Careers at HAWS

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Applications can be obtained at:

701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188

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Send resumes to:

Executive Director, P.O. Box 834, Waukesha, WI 53187-0834

 

When HAWS has an opening for employment, job descriptions are posted below. We look for individuals who have knowledge and experience with animals, are cooperative team players and interested in helping the shelter grow and develop. Our policy is to accept applications for open positions only. Please check often for new employment opportunities!

HAWS Open Positions:

Posted: March 1, 2017

ANIMAL CARE

Positions are currently available in our Animal Care area; these are flexible, permanent, part time positions. Must be available either Saturday and/or Sunday every week and weekdays during the hours of 3:00 – 7:00 pm.

These positions are perfect for the animal lover who enjoys an active environment. Job duties include feeding, walking, cleaning of animal quarters, building maintenance chores, some animal grooming, vaccinations and administration of medication. The qualified candidate will be flexible, enthusiastic and energetic. Must be able to work with all species of domestic animals and some wildlife.  Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds and work safely on slippery surfaces in an active kennel environment.

These are entry level positions.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Requires contact with the public that involves a high degree of courtesy.
  • Requires ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
  • Requires the ability to work under pressure and under noisy conditions on slippery surfaces.
  • Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds and work on feet for long periods of time as the nature of the duties is animal handling and maintenance of animal quarters.


Reporting Relationship

Reports directly to Kennel Managers.

 

 

ADOPTION / RECEPTION

Positions are currently available for our front office Adoption/Reception staff; positions are flexible, permanent, part time – full time hours are a possibility in the future. Must be available either Saturday and/or Sunday every week. Hours are flexible but fall in between 8:30 am and 7:00 pm, Monday thru Friday; 8:30 am – 5:00 pm on Saturdays; and 11:00 am – 5:00 pm on Sundays.

These positions are perfect for animal lovers who enjoy working as part of a team, with the public in a fast paced and diverse environment. Duties include receiving animals, assisting with adoptions, animal education and a variety of activities including light maintenance of the office area. The qualified candidates will have exceptional, customer service skills and organizational abilities.  They must be comfortable in a noisy, distracting environment. They must be proficient with Micro Soft Office Suites. The qualified candidate will be flexible, enthusiastic and energetic. Must be able to work with all species of domestic animals and some wildlife.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Requires contact with the public that involves a high degree of courtesy.
  • Requires ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing, including telephone, computer systems and face to face interactions.
  • Requires the ability to work under pressure and under noisy conditions around animals.


Reporting Relationship

Reports directly to Adoption Leads and Shelter Manager.

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