Animal Place Grass Valley, CA, USA
Apr 18, 2018Full time
Job Title: Animal Caregiver Job Status : Full-Time, Grass Valley Immediate Supervisor: Animal Care Director Job Description: The full-time Animal Caregiver assists in the care of 500 animals (pigs, chickens, cows, turkeys, sheep, goats, rabbits, donkeys) at the sanctuary under supervision of the Animal Care Director. Animal Caregivers are responsible for the cleaning, feeding, and medical care of the animals. See below for specific responsibilities and duties. Qualifications Passionate about working for and with farmed animals Keen interest in the animal welfare/rights movement is encouraged Good animal behavior and observation skills Strong communication and listening skills Able to follow detailed instructions and meet time sensitive demands Able to learn and process new information quickly Team player and self motivator Follows directions Reliable and dependable Able to work outdoors in all weather conditions, including cold/wet weather (average low is 35F) and hot summers (average high is 95-100F) Able to lift 40-50 pounds and perform strenuous/manual labor Work well with a variety of people Committed to Animal Place’s mission and a desire to be a part of the Animal Place family Willing to work on weekend/holidays/varying shift times Valid driver’s license and good driving record (subject to verification) Vegan diet preferred Job Duties Animal feeding/watering and maintaining animal feed schedules Daily animal health care and maintaining treatment records Daily cleaning duties and maintaining the shelter areas Aiding with weekly health checks Assisting with veterinary visits and setting up treatment protocols Completing shelter projects as assigned Hours/Days: 40 hours/week, days vary; schedule subject to change at any time, required to work most holidays. Salary : TBD, based on experience Start Date: Immediate How to Apply: Submit a cover letter and resume.