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Animal Shelter Technician

Under the supervision of the Animal Services Manager, the Animal Shelter Technician is responsible for performing duties in the receipt, care, custody, and disposition of animals, and the operation and maintenance of the animal shelter facility. Providing technical and routine animal care services, maintaining shelter facilities, assisting with animal records inventory, conducting behavioral assessments, and responding to citizen inquiries are primary functions of this position.

The Animal Shelter Technician is expected to provide a high level of humane and compassionate animal care as well as exceptional customer service. The successful employee will be highly motivated, polite and outgoing with a professional demeanor to perform a variety of duties. This employee should possess excellent public relation, organizational, and communication skills.

ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL DEMANDS ​The incumbent frequently works in an indoor setting, within the Animal Shelter, where exposed to hazardous chemicals, excessive noise, and contagious diseases. Working in an office setting with a computer is one aspect of this position with additional work in the kennels and exams rooms of the shelter or outdoors where inclement weather conditions may be present. Adverse working conditions exist within this position.

This position requires some exposure or risk to physical health and/or physical safety (e.g., exposure to blood borne pathogens, infectious diseases, hazardous materials or chemicals, noxious odors and fumes, dangerous animals, elevated noise levels, etc.). This position may require the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Work performed in an office environment involves use of telephones, dispatching radios, computers, office equipment, and interaction with staff, citizens and others. Duties may include desk-related tasks. The incumbent must be able to handle all types of animals and situations including impoundment, quarantine, euthanasia, and carcass removal.

The incumbent is subject to work rotating shifts and beyond scheduled hours including emergency call in potentially on weekends, holidays, and evenings. Mandatory overtime may be required with little or no advance notification. ​ Physical activity associated with working in an office setting and the general lifting, handling, and restraint of large animals is required to perform the daily duties of this position.

The nature of work requires the employee to sit and stand, at times, for prolonged periods.

Stooping, kneeling, crouching, and crawling are also required. The use of hands and arms is necessary to handle or feel objects, tools, or controls and to reach. Physical strength stamina is required to carry out tasks.

Oral and auditory capacity enabling interpersonal communication as well as communication through automated devices such as the radio and telephone is necessary. Specific vision acuity abilities required by this position include close vision, depth perception, and color vision as well as hand/eye coordination enabling completion of tasks. ​Supplemental Information Automatic Disqualifiers for Hutchinson Police Department Applicants At the time of your submission of this Application for Employment, a criminal history check will be conducted by the Hutchinson Police Department and your background will be closely examined. Failure to meet any of the following requirements will result in immediate disqualification:

A) No conviction(s), expunged conviction(s), or placement on diversion by any state or the federal government for a crime which is a felony or its equivalent under the uniform code of military justice; B) No conviction(s), expunged conviction(s), or placement on diversion by any state or the federal government for a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence or its equivalent under the uniform code of military justice; C) Is the holder of a high school diploma or furnishes evidence of successful completion of an examination indicating an equivalent achievement; D) Is of good moral character; E) Satisfies all requirements set forth by the City of Hutchinson F) If military service has been rendered, DD214 must reflect a separation code and an honorable discharge or a discharge under honorable conditions; G) Not falsified, intentionally misrepresented, or have not been completely truthful or have not fully disclosed ALL information requested on a questionnaire, document, or application as part of the pre-employment process; H) Has not been convicted of, plead guilty or not contest to, or received diversion on a serious traffic violation within the past five years. Serious traffic violations include, but not limited to DUI, reckless driving, hit and run, vehicular homicide, and eluding a police officer; I) Has not been convicted of a crime involving an act of dishonesty, to include but not limited to theft, insufficient funds (checks), fraud, false police reports, etc. If convicted as a juvenile of any of these listed acts, each case will be reviewed to determine if it disqualifies you for further employment consideration.

