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Thank you for your interest in employment at Heartland Animal Shelter! When we have job openings they are listed below. If no employment opportunities are listed, we can always use dedicated volunteers!

Animal Care Attendant

We are looking for two animal care attendants to join our growing team! This is a part time position, 16-20 hours per week, from 8-12 pm, with one weekend day per week. Part time employees are eligible for paid time off and other benefits of being a staff member at Heartland! A minimum of 1 year animal care experience is required for this position.

Our Animal Care Attendants are responsible for general upkeep of the shelter in addition to ensuring basic care of the animals which includes appropriate housing, access to food and clean water, cleanliness of living spaces, and their physical, emotional and mental needs.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Feed all shelter animals and monitor their food intake
Check on the well-being of all animals and report concerns to medical team
Administer medication to all animals needing it. This may include:
Oral medication
Ocular or aural drops and ointments
Topical treatments
Monitoring and reporting on behavior, medical issues, diet, etc.
Clean all animal areas (cages, kennels, rooms, etc.)
Clean building as needed including doing dishes, assisting with laundry, emptying garbage cans, etc.
Restock supplies for dog kennel, cat rooms, kitten room, medical room, reception areas, kitchen, bathroom, basement, surgery room and isolation room, if needed.
Walk “staff only” dogs and clean “staff only” cats

Interested in this position? Please email a resume to  gabby@heartlandanimalshelter.org.

 

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