Animal Shelter Clerk Job Description Sample
Animal Shelter Care Supervisor - Public Safety, Animal Shelter
Job Summary Benefits Supplemental Questions
Merit position, Grade 23, 35 hours per week.
Oversees Animal Care Section to include Animal Care Attendants, Animal Health Technicians, and the Behavioral Evaluation and Enrichment Coordinator of the Animal Shelter Division, which may include animal receiving, lost and found, behavioral evaluations, animal enrichment, and adoption screenings. Responsible for assuring a high level of customer service, compliance with policies and mandates, budget preparation, and adherence to approved budgets. Assesses operational effectiveness and implements improvement enhancement measures.
Essential Job Functions/Other Duties/KSA:Administers all personnel policies related to the animal care staff to include hiring recommendations, discipline, supervision and scheduling of staff. Manages personnel in accordance with shelter procedures and applicable laws. Motivates the team to accomplish the shelter's mission and goals.
Ensures the health, safety, and care of all animals to include, housing, feeding, medical administration, and safety of each animal and the people in contact with them.
Focuses on increasing adoptions to include a timely and appropriate placement of animals and a reduction in average length of stay and adoption returns.
Assists in the development and execution of an animal behavioral testing program that identifies safety concerns and solutions.
Works with local veterinarians concerning the care of animals brought into the shelter and ensures veterinary orders are carried out to include administering medication and coordination of transportation when required.
Works with Animal Shelter Division Chief to develop an annual shelter budget with a focus on cost containment to include animal care costs, equipment costs, vet costs, personnel costs, and building expenses.
Assists Animal Shelter Division Chief in establishing and maintaining animal shelter policies, procedures and relationships with individuals and/or groups inside and outside of Calvert County Government.
Provides good leadership and executes the code of conduct in a manner that encourages respectful relationships.
Assists and supports the Volunteer Coordinator in recruiting, retaining, training, and motivating quality volunteers.
Works with the Animal Shelter Division Chief to develop and establish a customer service program that helps staff and volunteers provide quality service and a good public image to our customers and community.
Supervises the maintenance of the building with a focus on prevention of building problems, the safety of both people and a clean and efficient environment that meets the established standards of the inside building and the outside grounds.
Ensures shelter medical documents are accurate and in compliance with federal, state, and local laws.
Performs mandated monthly, quarterly, and yearly reporting requirements for the intake and disposition of animals entering animal shelter facility.
Manages staff training to increase the ability of staff to effectively care for the animals, efficiently and safely during the performance of their duties.
Ensures shelter is adequately supplied with pet food, medical supplies, medication and other materials necessary to run the shelter.
Educates public regarding pet ownership and basic animal care.
Oversees staff 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.
Responsible for managing animal population to include the need to evaluate animals for euthanasia; taking into account the health, temperament, and/or the ability for the shelter to humanely house and care for the animal(s) under evaluation for euthanasia. Ensures humane euthanasia procedures are carried out according to Maryland State or other applicable laws.
Provides management of overall shelter operations in the absence of the Animal Shelter Division Chief.
Assists with cleaning, feeding, intake exams, or medical tests.
Performs related work as required.
Knowledges, Abilities and Skills (These are pre-employment KASs that apply only to Essential Job Functions.)
Modern principles, practices and techniques of the control and care of animals.
Modern principles and practices used in the operation of an animal shelter.
Hazards and safety practices involved in dealing with animals.
Responsible fiscal policies and procedures.
Effective techniques of supervision.
Plan, organize, and direct a comprehensive animal care program.
Effectively evaluate emergencies and unexpected situations and promptly respond in an appropriate manner.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those encountered in the work including County officials and employees, animal owners and the public.
Ability to effectively schedule staff work hours and supervise staff work performance.
Communicate effectively orally and in writing.
Deal effectively with the public.
Required Qualifications (Note: Any acceptable combination of education, training and relevant experience that provides the above knowledges, abilities and skills may be substituted on a full-time year for year basis.)
Training and/or Education:
Seven years in the animal care field with at least two years in a supervisory capacity.
Licenses or Certificates:
Valid driver's license.
Will be required to become certified in humane euthanasia post-employment at the County's expense.
Operation of County owned vehicle.
Ability to control, lift and carry animals handled at the facility; requires long periods of standing, frequent walking indoors, repeated bending, crouching, stooping, stretching or reaching; recurring lifting of objects up to 49 pounds; operation of keyboard devices; work may be physically or emotionally demanding.
