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Animal Care - Feline Team

Company: SPCA Florida
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Come to SPCA Florida and Grow your Career. Here at SPCA Florida, our strength is our staff. We know that caring for animals is more than just a job, it's our passion. We have a team of dedicated, innovative, and compassionate people who work together to care for every animal that comes to our Adoption Center. We know that we can make a difference every day in the lives of animals. The Feline Care Team are responsible for the overall care of all the animals within our shelter by providing food, water, and a clean environment. Must have customer service skills and act as a spokesperson for the organization to promote our purpose and our programs to the general public.Our tight knit community is a great place to call home. We are less than an hour away from the beaches, Tampa, and Orlando with lots of activities, parks, lakes, and trails to explore. At SPCA Florida, your passion for animal welfare and compassion for animals are matched with a commitment to your professional growth. You will enjoy exposure to a diverse and stimulating caseload and meet compassionate adopters / clients. Come join our mission and feel good about saving LIVES.Job Duties, include but not limited to:

  • The daily cleaning and feeding of the animals.
  • The daily monitoring of animal health
  • Assisting the public with general information and adoptionsQUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
    • Previous experience in an animal shelter, catteries, or related field preferred.
    • Position often requires lifting and carrying materials up to 40 lbs.
    • Individual must have the ability to handle heavy and fast-paced workload.
    • Very physical job.
    • Basic knowledge of proper methods of animal restraint and animal behavior.
    • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with the public, fellow employees, and volunteers.
    • Problem solving skills with the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of people.
    • Must be compassionate, LOVE ANIMALS, and have a positive attitude.We offer very competitive salaries and an invigorating work environment with lots of room for career growth. We believe in a work/life balance to have a happy home life. This position allows you to participate in our excellent benefits package which includes paid time off, 401K, health, dental and vision insurance, and pet care discounts, At SPCA Florida we have created what we believe is a good balance between professional expertise and a positive work environment.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug-Free Workplace, background checks.

Keywords: SPCA Florida, Lakeland , Animal Care - Feline Team, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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