Part-Time Behavior Assistant

Part-Time Behavior Assistant

Job Summary: This position will assist the behavior department in daily tasks and assist the Behavior Manager in growing the behavior program.

Duties & Responsibilities:

· Assist Behavior Manager in various tasks, including but not limited to:

  • Assisting with creating behavior profiles
  • Creating and updating signage
  • Assist with implementing behavioral plans
  • Taking and maintaining inventory of behavior paraphernalia
  • Other tasks as assigned.

· Assist in handling and assessing the behavior of animals at the shelter.

· Ability to work every Saturday.

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Exceptional and compassionate customer service
  • Knowledge of reading animal body language and signals
  • Knowledge of animal handling
  • Knowledge of positive training techniques
  • Knowledge of common medical and behavioral issues for animals
  • Knowledge of shelter standards of care
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Chameleon software
  • Ability to remain calm in often highly emotional and stressful situations involving the public
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma
  • Previous customer service as well as animal shelter experience highly desired
  • CPDT, KPA, or equivalent preferred
  • Bilingual preferred

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15 /hour

**Please include a cover letter with your resume. Email to with the job title as the subject line.***

Posting: 10/1/21