Employee must have ability and willingness to obtain rabies pre-exposure vaccinations post-employment offered at the County's expense.
Required to work during emergency weather events or other emergency situations that close the shelter and require the operation of an emergency pet shelter.
Ability and willingness to recommend euthanasia procedures (the humane destruction of animals).
Work is subject to frequent interruptions.
Accommodations will be made for individuals with disabilities upon reasonable notice.
County application required.
Director Of The Animal Shelter
"A Positive, Exemplary Community"
Director of the Animal Shelter
The salary range for this position is between $55,000 - $65,000 per annum on a 37.5 hour work week, depending on E/E. This position is an exempt managerial position and is not eligible for overtime. Extended hours beyond 37.5 hours a week can be expected due to clinic operations.
The Town of Westerly is accepting applications for the position of Director of the Animal Shelter. This position is responsible for directing and managing the day-to-day operations of the municipal animal shelter, including staff and volunteer management. This position is also responsible for coordination of the low cost clinic.
What You Should Bring
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Communications, Marking or other related filed. The candidate will also have at least five years of working extensively with animals in a professional setting including caring for and feeding of animals, with at least three years in a management or supervisory role.
Experience must include working with undesirable animals or diseased animals and making decisions on whether to place or euthanize. Professional certification and/or credentialing by the Society of Animal Welfare Administrators or the Human Society Academy is highly desirable, and will be required within the first year of employment.
The Town appreciates all applicants who are interested in applying for this exciting opportunity. The most qualified candidates will be individuals who have worked in similar positions, who have managed commercial farms, managed large programs in animal sciences divisions, or have directly related experience in professional animal management.
Candidates who own a large number of domesticated animals, worked on a small personal farm, or are just enthusiastic about animal welfare, without the outlined experience above, typically do not have the experience to qualify them for this executive level position.
The Director of the Animal Shelter works at the municipal animal shelter on Larry Hirsch Lane. Current hours are typically 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM; however, flexibility is expected for this position, as this position's workload changes based on operational demand. Some of the responsibilities are as follows:
1.Directs, manages, leads, coordinates, trains and mentors departmental staff.
2.Ensures compliance with and educates on all applicable federal, state and Town laws, ordinances and regulations.
3.Prepares annual budget the animal shelter and oversees the facility.
4.Evaluates animals and makes determination to place or euthanize.
5.Conducts humane education seminars/talks with the public about pet responsibility.
6.Ensures compliance with and reports all animal activity within the shelter to various regulatory authorities.
7.Collects and analyzes data on metrics within the department.
8.Submits all time cards and invoices related to payment for staff and veterinarian.
9.Recruits and coordinates the efforts of a dedicated volunteer force and implements a formal training program to improve operational continuity.
10.Coordinates the veterinarian clinic by coordinating the veterinarian's schedule and appropriate care of animals.
11.Orders supplies for the department and surgical suite such as vaccines, surgical supplies and oxygen.
12.Coordinates visits for program clinical hours and other external partners to tour and educate individuals about the animal shelter and veterinarian clinic.
13.Coordinates transfers of animals to and from the animal shelter by partnering with external agency partners.
14.Promotes and helps to place hard-to-place animals in the RI network.
15.Write and apply for various grants for the animal shelter
The candidate offered the position will be required to successfully pass a background investigation. A complete job description is available on-line at www.westerlyri.gov or at the Human Resources Department.
Interested applicants must submit a resume with salary requirements to HR@westerlyri.gov. All resumes must be received by 4:30 pm on or before March 30, 2018. AA/EOE
Animal Shelter Veterinarian PT Unbenefited
The City of San Jose, Animal Care and ServicesDivision is seeking Veterinarians to work at the Animal Care Center, includingpart-time and/or relief in either/or, shelter medicine and/or the shelter'spublic high quality, high volume spay/neuter clinic. The Animal Shelter Veterinarian may performall aspects of shelter medicine in a large animal shelter. Duties may include routine spay/neutersurgeries on cats, dogs, and other animals as indicated. This position provides direct care andtreatment of homeless animals entering the City of San Jose's Animal CareCenter.
In addition, this position is required todiagnose, treat, and/or recommend euthanasia. Registered Veterinary Technicians will be assigned to assist thisposition with the preparation and post-surgery processes of spay/neuter andother surgical procedures.
