionalism.
Filing Deadline: March 28, 2018
First Interview: April 11, 2018
Second Interview: April 12, 2018
- SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS*
Qualified and interested candidates should attach a cover letter & resume to their electronic application.
The City is seeking an experienced professional to lead its newly designed, state of the art Animal Services Facility; construction to be completed by spring 2019. The ideal candidate will have a progressive approach to animal care services and will demonstrate a track record of effective leadership and management in the field of Animal Services and Sheltering.
The Animal Services Manager position is newly created and the incumbent will be an integral part of the Elk Grove Animal Shelter Development Team, assisting with decisions regarding design, function, staffing, and general operation of Animal Services, including the new Shelter. The Elk Grove Animal Shelter will provide public education, medical care, control, licensing, disposal, and adoption and fostering services of impounded animals.
The Animal Services Manager will have project management responsibilities leading up to the opening of the new Animal Shelter. Once opened, under limited direction, the Animal Services Manager will plan, direct, manage, supervise and coordinate the day-to-day activities and operations of Animal Services, including the operation of the Shelter to include a full-time staff veterinarian and volunteer program.
Under general direction, directs, plans and organizes the daily operations and activities of the Animal Services unit within the Police Department and the City's Animal Services facility, including the enforcement of City ordinances and state laws relating to animal control activities; reviews the work plan for Animal Services staff, including in-house veterinarian; establishes and implements policies and procedures; performs the most technical and highly complex tasks related to the management of animal sheltering and animal control.
Representative Duties:The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all of the listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices.
Directs, plans, organizes, coordinates and controls a wide range of activities to manage the Animal Services division; reviews the work plan for animal services staff, including in-house veterinarian; assigns work activities, projects, and programs; reviews and evaluates work products, methods, and procedures; meets with staff to identify and resolve problems.
Manages and directs daily operations of the City's Animal Services facility, including enforcement of state and local laws regarding animal control, feeding, care, adoption, placement, quarantine, euthanasia and disposal of animals held at the facility, collection of fees, and facility maintenance, directly and through subordinates; makes adjustments as needed.
Oversees the monitoring of the procurement, storage, security, use and disposal of chemicals and pharmaceuticals for facility operations for compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, regulation and standards.
Ensures the safety and compliance of the Animal Services facility and equipment, with OSHA, EPA, Risk Management and other applicable rules, regulations and standards, by performing inspections, checking equipment for proper function and review of accident reports.
Manages and participates in the development of goals and objectives as well as policies and procedures; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to existing standards, policies, and procedures; oversees the implementation of approved policies and procedures; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established policies and procedures.
Interprets laws, regulations, codes, and provisions for animal services staff and the general public; prepares and recommends revisions to City codes and ordinances; monitors and analyzes applicable program legislation and determines the impact of new laws and regulations; oversees the enforcement of City regulations and ordinances related to animal control.
Oversees selection of Animal Services personnel; works with employees to correct deficiencies; implements disciplinary procedures.
Provide general oversight of the City Animal Services volunteer program.
Monitors and evaluates the efficiency and effectiveness of service delivery methods and procedures; recommends, within departmental policy, appropriate service and staffing levels.
Reviews and updates contracts and agreements; prepares general specifications for work to be done by consultants; monitors consultant contract provisions.
Oversees and participates in the development and administration of the division's annual budget; participates in the forecast of funds needed for staffing, equipment, materials, and supplies; monitors and approves expenditures; implements adjustments.
Oversees field activities and investigations; responds to and resolves difficult, complex, and/or sensitive matters, citizen complaints and inquiries regarding animal services activities.
Prepares or directs the preparation of a variety of studies and reports related to current animal facility issues and long range City needs; develops specific proposals to meet them.
Oversees and participates in the preparation of a variety of written reports, memoranda, and correspondence related to animal services activities; maintains records concerning operations and programs.
Oversees the development of public education programs concerning the responsibilities of animal ownership and proper care and control of animals.
