Now Hiring: 

Now Hiring: Part time Animal Care Assistant

 

HSNEI is looking for an enthusiastic, versatile, team-player to serve as an afternoon Animal Care Assistant.  This person must be able to pay close attention to detail and follow written directions on animal care.  They must enjoy working with animals in outdoor and indoor environments during all seasons.  They must also be able to provide excellent customer service with a friendly and positive attitude.  Please submit a letter of interest and resume to director@hsnei.org.

 

HOURS: 6-9pm Monday - Friday and weekends

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Cleans and disinfects cat condos, dog kennels and other areas as needed

Performs tasks assigned in the daily animal care log on a daily basis, including administering medication as needed

Handles dogs and cats, including those of unknown temperament, aggression, sick or injured

Visually inspects animals for overall health problems and reports issues to the Operations Director

Ensures and maintains the proper handling of animals throughout the shelter in accordance with HSNEI Policies

Maintains a professional and cordial working attitude

Provides excellent customer service and assistance to volunteers

Respects HSNEI dogs and cats and treats them with the utmost kindness and compassion

 

ABILITIES:

Ability to communicate effectively verbally, in writing, and over the phone

Ability to have close contact with domesticated animals

Ability to handle, restrain, lift and move domesticated animals

Ability to work in a team oriented and frequently changing environment

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