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!

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HAWS Open Positions:

UPDATED:  April 16, 2019

Development Assistant

HAWS is adding a Development Assistant to our growing team. The Development Assistant will provide support to the Director of Organizational Development, Mobile Adoption, Marketing/Communications, Fund Development and the Business Coordinator. Passionate about animal welfare? Join our growing team!

A passion for animal welfare and understanding of animal sheltering are required to be successful. Excellent written and verbal communication, and the ability to work in a fast paced environment and collaboratively are all needed. A Bachelor’s degree in marketing and communications or related experience required.

If you are interested in joining our team, please send resume and cover letter to:
Director of Organizational Development
HAWS
PO Box 834
Waukesha, WI 53187-0834

or via email to [email protected].

 

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Adoption / Reception

Positions are currently available for our front office Adoption / Reception Staff. Both flexible/part time and full time hours are available. Must be available Saturday and/or Sunday every week. Hours are flexible but fall in between 8:30am – 7:00pm, Monday through Friday; 8:30am – 5:00pm on Saturdays; and 11:00am – 5:00pm on Sundays.

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 candidates will have exceptional customer service skills and organizational abilities. They must be comfortable in a noisy, distracting environment. They 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.


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 Director.

Interested candidates should obtain an application at 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188,

OR submit their resume to:
Shelter Director
HAWS
PO Box 834
Waukesha, WI 53187-0834

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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 Sundays every week. Full time position will require driving duties. Hours fall in between 7:00am – 7:00pm, Monday through Friday; and 7:00am – 5:00pm, Saturday and Sunday. Full time schedule is four (4) 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 possess a valid drivers license.


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.

Interested candidates should obtain an application at 701 Northview Road, Waukesha, WI 53188,

OR submit their resume to:
Shelter Director
HAWS
PO Box 834
Waukesha, WI 53187-0834

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