Animal Shelter Clerk Job Description Sample
Program And Development Manager - Animal Shelter
THE JOB: The County of Santa Cruz Animal Shelter is seeking an individual with professional animal welfare experience in an open-admission animal shelter.
The ability to multi-task in a fast paced, unpredictable environment is highly desirable. Under direction this professional will plan, organize, develop, implement, and coordinate strategic initiatives to provide resources for developing Animal Shelter services, marketing, public relations, fundraising, community/volunteer outreach activities and programs for the department; develop marketing, fundraising and public relations plans and oversee the implementation of activities associated with these functions.
THE REQUIREMENTS: Any combination of education and experience that would provide the required knowledge and abilities is qualifying, unless otherwise specified. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
Three years of progressively responsible experience coordinating and/or managing public relations, community outreach, program development and/or program management functions in public or private organizations; AND college coursework equivalent to two years of undergraduate level studies in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, English, Communications, Speech or a closely related field. Additional experience coordinating and/or directing marketing/public relations/community/volunteer outreach services may be substituted for the required coursework on a year-for-year basis.
Desired Qualification: Possession of a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university in Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, English, Communications, Speech or a closely related field.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: License/Certificate: Possession of a valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to provide suitable transportation that is approved by the appointing authority.
Working knowledge of management, training, fundraising, human/public relations principles and marketing techniques; public and private grant application and administration processes and requirements; public relations, communications and marketing; practices and techniques of volunteer and donor engagement; leadership, project management, team building techniques; principles and practices of contract development and administration; principles and practices of public administration, including organization, management and budgeting; methods and practices related to the preparation, publication and distribution of press releases, media and marketing materials, and public service announcements; techniques of project development and implementation; local government organization and operations and interrelationships between County government and community. Some knowledge of personnel policies and procedures; application of data processing to departmental operations.
Ability to: Plan, develop, organize and coordinate projects and programs; develop and execute a plan to locate, pursue and cultivate potential public and private funding opportunities; develop effective partnerships with diverse constituencies, including volunteers and community partners; negotiate and administer contracts and grants according to designated guidelines and regulations; coordinate, prioritize, and integrate multiple projects in a timely, cohesive, and effective manner; define, analyze, evaluate and solve problems; establish and maintain effective working relationships with volunteers, employees, private consultants, contractors, public officials, donors, community partners, and the public; instruct, persuade, negotiate, and motivate individuals with diverse backgrounds and business/personal interests; speak publicly before large and small groups and individuals at all organizational and social levels in a positive, inclusive, and motivational manner; exercise good judgment and sensitivity in discussing and resolving issues; interpret, apply and explain laws, legislation, ordinances, and administrative policies and procedures; operate a computer and designated software programs to include word processing, desktop publishing, spreadsheets, databases, and specialized publication applications to input, access and analyze information; prepare clear and concise oral and written reports; communicate effectively before groups; make field visits to supervise staff and events; prepare and monitor project budgets and assist in preparation of division budget; and supervise, train and evaluate subordinate staff.
VACATION - 16 days 1st year, increasing to 31 days per year after 15 years service. Available after 1 year service.
ADMINISTRATIVE LEAVE – One week advanced upon appointment; two weeks accrued each year; can be taken in cash or time off.
HOLIDAYS - 13 paid holidays per year.
SICK LEAVE - Six days per year.
BEREAVEMENT LEAVE - 3 days paid in California, 5 days paid out-of-state.
MEDICAL PLAN - The County contracts with CalPERS for a variety of medical plans. For most plans, County contributions pay a majority of the premiums for employees and eligible dependents.
DENTAL PLAN - County pays for employee and eligible dependent coverage.
VISION PLAN - The County pays for employee coverage. Employee may purchase eligible dependent coverage.
RETIREMENT AND SOCIAL SECURITY - Pension formula 2% at age 60 or 2% at age 62 as determined based on provisions of the CA Public Employees' Pension Reform Act of 2013(PEPRA). Pension benefit determined by final average compensation of three years. County participates in Social Security.