It is important that you truthfully and thoroughly answer all question contained in this Application for Employment including but not limited to any criminal and dishonest conduct. The disclosure of criminal conduct, dishonest conduct, or civil litigation on this application will not necessarily result in your rejection for employment. Please be advised that if disqualified, our agency may not be able to share the specific records resulting in your disqualification due to federal and state regulations. However, we will direct you to the applicable law enforcement agency to retrieve and potentially solve any disputes.

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Animal Shelter Supervisor

The purpose of the position is to provide humane care taking of all the animals in the City's animal shelter facility. The class is responsible for providing and maintaining a healthy, safe environment for all the animals and staff in the shelter facility. The position works within broad policy and organizational guidelines, independently plans and implements projects and reports progress of major activities through periodic conferences and meetings. Supervision:

Exercised:Classification typically supervises.

Received:Typically reports to the Director.

Note:Other reporting relationships may apply

Example of Duties:

The tasks listed below are those that represent the majority of the time spent working in this class. Management may assign additional tasks related to the type of work of the class as necessary. The City of Richmond Department of Animal Care and Control seeks to hire one ambitious

Animal Shelter Supervisor. This highly organized individual will manage and oversee daily operations of the shelter consisting of staff, animal and customer needs.

Duties include but are not limited to: * Supervising staff including selecting or recommending selection, training, assigning and evaluating work, counseling, disciplining, and terminating or recommending termination.

  • Training staff and volunteers with departmental procedures, working with the public, working with a variety of animals, facility maintenance and other department matters.

  • Scheduling and reviewing daily work assignments for staff and volunteers.

  • Ensuring shelter staff and volunteers performs job functions and provide care for sheltered animals according to Federal and State regulations.

  • Working as a liaison with animal rescue partners, establishing and maintaining programs and relationships that support positive community relations and maximize placements.

  • Evaluating behavior and physical condition of animals brought into the shelter.

  • Working with local veterinarians concerning the care of animals brought into the shelter and ensures veterinary orders are carried out to include administering medication and transportation when required.

  • Establishing policy and procedures to support humane care of animals and proactive placement programs within the community and division.

  • Maintaining an accurate animal registration and inventory system.

  • Overseeing the animal adoption program to include, customer service and maintaining the adoption website and intranet.

  • Responding to citizen requests regarding disposition and placement of animals to include dispute resolution.

  • Selecting animals for & performs euthanasia.

  • Ensuring humane euthanasia procedures are carried out according to Humane Society of the United States and Virginia State

  • Ensuring shelter is adequately supplied with pet food, medical supplies, medication and other materials necessary to run the shelter. While ensuring that supplies are prepared and maintained in accordance with Emergency Preparedness guidelines.

  • Educating public regarding pet ownership and basic animal care.

  • Preparing, reviews and analyzes reports and records.

  • Overseeing department meetings to review procedures, discuss workplace issues and share ideas for animal care/placement improvements. Meets with management to develop long range plans, policies and procedures.

  • Supervising the maintenance and upkeep of the shelter and grounds.

  • Keeping abreast of changes and programs in animal sheltering to enhance animals care and increase placements and conducts staff trainings.


, Special Certifications and Licenses:

  • Requires five years or more in the animal field with at least three years in supervisory capacity.

  • An equivalent combination of training and experience (as approved by the department) may be used to meet the minimum qualifications of the classification.

  • Valid Motor Vehicle Driver's license.

  • Certification in the use of controlled substances for the euthanasia of animals.

Americans with Disabilities Act Requirements:

PHYSICAL AND DEXTERITY REQUIREMENTS: Physical and dexterity refers to the requirement for physical exertion and coordination of limb and body movement. Medium to heavy work that involves walking, standing, stooping, lifting, digging, pushing and raising objects which also involves exerting between 20 to 40 pounds of force on a regular basis and 50 to 100 pounds of force on an reoccurring basis or considerable skill, adeptness and speed in the use of fingers, hands or limbs in tasks involving close tolerance or limits or accuracy.

ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS: Environmental hazards refer to the job conditions that may lead to injury or health hazards even though precautions have been taken. The job may risk exposure to dusts and pollen, disease/pathogens, extreme noise level, violence and animals or wildlife.

SENSORY REQUIREMENTS: Sensory ability refers to hearing, sight, touch, taste, and smell required by the job. The job requires normal visual acuity, depth perception, field of vision, hearing, speaking color perception, sense of smell and texture perception.

ADA COMPLIANCE The City of Richmond, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer. ADA requires the City to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. Prospective and current employees are invited to discuss accommodations.

Job Title: Animal Shelter Supervisor Closing Date/Time: Sun. 10/01/17 11:59 PM Eastern Time Salary: $39,620.00 - $65,074.00 Annually Job Type: Full-Time Location: City Hall, 900 East Broad Street, Richmond, Virginia Department: Office of Animal Care & Control

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Departmental Operations Clerk VII - West Lafayette - Animal Sciences

Serve as the Building Deputy for Creighton Hall of Life Sciences (CRTN), Land O'Lakes Center for Experiential Learning (LOLC), and Purina Pavilion buildings. Work with University staff to make sure buildings meet OSHA regulations.

Distribute and track building keys and reserve departmental trucks and track maintenance. Receive and distribute building mail and packages and ensure packages are picked up and/or delivered to appropriate individuals in a timely manner.Prepare and ship outgoing packages. Coordinate the penning setup for animal activities in Purina Pavilion; work with instructors, staff, student clubs, and student assistants to ensure the facility and equipment are of the proper arrangement to accommodate the various livestock-related activities.

Provide limited clerical support for professors and staff of Animal Sciences. Schedule and confirm meetings; prepare and enter travel requests in Concur; prepare and secure Purdue vehicle/bus reservations.Required: High school diploma / GEDTwo years of experience in a service-oriented position

Strong oral and written communication skills

Exceptional interpersonal skills with the ability to influence and build work relationships among a diverse workforce including faculty, staff, and external constituents

Strong organizational and record keeping skills with emphasis on accuracy and attention to detail

Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task, work under pressure, handle interruptions and meet deadlines

Ability to maintain confidentiality

Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and WordPreferred: Proficiency in Microsoft Access, PowerPoint, and PublisherAdditional Information:

Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this positionA background check will be required for employment in this positionFLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)Retirement Eligibility: PERF / Non-exempt Defined Contribution PlanPurdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to applyVEVRAA Federal ContractorRequest Priority Protected Veteran ReferralsEOE -Veteran /Disabled/Minority/AA/F/M/SO

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Shelter Manager & Animal Care & Adoption Technichian

Now Hiring Professional, motivated, customer service oriented individuals to join our team. Currently hiring for Shelter Manager (FT) and Animal Care and Adoption Technician (PT) positions.

The Shelter Manager position oversees and manages all aspects of the animal shelter, including the animal population, staff (3 Shelter Animal Technicians) and volunteers, office, customer service, crematorium, facility and all outside relationships. The Shelter Manager will maintain a safe, healthy environment for animals, staff and the public and create a team environment dedicated to the success of RCHS Animal Shelter.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

Due to a small staff, the Shelter Manager may need to step in and perform any of the duties performed by other staff that s/he oversees. The Shelter Manager will implement, perform, and/or oversee staff to accomplish the following:

Animal Care

  • Clean and disinfect all animal enclosures and common spaces daily
  • Feed and administer medications daily
  • Order food, general supplies, vaccines, medications, and veterinary supplies
  • Utilize sound judgment when identifying signs of animal illnesses and injuries; take appropriate action by segregating sick animals and scheduling immediate vet care when necessary
  • Maintain sheltering best practices by following proper animal intake protocol, including vaccinating, deworming, microchipping, FIV/FeLV testing and heartworm testing when necessary
  • Maintain pharmaceuticals in secure location
  • Manage Shelter Veterinarian program with twice weekly visits and surgical days
  • Assist Shelter Vet with examinations and treatments
  • Schedule shelter owned animals for s/n
  • Schedule outside veterinary care as needed
  • Manage Dog Trainer program to improve adoptability of dogs for use on as-needed basis
  • Manage animal temperament evaluations as part of staff/volunteer team
  • Provide mental and physical stimulation for health of animals
  • Determine, on an as-needed basis, as part of staff/volunteer team, when animal is unadoptable and euthanasia is required
  • Stay current on national trends in animal sheltering
  • Assist with transfers

