Employment Opportunities

 

If you have a passion for animals, and want to be a part of a dedicated, hardworking team a career at Caring Hands Humane society could be right for you!

 

We have a great bunch of people here, both two-legged and
four-legged. Take a look at our current openings, find a good fit, and get in touch with us today!

 

You can make a real difference, and care for these animals in a rewarding career.

Current position available: Kennel technician

Currently we have no open positions!

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Thank you for your interest in Caring Hands Humane Society.

 

 

 

 

Duties and Responsibilities

 

1. Customer Service: Provide timely, polite, and respectful internal and external customer service regardless of the circumstances, must remain calm, flexible, and willing to see other perspectives. Provide recognition and support to volunteers for their individual contributions to our agency. Assure that every individual who enters our agency is recognized and treated as a potential donor.

 

Measures of Accomplishment:

Feedback from Others (customers, coworkers, volunteers)

Responsiveness

Cooperation

Problem Solving

 

2. Disease Control: Implement infection prevention and shelter sanitation protocol to assure that all animal holding areas, supplies, and equipment are cleaned and sanitized on a regular basis in a thorough and timely manner. Assure good disease control practices by following protocol for the timely removal of physically or behaviorally ill animals as well as maintaining foot baths, following hand washing protocol, and wearing appropriate protective clothing when handling ill animals. Assure good disease & safety control practices by following hand washing and good housekeeping protocol.

 

Measures of Accomplishment:

Management of Disease in Shelter Animals

Rare Occurrences of Disease in a Population of Animals

Reduced Risk of Customer, Volunteer and Employee Accidents

Compliance with CHHS Inspections

 

3. Animal Handling: Remain current in humane animal husbandry and handling. Assure that animals in all holding areas are provided with the appropriate supplies and enrichment to enhance their lives while in the care of CHHS. Work collaboratively with other shelter departments to continuously improve the level of care provided to the animals in the care of CHHS.

 

Measures of Accomplishment:

Decreased Stress in Shelter Animals

Rare Occurrence of Disease Outbreak in a Population of Animals

Increased Live Release Rate

Compliance with CHHS Inspections

 

4. Training: Participate in staff training and development opportunities and cross training programs as needed.

 

Measures of Accomplishment:

Responsiveness

Cooperation

 

Required

This position requires a high degree of flexibility. A respect for the human animal bond is a must. Must have the ability to exercise good judgment and make independent decisions with limited supervision.

 

Desired

Should prefer and have the ability to cope with physically and emotionally demanding work.

 

Work Conditions

May work in area with high noise level, foul odors, and challenging customers. Physical requirements for the position include standing, walking, lifting (50lbs), carrying (50lbs), pushing (50lbs), pulling (50lbs), climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching overhead, handing, seeing, depth perception, and color vision.

 

Work Hours

Typical work hours are 6:00am-12pm (when operating at full capacity) four days per week; weekends and holidays required. Work hours may be extended as necessary to include special adoption events, trainings, or meetings.

 

 

 

 POSITION TITLE: Kennel Technician

 

Supervisor Title: Kennel Manager

Date Updated: April 1, 2017

 

 

Major Functions

The major function of a Kennel Technician is to provide safe, humane, and thorough care for animals housed at the Caring Hands Humane Society. This includes sanitizing, cleaning, observing and recording health and behavior.

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SHELTER HOURS

Mon.

Tue.

Wed.

Thu.

Fri.

Sat.

Sun.

 

10 am - 5 pm

10 am - 6:30 pm

10 am - 5 pm

10 am - 5 pm

10 am - 5 pm

10 am - 5 pm

1 pm - 5 pm

*Sunday we welcome adoptions and reclaims only.

 

Caring Hands will be closed:

New Years Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving,

and Christmas

KEEP IN TOUCH

We welcome feedback from the community we serve and from fellow animal lovers.

 

adoption@caringhandshs.org

 

(316) 283-0839