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Kennel Assistants (FT, PT, PRN)
Kennel Assistants
At the Sioux Falls Area Humane Society, caring for animals isn't a job — it’s our passion. We are a professional, highly innovative team of people who share a love for animals, and we're dedicated to making a difference in their lives and the community we serve. Interested in a career working to help animals in our community? Helping a pet go from homeless to loved is an incredible experience and a job like no other!

* FT opportunity is Tuesday-Saturday 7am-4pm except Wednesdays would be 9am-6pm
* PT would be Weekends 7am-1pm and some weekdays 7am-1pm
* PRN would be various days 7am-1pm shift would vary from month to month  

We are looking for team members to grow with our team and be flexible when there is a need. Must have excellent work history and attendance. Excellent customer service and computer skills. Shouldn’t be afraid to get messy as this job includes working directly with animals as well as washing and scrubbing kennels on a daily basis.

Primary responsibilities: cleaning, handling, and working with dogs, cats, small animals, and eventually also cross-training in city building. It will include things like vaccinating, evaluating, dog introductions with adopters, some customer service, and engagement with the public. Lots of team cooperation and inter-departmental collaboration. Our Kennel Staff are a very important part of our shelter team, for the cleanliness of the shelter and health of the animals. You will get to be a part of the process of helping homeless animals find a forever home; a job where you get to be a hero! * These positions will be exposed to bleach on a regular basis, so it is important that you not have a bleach allergy.

*  Must be 18 years or older and have good work history; be very dependable and hard-working.

Competitive starting wage $11.75/hour plus we offer benefits and a fun workplace with an animal-loving crew, events to attend, fur babies to love on when the work to care for them is all caught up ~ it's kind of like having our own "pet therapy" plus jeans day is EVERY DAY!  

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