Humane Alliance: A Program of the ASPCA

Description

Description: SUMMARY
Responsible for supervising the kennel, for supervising and training kennel personnel, for overseeing humane euthanasia procedures, for ensuring the humane care of all animals impounded at the shelter and other tasks as assigned.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

• Oversee, schedule, assign and review the daily work activities of the kennel staff.
• Oversee the general care of all animals housed at the shelter and perform a daily walkthrough of the kennel.
• Oversee a daily kennel inventory of the animals housed in the facility.
• Oversee the general cleanliness and sanitation of the shelter.
• Enforce disease control, animal health and sanitation protocols.
• Enforce animal shelter policies and procedures.
• Handle general maintenance problems at the shelter.
• Instruct kennel personnel in proper and humane handling techniques of animals.
• Perform routine first aid of injured animals.
• Perform and supervise euthanasia to ensure proper humane techniques are being followed. Maintain accurate drug records and logs.
• Maintain accurate records and statistics of kennel activities. Oversee and maintain accurate kennel records in the animal management software system.
• Order and maintain supplies and materials needed in the kennel.
• Monitor and evaluate job performance of kennel staff and handle disciplinary actions.
• Oversee feeding and watering of animals.
• Oversee the intake process and ensure that policy is being followed.
• Oversee the care of quarantined animals.
• Manage the staff fairly, effectively and efficiently and serve as a model for staff.
• Other tasks as assigned.

Contact

Bunce, Lisa
Organization Name: LifeLine Animal Project
Email: lbunce@lifelineanimal.org
Phone: 770.815.2980
City: Decatur
State: GA
Post Code: 30032