LIFE INSURANCE - County paid $50,000 term policy. Employee may purchase additional life insurance.
LONG TERM DISABILITY PLAN - Plan pays 66 2/3% of the first $13,500, up to $9,000 per month maximum.
DEPENDENT-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay for qualifying child or dependent care expenses may elect this pre-tax program.
H-CARE PLAN - Employees who pay a County medical premium may elect this pre-tax program.
HEALTH CARE FLEXIBLE SPENDING ALLOWANCE (HCFSA) – Employees may elect this pre-tax program to cover qualifying health care expenses.
DEFERRED COMPENSATION - A deferred compensation plan is available to employees.
THE EXAMINATION: Your application and supplemental questionnaire will be reviewed to determine if you have met the education, experience, training and/or licensing requirements as stated on the job announcement.
If you meet these criteria and are one of the best qualified, you may be required to compete in any combination of written, oral and/or performance examinations or a competitive evaluation of training and experience as described on your application and supplemental questionnaire. You must pass all components of the examination to be placed on the eligible list. The examination may be eliminated if there are ten or fewer qualified applicants.
If the eligible list is established without the administration of the announced examination, the life of the eligible list will be six months and your overall score will be based upon an evaluation of your application and supplemental questionnaire. If during those six months it is necessary to administer another examination for this job class, you will be invited to take the examination to remain on the eligible list.
HOW TO APPLY: Apply Online Now!
Click on the link below; or print out an application and supplemental questionnaire and mail/bring them to: Santa Cruz County Personnel Department, 701 Ocean Street, Room 510, Santa Cruz, CA, 95060. For information, call (831) 454-2600.
Hearing Impaired TDD/TTY: 711. Applications will meet the final filing date if received in one of the following ways: 1) in the Personnel Department by 5:00 p.m. on the final filing date, 2) submitted online before midnight of the final filing date.
Women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply. If you have a disability that requires test accommodation, please call (831) 454-2600.
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Animal Shelter Maintenance Worker
Maintains and cleans city animal shelter on a daily basis including cleaning of animal holding facilities; feeding and watering animals; handling animals on a daily basis; and preparing deceased animals for transport.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Maintains city animal shelter including housekeeping duties, maintenance, and reporting inventory needs to the supervisor;
Cleans holding facilities for animals daily;
Feeds and waters animals daily;
Handles animals during routine cleaning, feeding, adoption, and surrendering of animals;
Helps determine disposition of animals for adoption;
Prepares deceased animals for transport and removes from city property;
Assists with community service worker direction;
Assists with controlling and handling animals during euthanasia process; and
Performs duties of Animal Control Officer in situations determined by Supervisor.
Education and/or Experience
High school graduation or its equivalent; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
Animal behavior; standard office practices and procedures; and facility maintenance practices and procedures.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public; communicate effectively; apply safety standards to prevent hazards; tolerate adverse working conditions; understand and follow instructions.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Valid class C Texas driver's license.
Animal Shelter Veterinary Technician
Responsible for monitoring and assessing the health of animals and assisting veterinarian(s) during medical and surgical procedures including euthanizing. Maintains inventory and assists with shelter operations. Works under the supervision of the Animal Shelter Supervisor; takes direction from contract veterinarian.
Work Hours: Generally Tuesday- Saturday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
We are looking for a member to join our team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation.
Position open until filled: First review on December 6th. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND DECISION MAKING
Responsible for performing health assessment upon intake, administration of vaccinations, medication and preventatives, monitoring injured/ill animals, daily health observation and recording, maintaining medical supply inventory and perform euthanasia when needed.
Performing diagnostics, medical and surgical procedures, and treatments under direction of veterinarian and shelter management. Surgical room pre and post preparation and care of animals' pre and post op.
Assist with medical inventory, scanning for microchips, providing positive customer experiences and other duties as needed.
Ability to recognize behavior and signs of medical conditions, symptoms of illness, physical and mental distress.
