MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF ANIMALS –  Now Hiring!

Animal Care Attendant

Responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals. Assures all animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. Assists the public when admitting and adopting animals and promotes responsible pet ownership.

Other Requirements:

  • All employees must be able to provide their own transportation to and from work.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.
  • Availability to work a flexible work schedule including weekends, evenings and holidays.
  • Must be able to lift heavy weight in excess of 50 lbs.
  • Animal handling experience such as Vet Tech beneficial but not required.
  • Must be able to work with cleaning chemicals.
  • Daily environment is a very fast paced kennel setting with a multitude of noise and odors.
  • Multi-tasking and quick thinking skills are utilized daily.

Qualifications and Skills Good organizational skills; attention to detail; self-motivated; knowledge in animal health and well-being including nutrition needs, knowledge of common animal diseases, skills with animal first aid and CPR, ability to temperament test animals; ability to identify animal species, breeds, ages and sexes; ability to identify signs of animal illness and injuries; good communication skills – verbal and written; team player; ability to work with data base and maintain records; ability to work with computer; willingness to continue learning and research; ability to work well with broad spectrum of the community; good sense of humor.

Full-Time Position with Benefits

Apply through Indeed or send a cover letter, resume and three work-related references to:

HSEC Job Search
54687 County Rd. 19
Bristol, IN 46507

EOE – For more information visit www.elkharthumanesociety.org

Job Type: Full-time

Required education: High school or equivalent

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Customer Service Representative

A friendly, compassionate and professionally oriented individual wanted — capable of supporting a professional office environment. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, capable of dealing with a broad spectrum of people and situations. Some animal behavior knowledge is helpful.

Skills and qualities required:

  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Good organizational skills
  • Answering phone and office equipment familiarity a must
  • Capable of working independently as well as being a strong team player
  • Computer and database competency
  • Basic math skills
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Animal knowledge and familiarity a plus
  • Saturday availability required
  • People-oriented and ability to deal with a variety of individuals from diverse backgrounds

Hours: 30 to 40 hours per week

Classification: Full-Time Administrative – Non-exempt

Full-Time Position with Benefits

Apply through Indeed or send a cover letter, resume and three work-related references to:

HSEC Job Search
54687 County Rd. 19
Bristol, IN 46507

EOE – For more information visit www.elkharthumanesociety.org

Spanish language experience is a plus

Required education: High school or equivalent

 

*Updated 3/29/2021