Animal Behavior Coordinator - NOCO Humane
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Posted Oct 25
Regular Full-Time (40 hrs), Non-Exempt, Hourly
Reporting to our Animal Behavior Supervisor, our Animal Behavior Coordinators serve as Shelter resources for basic animal behavior and enrichment. Responsibilities include evaluating animals for outcomes including adoption, foster care, transfer, medical attention and more. Members of our Behavior team also develop and implement programs and practices to meet the enrichment needs of companion animals including dogs, cats, small mammals, reptiles and more. There is a significant amount of animal interaction required in the job, as well as staff interaction, training and working with volunteers. Additional duties include communicating with clients through various channels and assisting with training and the creation of basic help guides. Requirements include a minimum of an Associate degree in biology, the animal sciences, animal husbandry, veterinary-technician studies, an associated field of study OR equivalent and applicable work experience in addition to a high school diploma. A minimum of over one year work experience in animal welfare OR six (6) months current experience with the Organization in an animal handling position is required. Customer service experience as well as emotional intelligence, work ethics and work integrity required. Please see the full job description for additional information. The regular work schedule is 40 hours per week and includes one weekend day and is subject to change according to business need. Overtime and attendance at events, trainings and more is required. Proven bilingual skills in English and Spanish (speaking, understanding, reading and writing) is a plus and includes a pay premium. A cover letter outlining hours and days of work availability, start date availability and pay requirements is appreciated.
Hiring rate is $17.00 to $18.00 per hour. Closes Nov. 18, 2023 or when filled.
NOCO Humane (formerly Larimer Humane Society) is an equal opportunity employer. Available benefits include medical, dental, vision, short term/long term disability and life insurance, matching 403b retirement plan, paid time off and discounts. NOCO Humane conducts criminal and DMV background checks and requires drug testing of all employment candidates.
Visit www.nocohumane.org/get-involved/careers for the Full Job Description and to apply for the position.