Careers at HAWS
Work for the “HAWS Cause!”
Applications can be obtained at:
701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188
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: November 27, 2018
ADOPTION / RECEPTION
Positions are currently available for HAWS’ front office Adoption/Reception Staff. Flexible, part time – perfect for college students. Must be available Saturday and/or Sunday every week. Hours are flexible but range from 8:30am – 6:30pm Monday through Friday, 8:30am – 4:45pm on Saturday, and 11:00am – 4:45pm on Sunday.
These positions are perfect for animal lovers who enjoy working as part of a team and 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 candidate will have exceptional, proven customer service skills and organization abilities. Must be comfortable in a noisy, distracting environment. Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite. The qualified candidate will be flexible, enthusiastic and energetic. Must be able to work with all species of domestic animals and some wildlife. A background in animal welfare is a plus but not required.
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 and face-to-face interactions.
- Requires the ability to work under pressure and under noisy conditions around animals.
Reports directly to Adoption Leads and Shelter Director.