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Work for South Coast Humane

We're looking for hard working people who love a fast paced environment and have a passion for helping animals.  Apply today by downloading and completing our employment application, then drop by the shelter to meet our team.

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We are currently accepting applications for Kennel Technician (Part Time)

Position Overview

The Kennel Technician is responsible for ensuring all aspects of the shelter are kept in a sanitary and orderly fashion on a daily basis.


Essential Job Functions

•   Cleaning and maintaining interior cat & dog kennels, and outside dog areas, per documented     procedures.

•   Scooping poop from all kennels, as required.

•   Feeding all animals, per documented procedures.

•   Providing water for all animals, as needed.

•   Moving animals safely around shelter.

•   Walking dogs, as needed.

•   Administering medications to animals both orally and topically, as needed.

•   Hold and restrain animals for medical examination.

•   Transporting animals to vet clinics.

•   Monitor animal health and behavior and report any changes to Executive Director.

•   Ensuring all bedding and towels are fresh and laundered on a daily basis.

•   Monitor stock levels of all supplies and notify Executive Director when to re-order.

•   Interaction with the general public for showing animals to potential adopters, answering phone calls and taking messages.

•   Other duties may be assigned by the Executive Director.



•   Must be 18 years of age or older

•   Valid driver's license with driving privileges in Oregon & California.

•   Experience in an animal shelter or similar facility is preferred.

•   Comfortable with all sizes and breeds of dogs and cats.

•   Ability to utilize effective problem solving and decision making skills.

•   Ability to lift 50 pounds - reasonable accommodations will be made for greater weights.


Working Conditions

•   Animal shelter environment.



•   Part-time (mornings), must be available to work weekends and holidays.

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