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Consider working for an organization where all employees are passionate about what they do and truly care about their organization's mission. That's what people find at the Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA. Since every staff member has some interaction with the public, we strive to hire enthusiastic people who not only consider themselves animal lovers, but also "people" people. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.

If interested in any of the positions listed below, please print our Application for Employment, complete all sections, and return it via postal mail, along with a cover letter, to:

Peninsula Humane Society & SPCA
Attn: Human Resources
12 Airport Blvd.
San Mateo, CA 94401

You may also email or fax your application and/or resume with a cover letter. Please include your days and hours of availability also. You may email or fax it to:
Email: Careers@PHS-SPCA.org
Fax: 650-685-0678

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Last updated: January 18, 2017

Currently open positions are:

Animal Care Technician

Animal Control Officer

Communications Manager

Kitten Nursery, Barn Cat and Transfer Coordinator

Registered Veterinary Technician (Full time or Part Time)

Veterinary Assistant


Animal Care Technician

Division: Animal Care Services
Reports To: Manager, Animal Care
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt-Union
Salary: $15.60/hr + 6 month increase
Excellent Benefits Package Available

Summary: To perform all the necessary functions in maintaining the shelter in a thoroughly clean and sanitary manner. To ensure that all sheltered animals are provided the best possible care and attention.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Provide humane care for all animals in the Society's care
  • Clean and disinfect all animal areas as necessary to maintain a safe and sanitary environment
  • Feed and ensure water is available at all times for all animals
  • Unload, store and restock Animal Care Department supplies
  • Certified in Euthanasia within six months of employment in house.
  • Perform euthanasia in accordance with Society policies and California laws
  • Perform owner present euthanasia.
  • Perform decapitations on select animals per the guidelines of the health department.
  • Dispose of deceased animals
  • Perform light maintenance and other janitorial duties
  • Assist in the training of new staff and volunteers
  • Provide assistance to other departments as assigned
  • Perform other duties as assigned to ensure a positive public image, enhance the operation of the organization and improve the quality of life for animals

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to members of the public, volunteers, and other employees of the organization. Good oral and written communication skills

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units, weight measurement, and volume.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Chameleon database software or become proficient within the first six months from hire date. Basic knowledge, or become proficient with Microsoft Office and computer keyboarding skills (data entry).

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, zoonotic disease, exposure to aggressive/feral animals and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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Animal Control Officer

Division: Animal Rescue & Control
Reports to: Captain, Animal Rescue & Control Services
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt-Union
Salary: $15.60/hour + 6 month increase.
Excellent benefit package provided

Summary: Reports to Animal Rescue & Control Division and the Captain of the Animal Rescue & Control Department. Promote humane attitudes toward care and treatment of animals by education and example. Answer questions and advise the public regarding animal welfare issues, ordinances, quarantines, adoptions, other animal laws and related issues.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Patrol assigned areas within San Mateo County in a patrol vehicle using safe driving practices.
  • Pick-up stray animals rescue and/or relocate animals in distress in a safe and humane manner.
  • Locate, quarantine and observe animals for symptoms of rabies.
  • Pick-up and remove dead animals.
  • Must be certified in Euthanasia within the first year of employment in house.
  • Assist in euthanasia or euthanize animals as necessary.
  • Prepare reports and maintain daily work records in appropriate forms.
  • Operate a 2-way radio in a professional manner.
  • Maintain the patrol vehicle in a clean and orderly manner, stocked with the necessary equipment.
  • Maintain vehicle and equipment in good working order.
  • Perform decapitations on select animals per the guidelines of the health department.

Qualifications:

  • High School graduate and at least 18 years of age.
  • Must possess a valid California Driver's License with a clean driving record.
  • Must complete an extensive background investigation, including felony check and psychological examination.
  • Must successfully complete a course in 832 PC (law enforcement course) within one year of employment as an officer.
  • Must be able to perform assigned duties as required.
  • Must have a pleasant personality; good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to work well and communicate effectively with the public, fellow employees and volunteers.
  • Must be highly motivated toward the welfare and humane treatment of all animals.
  • Must show maturity and good judgment; perform the job in a professional manner and work effectively under pressure.
  • Able to work effectively without close supervision.
  • Must be able to lift 50lbs from ground to waist.
  • Keyboard skills and/or computer literate

Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, memos and reports. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to members of the public, volunteers, and other employees of the organization. Good oral and written communication skills.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide. Ability to perform these operations using units, weight measurement, and volume.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Chameleon database software or become proficient within the first six months from hire date. Basic knowledge, or become proficient with Microsoft Office and computer keyboarding skills (data entry).