Staff and Volunteers

The Shelter Manager reports to Executive Director.

  • Hire and train staff
  • Schedule and delegate work tasks
  • Mediate disputes, conflicts and grievances
  • Evaluate staff and volunteer performance
  • Provide a positive example regarding work ethic, attitude, professional ethics, knowledge of policies/procedures, interpersonal interactions and mutual respect
  • Implement and train staff and volunteers in safe animal-handling skills
  • Encourage involvement and use of volunteers
  • Help staff manage PTO to ensure adequate time to maintain good physical and mental health

Governmental and Public Access

  • Admit intakes of at-large animals, surrenders, Safe Haven Program animals, and bite holds
  • Release held animals back to their owners
  • Organize and oversee annual licensing of community cats and dogs
  • Put public safety first when evaluating and matching appropriate animals with appropriate adopters when adopting shelter-owned animals to new homes
  • Monitor to ensure contracts with Municipalities are being followed correctly
  • Monitor to ensure PACFA rules are being followed correctly
  • Maintain working relationship with community law enforcement agencies
  • Develop (assisted by the Executive Director), update and direct disaster evacuation plans for shelter and coordinate with Community Emergency Management Team


  • Maintain Building and Equipment
    • Work with landlord (City of Steamboat) on building improvements or modifications
    • Ensure all utilities are operating as needed
    • Ensure food, feeding and laundry areas are maintained in a neat and orderly fashion
    • Ensure security system is working properly
    • Maintain condition and cleanliness of vehicle and interior kennels
    • Contract and coordinate snow removal
    • Determine landscaping needs and maintain fencing and gates
    • Contract waste disposal
  • Ensure a healthy, safe shelter environment for animals and people
  • Comply with all PACFA regulations
  • Comply with and update Standard Operating Procedures
  • Monitor and track supplies


  • Manage all monies and accounts receivable for adoptions, boarding, fees, cremations and all other sales
  • Collect spay/neuter deposits for puppies who are adopted out prior to surgery
  • Record Keeping and Reporting
    • Maintain cat and dog license data and share with local law enforcement agencies
    • Payroll timekeeping
    • Manage reports for governmental agencies: City, County, State


  • Pick up and accept deceased pets and return cremains
  • Process cremations in a timely manner
  • Maintain crematorium equipment
  • Track staff time used for the crematorium
  • Oversee billings for cremations from Veterinarians
  • Serve as representing member of Rainbow Bridge Fund Crematorium committee


  • Foster program
    • Help administer foster program
    • Confirm qualified foster applicants
    • Match foster animals with appropriate foster families
    • Track animals in foster care and maintain communications with fosters
  • Transfer program
    • Pre-qualify and coordinate incoming transfer of animals from other organizations
    • Coordinate transfers of shelter-owned animals to other organizations
  • Community Outreach and Education
    • Assist with fundraisers and public relations
    • Assist with school education programs