Prepares and presents staff reports and other correspondence as appropriate and necessary.
Oversees the coordination of animal services activities with those of other divisions and outside agencies and organizations; assists City officials concerning issues involving the division; makes presentations to the community and other organizations on animal control services as necessary.
Attends and participates in professional group meetings; maintains awareness of new trends and developments in the field of animal services; incorporates new developments as appropriate into programs.
Performs related duties as required.
The following generally describes the knowledge and ability required to enter the job and/or be learned within a short period of time in order to successfully perform the assigned duties.
Advanced principles and practices of animal services management, including the areas related to animal licensing, animal recovery/sheltering and pet adoption,
Principles and practices of program development and administration.
Advanced principles and practices of project management.
Principles and practices of contract management.
Organization and management techniques.
Principles of supervision, training, and performance evaluation.
Pertinent federal, state, and local laws, codes, and regulations related to animal services.
Pertinent state and local codes, ordinances, laws, regulations governing licensing, quarantine, impounding, care, adoption, sheltering, releasing and disposal of animals (domestic, exotic or wild).
Departmental animal control/humane treatment policies and procedures
Methods and equipment used in handing various types of small and large animals, birds, reptiles, and livestock.
City services and organizational structure as they relate to animal services.
Methods and techniques used in customer service and public relations.
Principles and practices of municipal budget preparation and administration.
Principles and procedures of record keeping.
Principles of business letter writing and basic report preparation.
Office procedures, methods, and equipment including computers and applicable software applications such as word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
Occupational hazards and standard safety practices.
Manage the Animal Services unit including Animal Services facility operations and animal control services and activities.
Oversee, direct, and coordinate the work of lower level staff.
Select, supervise, train, and evaluate staff.
Recommend and implement goals, objectives, policies and procedures for providing animal services.
Understand the structure and operations of municipalities, non-profits, and private organizations engaged in animal care services.
Understand, interpret, and apply general and specific administrative and departmental policies and procedures as well as applicable federal, state, and local policies, laws, and regulations.
Prepare and administer budgets.
Prepare clear and concise reports.
Research, analyze, and evaluate new service delivery methods and techniques.
Obtain information through a variety of interview techniques.
Oversee the maintenance of accurate, complete case files for hearings and court proceedings including all required documentation.
Make presentations to community groups and testify in hearings and court proceedings.
Oversees the development of written materials related to animal services activities for dissemination to the public.
Operate office equipment including computers and supporting word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
Plan and organize work to meet changing priorities and deadlines.
Effectively represent the City to outside individuals and agencies to accomplish the goals and objectives of the unit.
Work cooperatively with other departments, City officials, and outside agencies.
Respond tactfully, clearly, concisely, and appropriately to inquiries from the public, City staff, or other agencies on sensitive issues in area of responsibility.
Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
Education and Experience Guidelines - Any combination of education and experience that would likely provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Possession of a Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university with a major in public or business administration, animal science, or a closely related field.
Six (6) years of increasingly responsible experience working in an animal services agency or humane society, including management and administrative responsibility in the operation of an animal shelter or animal care facility. A Master's Degree may substitute for one year of management experience.
License or Certificate:
Possession of an appropriate, valid driver's license.
Incumbent must successfully complete an extensive background investigation conducted by the Elk Grove Police Department.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:The conditions herein are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Environment: Indoor and outdoor environment; travel from site to site; when visiting sites the incumbent may be required to walk on uneven and slippery surfaces, be exposed noise dust, inclement weather conditions, and potentially hostile environments; incumbents may be required to work extended hours including evenings and weekends.
Physical: Primary functions require sufficient physical ability and mobility to work in an office setting and in a field environment; to stand or sit for prolonged periods of time; to occasionally stoop, bend, kneel, crouch, reach, and twist; to walk on uneven terrain, loose soil, and sloped surfaces; to lift, carry, push, and/or pull light to moderate amounts of weight; to operate office equipment requiring repetitive hand movement and fine coordination including use of a computer keyboard; to travel to other locations; to operate equipment and vehicle; and to verbally communicate to exchange information.
