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Animal Care Assistant Manager & Animal Care Support

 

Job Title:  Animal Care Assistant Manager

Job Status:  Full-time, Exempt

Overview: The new Fear-Free Animal Care Facility in Torrey, Utah provides temporary shelter for found, abandoned, and surrendered dogs and cats with an aim toward suitable adoption, and it also provides pet boarding and dog care services to the public for a fee.

Job Summary:  This position reports to the Facility Manager and includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Helps oversee general operations of the Facility. Shelter operations include intake and assessment of animals, data collection, working with a veterinarian when needed, providing temporary care, and finding an adopter. Boarding operations include maintaining a client schedule, conducting intake and data collection, and ensuring proper animal care.
  • Supervises on-site staff and volunteers.
  • Works with CCAW’s Operations Committees and the Animal Services Committees, which oversees foster, TNR, and spay/neuter programs.
  • Operates shelter and boarding software; ensures records and activities are in compliance with applicable ordinances, procedures, and policies.

The following skills and qualifications are preferred: 

  • Managerial experience.
  • Familiarity with the humane handling of dogs and cats; dog training skills.
  • Familiarity with business software and applications, website, and social media maintenance.
  • Ability to communicate clearly both orally and in writing in a consistent, positive manner.
  • Experience with public outreach.
  • Friendliness and strong customer relations skills.
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, to remain flexible and creative, and to exercise initiative and good judgment, including handling problems of a sensitive nature.
  • Experience with database management, bookkeeping, and recordkeeping.

Salary range: $37,000 to $40,000, depending on experience.

CommentsThis position involves lifting, bending, cleaning, and occasional carrying of items.  Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays, early and late hours, promotional events, and other necessary times as needed.  This is a year-round salaried position, with shorter off-season hours.

To apply: Send a letter of application and your resume to info@colorcountryanimalwelfare.org by February 28, 2022.

Job Title: Animal Care Support

Job Status:  Part-time, Non-exempt

Overview: The new Fear-Free Animal Care Facility in Torrey, Utah provides temporary shelter for found, abandoned, and surrendered dogs and cats with an aim toward suitable adoption, and it also provides pet boarding and dog care services to the public for a fee.

Job Summary:  This position reports to the Facility Manager and includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

  • Helps check boarded animals in and out and assists with the care of rescued animals.
  • Animal care including feeding, cleaning enclosures, overseeing play time, careful monitoring of animals.
  • Operating shelter and boarding software and record keeping.
  • Training will be provided on animal behavior assessment, daily animal care and cleaning procedures.

The following skills and qualifications are preferred: 

  • Familiarity with the humane handling of dogs and cats; dog training skills.
  • Friendliness and strong customer relations skills.
  • This position involves lifting, bending, cleaning, and occasional carrying of items.  Must be willing and able to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays, early and late hours.
  • Computer skills.

Salary range: $17.00 to $19.00 per hour.  We have openings for year-round and seasonal work between 20 and 30 hours per week.

To apply: Send a letter of application and your resume to info@colorcountryanimalwelfare.org by February 28, 2022.