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Hi Tor is hiring for the following positions: dog caretaker. For consideration, please click here.

Job Title: Dog Caretaker
Job Location: Pomona NY 10970

Position Summary: The Dog Caretaker will work within a team setting to ensure the dogs at Hi Tor Animal Shelter are cared for. We are looking to fill this position with someone who has a desire to work closely with dogs, has strong cleaning skills, is organized and is friendly and courteous to others

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare food and feed dogs (special diets closely followed)

  • Watering dogs- maintaining that all dogs have water at all times and buckets are sanitized on a daily basis.

  • Cleaning dog kennels in accordance with proper sanitizing measures

  • Poop scooping, disinfecting of kennels, sweeping, mopping and trash removal

  • Working as a productive team member, assist other team members and communicate clearly

  • Relate to employees, volunteers, and visitors in a friendly informative and professional manner.

  • Relay any concerns about a dog (i.e. behavior or medical) to kennel manager

  • Assist trainer with behavior modification with dogs as needed

  • Assist staff as needed

  • Other duties assigned

 

Required Skill and Experience

  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays

  • Able and willing to professionally advocate for Hi Tor Animal Care Center as a representative of the organization to supporters, volunteers and potential adopters

  • Strong desire to work with cats and dogs

  • Previous experience with animals preferred

  • Demonstrates approachability when dealing with general public

  • Demonstrates the ability to create and encourage positive work environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills, for example the ability to develop positive relationships with others and demonstrate sensitivity to the thoughts, feelings and perspectives of others

  • Demonstrates personal accountability to ensure that all responsibilities are completed effectively and in a timely manner

 

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to routinely lift 40lbs

  • Must be able to work out doors in all weather conditions

  • Must be able to perform strenuous physical activity on a daily basis including but not limited to: climbing: up a ladder, lifting and carrying, reaching, stopping, squatting, cleaning and bending

Job Title: Cat Caretaker

Job Location: Pomona NY 10970

 

Position Summary: The Cat Caretaker will work within a team setting to ensure the cats are cared for. We are looking to fill this position with someone who has a desire to work closely with cats, has strong cleaning skills, is organized and is friendly and courteous to others

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Prepare food and feed cats (special diets closely followed)

  • Watering cats- maintaining that all cats have water at all times and buckets are sanitized on a daily basis.

  • Cleaning cat kennels in accordance with proper sanitizing measures

  • Litter box scooping, wiping down cages, sweeping, sanitizing mopping and trash removal.

  • Working as productive team member, assist other team members and communicate clearly

  • Relate to employees, volunteers, and visitors in a friendly informative and professional manner

  • Relay any concerns about a cat to (ie behavior, medical) to kennel manager

  • Assist staff as needed

  • Other duties assigned

 

Required Skill and Experience

  • Must be willing to work weekends and holidays

  • Able and willing to professionally advocate for Hi Tor Animal Care Center as a representative of the organization to supporters, volunteers and potential adopters

  • Strong desire to work with cats

  • Previous experience with animals preferred

  • Demonstrates approachability when dealing with general public

  • Demonstrates the ability to create and encourage positive work environment

  • Strong interpersonal skills, for example the ability to develop positive relationships with others and demonstrates sensitivity to the thoughts, feelings and perspectives of others

  • Demonstrates personal accountability to ensure that all responsibilities are completed effectively and in a timely manner

Physical Requirements

  • Must be able to routinely lift 40lbs

  • Must be able to work out doors in all weather conditions

  • Must be able to perform strenuous physical activity on a daily basis including but not limited to: climbing: up a ladder, lifting and carrying, reaching, stopping, squatting, cleaning and bending

 

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