Vision: See in the normal visual range with or without correction.
Hearing: Hear in the normal audio range with or without correction.
Animal Services Manager - Reviewing Applications - Posted Until Filled
Definition Benefits Supplemental Questions
This is a senior-level, professional staff, full-time position in the City's Public Works Department. Reporting to the Director of Public Works (or designee), the incumbent will be responsible for day to day operations, service delivery and performance objectives of the Animal Shelter. He or she will supervise, and assist in the City's Animal Services Division. He or she will protect the health, safety and welfare of the animal population under the shelter care, and will enforce rules, policies, procedures, according the "best practices" to provide humane care of animals, manage the adoption of pets and direct the work of Shelter Volunteers.
Examples of Work:
Oversees the operations of the Animal Services Division based on the established mission, vision, values and approved procedures;
Complete administrative duties such as preparing and managing the Division's budget, purchasing supplies; select and coordinate training of divisional personnel; assigning of duties and monitoring & approving schedule time off requests; prepare various reports; conduct personnel evaluations; provide for the overall management of the shelter;
Serves as the Staff Liaison to the Animal Services Advisory Board;
Develop, review and present reports to City Council, City management and the Advisory board;
Select, train, motivate and evaluate personnel; provide or coordinate staff training; and work with employees to correct deficiencies; implement discipline and termination procedures;
Manage, direct, and oversee daily operations of the Animal Shelter activities; term contracts for the Shelter;
Manage shelter operations including cleaning the facility; feed and water animals; conduct euthanasia and disposal functions, as needed; process adoptions; maintain records; stock supplies; communicate with the community, veterinarian clinics, as well as, officials from the Texas Department of Health regarding certification; and quarantine potentially rabid animals;
Establish and maintain effectively public relations with the public, local veterinarians, volunteers, and groups concerned with animal adoption and welfare and utilize these resources to the fullest extent;
Collaborate with outside agencies, rescue groups and volunteers to promote adoption and strive towards achieving a low euthanasia rate;
Provides education about animal care, safety and protection.
Read, interpret, and apply the laws and regulations governing licensing; impounding, care, and euthanization of animals;
Investigates bite cases to determine the cause and appropriate action to be taken in the capture or destruction of the animal Conduct investigations, follows-up on bite cases; file cruelty charges with proper prosecuting agencies; follow-up on complaints; write reports; and testify in court, as requested;
Responsible for, and authorized to issue warnings and citations to owners of uncontrolled or nuisance creating animals;
Oversees the humane euthanizing of sick, injured or animals that may not be adoptable.
Investigates animal cruelty charges;
Maintains quarantine and animal impoundment and facilities in order to pass inspections;
Maintains animal intake log, animal bite and vicious animal bite report and prepares monthly division report;
Utilize community resources to improve animal shelter and adoption process;
Conducts performance evaluation of Animal Service Officers and other Animal Shelter Staff;
If certified as a veterinary technician, will work under the supervision/direction of a licensed veterinarian contracted by the City of Missouri City Animal Services to perform diagnostic testing including but not limited to heartworm testing, performing vaccinations and minor treatments on animals;
Perform other related duties as assigned;
Subject to 24-hour recall.
Education, Experience, or Certification:A bachelor's degree in Animal Science, Public Health Administration, Public Administration, from an accredited college or university, five (5) years of related professional experience managing an animal shelter, of which there (3) must have been in an administrative or supervisory role; and possession of a Texas Animal Control Officer Certificate required. National Animal Control Officer Certification, Veterinarian Technician Certificate, or the ability to secure one within twelve (12) months of employment desired.
Business Manager - Animal Nutrition
Bartlett Milling Company
Business Manager - Animal Nutrition
Req. # 516 -BMC-(Ex)-426
Primary Job Location:
Statesville, North Carolina
Bartlett Milling Company is seeking an experienced animal feed business manager to lead and support all aspects of Bartlett's feed manufacturing, sales, and distribution. The position is centrally located in Statesville, North Carolina and will support Bartlett's strategic market activities across the southeast United States.
