Animal Transfer - 015 - Animal Transfer

  • The British Columbia Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
  • Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada
  • Jan 11, 2022

Job Description

If you are up for the challenge and would like to be considered for this position, we would like to hear from you.

POSITION: Animal Transfer

TYPE: Time -Durated; Full-time

SHIFT: Monday to Friday, and Weekends as needed

LOCATION: Abbotsford CommunityAnimal Centre

CLASSIFICATION: CUPE 1622

WAGE: $18.44 per hour

CLOSINGDATE: Jan 20, 2022 (MidnightEST)

Join the team! The BC SPCA AbbotsfordCommunity Animal Centre is looking to fill a time -durated full-time AnimalTransfer role. The successful candidate must be able towork weekend shifts. You are an energetic team player who will participate in all animalcare duties and ensure that optimal levels of care are administered to theanimals based on the Five Freedoms. You have experience in customer relationsand previous experience in animal husbandry. You care deeply about animals and uphold the highest animal carestandards and will be responsible for the cost-effective, sanitary and humaneoperation of the vehicle, the health and welfare of the animals duringtransportation and any associated documentation. Under the direction of the Manager,Animal Transfer Program your passion and experience with animals will assistyou:
• To pick up and deliver animals to designated areas
• To sanitize cages in vehicle between each pick-up or delivery
• To ensure appropriate paperwork is completed and accompanies animalprior to transportation
• To work collaboratively with shelter staff and management regardingdesignated animals for pick-up or delivery
• To maintain records as required and insure that accurate and timelyinformation is available
• To treat animals humanely
• To monitor number of animals in Shelters i.e. numbers of animals inkennels, the need for transportation in or out of a Shelter
• To deliver supplies to Shelters
• To keep vehicle clean, inside and outside and report maintenance repairsto the manager
• To monitor any animal during transportation for signs and disease andreport findings to the Manager, Animal Transfer Program
• To perform any other duties that may be assigned, including assistingwith animal care in the shelter as needed

To succeed in thisrole, you have:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Valid Class 5 BC Drivers' License in good standing
• Strong desire to provide excellent customerservice skills: patience, professional, positive attitude, attention to detail,adaptability
• Experience in handling animals
• Excellent verbal communication and handwritingskills
• 3 years' experience with animals in a Sheltersetting
• Resourceful team player who excels at buildingtrusting relationships with colleagues, customers and volunteers
• Highly motivated self-starter who takesinitiative with minimal supervision
• A sound knowledge of animals, their breeds,characteristics and common diseases
• Demonstrable interest in all aspects of animalwelfare
• Previous animal control, welfare or enforcementexperience an asset
• Position is physically demanding and includesheavy lifting, pushing and pulling which requires an individual with theability to maintain a level of fitness and endurance to fulfill the requiredduties
• Familiar with working in a union environment
• Computer experience: Windows, Microsoft Office(Outlook, Word, Excel)
• Philosophical harmony with the mission, vision,and strategic direction of the BC SPCA
• The animals in our care require attention sevendays a week, must be flexible and able to work weekdays, weekends and statutoryholidays

How toapply:

If you are passionate about animal welfare, wouldlike to be a part of our Abbotsford team and are legally entitled to work inCanada, we would like to hear from you. Click on apply now or use the link: http://spca.bc.ca/about-us/careers/

We welcome diversity, value differences, and fosterinclusion in our employment practices. We invite applications from allqualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission andguiding principles.

We thank you for yourinterest in the BC SPCA, however; only candidates selected for an interviewwill be contacted. No telephone calls please.

The BC SPCA is aRegistered Charity BN 11881 9036 RR0001

Other details
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Required Education High School

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