Responsible for record keeping and documentation of controlled/specialized items; processing invoices and documentation of veterinary services product inventory.
Responsible for the organization and cleanliness/presentation of veterinary services area.
Share responsibility for afterhours call-out to respond to emergency situations.
Dealing, evaluating, processing medical needs and services, receive and return animals from/to owners, triage needs of animals and communicating priorities to management/veterinarian, ability to understand/ accept organization procedures and mission.
Ability to work independently and make sound judgments, communicating with management and veterinarian and coworkers.
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS (Salary is dependent upon qualifications)
We are looking for a member to join our Animal Services team who exemplifies our core values of integrity, teamwork, professionalism, customer experience and innovation.
High School Diploma or equivalent is required.
Two years Vet Tech experience in a high volume, fast paced veterinary setting is required (working under a licensed veterinarian).
Successful completion of Texas Department of State Health Services approved course in Euthanasia by Injection is required within 120 days of employment. Euthanasia certification renewal every 3 years.
Computer Skills – knowledge of databases to accurately update and maintain detailed records.
Experience in a sheltering environment and/or as a veterinary technician is desired.
One of the following certifications:
Texas Veterinary Medical Association CVA
Texas Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners Licensed Veterinary Technician Level III
Senior level vet tech knowledge and skills. CORE COMPETENCIES AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS
Completing forms, vet records, computer data entry.
Knowledge of veterinary terminology, diagnostics, laboratory procedures, spay/neuter surgical procedures – skills assessment will be administered.
Ability to adapt to unforeseen situations and frequent changes in priority.
Ability to work in a fast paced, high demand environment.
Knowledge of basic veterinary procedures and practices; animal anatomy and basic surgical techniques; methods and procedures of animal care and husbandry; safety procedures and techniques used in dealing with animals and laboratory samples; all the tools and instruments used in veterinary medicine; and ability to perform basic examinations of animals; to handle animals under all types of conditions and situations; to perform injections.
Interacts, communicates, and provides assistance to the public regarding a variety of animal control matters; must be able to maintain positive working relationships with outside agencies, community partners, volunteers, general public, coworkers and all other city employees.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS
Physical requirements include lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. Subject to standing, walking and vision constantly; sitting, walking, lifting, carrying, pushing/pulling, reaching, handling, fine dexterity, kneeling, crouching, bending, twisting, climbing, balancing, hearing and talking consistently; crawling often.
Working conditions involves exposure to aggressive animals, zoonotic diseases, loud noises, hazardous chemicals, and hot water. Possible rabies exposure (pre-exposure vaccines & booster offered at city's expense). Protective Equipment: Gloves (latex, leather, or cloth), rubber boots, mask, eyewear, ear plugs or muffs.
Coordinator Of Small Animal Teaching Colony & Shelter Animals
Under the direction of the facility veterinarian and teaching faculty, in concert with the Gourley Facility Manager, functions as the Coordinator of the Small Animal Teaching Colony and Shelter Animals at the Gourley Clinical Teaching Center (GCTC).
Primary oversight of the Curricular Support Animal Health Technicians, undergraduate student assistants, and veterinary enrichment students. Manage day to day operations of the GCTC teaching colonies and shelter animals, and business functions of the GCTC including instructional lab support. Administer and comply with departmental, campus, and federal agencies regarding animal housing, transportation, and welfare. Generate and maintain records, supplies, and equipment. Oversee enrichment programs for colony animals. Perform medical treatments per clinician orders. Supervise care and husbandry for the animals housed at the GCTC. Coordinate transportation of animals and specimens from various shelters, abattoirs, and the VMTH. Follow Facility Manager's and/or clinician's orders pertaining to patient care and instructional needs. Responsible for employee supervision including: recruitment, hiring, training, preparing performance evaluations, assigning work, and coordinating daily plan. Counsel and provide feedback on performance, including devising training plans to improve performance and operations as well as administer corrective action and discipline.
Lift up to 50 lbs.
Stand for extended periods of time and walk, lift overhead, crouch, and kneel throughout the shift.
