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YOUR Humane Society SPCA

Seeking Maintenance Technician

Job Description

Overview

This position is responsible for performing daily repairs and maintenance tasks required to maintain/improve the grounds, facilities and multiple buildings of an animal shelter. You will work under the direction of the Facility Manager. You must be a self-starter and capable of completing work tasks, assignments and special projects timely with minimal supervision. An ability to work safely and always ensuring safety of people and animals is of the utmost priority. This is a part-time position where weekday morning hours are preferred but days are flexible with some weekends needed.

Responsibilities

  • Perform tasks associated with building repair and maintenance projects including painting interior/exterior walls, building cabinetry, installing doors, moving furniture/equipment.
  • Set up and tear down tables/equipment for events/functions. 
  • Perform work involving tree/shrub pruning, weed-eating, landscape planting, mowing, watering/irrigating and applying fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides.
  • Inspect, troubleshoot, and repair or replace deficient equipment.
  • You may be asked to transport animals or pick up donations/supplies.
  • Must be able to work with dogs and cats.
  • Unload and relocate donated goods and supplies.

Qualifications

  • Detail oriented, strong multitasking ability.  
  • A positive attitude is a must.
  • Ability to maintain professionalism with clients and coworkers
  • Dependable
  • An ability to follow directions and procedures and a willingness to learn new skills
  • Must be comfortable working around animals and care about their wellbeing
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English
  • Ability to work outdoors and/or without air conditioning for extended periods of time
  • Must be dependable, honest, trustworthy, and drug free

Minimum Requirements 

  • Must be at least 24 years old
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • A casual work attire that is neat, pressed, without excessive holes or rips and closed toed shoes
  • Possess a valid FL state vehicle operator’s license and a clean driving record
  • Ability to work outdoors and/or without air conditioning for extended periods of time
  • A high school diploma or equivalent
  • Previous maintenance experience is a plus

*Maintenance Technician duties are not limited to the above and other duties may be assigned as needed by the Facilities Manager or Executive Director.

 

YHSSPCA is an equal opportunity employer that considers all applications without regard to race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation or preference, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Non-smokers preferred.

To apply for this job, go to our website yhsspca.org/employment and email a resume to employment@hsspca.org.

YOUR Humane Society SPCA

Seeking Animal Caregiver

Job Description

This position is responsible for daily care of shelter animals. Responsibilities include feeding, cleaning, medical care (as directed by Animal Care Manager), and record keeping.  Work with potential adopters by showing dogs and cats to them and providing the animal’s age, breed, and personality traits to help them find the best match.  This position is primarily working with dogs and cats but is not limited to other species as needed. 

Job Responsibilities

  • Morning opening of Kennels, which includes letting each dog out of its overnight kennel, cleaning/sanitizing kennels and kennel areas; providing clean bedding
  • Cleaning and sanitizing bowls, toys, and other equipment
  • Feeding and watering animals as needed
  • Putting on and taking of collars, leashes, harnesses
  • Administering medication/vaccines, drawing blood, implanting microchips, etc.  as directed by Animal Care Manager
  • Bathing dogs when necessary
  • Supervising dogs in play groups
  • Cleaning up any accidents immediately following cleaning protocol
  • Update/maintain animals’ cage cards, as necessary, to keep current records
  • Transport animals to events, vet, etc. as needed 
  • Working with volunteers to walk dogs, etc. and directing community service workers.
  • Closing of kennels, which includes ensuring the overnight kennel has clean bedding, fresh food/water and placing the dog in the kennel.
  • Using the laundry facilities to wash bedding

General Qualifications/Personal Attributes:

  • A general love and understanding of animals.
  • Must be dependable, honest, trustworthy, and drug free 
  • Detail oriented, strong multitasking ability, and a positive attitude
  • A team player able to work effectively on their own and within a team
  • An ability to maintain composure and be clear headed under pressure
  • To maintain professionalism with clients and coworkers
  • Desire to maintain a high level of cleanliness
  • Excellent time management and an ability to work productively with minimal supervision
  • An ability to follow directions and procedures

 Minimum Requirements/Physical Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years old
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Must be physically able to restrain a dog
  • Must have reliable transportation and a valid Florida driver’s license
  • The animals need care 365 days a year.  May need to work weekends and/or holidays

Animal Caregiver duties are not limited to the above and other duties may be assigned as needed by the Animal Care Manager or Executive Director. 

To apply, please e-mail your resume to the Executive Director – Director@hsspca.org 

**Non-smokers preferred**