Animal Movement Coordinator (Full-Time)
Animal Rescue League Of Iowa Des Moines, IA
- Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
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.