Move animals on and off gurneys, into and out of cages, transport vans, stalls and holding pens, and transfer heavy equipment from area to area.
Write legibly to enter information into small spaces on preprinted forms.
Work in an environment where animals are used for teaching purposes.
Participate in the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Pull Notice System. Possess and maintain a valid CA driver's license. Drive large size animal transport vans between various locations on and off campus.
This position is subject to Medical Surveillance procedures and review in accordance with Federal and State Laws and Regulations and University Policy. Good attendance habits are crucial.
Work schedule subject to change and may be required to work overtime and variable hours on short notice, including evenings, weekends, and holidays.
Work in an environment with many animal odors; may be exposed to zoonotic diseases.
Work with animal cadavers and specimens.
Work in high traffic areas with noise from animals and people.
Work in animal shelter environments.
Work with cleaning chemicals and solutions.
Vacations may be restricted during academic year.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) is strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Background Check Required:
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
Previous experience in a supervisory or managerial position.
Experience in surgical scheduling and coordination.
Minimum two years of experience in shelter management.
Knowledge and experience conducting canine behavior assessments and obedience training.
Knowledge and experience with adoption coordination of animals.
Experience working in an animal hospital environment.
Experience handling, restraining, cleaning, feeding and housing of small mammals (rabbits, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats), small and large companion animals and food animals, especially in a hospital environment.
Thorough knowledge of common diseases of companion and food animals.
Knowledge of vaccination protocols for dogs and cats.
Experience in coordination of a daily schedule, assigning work, and training staff.
Experience performing medical treatments and procedures and experience to train staff on these procedures.
Knowledge of disinfection in a kennel environment and knowledge of disease prevention.
Skills to understand written and verbal instructions regarding patient care.
Computer experience & skills to enter information regarding medical records, inventory, feeding, housing, and medication.
Experience using software such as Microsoft Word and Excel to independently generate documents and spreadsheets; skill to work with Adobe PDF documents.
Knowledge to direct personnel on the handling of animal related injuries.
Experience keeping areas supplied and use standard hospital sanitation protocols to prevent contamination and keep patients clean, dry and comfortable.
Experienced in safe handling/restraint techniques to transport, wash and feed patients.
Interpersonal, oral and written communication skills to interact cooperatively with a diverse group of people.
Current California RVT License
Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science, Biology or similar field.
Skills to access the Internet and utilize the computer as a working tool, including performing searches, making purchases, and using email for communications.
Skills to maintain inventory of expendable supplies and equipment.
Safe Shelter Collaborative Intern
About Caravan Studios
Caravan Studios is a division of TechSoup, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization located in San Francisco, CA. We build apps that help communities organize, access, and apply local resources to their most pressing problems. Whether you define community by geography, by a shared desire for change, or by a common set of skills, we believe we can work together to build tools that address community needs and make a positive impact on the world around us.
This internship is geared for individuals interested in developing and expanding their knowledge and skills in community engagement, outreach, and research.
The intern's work will support the Safe Shelter Collaborative, a program that helps to expedite emergency shelter placements for survivors of human trafficking and domestic violence. Primary activities will entail helping to develop communications to encourage adoption of and ongoing use of the Safe Shelter Collaborative, as well as contributing to the program's community engagement, launch, and support processes. The intern also may participate in helping to identify regions that could be interested in adopting the Safe Shelter Collaborative.
All interns should be enrolled in a college class or program where the work described above matches the student's academic pursuit or area of study. Student should have an overall grade point average of 3.0 (B or better); and ideally will be receiving academic credit for the internship.
We tailor our internships to meet the skills and learning goals for each intern. Therefore, the exact tasks for this internship may shift or evolve, but we expect the primary responsibilities to be:
Community Engagement and Outreach
Help create support and community engagement materials for the Safe Shelter Collaborative. Examples for tasks and assignment include:
Support online and in-person community introductory sessions.
Contribute to training and support materials for distribution in print and online format.
Communicate and engage the community through social media channels and campaigns.