The functions of the Business Manager include, but are not limited to: directing manufacturing of Bartlett's animal feed products, feed formulation, ingredient sourcing, strategic planning and promotion, category management, building relationships with dealer network, manage sales force, promote growth in sales and profitability, maintain exceptional safety performance, and execute best in class customer service.
The position is an excellent opportunity for an industry manager to advance in the feed industry towards senior management. As Business Manager, the successful candidate will utilize and further development their animal feed expertise and business management abilities to position themselves to succeed the incumbent General Manager. The position requires a well-rounded business leader with demonstrable success in the feed industry; adaptable to Bartlett's vast product-mix and a diverse customer base.
Compensation and Benefits
Base salary is competitive for the position, based on education level and experience.
Bartlett offers a generous benefits package including a 401(k) plan with company match, a profit sharing plan, and paid employee health insurance, life insurance and short term disability coverage. Bartlett also pays a portion of group dental and vision programs costs, and offers additional voluntary group programs and discounts.
Required Education and Experience
Bachelor's degree required, field of study: Agricultural business and economics, animal science/nutrition emphasis, or related business and agricultural concentration. An advanced degree is desirable.
Preferred, 5 years of experience in related animal feed industry: managing aspects of broad-species feed production, sales and market development, animal nutrition and product formulation, ingredient sourcing, budgeting, and financial accountability.
Strong expertise in animal management practices: demonstrable command of product nutrition guidelines and suitable feed applications.
Strong leadership ability and experience managing personnel: hiring, training, development, and accountability.
Proven sales experience and competitive landscape expertise.
Excellent written and communication skills: strong organizational and time management abilities.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Direct manufacturing to maximize operations and safety, feed quality, nutritional integrity, and best in class service.
Formulate feeds for dairy cattle, beef cattle, horse, swine, poultry, game birds, rabbits, deer, goats, sheep, ducks, and custom feeds.
Manage and develop pet food sector to ensure value-mix and distribution growth.
Source and manage ingredient inventory to maximize feed manufacturing efficiencies.
Develop and implement strategies and promotion to support market growth and profitability.
Assist strategic planning, market forecasts, and budgeting.
Manage and develop product categories of both manufactured products and distributor goods to support dealer network tonnage growth.
Oversee sales force and implement development training to expand salespersons product knowledge and nutritional applications across a broad number of animal species.
Lead prospective dealer accounts and volume growth with-in existing network and expansion into new territories.
Promote and maintain an exceptional safety performance.
Maintain regulatory requirements and support implementation of new regulations.
A candidate must demonstrate a highly-disciplined approach to the described management duties.
Physical Demands and Requirements
This job is not physically strenuous, but customer facilities may present different physical demands. You will need the ability to lift, push and pull up to 20 pounds and occasionally more. This job may require the ability to ascend/descend stairs.
This job requires the ability to read and comprehend written and oral operational and safety instructions and related rules, policies and memos, and to communicate clearly with personnel at all levels and customers.
It is important to have vision that permits close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The ability to identify and distingush colors is also important.
This job is primarily indoors, but may include some outdoor work in all types of weather and temperature environments.
All employees shall be subject to drug testing and background checks.
FLSA Status: Exempt.
This job description is intended to provide guidelines for job expectations and the employee's ability to perform the position described. It is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all functions, responsibilities, skills and abilities.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to help enable qualified individuals with disabilities perform the essential functions of the job. Additional functions and requirements may be assigned by supervisors as deemed appropriate. This document does not represent a contract of employment, and the company reserves the right to change this job description and/or assign tasks for the employee to perform, as the company may deem appropriate.
Bartlett will not accept unsolicited applications or resumes from placement services, recruiters or staffing firms. Bartlett WILL NOT pay any placement fee for unsolicited applications unless a written agreement is in place, in advance, for a specific job requisition. Unless such a written agreement is in place, any unsolicited resume shall be deemed Bartlett property and no fees shall be due from Bartlett to any third party under any circumstances.
