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Animal Care Technician (ACT) Temp-to-Regular

  • Humane Society Silicon Valley
  • 12/26/19
  • Milpitas, CA
  • 95035
  • $17 - $18 / Hourly
  • Part-Time
Humane Society Silicon Valley is seeking an upbeat and enthusiastic team player to enhance the lives of animals and people through maintaining exemplary standards of care for our animals on site.

This is a Temporary-to-Regular part-time position scheduled 24 hours per week.

The position will include weekend shifts on a regularly scheduled basis. Hours may include day, swing or grave shifts. Depending on staffing needs, some overtime may be required. Flexibility in schedule is desirable.

Specifically, we are looking for individuals to join our team who will:

Maintain levels of care consistent with HSSV standards for cleaning, feeding, behavior management and medical care of animals in house and off site.
Provide mental and behavioral enrichment to animals in the shelter.
Demonstrate compassion towards customers and owned animals in performing owner present euthanasia services.

The ideal candidate has a passion for working with animals and people. Previous experience in animal care is not required, but a love of animals is. You will need strong attention to detail and be able to work on your feet all day. This position involves a lot of cleaning, including routine exposure to animal excrement and blood. You will be working hands on with a wide variety of dogs, cats, rabbits, rats and guinea pigs. For this position, strong customer service skills are required to work with foster volunteers.

A more detailed Job Description is available on our website.

Think you have what it takes to WOW us with your talents? Apply for this position and be sure to attach your resume and a cover letter highlighting your fit for this position.


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