This is a part-time unbenefited positionreporting to the Shelter Manager of Animal Care and Services. Thisclassification is represented by City Association of Management Personnel(CAMP).
Dutiesmay include, but are not limited to the following:
Directs,coordinates and performs the screening, diagnosis, and basic and emergencymedical treatment of animals in the shelter.
Performsor supervises the visual monitoring of impounded animals, including those thatmay be isolated or quarantined for signs of illness or unusual behavior.
Performssurgical procedures, including spay/neuters and vaccinates animals to preventdiseases.
Maintainsaccurate medical records of animals.
Effectivelycommunicates the condition and status of animals with staff, public and animalgroups.
Advisesstaff on matters within the veterinary field.
Orders,maintains and controls the drugs used at the shelter and in the field.
Trainsappropriate staff in administering first aide and vaccinations to animals, theperformance of euthanasia and other paramedical duties.
Performsand directs staff to perform euthanasia of animals that are irremediablysuffering from serious illness or severe injury, as necessary
Ensuresthat shelter staff participates in a comprehensive disease prevention programfor the animal shelter.
Participatesin special spay/neuter or vaccination clinics.
Supervisesstaff to include: prioritizing and assigning work; providing technical guidanceto staff; ensuring staff are trained; and making hiring, termination anddisciplinary recommendations.
Ensurescompliance of activities to codes and all legal regulations.
Employeesmust possess the ability to lift, carry, push, and pull materials and objects upto 50 pounds while handling animals and equipment. Employees may be exposed tocold and hot temperatures, loud noises, odors, dust, air contaminants, bloodborne pathogens while using hypodermic needles on animals and may be exposed toanimal scratches and bites.
Anycombination of training and experience equivalent to:
Education& Experience: A degree from an accredited college or university inVeterinary Medicine and two (2) years of experience in the diagnosis andtreatment of animals in a clinical setting, private practice or shelterenvironment, including the performance of spay and neuter surgery of dogs andcats.
Certificationor License: Valid California license topractice veterinary medicine in the State of California is required and theability to register with the Drug Enforcement Administration for controlledsubstances. Valid California Driver'sLicense and a good driving record.
Employment Eligibility: Federal law requires all employees to provideverification of their eligibility to work in this country. Please be informedthat the City of San Jose will NOT sponsor, represent or sign anydocuments related to visa applications/transfers for H1-B or any other type ofvisa which requires an employer application.
The ideal candidate will possess the followingcompetencies, as demonstrated in past and current employment history. Desirable competencies for this positioninclude:
1.Job Expertise – Demonstratesknowledge of and experience with applicable professional/technical principlesand practices, Citywide and departmental procedures/policies and federal andstate rules and regulations.
Experience in following medical standards and procedures for the maintenance of healthy, safe and sanitary facilities
Experience performing spay/neuter procedures and vaccinations in a high quality, high volume environment
Experience working in a high volume shelter
Experience handling and treating aggressive and/or feral animals in a safe manner
Ability to operate assigned medical equipment
Knowledgeof applicable professional/technical principles and practices
Appliestechnical and procedural know-how to get the job done
Demonstratessome knowledge and use of applicable federal and state rules and regulations
Servesas a "resource person'" on whom others rely for advice
Keepsinformed of the latest developments in area of specialty
Abilityto examine, evaluate and treat animals in a professional, safe and efficient manner
Abilityto develop and implement methods to control and prevent the spread of diseasesin a shelter
Abilityto plan, assign, supervise and train staff and volunteers in theparaprofessional treatment and humane care of animals
Knowledgeof safety regulations and safe work practices
Demonstrates theability to anticipate customers' needs and deliver services effectively andefficiently using professional demeanor.
Identifies andunderstands issues, problems, and opportunities; uses effective approaches forchoosing a course of action or developing appropriate solutions.
Exhibits resourcefulbehaviors toward meeting job objectives; anticipates problems, is proactive,and avoids difficulties by planning ahead; displays willingness to assume extraresponsibility and challenges; pursues continuing education opportunities thatpromotes job performance.
Leads by example;demonstrates high ethical standards; remains visible and approachable andinteracts with others on a regular basis; promotes a cooperative workenvironment, allowing others to learn from mistakes; provides motivationalsupports and direction.