Working Conditions: Dealing with possible unruly, vicious and dangerous animals and impounding the them safely and humanely as possible; hostile public; operation of a vehicle under all types of weather/road condition; heavy and fast-paced workload; possible exposure to parasites and infectious disease; strenuous activity; must be willing to work irregular hours, shifts, weekends, holidays and standby.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is occasionally required to sit and/or drive. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50-75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

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Communications Manager

Division: Development, Planned Giving & Community Engagement
Reports To: Senior Vice President, Development, Planned Giving & Community Engagement
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared By: Human Resources
Prepared Date: December 2016
Excellent Benefits Package Provided

Summary: Identify and develop opportunities via media relations, marketing and public relations to generate awareness, increase community engagement/support, enhance our image/programs and strengthen the organizational brand. Responsibilities include media relations (promoting events, programs, pitching story ideas, and responding to media requests); providing oversight and strategic direction for collateral materials, website and social media; and public relations including offsite and onsite presentations/tours, promotional videos, etc.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Ability to handle multiple projects and work independently is a must.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Proactively identify, develop and communicate PHS/SPCA programs, animal stories and events to the media
  • Respond to media (and public) inquires in a timely fashion
  • Cultivate positive relationships with media contacts
  • Maintain PR crisis media strategies
  • Serve as organization’s spokesperson and represent PHS/SPCA on camera. This may include weekend commitments and occasional non-traditional hours.
  • Field inquiries and requests from external partners when they present opportunities to generate positive awareness and cultivate engagement
  • Act as lead writer and editor for PHS/SPCA press releases, newsletters, collateral, web content, newspaper columns, flyers, event/promo blurbs, grants, etc.
  • Maintain consistent image, messaging and logo usage
  • Act as editor for quarterly newsletter
  • Supervise Marketing Communications Coordinator
  • Ultimately responsible for social media and website content and strategy
  • Deliver presentations to groups in the community (at their location or at the shelter)
  • Drive the PR for in shelter events
  • Draft and maintain a department budget

Education and/or Experience:
Bachelor’s degree or five years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedures manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate ratio and percentages.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, and individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office and Raisers Edge Development software.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job at a nonprofit agency. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. They include, but are not limited to the following: able to lift or move up to 30 lbs; stand or sit for extended periods of time; reach to an arm’s length; 20/20 vision, use hands and fingers. While performing the tasks listed elsewhere in this document, incumbent is routinely exposed zoonotic diseases and noise.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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Kitten Nursery, Barn Cat and Transfer Coordinator

Division: Animal Care & Veterinary Services
Reports To: Manager of Veterinary Services
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Full Time
Prepared By: Human Resources
Prepared Date: January 2017
Excellent benefit package provided

Summary:Provides daily supervision of and hands on support for the Kitten Nursery volunteers and kittens residing in the Kitten Nursery. Supervises overall daily operations consistent with the organization’s policies and procedures as related to the Kitten Nursery program. Coordinates transfer of adoptable animals from other organizations to PHS as appropriate. In conjunction with the Director of Adoptions, coordinates placement of “barn cats” to approved homes. Creates and/or maintains statistics and reports on each program as directed.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Kitten Nursery Program
In conjunction with the Manager of Veterinary Services, works with Volunteer Services to schedule Kitten Nursery Orientations and recruit Kitten Nursery Volunteers. Schedules training for volunteers recruits. Sets expectations for all Kitten Nursery Volunteer
duties and shifts. 

In conjunction with the Manager of Veterinary Services, re-orients returning Kitten nursery volunteers for upcoming season.

Oversees and participates in the training of new volunteers, including proper cleaning and feeding procedures, animal handling, laundry, tour of Lantos facility, and what to do in case of an animal emergency. Ensures all volunteers are appropriately and adequately trained.

Update “Feeding Boards” in nursery areas regularly to ensure kittens are being fed properly.

