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SSHS has the following job openings.  To apply for any of them, please send a cover letter and resume indicating what position you are applying for to

Animal Care Associate Job Description

The Animal Care Associates report to the Animal Care Manager.  Duties include but are not limited to:

·        Thoroughly cleaning and sanitizing each cage/kennel on a daily basis according to established shelter cleaning protocols

·        Medicating dogs/cats according to prescribed medications by the Animal Care Manager

·        Feeding/watering each animal in the morning and afternoon

·        Laundering towels, blankets, etc.

·        Sweeping and mopping common hallway areas on a daily basis

·        Providing twice daily exercise via walks and playgroups for every dog in our care

·        Monitoring the daily health of animals in our care and immediately notifying the Animal Care Manager of changes in eating/health/behavior

·        Spot cleaning cages/kennels throughout the day after morning cleaning

·        Cleaning and disinfecting outside kennels and dog play areas

·        Other cleaning duties as assigned

Job requirements:

          Ideal candidate must be free of all animal allergies.  Must possess a valid US driver’s license.  Must be able to lift 50 pounds.  Must be able to stand for long periods, bend at waist, and kneel.

Pay rate: $8.25/hour