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Humane Officer (FT or PT)

Our Humane Officer role is a very key position in our community. The role assists and provides services out in the field in accordance with municipal contracts. Perform duties that promote compliance with laws regulating animal treatment and welfare.

 FT  or PT opportunity to join our team! Day, Evening, and Weekend Shifts required. Hours will vary depending on the needs of the department and coverage. On-Call is required for all Officers on a rotation. *Please do not apply if you cannot fulfill schedule requirements.

Compensation starts at $15.00/hour but is dependent upon experience.

What you get to do!

  • Humane Treatment / Animal Control
  • Apprehend, transport, and lodge stray animals.
  • Enforce animal control ordinances as specified in contracts with municipalities.
  • Prepare documentation/reports as required.
  • Transport animals as requested by Vet staff
  • Set up housing for incoming animals.
  • Ensure a neat, clean, and safe environment at all times.
  • Assist in euthanizing animals following established protocol when necessary. Training is provided by the employer.
  • Provide security as needed.
Administration and Customer Service
  • Document admittance and release as needed; document issues related to animal care.
  • Enter calls in the system and prepare a monthly report to Executive Director regarding call log information.
  • Assist with customer billing when necessary.
  • Maintain vehicle in proper/good working order; follow all driving laws and limits at all times
  • Attend seminars and educational symposiums as directed by management.
  • Educate public (one-on-one or groups) on animal care and laws.
  • Computer experience is required. Microsoft Office, Specific Pet Software training is provided.
  • Establish a working relationship with Law Enforcement and assist when needed.
What you need (Qualifications):
  •  High School diploma/GED required, Associates degree preferred;
  • Criminal justice, Law enforcement/corrections, or other comparable experience or background desired.
  • Must be willing to work various schedules and hours.
  • Must be comfortable with animals, handling and caring for them. Passion for the animal is critical to this position.
  • Must be at least age 21+ for this role.
  • Background check is required.
  • Valid SD driver's license and ability to carry appropriate insurance.
  • Must complete National Animal Control Association, Level I within the first year of employment. (Company training)
  • Be willing to learn and understand South Dakota laws and statutes. (Company training provided)
  • Must be able to deal professionally and tactfully with customers and staff at all times.
  • Must have good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to write concise reports and sound computer skills. Proper grammar and spelling are required.
  • Ability to work on-call on an evening and weekend schedule.

Competitive compensation, some benefits.  A fun work environment with a summer picnic, holiday parties, community events, volunteering, fundraising, and of course a huge satisfaction providing great care for our "furry" friends. You will be helping animals who are unable to help themselves.


EOE/Background Check

Human Resources Generalist (PT)

Human Resources Generalist - Part-Time

The Part-time Human Resources Generalist is responsible for supporting human resource functions for the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society.  This position will assist with general HR functions.

Flexible schedule!

Individual must be available to work approximately 10-15 hours per week, generally Tuesday – Thursday, and for emergent situations as needed.

 What you will do!

  • Conduct employee onboarding when needed
  • Lead talent acquisition and recruiting efforts including job postings, phone screens and reference checks
  • Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics such as leaves and compensation and resolve any issues
  • Promote HR Programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace, addressing conflict and employee relation issues as they arise
  • Undertake tasks around performance management
  • Maintain employee files and records if needed.
  • Support management with department staff issues as needed
  • Ensure compliance with labor regulations
  • Attend staff meetings provide onsite availably to address concerns
  • Accurately handle and prepare any paperwork needed for applicable leave programs
  • Help to build positive company culture

What you will need!

  • BA/BS degree in human resources or related area
  • Additional HR training is a plus
  • Proven experience as an HR Generalist
  • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
  • People skills; able to assess skills and personalities.
  • Strong communications, both verbal and written; within all levels of the organization
  • Strong computer skills.
  • Effective software skills, including Outlook, Excel and Word.
  • Have and maintain valid driver’s license with good driving record; use personal vehicle at times.

Competitive compensation depending on experience!  Join our team of caring, amazing animal lovers!!

Apply today!!


Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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