Contractors and Vendors

  • Assist with negotiations and maintain all contracts and agreements related to shelter
  • Schedule Veterinarians and Trainers
  • Supervisory or leadership experience in an animal shelter environment preferred
  • Able to supervise and create strong team relationships with staff and volunteers
  • Strong interpersonal skills for management of staff, volunteers, vendors/contractors and interface with the public
  • Veterinary Technician training or experience
  • Demonstrated ability to work with and handle stressed, injured and possibly aggressive animals safely and humanely
  • Knowledgeable in: animal behavior; health and well-being that includes nutritional needs; resources of where to seek information; knowledge of common animal diseases, treatments and vaccinations
  • Extensive staff management experience
  • Valid driver's license and clean driving record
  • Able to work weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Able to motivate others
  • Self-starter, facilitator, organizer and innovator
  • Able to plan and implement with little supervision and able to work independently
  • Able to multi-task, prioritize, deal with a certain level of expected chaos and be able to meet deadlines
  • Very high level of written and verbal communications skills
  • High level of familiarity with computers including shelter management software (PetPoint), Word, Excel, Publisher, PowerPoint, databases and websites
  • Bachelor degree preferred or describe experience that is equivalent
  • Ability to reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, or crouch and lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Able to keep a cool head during fast-paced days and delegate available staff and resources to accomplish goals

Deadline is 9.15.17

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Security Guard, Homeless Shelter

Job Description

We are seeking a Security Guard to maintain order and promote safety of commercial hotel homeless shelters.


  • Security guards monitor and ensure the security of the shelter. Guards patrol the Landing, grounds and community areas.
  • Guards monitor clients and the facility via security cameras, screenings and rounds.
  • Guards may employ crisis prevention and intervention if conflict occurs.
  • Guards observe and report irregularities regarding client behavior or building or security issues as necessary.
  • Guards conduct fire safety patrol and report to supervision.
  • Guards document damage and incidents as necessary.
  • Act as the liaison with police and other emergency services.
  • Respond appropriately to situations of child abuse and neglect.


  • Must have and maintainNew York State Security License
  • 8 Hour Security Guard training
  • 16 Hour Security Guard training
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Ability to write a clear and concise incident report.

This is a full-time position. Shifts include 8 AM- 4 PM, 4 PM- 12 PM, and 12 PM- 8 AM.

Company Description

Ever since its inception, RS Resources has been committed to help small and large, young and established companies grow. We know that the key to success in any company lies in its employees. Thus, our mission is to be your strategic partner in finding the finest talent that will help your company surpass its goals. In order to ensure a good fit, our specialists are committed to match the skills and needs of applicants to the opportunity that is most conducive to their career development. Moreover, our team knows the strengths and skills of each one of our employees and will train our employees to be ready to start immediately to perform the task that we were contracted to perform.

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Security Guard Shift Supervisor, Homeless Shelter

Job Description

We are currently seeking experienced Security Supervisor Professionals, full-time, mornings and overnights in commercial hotel homeless shelters located in Queens and Brooklyn. 

Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure that clients formal counts are conducted.
  • Remains in compliance with DHS safety codes and code of conduct
  • Directly leads security guards on shift in the performance of their duties and evaluate as prescribed by the facility and corporate policy. This includes training new employees, listening and resolving complaints or problems, taking corrective or disciplinary action, monitoring post assignments, approving leave requests, and preparing resident work.
  • Participates in the evaluation of security staff
  • Communicates effectively and coherently to staff, clients, visitors and the general public particularly in situations requiring tact, diplomacy, understanding, fairness, firmness and good judgment. Gives information, instructions and directions.
  • Reviews reports and records produced on the shift; properly processes all reports and documents in a timely manner.
  • Takes appropriate action to prevent or diffuse potentially disruptive situations.
  • Remains alert at all times and reacts quickly, effectively and calmly in emergency and other high stress situations.

Company Description

Ever since its inception, RS Resources has been committed to help small and large, young and established companies grow. We know that the key to success in any company lies in its employees. Thus, our mission is to be your strategic partner in finding the finest talent that will help your company surpass its goals. In order to ensure a good fit, our specialists are committed to match the skills and needs of applicants to the opportunity that is most conducive to their career development. Moreover, our team knows the strengths and skills of each one of our employees and will train our employees to be ready to start immediately to perform the task that we were contracted to perform.

