Liberty Humane Society hires regularly, looking to expand and improve our operations. In addition to working in a friendly environment and caring for wonderful animals, working at Liberty Humane Society comes with the benefits of a flexible schedule, medical benefits for full-time employees, advancement opportunities, and a competitive wage.
LIBERTY HUMANE SOCIETY
Liberty Humane Society, a 501c3 nonprofit animal welfare organization, boasts an on-campus spay/neuter clinic, outdoor dog run, a large volunteer support system, a well regarded Pet Owner Assistance Program, and weekly low-cost public pet wellness clinics. Providing sheltering and adoption services for stray animals from Jersey City and Hoboken, this urban shelter promotes adopting pets from local shelters, supports local businesses through partnerships, and embraces its community by participating in fairs, festivals, markets, and other community events.
ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER
The Liberty Humane Society Animal Control Officer is responsible for performing various animal control- and animal-care related duties, under supervision in a humane and professional manner.
Animal Response Team Trainees receive paid on-the-job training in best-practice animal sheltering, animal welfare and animal control practices. Trainees move through three phases of the program over a minimum 3 month probationary period (dependent on timing of the Animal Control Officer (ACO) Certification Course. Successful trainees will complete the program as Certified New Jersey Animal Control Officers and will be offered a Full-Time Salaried position as an Animal Response Team Member with Liberty Humane Society.
If you want to be part of a great team, send a resume and cover letter detailing experience and interest in this position to [email protected]
PER DIEM MOBILE SURGICAL SPAY/NEUTER UNIT VETERINARY TECHNICIAN
The Surgical Veterinary Technician is responsible for the care of all surgical patients and assists the veterinarian and any other technician staff with surgical and anesthetic procedures, recovery, client education, medication, and treatment administration, with consistent and focused attention on each animal’s needs and providing exceptional care.
If you want to be part of a great team and are available on a per diem basis, send a resume and cover letter detailing experience and interest in this position to [email protected]
ANIMAL CONTROL DISPATCH/CUSTOMER SERVICE, FT
The qualified individual who serves as the Liberty Humane Society Animal Control Dispatch/Customer Service is responsible for receiving requests for service and dispatching routine and emergency calls to Animal Control Officers in the field, providing information and resources to the public as appropriate, as well as performing various animal control- and animal-care related duties, under supervision in a humane and professional manner.
ABILITIES & QUALITIES SOUGHT:
- Ability to be efficient and productive in a fast-paced environment
- Ability to firmly and calmly communicate in stressful situations
- Must have enthusiasm and possess excellent customer service skills
- Excellent communication, listening, and computer skills
- Ability to handle confidential information in a secure, professional, and discretionary manner
- Ability to elicit from, and explain information effectively and accurately to a wide variety of callers including the public and law enforcement officials
- Must be able to work independently within a team structure
- Possession of a valid certificate as an Animal Control Officer issued by the New Jersey Department of Health and a valid driver’s license are preferred. (The right candidate could undergo ACO training after joining our team.)
HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume and cover letter detailing interest in this position, along with salary requirements to [email protected]
Liberty Humane Society offers the opportunity to work for a progressive animal welfare organization and shelter. In addition to working in a friendly environment and caring for wonderful dogs, cats and other animals, working at Liberty Humane Society comes with the benefits of PTO and medical benefits, including dental and vision, for full-time employees.
Basic proficiency in Spanish is preferred, but not required
ANIMAL CARE ATTENDANT, PT/FT
Join our dedicated team of animal welfare professionals. The animal care attendant is responsible for providing compassionate and attentive care to shelter animals at all times and exemplary customer service and assistance to adopters and visitors. The position provides hands-on enrichment and training to showcase shelter animals at their best, and ensures the shelter facility is organized, clean, and welcoming.
Those interested may submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]