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Citizen Hound is a leader in the dog care industry having won SF’s #1 Dog Walking company in three separate publications last year alone, along with 13 other awards in 9 years. We work in an energetic atmosphere that embraces diversity, teamwork, and self development all while providing detail oriented, elite level service to our clients, two and four legged alike!

At Citizen Hound, employees have numerous growth and development opportunities through uniquely crafted training. Apply today and grow your daily happiness as well as your professional skills!

 

General Summary

Your primary mission in this position would be to empower our current staff to perform to the best of their abilities and reach their maximum potential. Essentially you'd be a coach to them. Good coaches change the game, but great coaches change a life. We believe in our company being a place where people can improve their life, both personally and professionally, even though we're just a dog walking company.

You would lead our team of 9 walkers and engage with our 150+ clients while working directly with the owner and business manager to ensure the company runs smoothly. You’d be a part of our management triad. Our manager's mission statement reads, "You grow a company by growing people, and our complementary management triad is focused doggedly on growth, first in ourselves, then in others, as we dig up happiness everywhere we go." It is our primary focus to find someone with the skills for this position who believes in that line.

 

DUTIES and ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


  • Walk with each member of the staff in consistent rotations.

  • Your number one goal is to empower leaders so the staff is self sufficient. Keep them happy. Keep them learning. Hold them to our standards. Continue progression in all of them and the company. The proof of a good leader is in how many leaders they can create.

  • A core responsibility of this position which does take roughly 10% of the focus is covering other teammates’ planned vacations and unplanned sick days by walking their packs when they’re out.

  • Superior customer service through fun and consistent interactions.

  • Keep momentum in a culture that fosters Citizen Hounds’s mission statement and values.

  • Effective planning, communication, and execution of company objectives.

  • Maximization of performance and productivity through a commitment to self management and proactive planning.

  • Total development of team members through proactive recruitment, selection and education of employees using company training material frequently.

  • Identify and develop new growth opportunities for team members.

  • Consistent and effective communication of priority in the field.

  • Monitor and manage pack placement of company dogs to ensure pack and team viability.

  • Use and improve upon current management tools and systems to ensure superior management

KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS:


  • Demonstrated growth-oriented leadership including the ability to model and serve as a believer in Citizen Hounds mission and values.

  • Demonstrated record of achieving performance goals and objectives.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment while demonstrating flexibility and adaptability.

  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal and leadership skills including a willingness to consistently provide superior customer service, the ability to react appropriately under pressure, and the ability to apply good judgment in ambiguous situations.

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively work in collaboration with team to achieve objectives in a participative management style.

WORK EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION, JOB REQUIREMENTS:


  • 1+ years management or asst management experience with progressively more responsibility managing multi-person teams.

  • High School Graduate or GED, Bachelors preferred.

  • 1+ years owning or handling dogs.

  • Must live in San Francisco, no Bay Bridge commuters.

  • Must own a SUV/van/wagon/truck with bed-cover. No exception, unless you buy one.

  • Must be able to pet sit in your home.

COMPETENCIES:


  • Drives results by identifying opportunities to improve performance.

  • Works efficiently by proactively planning and organizing work to achieve goals and objectives.

  • Focuses on customers by anticipating customer need, overcoming obstacles, communicating clearly and effectively, and continually striving to improve customer satisfaction.

  • Applies effective analytical skills by integrating complex information, while balancing tactical and strategic initiatives.

  • Provides effective leadership by maintaining an environment that promotes teamwork and maximizes individual potential.

  • Communicates effectively by providing clear and timely communication and demonstrating effective listening skills.

  • Demonstrates adaptability by adjusting to changing company focuses.

  • Has a desire for and practice of self development.

INCOME: Starting at $35k base salary with continual room for growth. Dog sitting opportunities easily add over $1k per month. With this addition your annual income will be well above your base salary.


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 If you want to work for an award-winning company that has an incredible team of dog loving individuals apply today! Our Family Pet Sitting is the recipient of the 2020 Daily Herald Readers' Choice award. We have won top 7 Best Dog Daycares in Naperville two years in a row. Nextdoor voted us Best Grooming and most recently the 2020 Best of Wheaton award!We pride ourselves on the love & compassionate care we provide each fur friend that is entrusted to our care. You will have the opportunity to enrich the lives of dogs waiting for their FURever home as we provide foster care for multiple rescues.What do we expect from our employees?You need to be a TRUE DOG LOVER - the good, the bad and the ugly. Therefore, you need to be on your feet for long periods of time and be patient and kind to the animals.