6.Communication Skills – Effectively conveys information and expressesthoughts and facts clearly, orally and in writing; demonstrates effective useof listening skills; displays openness to other people's ideas and thoughts.
Develops networksand builds alliances; engages in cross-functional activities.
The selection process will consist of anevaluation of the applicant's training and experience based on the applicationand responses to the Job Specific Questions. Only the candidates whosebackgrounds best match the position will be invited to proceed in the selectionprocess. Additional phases of theselection process will consist of one or more interviews, one of which mayinclude a practical/writing exercise.
You willbe prompted to answer the following job-specific questions during the onlineapplication process. Please note thatthere is a 4,000-character limit, including spaces, for each textresponse.
1.Pleasedescribe your education and experience in performing spay/neuter procedures oncats, dogs, or other animals.
2.Pleasedescribe your experience making outcome decisions (adoption, euthanasia, TNR,etc.) with shelter staff. Indicate N/A if you do not have experience.
3.Pleasedescribe your experience in handling and treating fearful animals. Indicate N/Aif you do not have experience.
You must answer all job-specific questions in order to be consideredfor this vacancy or your application will be deemed incomplete and withheldfrom further consideration.
This recruitment may be used to fill multiplepositions in this, or other divisions or departments. If you are interested inemployment in this classification, you should apply to ensure you areconsidered for additional opportunities that may utilize the applicants fromthis recruitment.
If you have questions about the duties of thesepositions, the selection or hiring processes, please contact SharleneShikhmuradova via email at Sharlene.email@example.com.
Animal Care Technician Part Time Register - Executive/Animal Shelter
The City of Memphis is accepting applications for the establishment of a part-time Animal Care Technician hiring register. Hiring Register ranking will be determined by application date of those who meet the minimum qualifications.
Vacancies may be filled by the established hiring register. Individuals appearing on the register will be subject to applicable background checks and drug testing.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Works under the general direction of an assigned supervisor at the Memphis Animal Shelter to provide basic clerical support and routine care for sheltered animals, maintenance of the shelter, and service to customers.
Cleans kennels, cages, and pens where animals are housed. Cleans and bathes animals as directed. Performs humane euthanasia.
Records paperwork on diagnostic procedures performed, such as surgical procedures, health screening programs, etc. Inputs data of adopted animals, adopted returned animals, and animal impoundment into the computer system. Feeds, waters, and medicates animals.
Assists in the training of new personnel by answering questions, demonstrating animal care techniques, and sharing knowledge of departmental policies. Assists the public in locating and redeeming lost pets and providing information on pet adoption and redemption procedures. Cleans and maintains shelter facilities using pressurized steam cleaning equipment and chemicals.
1.Performs additional functions (essential or otherwise) which may be assigned.
TYPICAL PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be able to communicate clearly both verbally and in writing.
Requires the ability to operate general office equipment, such as a computer and telephone. Also requires the ability to use equipment, such as hoses and ladders, to clean, lift, and handle incoming animals, such as dogs, cats, weighing up to 25 lbs. and 50 lbs. with assistance. Constant lifting, standing, and traversing shelter grounds required.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an animal shelter environment.
Frequent exposure to noise and unpleasant odors and fumes. Involves contact with staff, visitors, and the general public.
High School graduate or equivalent and one (1) year experience (full-time or part-time) in animal care and handling to include the care of or maintenance of companion animals, such as, dogs, cats, etc. or the completion of three (3) semester units or four (4) quarter units from a recognized college or university in Biology, Life/Animal Science or related field; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Basic computer and typing experience required.
Certification as an Assistant Laboratory Animal Technician (ALAT), Laboratory Animal Technician (LAT), or Laboratory Animal Technologist (LATG) preferred. May be required to complete a battery of tests as deemed appropriate by Human Resources to evaluate competencies associated with the job.
The City of Memphis is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, contact the Office of Talent Management at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The City Charter requires that City Employees must establish residence within Shelby County within six (6) months from date of Employment. Proof of residence will be required at the time of hire.
Applicants will be notified by email. To ensure delivery to your inbox, check your spam or junk mail folder for emails.
Part Time Vacancy
Service Center: Animal Shelter
Animal Shelter Technicians
How to Apply: General Description of Duties: Essential Tasks of Positions:
Animal Care And Shelter Attendant (Regular Part-Time)
Nature of Work
This is manual and specialized work responsible for the proper sanitation and operation of animal holding areas consistent with City of Huntsville Animal Services Department guidelines. Work also involves providing customer service by responding to questions regarding animal adoptions, lost/found animals, animal intake, animal behavior and other related questions to Animal Services.