Closely monitors Nursery records to ensure kittens are being fed properly during each shift and kittens are gaining weight as expected.

Determines which kittens fit the criteria for admittance to the Nursery and which do not.

Checks the Coyote Point shelter daily to determine if there are kittens that need to be admitted to the Nursery.

Responsible for creating a Kitten Nursery schedule to ensure all nursery shifts are covered.

Generates a Shift Substitute list for volunteers who are willing to be called last minute for shift coverage.

Communicates weekly with volunteers for updates on the status of the kittens in the nursery.

Communicates with Veterinarians in a timely manner for direction on care of individual kittens, Nursery-wide disease control measures and any general questions related to the medical care of the kittens. Makes euthanasia decisions in consultation with Manager of Veterinary Services and/or staff Veterinarians as warranted.

Works with Foster Program Coordinator to get kittens into foster homes when ready to allow space for incoming kittens.

Ensures that all screening, health checks, medical treatments and other duties are completed accurately and in a timely manner.

Ensures Nursery is properly stocked at all times, including medication.

Performs daily treatments for the kittens in the nursery as needed. Begins kittens on treatments if needed using treatment protocol established by vet staff.

In conjunction with the Manager of Veterinary Services, coaches, counsels and takes corrective action with volunteers and involves Volunteer Services as needed.

Meets weekly with Veterinary Services Manager.

In conjunction with the Manager of Veterinary Services, organizes and participates in the Annual Kitten Nursery Shower event or similar event.

Performs humane euthanasia as needed.

Responds to department specific suggestions, complaints and inquiries from employees, volunteers and the public.

Communicates with Shelter Managers if kittens in the nursery need to be altered or moved up for adoption.

Proposes changes in Nursery program to ensure program growth.

Adoption Partner Transfers

Works closely with Shelter Managers and Behavior Department staff to determine the frequency, types and numbers of animals that can be transferred into the shelter for adoption. In consultation with the Manager of Veterinary Services, transfers in kittens for the Kitten
Nursery Program.

Reaches out to other shelters and/or private adoption organizations to schedule dates for transferring in animals.

Coordinates and/or participates in picking up or evaluating potential transfer animals.

Barn Cat Program

Works with Shelter Managers and the Behavior Department to identify cats that might be appropriately placed as barn cats.

Works with the Director of Adoptions to coordinate delivery of barn cats to approved adopters.

Transports cats to adopter’s home/property. Works with adopters to set up adaptation area for newly adopted cat(s).

Provides adopters with information on each cat. Provides instruction on adapting cat(s) to their home or property.

Picks up any equipment loaned to adopters during adaptation period.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job may supervise volunteers within the spay/neuter clinic area. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience:
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Language Skills:
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, volunteers, and other employees of the organization. Good oral and written communication skills.

Mathematical Skills:
Ability to add and subtract, multiply and divide.  Ability to perform these operations using units, weight measurement, and volume.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Chameleon database software or become proficient within the first six months from hire date. Basic knowledge, or become proficient with Microsoft Office and computer keyboarding skills (data entry).

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:
Certified in Euthanasia and trained in decapitations within six months of employment. Valid California Drivers License. 

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50-75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is frequently exposed to outside weather conditions. The employee is occasionally exposed to zoonotic disease, exposure to aggressive/feral animals and toxic or caustic chemicals, possible hostile public, operation of vehicle under all types of weather/road conditions.  Must be available to work irregular hours, shifts, weekends, holidays and standby. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

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Registered Veterinary Technician (Full time or Part Time)

Department: Veterinary Services & Spay/Neuter Clinic
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt; Non-Exempt; Full Time or Part Time
Salary: $20.00-$24.00 per hour depending on experience
Excellent benefit package provided