Job Category #: 516-BMC-(EX)-426
Reviewer: RCS, JG, AR
Animal Control Manager
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL CARE AND CONTROL
EXAM NUMBER: O3004H
TYPE OF RECRUITMENT: OPEN COMPETITIVE JOB OPPORTUNITY
FILING TYPE: OPEN CONTINUOUS
FIRST DATE OF FILING: THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 02, 2017 at 08:00 a.m. PST
Positions allocable to this class receive administrative direction from a Deputy Director and are responsible for the operations of an animal care center in an assigned geographical area or for providing management services and administrative coordination for a comprehensive Countywide animal care and control program that has significant impact to the Department such as Revenue Services; Major Case Unit animal cruelty investigations; Critical Case Unit dangerous and vicious dog investigations; animal behavior and enrichment; or community outreach and education. Positions in this class have responsibility for animal shelter operations or a comprehensive Countywide program on a 24-hour, seven days-a-week basis and provide administrative and technical supervision to staff engaged in field patrol services, enforcement of animal license and vaccination services, animal care operations, animal behavior assessment and management, community outreach, humane education, customer service, animal cruelty investigations, dangerous/vicious dog investigations, and care center office work.
These positions also perform budgetary, operational, and personnel management functions in order to effectively utilize the financial, material, and human resources allocated to assigned animal care center or a comprehensive Countywide program. Positions in this class must work effectively with members of the public, animal welfare groups, volunteers, community groups, board offices and city officials, and exercise knowledge specific to their assignment, such as State laws and County ordinances; courtroom and hearing practices; Departmental procedures pertinent to the impoundment, treatment and care of domestic and wild animals, and placement of stray or abandoned animals; animal behavior and enrichment theories and training strategies; and humane education practices. Essential Job Functions
Plans, organizes, and directs the operations and services of an animal care center and all field animal care and control services in an assigned geographical area, or a comprehensive Countywide animal care and control program.
Supervises the enforcement of the County's Animal Control Ordinance and related State and local laws pertaining to animal licenses, vaccinations, and humane treatment of animals; supervises the collection of delinquent animal license fees and penalties.
Develops animal behavior enrichment and training programs to help rehabilitate behaviorally challenged animals, in order to make them more adoptable. Establishes protocols and evaluation methods to prevent aggressive and vicious animals from being made available for adoption. Trains staff and volunteers regarding animal behavior using positive reinforcement and industry accepted animal training methodologies.
Supervises all personnel assigned to the animal care center or a comprehensive Countywide program by evaluating performance, handling grievances at the first level, resolving disciplinary problems or recommending their resolution to higher levels.
Establishes patrol areas or programs within the jurisdiction by analyzing such variables as workload statistics, population concentrations, available staff and traffic patterns.
Assigns staff to shifts and patrol areas in order to maximize coverage on a seven-day, 24-hour basis; continually revises schedules on the basis of such factors as absences, citizen complaints, health hazards, needs of the animal population, community response and other emergencies.
Maintains liaison and meets and confers with officials of contract cities, public law enforcement and wildlife agencies such as the State Department of Fish and Wildlife and other counties and cities, and community groups for the purpose of resolving problems concerning citizen complaints, level of service, response time and interpretation of code sections; assists local agencies in impounding and sheltering animals used as evidence in legal proceedings; disseminates educational information regarding the delivery of animal care and control services.
Collaborates with non-profit organizations to serve the needs of animals and community members.
Identifies training needs for personnel, and supervises the conduct of training sessions for all personnel on such subjects as animal behavior, animal care, law enforcement, customer service, loading livestock, and animal capture.
Reviews reports for such things as completeness, quality and uniformity of service and standards, and for indications of training needs and workload trends.
Prepares and submits budget requests for an assigned geographical area or comprehensive Countywide program; insures operations are maintained within established budget by reviewing and approving requests for overtime, equipment replacement, supplies, building and equipment repairs; and directs the allocation of resources to accomplish budget objectives.