  • Incredible work ethic: Be reliable, on time, hardworking & enthusiastic

  • POSITIVE attitude

  • Be okay with outside elements. Hot, Cold, Snow & Rain - we play outside!

  • Supervise dogs in pack play & keep them safe

  • Provide belly rubs, lots of petting, playing fetch, running & loving our friends

  • Taking LOTS of pictures of pups

  • Clean waste from yards

  • Clean rooms to ensure the highest level of comfort and cleanliness for each pup

  • Wash dishes

  • Wash, Dry, Fold & put away laundry (blankets, towels, toys etc.)

  • Exceptional customer service skills to interact with our clients

  • Drama free - Non-Toxic work environment (zero tolerance)

We are in need of TWO part time care givers that can work from 1 - 9 pm 3 - 4 days per week to include weekends and holidays.Lots of room for growth and opportunities to get into grooming, training, rescue work etc. if you have interest in those careers. 


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If you love dogs, we have THE job for you!

General Responsibilities

○ Responsible for Dog Care in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission as defined by the Board of Directors.  

Facilities & Safety 

○ Ensure cleanliness of all rescue spaces, particularly kennels and dog-related areas, this includes deep cleaning kennels

○ Human Safety (Volunteers, Staff, Adopters, etc.): follow safety protocols throughout our spaces  

Dog Operations 

○ Ensure the safety, health, and well-being of dogs under our care 

○ Feed and care for the dogs on a daily basis

○ Document behavior and conduct behavioral assessment of dogs 

○ Track incident reports, ensure they’re written and that reporting forms are available for all volunteers, adopters, and staff onsite 

○ Match dogs and assignment into kennel areas  

○  Keep track of dogs and where they’re allocated 

○ Grade dogs for our volunteers and keep it up-to-date 

○ Ensure dogs receive medical attention, when needed 

○ Responsible for intake of animals - ensuring space and medical supplies are prepared for intakes

Supporting Family Dog Rescue departments 

○ Support & collaborate with teams within Family Dog Rescue (Adoptions, Volunteer, & Corporate Engagement)


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About us

Family Dog Rescue is a grass roots 501(c)3 nonprofit dog rescue/shelter in San Francisco. In 2019, we saved over 1,000 dogs and found them loving homes. We are proud and honored to have saved over 7,000 dogs since our founding in 2010. 

Summary

Are you a born match maker?

We are looking for Adoptions Specialists: If you love dogs and love people this is literally the best job for you. You will be client facing as you match our dogs to potential adopters.  

To excel at this position you will need to be outgoing. We show up to 3 dogs per appointment. You’ll spend your day at the shelter. Most shifts run for 6 or 8 hours.  

There is an administrative component to this as you will process the adoption paperwork during and after a successful adoption. In addition to that we respond to emails and schedule appointments. 

This position provides a high level of customer service. You must enjoy working with animals, people, and enthusiastically promote the mission at Family Dog Rescue. 

You will need to possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will need to be quick-thinking and fast-acting. Our weekends days are our busiest and can get hectic. 

One weekend day is required: either Saturday or Sunday.


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Job Description


The Lafourche Parish


Government is accepting


applications for two (2) part-time,


classified positions of


Animal Shelter Attendant


to work in the Department


of Community Services at the Lafourche Parish Animal


Shelter in Thibodaux.


Please visit the parish website at www.lafourchegov.org for full details, job description, and


application. The deadline to


apply is by 5:00 PM on


Wednesday, August 12, 2020.


Resumes received without


applications will not be considered.


EOE/ADA



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Job Description


 


JOB SUMMARY


Greet and direct the public to the appropriate area of the office for assistance, answer phone lines, data entry, assist with social media, and provide friendly and knowledgeable service.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS



  • Assist members of the public as they enter the facility, directing them to the appropriate area of the facility in accordance with their needs.

  • Handle and oversee use of cash drawer and receipt for donations.