Facilitate community support/focus groups.
Produce articles or case studies, such as showing how agencies have incorporated the Safe Shelter Collaborative into their operations, or implemented a hotel placement program, or expanded their donor engagement using social media to promote the SafeNight mobile app.
Conduct research to help understand use cases and priorities for the Safe Shelter Collaborative. As part of that work, students will be asked to:
Research and analyze existing data to find and map organizations and communities who can best use the Safe Shelter Collaborative resources.
Assist with the preparation of project-related reports, manuscripts, and presentations.
Perform qualitative analysis and/or quantitative analyses of data, using computer software as applicable.
Skill and Experience Needed
Excellent writing, analytical, communication, and research skills
Detail-oriented and highly-organized
Ability to meet deadlines, work collaboratively and manage several projects at once
Extensive research experience; knowledge of qualitative and/or quantitative strategies
Excellent telephone and email communication skills
Ability to represent Caravan Studios and TechSoup in a professional manner
10 - 16 hours per week during the school year; possibly full-time during the summer
Remote access may be possible for some activities as appropriate and effective
Minimum of 3-month internship; optimally 6 – 9 months
Be a part of a nationally recognized and award-winning internship program
College credit or field placement hours available to qualified students
Access to extensive nonprofit and technologist network
Further develop applicable research and community engagement and outreach skills
Participate in an innovative internship where students can broaden their knowledge, skills and experience to effectively utilize tools for social good
Work with a dynamic and enthusiastic team committed to the work and the mission of the organization, as well as to supporting and engaging interns in our efforts
Develop Portfolio examples to share with future employers
Access to technologically innovative ideas/products
This is an unpaid internship, but college credit may be available.
Please submit a cover letter including why you are interested in an internship with Caravan Studios. We also request that you send a resume, as well as a writing sample.
Shelter Case Manager - Dayton
This position is part a support services team inside one of the Gateway homeless shelters of Montgomery County, OH. Primary responsibility of the Housing Focused (Shelter) Case Manager is coordinating all aspects of client care, support, and treatment plans to assist clients in exiting shelter quickly and with a permanent housing destination. The Housing Focused Case Manager serves as integral member of multi-disciplinary, housing-focused service team.
The Housing Focused Case Manager will be responsible for:
- assisting clients in the Gateway Shelters in developing a housing plan to exit shelter as quickly as possible.
- completing high quality clinical documentation at the time of services, as part of Collaborative Documentation efforts.
- maintaining client case records according to agency policies and procedures and HMIS policies and procedures achieving an 87% or better on monthly Chart Audits.
- contributing to quality assurance outcomes for the Gateway Shelters including data completeness, average length of stay, income/benefits upon exit, and recidivism.
- submitting reports/spreadsheets weekly.
- meeting productivity goals.
- participating in ongoing education and training to develop professional skills, achieve QMHS status via Homefull training, and maintain licensure (if applicable).
- complete CPST documentation and billing spreadsheets following guidelines.
- maintain high standard of client care, contributing to an environment where all clients are treated with dignity and respect.
- maintain Homefulls code of conduct and follow all confidentiality guidelines.
- participate in Homefulls activities and contribute to a positive, safe, and healthy work environment.
- completing other duties as assigned.
Bachelors degree in social work, counseling, psychology, or related field required. Experience/knowledge of homelessness and/or marginalized communities preferred.
Computer skills including Word, Excel, and Power Point.
Veterinary Assistant Part-Time Register - Executive/Animal Shelter
The City of Memphis is accepting applications for the establishment of a part-time Veterinary Assistant 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 the Veterinary Medical Director or Animal Shelter Veterinarian to provide assistance in the Animal Shelter clinic.
Prepares animals scheduled for surgery. Assists Veterinarian with surgical and anesthetic procedures for sheltered animals. Assists with general duties in the operating room during surgery, including movement and/or safe restraint of animals, administering oral and injectable medications, monitoring anesthesia and recovery, changing bandages, collecting diagnostic samples (heartworm and parvovirus tests, fecal floats, skin scrapes, etc.) or carrying out other animal care instructions under the direction of the Veterinarian.