Work also requires the ability to acquire specialized animal handling and venipunture skills. Work involves educating the public; feeding and maintaining animals; and performing the euthanasia of animals & disposal of animal bodies in a pathological incineration chamber. Work also involves administering medications; transporting animals for veterinary services; and inventory control.
Assignments are received from the Animal Services Supervisor verbally or in writing. The employee carries out routine work assignments in accordance with established policies and procedures. Additional guidance is provided through federal, state, and local laws, Animal Services Ordinance 95-693, Humane organizations guidelines, and departmental and City policies and procedures.
Work is reviewed through performance evaluations, conferences, logs, summary reports, inventory, and records for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to policies and procedures. Greets and educates the public on Animal Services policies and procedures. Scans animals for microchips; feeds, waters, and cares for animals housed at the animal shelter; ensures that pens and cages are properly cleaned and sanitized and repaired; administers medications to animals housed at the shelter.
Receives and processes animals coming into and out of the shelter; conducts a daily inventory of all animals; answer questions while intaking stray and owner surrendered animals.
Screens animals to determine adoption ability; performs temperament testing of animals. Observes animals for health, disease, and behavior; responds to sick and injured animals by providing humane care.
Escorts citizens who have lost their pets for observation of animals. Provides adoption counseling and basic animal behavior counseling; assists with animal adoption paperwork; operates identification tag machine; transports animals to veterinary hospitals as needed. Cremates animals in the incinerator; monitors incinerator to make sure system functions properly; weighs animals to be cremated; cleans incinerator; reads charts; maintains daily records regarding temperature and time; transports animal remains for proper disposal.
Handles and properly administers vaccinations to animals with a syringe and needle. Properly administers oral dewormers, oral and topical flea control. Properly performs heartworm and feline leukemia/AIDS testing.
Euthanizes animals by the use of sodium pentobarbital orally, intraperitoneal, and intravenous. Properly maintains controlled substance logs as required by the Drug Enforcement Agency. Maintains records; maintains an accurate inventory of all supplies.
Operates an incinerator, animal traps, ladders, dump trucks and automobiles; all essential cleaning equipment and all essential office equipment, including a computer while performing essential functions. May lead court-appointed community service individuals in work responsibilities; trains; assigns work; and inspects work. Assists Humane Educator with public events and public awareness campaigns; assists with Petfinder; lost and found program.
Communicates with the Probate Office regarding community service individuals. Requires regular and prompt attendance plus the ability to work well with others and work well as a team. Assists Animal Service Officers and customers with loading and unloading animals.
Responds to inquiries regarding lost or found animals. Picks up animal supplies and food. Assists as needed with bathing animals for Pet Project. Performs related work as required.
PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:
Work is performed both inside and outside in adverse weather conditions including hot and cold temperatures, wetness, snow, and slippery floors. Work exposes the employee to hazards associated with traffic, vicious animals, incinerator, needles, blood from animals, lethal fumes, chemicals and controlled substances.
Work also exposes the employee to irate citizens, noisy animals, and dangers associated with handling dangerous animals. Protective equipment is required such as goggles, latex and leather gloves, and rubber boots. Work requires the physical ability to stand for extended periods; perform moderate to heavy lifting of dead or alive large animals or supplies; and the ability to pull, push, bend, stoop, and squat. Work also requires the ability to restrain and control very large and sometimes vicious animals; and the ability to handle animals.
Applicants May Obtain a Copy of the City of Huntsville EEOP Short Form Upon Request
Minimum Education, Training and Experience
High school diploma from a school accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or GED certificate issued by the appropriate state agency and some experience caring for animals.
Some knowledge of Animal Services laws, ordinances, policies and procedures. Some knowledge of feeding, care, and proper sanitization and repair procedures. Some knowledge in animal handling, care and behavior.
Ability to communicate with citizens about animal scratches and bites regarding concern for rabies virus; ability to complete a bite report. Ability to administer vaccinations with a syringe and needle and other necessary medications to animals housed at the shelter.
Ability to communicate effectively with the public verbally and in writing to receive and process animals coming into and out of the shelter.
Ability to learn specialized techniques of venipunture and humane animal handling. Ability to maintain accurate records and inventory. Ability to write and spell correctly.