Researches, prepares and submits grants for program support and development.
Reviews the results of inspections within subordinates' assigned area to insure that all shifts are in conformance with laws governing feeding, sanitation, security and quarantine of animals.
OPTION 1: Three (3) years of full time paid experience providing technical supervision in the operation of an animal care center or a comprehensive Countywide program including responsibility for investigation of violations of animal care and control regulations and court prosecution.
OPTION 2: Bachelor's degree in Ethology, Biology, Zoology, Psychology, Veterinary Technology or a closely related field from an accredited institutions* and five (5) years of full time paid experience of animal training or enrichment experience.
A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions.
2 - Light: Light physical effort which may include occasional light lifting to a 10 pounds limit, and some bending, stooping or squatting. Considerable walking may be involved.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENT INFORMATION:
In order to meet a SELECTION REQUIREMENTS/OPTION 2, you must upload a legible copy of your official transcripts or degree from the accredited* institution, and/or certification with your application at the time of filing OR within 15 calendar days of filing..
- Accredited institutions are those listed in the publications of regional, national or international accrediting agencies which are accepted by the Department of Human Resources. Publications such as American Universities and Colleges and International Handbook of Universities are acceptable references. Also acceptable, if appropriate, are degrees that have been evaluated and deemed to be equivalent to degrees from United States accredited institutions by an academic credential evaluation agency recognized by The National Association of Credential Evaluation Services or the Association of International Credential Evaluators, Inc. (AICE).
This examination will consist of an interview weighted at 100%.
The interview will assess experience, management ability, work habits, attitude and adaptability, and personnel management ability.
Candidates must achieve a passing score of 70% or higher on the weighted part of the examination in order to be placed on the Eligible Register.
The resulting Eligible Register from this examination will be used to fill a vacancy located throughout the Department of Animal Care and Control.
The names of candidates receiving a passing grade on the examination will be added to the Eligible Register in the order of their score group for a period of twelve (12) months following the date of promulgation.
No person may compete for this examination more than once every twelve (12) months.
APPLICATION AND FILING INFORMATION:
Applicants are required to submit a standard Los Angeles County Employment Application ONLINE only to be considered for this examination. Paper applications and/or resumes cannot be accepted in lieu of online applications, although resumes may be uploaded as attachments to online applications.
Applications will not be accepted by mail, fax, or in person.
This examination will remain open until the needs of the services are met and is subject to closure without prior notice. Application filing may be suspended at any time without advance notice.
The acceptance of your application depends on whether you clearly show that you meet the SELECTION REQUIREMENTS . Please fill out the application completely and correctly so that you will receive full credit for related education and/or experience. In the space provided for education, include the names and addresses of schools attended, titles of courses completed, and dates completed. For each job held give the name and address of your employer, your job title, beginning and ending dates, the number of hours worked per week, description of work performed, your role, level of involvement, independence, size of organization, complexity, and level of accountability surrounding your experience, and salary earned.
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Animal Care Manager (14088-290)
The Barkley Pet Hotel and Day Spa in Westlake Village, California is seeking a highly experienced Animal Care professional to join the leadership team at our well-established and luxurious Pet Resort as Animal Care Manager.
The successful candidate will share our commitment to delivering the highest quality care to our boarding pets and provide an exceptional client experience every time. In conjunction with the adjacent full-service animal hospital, The Barkley Pet Hotel is a 50,000 square foot luxury pet care facility. Built in 2010, the pet hotel offers 24-hour Pet Boarding, Grooming, Day Camp, Obedience and Training. Individual is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the pet hotel's Animal Care department.
The ideal candidate would be career-minded and looking for personal and professional growth.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Possess and demonstrate compassion and share a sincere love for animals.
Self-starter, organized, able to multi-task in a deadline-driven team environment; adjust to changing priorities.
Be extremely detail-oriented.
Ability to take direction.
Strong leadership and consensus-building skills.
