Employment

Cat/ Small Animal Care Staff — part-time position available.

This position focuses on small animal care and adoptions, primarily for cats and rabbits, but many include other “smalls” such as birds, hamsters, guinea pigs, rats, etc. Part-time hours, approximately 30 hours per week. Sunday 7-4:30 pm, Monday & Thursday 7-5:30 pm.

GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Maintain a clean & safe environment for people & pets
Talk with potential adopters about our pets and finalize adoptions

QUALIFICATIONS

Comfortable around unknown animals; some knowledge of basic animal behavior
An outgoing and friendly demeanor; ability to engage visitors through the adoption process in a professional manner
Physical energy, ability to stand for long periods; teamwork habits
Ability to work with numerous distractions
Self-starter; helpful to coworkers
Punctual and dependable with reliable transportation
No allergies to any animals

WORKING CONDITIONS

Works in an area with a high noise level Frequent high noise levels
Frequent exposure to and handling of industrial cleaning supplies
Occasional lifting of up to 40 lbs. with reasonable accommodation
Frequent standing, walking, bending and stooping
Subject to animal bites and scratches
Exposure to typical animal waste
Please note this is a non-smoking property

HOW TO APPLY

Please can email your resume and cover letter to Becky Longval at becky@hsfn.org
Drop it off during our open hours — M, T, Th, Fri noon to 5pm and Sat/Sun 10am to 4pm. The shelter is closed on Wednesdays.
Applicants of interest will be contacted for an interview; no phone calls please.

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