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Belk Seasonal Support Associate - Shelter Cove #534

Belk Seasonal Support Associate - Shelter Cove #534 Hilton Head, SC, United States Job Id#: 16821 Date published: 31-Jul-2017 Back to Job List Share with: Apply Now Position Summary:

The Seasonal Support Associate is part of the operations team that performs non-selling duties to support the selling function of the store. The Seasonal Support Associate position is temporary and non-exempt, and schedules can include nights and weekends. Essential Functions/Responsibilities:

Essential Functions/Responsibilities: Merchandise Presentation • Presents merchandise consistent with merchandising standards • Ensures the timely floor setup, including pricing and signage for sales sets, promotional events and seasonal business activity (excluding shoes and cosmetics) • Ensures direction of playbook and seasonal merchandise meetings • Maintains floor and stock areas consistent with store standards • Works as directed by the Operations Team Manager. Core Store Operations Receiving: • Performs the process of unloading and sorting merchandise cartons received on trailers.

Moves new merchandise to the appropriate processing drop zone on the sales floor in a safe and timely manner utilizing equipment such as rolling flats, carts and z-racks. Processing and product Placement: • Performs merchandise unpacking and unwrapping to ensure readiness for merchandising on the sales floor. Applies sensor tags per company standard. • Properly merchandises new and replenished goods in accordance with plan-o-grams and store direction Price Change and Sale Set function/ Merchandise Return process • Performs the execution of all types of markdowns on the sales floor.

Sets sales and national ad events. • Performs the pulling and processing of transfers, returns to vendors (RTV), damages, and mark out of stock (MOS) merchandise. • Responds and communicates price change inaccuracies and signage issues to the OTM. Maintenance & Housekeeping • Removes packing materials from processing drop zones. Bails cardboard and prepares plastic for recycling. • Ensures the cleanliness of the sales floor and the receiving area following processing on truck days. • Housekeeping includes being responsible for the cleanliness of the facility specifically the restrooms, associate lounge, fitting rooms and office areas. (Not the case in all stores) • Maintains a safe shopping and working environment Other • Exhibits a warm and friendly demeanor when helping customers. • Greets all customers and insures that there needs are met. • Adheres to Belk’s dress code policy.

Non-Core Store Operations The OTA is expected to assist with floor tasks to the overall benefit of the store, particularly during times of peak demand periods, including but not limited to: • Seasonal sets • Floor moves • Daily maintenance • Fill Ins • Daily Standards • Recovery • Supports the store’s focus on Relentless Customer Care. • Support the store to achieve Belk Rewards goal • Ability to ring the register. Requirements/Qualifications: Requirements/Qualifications:

Education & Experience: • Must be 18 or rising senior in high school. • High school diploma or GED preferred. Physical: • Ability to use computer keyboard, standard telephone and other related business equipment • Ability to lift between 10 and 72 lbs. at floor level and/or team lift when necessary. • Ability to push / pull receiving equipment weighing up to 500 lbs. such as rolling flats, z-racks and pallet jacks. • Ability to stand for long periods of time. • Ability to twist, bend and stoop to retrieve items from floor, shelves, racks, and hooks and place items on floor, shelves, racks and hooks • Ability to work at a safe and steady pace. Apply Now Back to Job List

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Housekeeper Shelter Cove Belk #534

Housekeeper Shelter Cove Belk #534 Hilton Head, SC, United States Job Id#: 17471 Date published: 1-Sep-2017 Back to Job List Share with: Apply Now Position Summary: Position Summary The Housekeeper is responsible for the cleanliness of the facility specifically the restrooms, associate lounge, and office areas. The Housekeeper position is non-exempt. Essential Functions/Responsibilities: Essential Functions Restrooms + Clean the toilets and sinks and other fixtures daily and as needed using facility supplies + Mop the floors in the restrooms daily and as needed + Empty all trash within the restrooms as needed + Restock toilet paper, paper towels, seat cushions, feminine products, and hand soap as needed Associate Lounge + Clean microwaves, coffee pots, and other appliances and utensils daily and as needed + Clean tables and counter tops in the associate lounge daily and as needed + Clean out refrigerators once a week + Mop the associate lounge as needed + Restock paper towels and hand soap in the associate lounge as needed Offices & Common Areas + Vacuum office areas on 1st and 2nd floor as well as in the ticket office daily or as needed + Communicate any broken or damaged equipment at once to Supervisor + Communicate to the Operations/Pool Stock Manager when supplies are getting low + Correct and/or report hazardous situations to Supervisor + Be responsible for securing the keys when shift is over Requirements/Qualifications: Position Requirements Education & Experience