Ability to operate a Pathological Incineration Chamber, animal traps, dump trucks and automobiles, squeegees, scrub brushes, cleaning chemicals and soaps, hose pipes, radios, computers, ladders, and standard office equipment while performing essential functions. Ability to read, complete and maintain charts. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
A valid driver's license is required.
DESIRED SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
Euthanasia Technician Certification through the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.
Animal Shelter Volunteer-Unpaid
Do you love animals, and want to volunteer your time to an amazing organization within Livingston County? Well, we have the volunteer opportunity for you!
Come and be one of our unpaid volunteers for our Livingston County Animal Shelter. We have great opportunities for individuals who want to help with the animals who are given shelter until their situations are resolved.
Our volunteers have the opportunity to walk dogs and/or take them to the dog park next door, spend time with cats, dogs and other animals along with any other assistance they may need.
If you are interested in this position, please apply!
All Animal Shelter volunteers are required to go through the screening process and orientation, along with two background checks (criminal and child Registry) and a drug screen.
For more information about our organization check out our website!
Summer Site Clerk - Laboratory Animal Medicine
Summer Site Clerk - Laboratory Animal Medicine
Req ID #: 34746
Location: Reno, NV, US, 89511
For 70 years, Charles River employees have worked together to assist in the discovery, development and safe manufacture of new drug therapies. When you join our family, you will have a significant impact on the health and well-being of people across the globe.
Whether your background is in life sciences, finance, IT, sales or another area, your skills will play an important role in the work we perform. In return, we'll help you build a career that you can feel passionate about.
We are seeking an Summer Site Clerk for our Safety Assessment site located in Reno, NV.
The Site Clerk will perform basic tasks as outlined by the supervisor to provide support/assistance to assigned department(s). Some of the responsibilities may include but not limited to: General housekeeping and maintenance of department areas; wash, sterilize, and prepare glassware for laboratory use; prepare basic documentation, labeling and or other records keeping and filing; and perform all other related duties as assigned.
The following are minimum requirements related to the Site Clerk position:
Ability to fulfill a minimum of a 12 week internship within May – August time period
High school diploma or General Education Degree (G.E.D.)
0-6 months related experience
An equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted as a satisfactory substitute for the specific education and experience listed above
Ability to organize, prioritize work and meet deadlines. Must be detail oriented.
About Safety Assessment
Charles River is committed to helping our partners expedite their preclinical drug development with exceptional safety assessment services, state-of-the-art facilities and expert regulatory guidance. From individual specialty toxicology and IND enabling studies to tailored packages and total laboratory support, our deeply experienced team can design and execute programs that anticipate challenges and avoid roadblocks for a smooth, efficient journey to market. Each year approximately 120 investigational new drug (IND) programs are conducted in our Safety Assessment facilities.
About Charles River
Charles River is an early-stage contract research organization (CRO). We have built upon our foundation of laboratory animal medicine and science to develop a diverse portfolio of discovery and safety assessment services, both Good Laboratory Practice (GLP) and non-GLP, to support clients from target identification through preclinical development. Charles River also provides a suite of products and services to support our clients' clinical laboratory testing needs and manufacturing activities. Utilizing this broad portfolio of products and services enables our clients to create a more flexible drug development model, which reduces their costs, enhances their productivity and effectiveness to increase speed to market.
With over 11,000 employees within 70 facilities in 18 countries around the globe, we are strategically positioned to coordinate worldwide resources and apply multidisciplinary perspectives in resolving our client's unique challenges. Our client base includes global pharmaceutical companies, biotechnology companies, government agencies and hospitals and academic institutions around the world. And in 2016, revenue increased by 23.3% to $1.68 billion from $1.36 billion in 2015.
At Charles River, we are passionate about our role in improving the quality of people's lives. Our mission, our excellent science and our strong sense of purpose guide us in all that we do, and we approach each day with the knowledge that our work helps to improve the health and well-being of many across the globe.
We have proudly supported the development of ~70% of the drugs approved by the FDA in 2016.
For more information, please visit www.criver.com.
Charles River Laboratories, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Vet
Nearest Major Market: Reno
Nearest Secondary Market: Tahoe
Job Segment: Toxicology, Biotech, Clerical, Laboratory, Pharmaceutical, Science, Administrative
Animal Care Attendant For Shelter (Full-Time), Brighton
The mission of Gifford Cat Shelter is to provide a safe haven for abandoned, stray, abused, neglected, unwanted and injured cats with the goal of re-homing and ending the needless killing of community and companion cats. Founded in 1884 and sponsored by Ellen Gifford, the shelter was a pioneer in creating an environment that did not confine animals to small, movement-restricting cages.
