MAKE A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIFE OF AN ANIMAL

COMPASSIONATE, MOTIVATED, DEDICATED AND PROFESSIONALLY ORIENTED INDIVIDUALS WANTED TO WORK IN MODERN FACILITY FOR HUMANE SOCIETY ELKHART COUNTY

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 online or send a resume, cover letter and three professional work 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

Benefits include:

  • Pay: $14.00 – $16.00 per hour
  • Veterinary services for personal pets
  • Health, dental & vision insurance
  • 401k match
  • Personal time off
  • On the job training and continuing education opportunities
  • Hands on handling experience with multiple species of animals
 

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability
  • Full time position with benefits. Apply online through Indeed, complete app/upload resume or send a resume, cover letter and three professional work references to:
    HSEC Job Search
    54687 County Rd. 19
    Bristol, IN 46507EOE – For more information visit www.elkharthumanesociety.org

     

    Humane Society of Elkhart County

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