  • Ability to read and understand English

  • Ability to work without supervision

  • Ability to read and adhere to all policy and procedure manuals Physical

  • Ability to lift an average of 50 lbs.

  • Must be able to move freely throughout the distribution facility For reasonable accommodation information for an ADAAA qualified disability please see Belk Associate Handbook for policy and procedures. Apply Now Back to Job List

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Intake Worker- No Freeze Women's Shelter

Overview Location/Department:Greater Hartford Area Services, Marshall House No Freeze Women’s Shelter (Hartford, CT) Status:Non-Exempt, Part-Time, Temporary Schedule:October 15, 2017 – March 31, 2018 Scope & Purpose of Position: Provides daily supervision, monitoring, reporting and technical support services to clients in a residential facility; maintains appropriate records in addition to ongoing written and verbal communication with the supervisor in relationship to daily client activities; facilitates an emotional and physical environment conducive to enhancing positive client morale and stabilization. Responsibilities Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

  • Screen prospective residents for possible admission following Greater Hartford CAN cold weather protocol.

  • Authorize and complete requests for hotel stays per Marshall House and GH CAN cold weather protocol.

  • Complete intakes on new admissions, including; + review rules and obtain signature, + completely fill out intake form, + assign linens and room, + give the resident a tour of the Family Shelter, + familiarize resident with meal schedule and laundry and chore policies, and + schedule a follow up appointment with Family Services Case Manager if needed + Contact area shelters to transfer residents from No Freeze shelter to a more stable shelter placement. Complete discharge procedure each day, including; + collect & wash linens, + check room for theft or damages, + make a discharge entry in the log book + obtain a forwarding address if possible, and + complete Exiting Procedure and Exit Form to obtain resident’s destination.

  • Assist with routine personal hygiene as needed (i.e. provide toiletries and instruct in their proper use).

  • During shift changes, brief staff on residents’ issues or concerns.

  • Provide coverage for the facility by monitoring the doors and answering the phone, including: + review all resident and guest photo identification upon entry into the building at all times, + control the flow of traffic into and out of the shelter by ensuring all residents and visitors sign in and sign out in the log book, and + field calls for assistance and shelter availability.

  • Ensure there is always a 1:25 ratio for staff to adult residents.

  • Perform all required shift tasks before the completion of each shift.

  • Keep family monitor office stocked with copies of all appropriate forms.

  • Explain and enforce Shelter rules with residents by reviewing Resident Rules and Responsibilities at intake and through consistent accountability of behavior and process monitoring, including: + administer write ups for all behavior not in accordance to the policy and rules for the Shelter and + provide a copy of all warnings administered to the Family Services Case Manager and the warning logbook.

  • Alert the Family Services Caseworker of any concerns regarding parent/child interactions.

  • Report to all scheduled shifts on time and ready to perform duties. Make arrangements for coverage if unable to report to work and follow call off procedures outlined by Supervisor.

  • Prepare breakfast and check off list of diners per CACFP regulations.

  • Monitor and ensure after meal cleanup through resident chores.

  • Properly dispose of left over meals at the end of the day.

  • Check kitchen and empty resident rooms for dirty linens. Complete house and kitchen laundry during third shift.