  • Answer multiple phone lines and provide friendly and knowledgeable service, answering questions in a professional manner and deferring to appropriate staff if guidance is needed.

  • Fulfill tasks as directed by staff members such as: Printing and folding brochures, making phone calls, mail-outs, etc.

  • Keep front lobby office cleaned, supplies stocked, and organized.

  • Other job functions asked to perform in office setting.


EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES


·         Will be asked to communicate with the public in a variety of ways daily in a professional manner.  Must have typing ability,            communicate clearly and correctly in written word as well as spoken word.


·         General use of computers and phones (must have experience with MS Office).


·         Must be upbeat, friendly, and highly motivated.


·         Must be familiar with social media.


·         Must be able to learn basic veterinary concepts such as vaccine protocols, deworming protocols, and information about diseases prevalent in animals.


·         Must be able to stand or sit for 8 or more hours.


·         Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.


·         Must have good range of motion, have good vision, and possess good hand-eye coordination.


·         Must be able to work under stressful situations and work efficiently and effectively under those conditions.


·         Must be able to cope with varying degrees of injured animals and with euthanasia.


·         Ability to cope with frustrating situations and remain calm.


·         Ability to rapidly and accurately process information.


·         Ability to recognize the need for assistance and ask for help.


·         Ability to work independently and work as a team.


POTENTIAL FOR PROLONGED EXPOSURE


·         Prolonged exposure to various aqueous solutions, including but not limited to, dish soaps, laundry detergents, bleach, etc.


·         Prolonged exposure to hydrogen peroxide.


·         Prolonged exposure to various zoonotic diseases.


PREFERRED


Candidate should be a highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter with a positive professional attitude.  Customer service experience preferred.  Experience working in an animal shelter environment or veterinary clinic preferred.


WORK ENVIRONMENT


The offices and operations of an animal shelter can be high stress and very busy at times.  This position can have a changing schedule based upon need.  The schedule may require evening, weekend, holiday, and over-time work if necessary.  Candidate must be flexible with schedule changes and short notice requests. 


Company Description

We are a 501c3 non-profit agency. We bid on a contract every three years to manage the shelter. We are funded by a tri-government entity made up of the City of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County Commission, and the City of Northport. The funds received from the governments enable us to maintain the shelter building/grounds and its employees. Along with these funds, we also receive donations, redemption, and adoption fees to provide medical services and surgeries to the animals in our care.

We supply the following services to our community: Take in lost/found animals, perform adoptions, cat trap rentals, shelter outreach, humane education, rescue work, foster program, volunteer program, intake diversion, spay/neuter discount program, and reunite lost animals with owners, provide a dog walking program to the community called Happy Hour.

Mission Statement

The shelter was founded on the ideals that we wanted to give the best possible care to the animals at our facility, no matter how short or how long their stay with us may be. From the inception of our shelter, we have seen ourselves as a dedicated group of professionals working together to do an excellent job for the animals, the citizens, and the profession. One of the strong points of our philosophy is our teamwork attitude and our emphasis on communication. We believe in the delivery of up-to-date services to the animals in the most compassionate and humane manner that we can carry out as well as being caring and sensitive to the citizens coming to our facility. Our goal every day is to lessen euthanasia by reducing the pet overpopulation through public outreach, humane education, marketing/advertising, an effective spay/neuter program, and effective fostering and adoption programs.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to inspire the community to become more involved in animal welfare, educate them on the importance of spaying/neutering, and inspire the public to embrace the responsibility of having a lifelong pet.


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Job Description


JOB SUMMARY


Responsible for maintaining proper disease control protocols, including cleaning of kennels/facility, laundry, providing care to the animals, and general maintenance of the facility.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS


· Clean cages and public area following disease control protocols to ensure a sterile environment.


· Wash dishes following protocols


· Wash laundry


· Wash portable carriers


· Keep floors clean


· Walk dogs


· Maintain cleanliness of organization (keep yard scooped, take out trash, and spot clean throughout the day)


· Other duties assigned.


EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES


· Will be asked to communicate with the public daily in a professional manner.


· Must be able to learn basic veterinary concepts such as vaccine protocols, deworming protocols, and information about diseases prevalent in animals.


