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Animal Movement Coordinator (Full-Time)

Animal Rescue League Of Iowa Des Moines, IA

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Want to be part of an exciting job here at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa? We are now hiring full-time Animal Movement Coordinator to work with all types of animals and facilitate their movement throughout the shelter. The Animal Movement Coordinator will be responsible for a small team of technicians, so 1-2 years of leadership is preferred.
Work is performed in a shelter and in an outdoor environment with a variety of weather conditions. There is frequent bending, reaching, squatting and kneeling required while performing cleaning duties. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds at any time. There may be exposure to cleaning chemicals, possible animal bites, odors and diseases of animals, possibly contagious.

Ideal candidates will have the following:

  • Animal handling experience
  • 1-2 years of leadership experience preferred
  • Animal husbandry or relevant education
  • Willingness to learn proper animal care and cleaning procedures (training will be provided)
  • Ability to endure long periods of time standing, with limited breaks
  • Team player with strong communication skills

We are open 7 days a week and shifts are usually scheduled between the hours of 7 a.m.- 8 p.m. Candidates must be willing to work weekends. If you are interested in helping animals find their forever homes, please submit your application.

Animal Rescue League Of Iowa


Des Moines, IA
50313 USA
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