Summary: To ensure that all animals in the clinic receive a thorough health evaluation and proper vaccinations. To implement protocols, procedures, medical evaluations and treatment of animals as set by PHS/SPCA. To accurately calculate and draw controlled substances for all animals in the clinic. To induce and maintain animals under anesthesia.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Perform physical exams.
  • Restrain animals for exams and/or treatment.
  • Perform inventory and stock and re-stock supplies.
  • Create list of patients for veterinary exam and other procedures.
  • Perform laboratory procedures including the use of a microscope, blood and dental machines.
  • Initiation of emergency medical practices as necessary.
  • Calculate and prepare medications for patients.
  • Induce and maintain animals under anesthesia. Ensure that all animals are monitored while under anesthesia. Assist veterinarian during surgery.
  • Ensure that each animal receives the proper vaccinations.
  • Provide humane care and treatment of all sheltered animals.
  • Perform admitting and discharge duties for public and shelter animals.
  • Calculate and draw pre-anesthetic/anesthetic drugs prior to surgery.
  • Maintain controlled substances log for Spay & Neuter and In-House Clinic.
  • Responsible for the surgical preparation of patients, including sterilization, administration of pre-surgical injections.
  • Assist the Veterinarians at PHS/SPCA in surgery or as needed.
  • Maintain proper paperwork and medical records as required by law.
  • Maintain department equipment in good working order.
  • Report items for repair/replacement as needed to management as necessary.
  • Euthanize and/or assist with euthanasia of animals as needed in accordance with PHS/SPCA policies and procedures.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work area in all work spaces.

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position may supervise volunteers.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Registered Veterinary Technician certification from an accredited program is required.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, shelter medical records and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before members of the public, volunteers or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to work well under pressure in emergency situations, deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must become proficient with Chameleon Database software and Microsoft Outlook within probationary period.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Registered Veterinary Technician License

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50-75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is routinely exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; routine exposure to zoonotic diseases, aggressive and feral animals; routinely exposed to mechanical moving parts; outside weather conditions and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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Veterinary Assistant

Department: Veterinary Services
Reports To: Manager, Veterinary Services
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Salary: $15.60/hour
Excellent benefit package provided

Summary: To provide medical care as well as humane care and treatment to all sheltered animals in accordance with the policies and procedures established by PHS/SPCA. To ensure proper admitting, preparation, monitoring, recovery and discharge of animals in the spay/neuter clinic. Perform job duties within established protocols and procedures set by PHS/SPCA.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
    Shelter
  • Conduct assigned morning and evening rounds of all areas of the shelter to ensure the well being of all animals.
  • Prepare daily list of animals requiring vet exams.
  • Administer daily medical treatment to all sheltered animals as prescribed by staff veterinarians.
  • Assist veterinarian in examination and treatment of animals.
  • Assist veterinarian with emergency medical treatment as necessary.
  • Perform health checks of animals before they are placed for adoption.
  • Participate in the Screening Room/Receiving area activities including; scanning, banding, vaccinating and examining animals when necessary.
  • Assist in lab work and radiology requirements of shelter animals.
  • Assist with the training and supervision of vet department volunteers.
  • Must become familiar with proper processing of animals through the shelter, and the corresponding.
  • Provide humane care and treatment of all sheltered animals.
  • Certified in euthanasia within probationary period.
  • Euthanize and/or assist with euthanasia of animals as needed in accordance with PHS/SPCA policies and procedures.
  • Receive animals into the shelter and obtain thorough and complete information regarding the animal’s history. 
  • Responsible for educating the public at the time of animal intake.
  • Maintain a clean and sanitary work area in all work spaces.

  • Spay/Neuter Clinic
  • Restrain dogs and cats for pre-surgical injections and IV inducing
  • Responsible for surgical preparation of patients including, sterilization, and administration of pre-surgical injections
  • Perform admitting and discharge duties for public and shelter animals
  • Assist with emergency medical practices as necessary
  • Maintain proper paperwork and medical records as required by law
  • Monitor animals under anesthesia
  • Maintain department equipment in good working order.
  • Report items for repair/replacement as needed to appropriate supervisory staff
  • Perform general office duties

Supervisory Responsibilities: This job may supervise volunteers within the spay/neuter clinic area.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Must also have a flexible schedule and available to work weekends and holidays, as needed.

Education and/or Experience: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or six months to one year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills: Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, shelter medical records and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before members of the pubic, volunteers, or employees of organization.

Mathematical Skills: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Computer Skills: To perform this job successfully, an individual must become proficient with Chameleon Database software and Microsoft Office within probationary period.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear and taste or smell. The employee is frequently required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 50-75 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is routinely exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals; routine exposure to zoonotic diseases, aggressive and feral animals; routinely exposed to mechanical moving parts; outside weather conditions and risk of radiation. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

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