Hiring Part Time Animal Care Technician

Want a job that makes a difference in the community? Part-Time Animal Care Technician needed at Livingston, Montana’s Stafford Animal Shelter. Applicant must be flexible to provide coverage for coworkers shifts and weekend shifts required.  Due to the nature of a small shelter, we are looking for someone able to perform responsibilities according to priority and who feels comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with many unplanned tasks/emergencies that arise during the day. Primary responsibilities include caring for homeless pets by feeding,  monitoring health, administering medication & vaccinations, assisting in medical procedures, cleaning kennels, laundry, litter scooping, cleaning dishes & facility etc..  Must work with the public on adoption & surrender counseling, animal introductions, stray animal intakes, reclaims and basic customer service.  Job is physically demanding so please be able to lift 50lbs & be on your feet for long periods of time.  A positive attitude, adaptability and a love of animals & people is a must!  Applicants must be on board with our mission to prevent animal distress, medically & emotionally care for displaced animals, facilitate adoptions and reunions, minimize pet overpopulation and educate the public on humane animal welfare. 

Starting wage is $14.00/hr with preference given for people who have previous experience working with animals, veterinary medicine or in the animal welfare field.  We are willing to train for a good fit. After probation period the position will be eligible for a review and increase. Starting 20 hours a week with the possibility for advancement to 40 full-time hours with benefits if desired. Benefits and perks include: Medical, dental, eye care, vacation time, paid sick leave, bring your pets to work, basic veterinary care, vaccines and food for your pets and most importantly – knowing you’re part of our lifesaving mission!  You will be an invaluable member of our community outreach helping people and their pets!

Please download application from website & email (along with a resume if applicable) to Steve Leach, Executive Director at sleach@staffordanimalshelter.org.  You may also drop off in person Wed-Sun from noon to 5:00 at the shelter at 3 Business Park Rd. Livingston, Montana.