Obtains x-ray images of animals. Fills medical prescriptions. Records accurate information about the animal including writing clear and concise medical notes, takes vitals and temperatures, administers vaccinations, draws blood and performs fecal examinations.
Assists in the training of new personnel by answering questions, demonstrating techniques in the clinic, and sharing knowledge of departmental policies. Cleans and bathes animals as directed. May clean kennels, cages, and pens where animals are housed as needed.
Performs humane euthanasia. Feeds, waters, and medicates animals. Cleans and maintains clinic using pressurized steam cleaning equipment and chemicals.
1.Inputs data of adopted animals, adopted returned animals, and animal impoundment into the computer system.
2.Assists the public in locating and redeeming lost pets and providing information on pet adoption and redemption procedures.
3.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, calculator and telephone. Requires the ability to use equipment, such as hoses and ladders, cleans, lifts, and handles incoming animals, such as dogs and cats, weighing up to 25 lbs. and 50 lbs. with assistance. Constant lifting, standing, and traversing shelter grounds as well as bending and reaching to clean kennels required.
TYPICAL WORKING CONDITIONS: Work is performed in an animal shelter/clinic environment using sterile techniques related to clinic operations.
Frequent exposure to noise, fumes, and unpleasant odors. Involves contact with staff, visitors, volunteers, rescue workers and the general public
High School graduate and two (2) years of work experience in animal care to include some specific experience in veterinary medical and surgical procedures; or any combination of experience or training which enables one to perform the essential job functions. Veterinary Technician or Veterinary Surgical Technician certification is preferred.
Basic computer and typing skills, including experience in Chameleon and Cornerstone systems is preferred. Must understand common veterinary medical terminology terms. Must obtain and maintain a certification as a Certified Animal Euthanasia Technician within one (1) year of employment as a condition of continued employment. 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 email@example.com.
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 Care And Shelter Attendant (Regular Part-Time) (Grade 9)
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.
Operations Team Manager- Shelter Cover (Hilton Head, SC)
The Operations Team Manager position is responsible for managing the team that performs non-selling duties to support the selling function of the store. The Operations Team Manager position is exempt and reports to the Assistant Store Manager and/or Store Manager.
Presents merchandise consistent with visual and merchandising standards
Ensures the timely floor setup, including signage, for promotional events and seasonal business activity
Ensures direction of playbook and seasonal merchandise meetings
Maintains floor and stock areas consistent with store standards
Work in conjunction with the Sales Team Manager (STM) and visual coordinators, where appropriate to support the overall management presentation of the store
Supervise the team performing the process of unloading and sorting merchandise cartons received on trailers. Move 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.
Ensure Workload Planning and Forecast tools are being used weekly to drive productivity of the operations team.
Processing / Placement Management
Supervise the team performing merchandise unpacking and unwrapping to ensure readiness for merchandising on the sales floor. Includes applying sensor tags per company standard.
Properly merchandises new and replenished goods in accordance with plan-o-grams and store direction
Price Change Management/ Merchandise Return Management
Supervises the team executing all types of markdowns on the sales floor. Set sales and national ad events.
Ensures accuracy of signing and markdowns.
Supervises the team pulling and processing transfers, returns to vendors (RTV), damages, and mark out of stock (MOS) merchandise in partnership with LP.
Communicates price change inaccuracies and signage direction to the price change office via the help desk
Maintenance & Housekeeping Management
Supervise the team performing the following:
Maintenance tasks including light bulb replacement, ceiling tile replacement and replacing sales floor and maintenance supplies.
Removal of packing materials from processing drop zones. Bail cardboard and prepare plastic for recycling.
Ensure 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, and office areas. (Note: if applicable, specific stores may have 3rd party cleaning service)
Maintaining a safe shopping and working environment
Be responsible for communication to and from BSS Store Operations that would include but not limited to Facilities Management, JLL repair, ROCC the Dock, etc.