Originally a shelter for all animals, Gifford eventually became a shelter for cats.
They seek staff who thrive on giving all animals within their care the best possible care their resources permit; who will show compassion and understanding to every animal and person who comes their way; who will perform tasks in an effective and efficient manner; who will conduct themselves in ways that will create a positive work environment that will be beneficial to the animals they serve, to the public and to each other.
Perform cat care duties such as preparing food, feeding and providing water, cleaning and disinfecting cat areas, washing litter and food pans, sweeping and mopping floors, washing and sweeping debris from walls, beds and any other areas
Meet and greet, and interface with people visiting the shelter whether it be to visit the cats or for adoption.
Introduce cats to the public and provide information regarding licensing, vaccinations, pet-owner responsibilities, spaying, neutering and adoptions, collect license, redemption and adoption fees
Responsible for matching the cats to potential owners. Receive cats to be admitted for shelter care and is responsible for their proper identification and release animals to their owners as directed by shelter manager
Monitor sick, quarantined and injured cats and observe them for unusual physical and behavioral conditions, medicate if necessary. Separate and control any cats that are not getting along; assist the veterinarian or staff with vaccinations and minor medical treatments; keep a record on the disposition of animals, perform a daily count of animals and report and condition or inconsistencies to the supervisor or veterinarian as appropriate
Complete various records and forms such as medical cards, logs of controlled medication dispensed, daily activity sheets, maintain a log and inventory of food and other animal supply needs
EMPLOYMENT STANDARDS: a combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities. Must have a passion for cats!
Ability to: handle sick, injured, learn the physical and behavioral characteristics of animals; use appropriate chemicals and cleaning agents; analyze a situation and adopt a course of action; develop and maintain working relationships with co-workers, volunteers, agencies, and organizations; keep accurate records; understand and follow instructions; learn computer operations; use tools and equipment; work independently.
Supplemental Information: Must be able to lift, move, or carry cats or objects weighing up to 40 lbs., and full time position and requires working on Sundays.
Clerk V, Small Animal Emergency Client Care Specialist- West Lafayette - Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital
Screen walk-in clients and phone calls to determine nature of emergency, type of service needed, urgency of problem, etc. Determine what information must be collected for clinicians. Assimilate medical information from owners or referring vets to complete a variety of medical records and forms. Will work alone and make quick decisions in emergency situations. Page veterinarians and/or students, take messages and transfer calls. Assist with communications between outside calls and hospital staff. Explain general information and hospital policy to pet owners. Assist clients, clinicians and students with the admission and discharge of patients. Prepare client bills and collect deposits/payments. Balance and secure cash drawer. Maintain confidentiality at all times. Fax client information to veterinarians. Perform related duties as assigned. Position works evenings and weekends. Holiday rotation will be required.
- This posting represents a part-time 20 hour/week position.
High school diploma / GED
Three years of customer service and/or office experience including, cash handling
Knowledge of medical terminology
Excellent verbal/written communication skills; good verbal comprehension
Skills in telephone etiquette, filing, and customer needs assessment, as well as basic math skills
Exceptional interpersonal skills with demonstrated strong comprehension and public relations skills
Motivated individual with ability to efficiently multi task and work under pressure
Capable of making a quick decision in medical emergency situations while exercising good judgement
Ability to work independently and work alone in emergency situations, as needed
Capable of taking initiative, assuming responsibility and handling confidential information with discretion
Strong time management skills with emphasis on attention to detail
Ability to read/write English
Basic computer knowledge with electronic email and data entry
Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Outlook
Two years of medical office experience
This posting represents a part-time 20 hour/week position.
The hours for this position may vary with usual evening hours 6pm
2am. Additional Sunday hours of noon
6pm, Rotating evenings and weekends. Rotation for holiday hours is required.
Purdue will not sponsor an employment related visa for this position
A background check will be required for employment in this position
FLSA: Non-Exempt (Eligible for Overtime)
Retirement Eligibility: Non-exempt Defined Contribution Plan
Purdue University is an EOE/AA employer. All individuals, including minorities, women, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply
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