AWS Employment Opportunities

– We are not currently hiring at this time. All positions are filled.–

POSITION TITLE:  Facilities Coordinator

POSITION SUMMARY: To maintain efficient operation of the Animal Welfare Society’s equipment, vehicles and grounds through general maintenance, upkeep and janitorial functions.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure that preventative maintenance is carried out on a scheduled basis and complete maintenance records for all equipment
  • Recommend replacement of equipment whenever necessary and evaluate new equipment
  • Obtain cost estimates for supplies, parts and outside vendor equipment repair
  • Assist with set up and break down for events
  • Ensure code requirements are maintained
  • Provide general carpentry, as needed
  • Provide snow removal, lawn maintenance, garden upkeep and landscaping, as needed
  • Regularly inspects property, buildings and vehicles for areas of concern and provide recommendation for solutions

EDUCATION/WORK EXPERIENCE:

  • HS/GED
  • Knowledge of occupational hazards and safety precautions involved with maintenance, repair and operation of buildings and grounds
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships and take direction
  • Ability to self-start and prioritize tasks and complete requested tasks in an efficient manner
  • Experience in facilities management and/or in similar job roles
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize in a chaotic environment

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

  • High degree of mobility required
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. frequently
  • Frequent contact and handling of animals
  • Maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Exposure to potential physical hazards
  • Work requires use of safety clothing and equipment and compliance with safety rules and procedures

SEND RESUMES TO: careers@animalwelfaresociety.org

 

Animal Care Technician

Full-time and part-time Animal Care Technician positions available in a very busy animal shelter. Weekends a must, schedule may include some evenings. Job requirements include the ability to lift 40 pounds and be able to stand, bend & stoop throughout the entire workday. Candidates must be physically capable of safely walking & handling animals with a broad range of behaviors. Valid driver’s license and clean driving record required. Must be 18 years of age or older. Job duties include providing quality customer service, facility & grounds sanitation and maintenance, direct animal care, feeding, handling, vaccinating, examining, exercising, and enriching resident dogs, cats, rabbits, rodents, and pet birds. Qualified candidates must be able to multitask, be self-motivated, task oriented, and be able to fulfill job duties with minimal supervision. Candidate must be comfortable & experienced in a variety of customer service interactions and enjoy serving the public. $9 an hour to start. Position offers full benefits package after probationary period, including health and life insurance policies, retirement plan, paid time off, and buy-in options for dental, accident & disability insurance policies.  Animal care experience preferred. Please come to the shelter on Holland Road to pick up an application with instructions regarding our hiring policy. No phone calls or emails please.