Responsible for the Workload Planning process.
Sales & Profit
Meet or exceed sales goal for entire store
Meet or exceed all operational goals including cartons per hour and shrinkage control.
Proper execution of all existing systems and procedures, and ownership of new system implementations and processes.
Non-Core Store Operations
Driving support the RCC
Supporting the store to achieve Belk Rewards goal
General Business Performance
Ability to ring the register and provide relentless customer care
Support Team Development
Recruiting, interviewing, selecting and retaining quality associates and ensures all positions are filled in a timely manner.
Maintaining high store associate engagement through efficient, timely communications of policies and other information. Follow through on all concerns or problems that develop within the store.
Ensuring all associates receive and complete all necessary paperwork.
Train support associates in correct processes and procedures. Provide effective coaching in order to improve performance of all associates.
Conducting timely performance management process and communicate development needs with subordinates. Set goals and identify areas for improvement.
Utilize the corrective action process and or the monthly status checks to document and coach poor performers consistently throughout the store.
Communicate with associates on possible career paths and advancement opportunities.
Develop and promote a diverse group of associates.
Communicate consistently with truck day sales floor management and store manager. Escalate issues as appropriate.
Accept additional duties or share responsibilities during busy times and/or as requested by Management
Manager on Duty Assignment
Supervise customer service during assigned period.
Open and close the store, including weekends
Approve select point of sale transactions such as returns and voids.
Resolve customer service issues as needed.
Understand and be able to use all building operating systems
Follow all policies and procedures related to loss prevention and safety – such as floor sweeps.
Use safety equipment at all times in accordance with OSHA regulations.
Position Contribution Level :
Minimum Education & Experience:
Four-year college degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Experience in retail management.
Excellent supervisory, analytical and reasoning skills
Preferred Education & Experience:
Knowledge / Skills Requirements:
- Proficient in computer business-related computer equipment and software (Microsoft Word, Excel, etc).
Ability to use computer keyboard, standard telephone and other related business equipment.
Must be able to lift up to 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.
Store Manager or Assistant Store Manager
For reasonable accommodation information for an ADAAA qualified disability please see Belk Associate Handbook for policy and procedures.
Shelter Worker 3Nd Shift - La Crosse
Provide support to the Emergency Shelter Director by providing supervision and intake of clients, maintaining security, and providing supportive services in a Christian atmosphere.
The Salvation Army Mission:
The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by the love of God. Its mission is to preach the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet human needs in His name without discrimination.
This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of the position. Other job related responsibilities and tasks may be assigned. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions.
Conduct intake interview of incoming resident into shelter.
Assign a proper room and distribute needed bedding and personal items.
Provide necessary supervision of shelter and residents, assuring that rules and policies are being followed. Maintain an awareness of client needs.
Answer telephone calls, taking messages when appropriate.
Do cleaning as necessary.
Administers breathalyzer tests.
Prepare snacks for shelter residents.
Oversee lunch and dinner preparations in dining room.
Review log book and update entries as needed.
Supervise gym sleeper set-up, clean out lockers and do room inspections.
Distribute medications as needed.
Be responsible for the over-all cleanliness of the shelter areas.
Provide seasonal assistance as requested.
Other duties as appropriate and assigned.
The requirements listed below are representative of the minimal education, experience, knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required for this position.
- High school degree or equivalent.
- Past experience working with the homeless population desirable.
Ability to work positively with a diverse population necessary.
Needs to be able to function within a fast-paced environment and deal effectively with crisis solutions.
Should be a self-starter and also able to work as a team member.
Supervisory Responsibility: .
- Supervises of volunteers and community service workers, when assigned.
The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the duties of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions of this job.
- Must be able to lift at least fifty (50) pounds.
Some travel will take place within the greater La Crosse area. Occasionally travel could be further.
Conditions will also include standing, sitting, bending, stooping, lifting, and moving through a multiple level building. Condition will be both indoors and out but primarily indoors.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
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