  • Ensure that each resident common area is clean and tidy daily by monitoring the completion of resident chores for those areas. When and where needed, assist with cleaning those spaces which are: dining room, theatre room, tiny tots room, community lounge, and library.

  • Provide Crisis Intervention and the necessary support and resources to residents when situations arise (i.e. police, Mobil Crisis, drug treatment programs, medical or fire emergencies).

  • Store, provide, and make available resident’s medication when necessary.

  • Provide a supportive, encouraging environment and one-on-one support to residents.

  • Document all referrals refused by the clients and complete regular, on-going entries in the log book. Complete incident reports as needed provided a copy to the Family Services Case Manager and Incident book.

  • In the event of a medical emergency or where an accident occurs on property, Intake Workers must call 911, arrange for medical attention, and completely document occurrence with an incident report.

  • Attend and participate in all mandatory staff meetings and trainings.

  • Maintain donations as instructed by the supervisor and store and distribute supplies to residents as needed. Obtain resident signatures for all distributed donations.

  • Conduct security checks in and around the premises to ensure everyone’s safety. Log all security and fire checks on an hourly basis to maintain order in the facility. Supervisory Responsibilities: Does this job have supervisory responsibilities: ___ Yes X_ No The above duties and responsibilities are not all inclusive and may be modified to include other job related duties at the discretion of the supervisor. Qualifications + High School diploma or GED required + Experience working with at-risk populations and/or persons experiencing homelessness preferred + Must possess a valid driver’s license + Must have a minimum availability of three shifts weekly

  • Willing to work weekends, evenings (including overnights), and holidays is required.

  • Will respect and promote the interest of The Salvation Army. The individual is not required to embrace the tenets of faith, but he/she is required to promote and respect the mission of The Salvation Army. Work Environment/Physical Demands: + ACTIVITY AMOUNT OF TIME Up to 1/3 1/3 to 2/3 Over 2/3 Climb or balance X Lift up to 20 pounds X Lift up to 50 pounds X Sit X Stand X Use hands X Use sight/vision X Walk, bend, kneel X The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This job description is subject to change as the needs of the employer and requirements of the position change. An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Job ID 2017-3837 Job Locations US-CT-Hartford Category Social Services Compensation .. Compensation Min Compensation Max Type Temporary Part-Time

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Technician Iii, Shelter


Technician III, Shelter

Location: United States-North Carolina-Goldsboro

Job Number: 7179 SUMMARY: The Shelter Technician I will be responsible for using hand tools and related equipment for performing the day to day assembly and/or sub assembly work related to production.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Use air grinder, sanders, rivet guns, drill motors, hammers and various other assorted hand tools. Grind and sand parts to remove paint, burrs and smooth rough spots.

Use steam cleaner and/or power washing equipment and cleaning agents as needed. Complete paperwork such as logs, work documents and part ticket numbers with information related to parts such as quantities, descriptions, part numbers, destination, etc. Perform painting and gluing operations that do not require a respirator (touch-up, roll coat, etc). Various assembly jobs.

Work from verbal and written instructions. Keeps various records as required. Perform operations that may require heavy lifting.

Maintain good housekeeping and safety standards, and be quality conscious. Maintain good attendance record, be self-motivated, and demonstrate a willingness to learn. All other duties as assigned.

CORE COMPETENCIES Commitment to company values and ethics Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills Initiative: plans work and carries out tasks without detailed instructions, prepares for problems or opportunities in advance, undertakes additional responsibilities Problem Solving: ability to develop and implement new ideas to improve processes Qualifications: QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE Associates degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience or familiarity with hand tools and assembly techniques.

  • Must be able to keep accurate records, as required.

  • Must be able to perform lifting operations including jobs that may have some heavy lifting.

  • Must be safety conscious and oriented, quality conscious and oriented, and dependable. PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here 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 functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach and move about the facility. The environmental characteristic for this position is a warehouse setting.

    Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional warehouse environment. Name.................................................................................. Signature............................................................................ Date................................................................................... Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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