|Date Posted||July 8, 2021|
Do you have a genuine love for and connection with animals? We are a newly established animal rescue located in a wonderful country setting in Massillon, OH. We are extremely dedicated to saving, caring for, and protecting the lives of cats and dogs that are homeless, injured, or otherwise neglected and unwanted.
We are in search of a full time employee to assist in the normal daily routine of the dog house. Employee MUST have experience working closely with dogs. Must have knowledge and experience with reading dog body language and interacting with dogs that may have behavioral issues or aggressions. Must be able to maintain a calm state of mind and body at all times, even under pressure and stress. Must be able to think and react quickly when the need arises.
Additional duties include (but are not limited to):
Feeding, walking, exercising and paying special attention to each animal
Maintaining very close communications with team members regarding the safety procedures of dog rotation and dogs that can be in play groups together
Cleaning up animal rooms and kennels - maintaining a clean, healthy and presentable environment both inside and outside of the facility - maintaining the rescue as a whole including a variety of tasks
Being able to work independently or as a team at any particular task
Working closely with potentially difficult dogs, teaching basic “home” manners to all dogs as well as basic commands
Assisting and directing volunteers as necessary
Keeping track of supplies needed
Assistance in administrative areas, including entering animal information in database, maintaining vet records, social networking, donations, and organizing files.
Possible vet runs for sick or injured animals
Assistance working in the cat house, when necessary
Ability to work a later shift from 2 to 10pm, working holidays and being flexible with covering shifts of other employees when the need arises
High school diploma
Basic ability to work on computer and cell phone
At least two years of experience working with dogs or within a shelter environment