Analytical skills to forecast and identify daily operational challenges.
Excellent written and verbal communications, presentation and interpersonal skills.
Human resource skill.
Good communication skills, both written and oral.
Background in managing service oriented operations.
Ability to plan, organize and effectively present ideas and concepts.
Ability to take information obtained from clients, staff, and other sources, discern that which is credible and assess the pet hotel and its operation objectively.
Be flexible with their schedule and able to work at least one weekend day and Holidays.
Education and Experience:
- High School Diploma.
- 2-yr Experience in Animal Care, Kennel facility or Veterinary hospital.
- 1-yr Experience working in a Supervisory or Leadership role.
Dependable attendance is required.
Candidate must work occasional weekends and evenings to attend local events.
Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
Must be willing to work long or irregular hours under pressure conditions.
This position requires the ability to walk, bend, stand and reach constantly during a minimum 8-hour day.
The following is a list of essential job requirements. This list may be revised at any time and additional duties not listed here may be assigned as needed.
Job Functions and Job Responsibilities include overseeing that the following occur within the Pet Resort.
Staff Management – Animal Care Support Staff.
Facility Maintenance and Safety Management.
Communication with management team, staff and clients.
Oversee Animal Care Staff performance.
Training, education, developing of staff.
Assign job responsibility to each staff member, directing operations and Staff.
Supervise staff to assure that each job is being effectively handled.
Employee policy enforcement.
Employee relations and communications.
Monitor employee competence and effectiveness.
Pet Care Management:
Oversee process of admitting, house and discharge pet from pet hotel.
Oversee and execute the daily tasks involved in the day-to-day operations of the Animal Care and Day Camp departments.
Responsible for administration of medications to boarding animals.
Mentor (work with) and ensuring that staff is trained and following VCA standards of quality pet care.
Ensure that all boarding animal records are complete and accurate.
Client Management and Office Management:
Oversees training of all staff in accordance to the principals of the VCA Mission.
Statement, Three Steps Of Service and VCA Standards of Client Service and that the above is known and practiced by all.
Oversee client flow to insure that clients and patients are treated in a professional, timely and competent manner.
Oversee compliance with client concerns.
Under the Supervision of the Operations Manager, modify and update systems and procedures wherever needed to better serve clients, boarding pets, the pet hotel and employees (i.e., modify schedules for the most productive use of time).
Verify receipt of all inventory and supplies, mark invoices and packing slips received.
Ensure that the OSHA and Safety program, procedures and reports are being.
Continuously monitored and submitted monthly, while keeping the pet hotel updated and in safety compliance.
Meet with the Management Team regularly to discuss, evaluate and plan for the welfare of the Pet Resort.
Read and respond to all communication in a timely manner.
Ensure the VCA policies, guidelines and recommendations are quickly communicated to the Animal Care and Day Camp Staff.
Oversee the maintenance and housekeeping of the pet hotel for cleanliness and organization of both the inside and outside of the building.
Monitor janitorial responsibilities.
We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including, medical/dental/vision and paid vacation (for F/T employees only), 401(k), generous personal pet care discounts and more!
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Account Manager - Animal Nutrition
Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability.
Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2016 revenues of approximately $9.0 billion.
The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit
Animal Care Operations Manager (Shelter Manager)
Under administrative direction, is responsible for managing and coordinating the facility or field operations of the City's Animal Shelter and ensuring the safe, humane care, treatment, housing and transport of animals. Exercises direct supervision over assigned staff.
This position reports directly to the Chief Operations Officer, and is responsible for managing 28+ full-time and part-time shelter staff positions.
This position is an "unclassified" position and has no disciplinary appeal rights to the Municipal Civil Service Commission. This position is likewise subject to at-will employment status, and can be terminated at any time for any reason.
Essential Job Functions
Manages operations, establishes goals and assesses performance of the facility and field operations to include cruelty investigations.
Plans, assigns, and supervises the work of assigned personnel and provides advise and counsel to subordinates in ordinances, polices and regulations; oversees the training of new personnel in humane animal handling and care.
