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ANIMAL SHELTER MANAGER

General Job Description for Animal Shelter Manager
Responsible for staff and overall animal welfare.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensuring animals in the shelter have everything they need for comfort, safety and mental well-being.
  • Ensure compliance with requirements of the Georgia Department of Agriculture
  • Managing the continued process of animals being transferred in from other facilities/owner surrenders and animals being adopted out
  • Hire, train, schedule, supervise, and lead shelter employees
  • Preparing reports and paperwork
  • Provide a positive example regarding work ethic, attitude, professional ethics, knowledge of policies and procedures, interpersonal interaction and respect for animals and humans
  • Working directly with executive director and other department heads

 

Experience and Skills:

  • Experience working with animals (particularly in a humane society environment) is a big plus.
  • Experience in a managerial role.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for management of staff, volunteers, and the public.
  • Ability to innovate, plan and implement with little supervision and to work independently.
  • Animal Shelter Manager skills and competency

 

A person in this role must be able to handle chaotic environments and situations that could cause stress. The kennel area in a shelter can be loud, and the animals are often stressed with a new environment.  Though they primarily work in an administrative role, they may also come into direct contact with animals while assisting their staff from time to time.

Work Remotely: No
Job Type: Full-time, Tuesday-Saturday

To apply for this position, please email virginia@hsscg.org.

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