While performing this job, you will be required to continually walk, stand, squat, twist, kneel, reach and grab with your hands and arms, in addition to being able to lift and move animals, materials and equipment weighing 40 lbs or more. Work is subject to frequent interruptions.
You will be exposed to various weather conditions when working outdoors. You will be exposed to disinfectant solutions while cleaning. You will be consistently exposed to animals and animal allergens, including hair, dander, saliva, fecal matter, urine, zoonotic disease, fleas and other mites or bugs. You may also be exposed to other potential hazards including animal bites and scratches.
While performing this job, you will be regularly required to use written and oral communication skills; observe and interpret situations; analyze and solve problems; learn and apply new information and skills; perform repetitive work on multiple, concurrent tasks; fulfill intensive deadlines; and interact with staff, the public, volunteers and others encountered in the course of work in a professional and courteous manner. You will witness injury and illness of animals treated at Rescue Paws and in the community.
First and foremost, the candidate for this position must have a passion for animal welfare.
At least one year of management experience is a must. A bachelor’s degree in marketing, nonprofit leadership or a related field preferred, or equivalent experience. Applicants with experience working for a nonprofit organization preferred.
Must be vaccinated for rabies.
Ability to drive a manual transmission preferred.
Minimum one year contract