Assists in the planning and in the implementation of new or revised animal ordinance, procedures and policies.
Supervises the operation of a safe and humane animal euthanasia program and remains abreast of modern euthanasia methods.
Participates in the development of policies and procedures; monitors work activities to ensure compliance with established polices and procedures; makes recommendations for changes and improvements to training, existing standards, and procedures.
Enforces State and City laws, ordinances, and regulations pertaining to
Investigates and responds to special requests and inquiries from the general public.
Assists animal care personnel in determining courses of legal action, and in preparing the filing of charges in a duly constituted court of law.
Prepares reports and special presentations regarding facility and field operations.
Determines disposition of impounded animals as required by laws or ordinances.
Works closely with a licensed Veterinarian who is responsible for medical decisions regarding the disposition of sick or injured animals.
Participates in the development of the division budget and monitors fiscal operations.
Develops management systems to track kennel and field activities; ensures that adequate records are maintained on each impounded or disposed of animal.
Coordinates with other departments or agencies in activities related to animal control.
Coordinates with other division managers in the scheduling of staff.
Interprets department policies to personnel and the public.
Provides expertise at the scene to staff during investigations or media presence.
Evaluates staff performance in the field to ensure adherence to animal laws, ordinances, etc.
Assists with and commutes to emergency animal shelters in the event of emergency evacuations.
Performs related duties and fulfills responsibilities as required.
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university.
Four (4) years of managerial experience.
This position requires a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License OR valid driver's license from another state with the ability to obtain a valid Class "C" Texas Driver's License within 30 days of becoming a Texas resident. Use of your own personal vehicle may at time be required and proof of Liability Insurance will be required.
Two (2) years of supervisory experience in an animal shelter environment.
Master's Degree from an accredited college or university, with preferred concentrations in Business Management, Business Administration, or Public Administration.
Please be advised that if selected for this position, information regarding employment history as it relates to the qualifications of the position will be needed for employment verification. Applicants claiming military service to meet the experience requirement for this position may attach a DD214 to the application.
Unless otherwise stated, applicants are permitted to substitute two years of related full-time experience for one year of higher education or one year of related higher education for two years of experience in order to meet the minimum requirements of the job. One year of full-time experience is defined as 30 or more hours worked per week for 12 months. One year of higher education is defined as 30 credit hours completed at an accredited college or university.
Applicants selected for employment with the City of San Antonio in this position must receive satisfactory results from pre-employment drug testing and background checks. If required for the position, a physical, motor vehicle record evaluation, and additional background checks may be conducted.
If selected for this position, official transcripts, diplomas, certifications, and licenses must be submitted at the time of processing. Unofficial transcripts and copies of other relevant documents may be attached to the application for consideration in advance.
- Physical requirements include occasional lifting/carrying of 5 pounds; visual acuity, speech and hearing; hand and eye coordination and manual dexterity necessary to operate a computer keyboard and basic office equipment. Subject to sitting, standing, reaching, walking, twisting, and kneeling to perform the essential functions. Working conditions are primarily inside an office, with exposure to working in an animal kennel environment.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
Knowledge of animal care procedures, practices, and techniques.
Knowledge of Federal, State, and local laws and ordinances dealing with animal care activities.
Knowledge of principles and practices of supervision, training, and personnel management.
Knowledge of budget preparation and administration.
Skill in utilizing a personal computer and associated software programs.
Ability to develop animal care procedures and policies.
Ability to respond rapidly and effectively in emergency situations.
Ability to direct activities of a large number of employees.
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to supervise, train and evaluate assigned staff members.
Ability to exercise initiative, judgment and diplomacy in all animal care and control related matters to include facility and field operations.
Ability to formulate new techniques and strategies for more efficient operation of the facility and field operations.
Ability to prepare and present comprehensive studies and reports.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees, co-workers, management, and the public.
Ability to analyze problems, identify alternative solutions, project consequences of proposed actions and implement recommendations in support of goals.
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