ANIMAL CARE ASSOCIATE

We are looking for a positive and compassionate person to join our team of dedicated Animal Care staff at the Humane Society of Sedona. Below are some of the qualities we are looking for. If you would like to see the complete job description, please click here 

***JOB PURPOSE***

  • The Animal Care Associate is responsible for providing superior animal care to shelter animals and excellent customer service to adopters, guests, and volunteers
  • The incumbent provides hands-on care, cleaning, feeding, and enrichment of all shelter pets.
  • Actively promotes shelter animals for adoption and professionally assists all potential adopters find the right match.

***QUALIFICATIONS***

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in an animal care environment preferred.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions.
  • Must be able to multi-task and work well under pressure.
  • Must possess a genuine passion for animals and their welfare.
  • Be willing and able to pass a background check.

***WORKING CONDITIONS***

  • Will work primarily on-site at animal care facility, with the occasion off-site special and mobile events.
  • Indoor and outdoor working environment with frequent high temperatures and exposure to sun.
  • There is a potential of exposure to parasites and infectious diseases that can be carried and transmitted by animals.

***PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS***

  • Must be able to stand and walk (up to 8 hours per day), sit, talk and hear, stoop, bend, squat, kneel, grasp grip, put fingers together firmly and reach above and below shoulder level and lift, push or pull 50 pounds for situations of restraining or moving animals and lifting food and animal care supplies, repetitively use hands to operate computers; flex the neck upward and downward; twist the neck and the waist.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

***ESSENTIAL DUTIES***

  • Provides consistent humane animal care for all cats, dogs, rabbits, other small domestic animals in our care.
  • Completes daily cleaning routines, maintaining assigned areas in a clean, organized and professional manner.
  • Provides kennel enrichment, training, and socialization to the animals in assigned areas.
  • Monitors the health of shelter animals; follows established procedures if symptoms of illness arise based on the degree of illness or injury, and works collaboratively with the medical department to address the needs of the animal.
  • Provides medical treatments as needed
  • Conducts Intake Examinations, including vaccinations, on all new animals according to protocols. Accurately and completely enters animal information into the animal management database
  • Assists potential adopters in the selection of animals. Leads visitations and shares all information collected about the animal with the adopter.

 

PART-TIME THRIFT STORE SALES ASSOCIATE

Part-Time Thrift Store Sales Associates Wanted! The Humane Society of Sedona is seeking Part-Time Sales Associates for the thrift stores in Sedona with the following experience: sales, retail, and excellent customer service.  Positive and friendly people should apply to assist shoppers and process donations.  This is a physical job, must be able to lift 50 pounds. Competitive wages.