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Founded in 1955, the Humane Society of the Treasure Coast (HSTC) is an open admission shelter. We accept all animals regardless of health, age, temperament or breed. Over the years more than 350,000 animals have received care through HSTC's programs and services. As a result of our commitment to excellence and fiscal responsibility, HSTC has earned a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for the fifth consecutive year, and nine out of the last ten years!
Passionate for helping animals? The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast has an opportunity for you! By becoming an employee of HSTC, you can join a dedicated team that serves over 6,600 animals annually, by providing quality medical care, food and shelter, adoption and spay neuter programs, humane education and other important services for the animals and community.
POSITION: K-9 Kennel Technician
REPORTS TO: Animal Care Manager
SCOPE OF POSITION: Full-time
Fri, Sat, Mon, Wed 8am-5pm
Performs all necessary work in maintaining the health and welfare of the shelter animals. Keeps exam rooms, kennels and related areas of the animal shelter in a clean and sanitary condition. Assists in maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and provides humane handling and care for all shelter animals. Provides that all animal nutrition, housing and basic needs are met, as directed. Assists in the training of other technicians.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
The functions of this job require standing and sitting for extended periods of time. Substantial lifting is necessary at times. Must be able to stoop, bend, and lift overhead on a frequent basis. Must be able to control any personal allergic reactions to animals.
Exposure to high noise levels, odors, animal bites and scratches, diseases transferable between animals and humans, cleaning agents, insect/parasite controlling chemicals, slippery floors, dust, animal dander and excreta, injured animals, euthanasia, and staff and customer emotional extremes. Works in both indoor and outdoor exposures.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or equivalent desired, but not necessary. Experience in animal care a plus. Must have a euthanasia certificate or be able to obtain it upon management’s request. Clean driving record a plus.
The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees and is not to be construed, as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Furthermore, they do not establish a contract and are subject to change at the discretion of the employer.
The Humane Society of the Treasure Coast, Inc. retains the right to change this job description at any time.
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