Love animals? Passion for Rescue? Open availability?
The Animal League is a no kill, 501(c)(3) nonprofit animal rescue located in Groveland, Florida. We are currently hiring Animal Care Technicians!
Job Summary: Monitor and access the health status of each animal in assigned work area. Report any concerns regarding physical or mental health status of any animal to Supervisor. Administer medications as instructed. Assist kennel cleaning team and med room staff as needed. Facilitate adoption meet-and-greets by bringing out adoptable dogs and monitoring interaction with potential adopters’ dogs for signs of aggression. Follow all protocols to maintain proper sanitation and avoid cross contamination in all animal areas.
–ability to follow very specific protocols regarding health care, proper sanitation and disease cross-contamination
–assist with new animal intakes as requested, including initial health assessments
–filling out daily assessment sheets with very specific notes on each animal regarding both physical and emotional health observations
–effective time management skills; punctuality, excellent attendance is expected
–willingness and ability to work all shifts, including early mornings, nights, weekends, and holidays
–ability to work on feet up to 10+ hour shifts
–ability to lift up to 50 pounds
–ability to repeatedly bend, squat, stretch, lift
–ability to work in all weather conditions and high heat/humidity
–ability and willingness to work with cats and dogs of all breeds and sizes
–use of chemicals including bleach