· Must be able to stand or sit for 8 or more hours.


· Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds repeatedly throughout the day.


· Must be able to bend and kneel repeatedly.


· Must be able to work in potentially extreme environmental temperatures.


· Must have good range of motion, have good vision, and possess good hand-eye coordination.


· Must be able to work under stressful situations and work efficiently and effectively under those conditions.


· Must be able to cope with varying degrees of injured animals and with euthanasia.


· Ability to cope with frustrating situations and remain calm.


· Ability to rapidly and accurately process information.


· Ability to recognize the need for assistance and ask for help.


· Ability to work independently and work as a team.


POTENTIAL FOR PROLONGED EXPOSURE


· Prolonged exposure to various aqueous solutions, including but not limited to, dish soaps, laundry detergents, bleach, etc.


· Prolonged exposure to hydrogen peroxide.


· Prolonged exposure to sharps and syringes.


· Prolonged exposure to various zoonotic diseases.


PREFERRED


Experience working in an animal shelter environment or veterinary clinic preferred. Candidate should be a highly motivated, enthusiastic self-starter with a positive professional attitude.


WORK ENVIRONMENT


The offices and operations of an animal shelter can be high stress and very busy at times. This position can have a changing schedule based upon need. The schedule may require evening, weekend, holiday, and over-time work if necessary. Candidate must be flexible with schedule changes and short notice requests.


Company Description

We are a 501c3 non-profit agency. We bid on a contract every three years to manage the shelter. We are funded by a tri-government entity made up of the City of Tuscaloosa, Tuscaloosa County Commission, and the City of Northport. The funds received from the governments enable us to maintain the shelter building/grounds and its employees. Along with these funds, we also receive donations, redemption, and adoption fees to provide medical services and surgeries to the animals in our care.

We supply the following services to our community: Take in lost/found animals, perform adoptions, cat trap rentals, shelter outreach, humane education, rescue work, foster program, volunteer program, intake diversion, spay/neuter discount program, and reunite lost animals with owners, provide a dog walking program to the community called Happy Hour.

Mission Statement

The shelter was founded on the ideals that we wanted to give the best possible care to the animals at our facility, no matter how short or how long their stay with us may be. From the inception of our shelter, we have seen ourselves as a dedicated group of professionals working together to do an excellent job for the animals, the citizens, and the profession. One of the strong points of our philosophy is our teamwork attitude and our emphasis on communication. We believe in the delivery of up-to-date services to the animals in the most compassionate and humane manner that we can carry out as well as being caring and sensitive to the citizens coming to our facility. Our goal every day is to lessen euthanasia by reducing the pet overpopulation through public outreach, humane education, marketing/advertising, an effective spay/neuter program, and effective fostering and adoption programs.

Vision Statement

Our vision is to inspire the community to become more involved in animal welfare, educate them on the importance of spaying/neutering, and inspire the public to embrace the responsibility of having a lifelong pet.


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Job Description


MaxFund is looking for a mature, experienced Vet Tech. This position requires at least 3 years of experience, able to work independently as well as on a team. This position is responsible for giving medication to animals, assessing animals on a daily basis, drawing blood, giving vaccines, working with the shelter veterinarian, being able to communicate with potential adopters as well as other staff members, may be required to assist in surgery, and other duties that change daily. Very past paced environment.


Requirements:
Vet Tech Experience
Good Communication Skills
Team Player
Weekends and Holidays required
Bilingual (Spanish) is a plus
Self-Motivator
Responsible


Salary - $18+ an hour depending on experience. Sign-on Bonus offered.


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Please forward cover letter and resume to sheltermanager@maxfund.org.


Company Description

MaxFund is a non-profit organization, a true no-kill shelter. We take in and nurture any animal with no known owner. We find loving homes for these animals once they have recovered


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Job Description


We are seeking full time, part time & weekend kennel workers. Job description includes but not limited to: Dog walking, supervising play yards, cleaning, handling, medicating, feeding, and enrichment. We are a 501(c)3 animal rescue and we are looking for workers to enrich the lives of our rescue animals while they are awaiting their forever home. Experience with animal care is preferred.


 


PLEASE CALL 917-930-7221 or Email TRoseSCR@gmail.com



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