Careers at HAWS

 

Work for the “HAWS Cause!”


Applications can be obtained at:

701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188

 

Send resumes to:

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:

UPDATED:  February 18, 2020

 

ADOPTION / RECEPTION

Part time positions are currently available for our front office Adoption / Reception Staff.  Must be available either Saturday and/or Sunday every week. Hours are flexible but fall in the range of 8:30am – 7:00pm, Monday thru Friday; 8:30am – 5:00pm on Saturday and 11:00am – 5:00pm on Sunday.

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 Office Lead Employees and Shelter Manager.

ANIMAL CARE

Positions are currently available in our Animal Care Area. These are flexible, permanent part time and full time positions. Must be available either Saturday and/or Sunday every week. Full time position will require driving duties. Hours fall in the range of 7:00am – 7:00pm, Monday thru Friday; 7:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday. Full time schedule is four 10-hour days.

These positions are perfect for animal lovers who enjoy 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. Must be able to drive.


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.
  • Required to have a clean driving record and be insurable (full time).

 

Reporting Relationship

Reports directly to Kennel Managers and Shelter Director.

Donate to HAWS Today!

General donations help us provide shelter and care 24/7/365 for lost, abandoned, unwanted or stray companion pets.
Share This