18451 W IL Route 120 Grayslake IL 60030    |    Phone (847) 223-0150    |    Fax: (847) 223-0518

Kennel Assistant Manager

Position Summary:
The Kennel Assistant Manager is responsible for managing effective and efficient daily operations of our facility in accordance with the organization’s mission, philosophy, policies and procedures, and with the safety of people and animals at the forefront of all activities. The Kennel Manager oversees the following areas: kennel operations, animal care, customer services and facility maintenance.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Responsible for the day-to-day operations of our facility
•    Responsible for ensuring storage, holding areas are clean, sanitary, safe, appropriately stocked and orderly.
•    Ensures that the maximum standard of care (i.e. food, water, sanitation, safety) is provided to all animals cared for at our facility.
•    Responsible for supervising assigned staff, monitoring their performance.
•    Front-Desk, phone and Customer service responsibilities
•    Kennel care functions
•    Maintenance functions


Qualifications:
‪Minimum of two years of experience working in an animal shelter or animal care environment.


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Animal health, behavior and breeds, customer service methods, practices and procedures, adequate computer skills.
Skills in: Communication and leadership.
Abilities: To make good business decisions regarding the care and welfare of animals, to exercise good judgment when dealing with customers and staff, flexibility to meet the needs of the organization.


Working Conditions:
Work is performed in kennel setting with the potential exposure to high noise levels, zoonotic disease, animal bites and scratches. Work is performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to inclement weather, cleaning agents and chemicals, animal waste. Frequent walking, standing, bending, and stooping is required to perform the essential functions of the job. Regular lifting of 40-50 pounds with reasonable accommodation is required.

MUST BE WILLING TO GET DIRTY CLEANING KENNELS as needed


Compensation:
$16-$18/hour based on experience and references
PLEASE SUBMIT COVER LETTER WITH RESUME DETAILING EXPERIENCE, REFERENCES AND DESIRE FOR A CAREER IN ANIMAL CARE.‬‬‬‬‬

18451 W IL Route 120 Grayslake IL 60030    |    Phone: (847) 223-0150    |    Fax: (847) 223-0518

Office Hours: Monday-Friday: 7AM-11AM + 4PM-6PM  |  Saturday: 8AM-12PM |  Sunday: Closed

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