Heartland is looking for an enthusiastic and detail-oriented Animal Care Technician.
Please send cover letter,resume, and statement of availability by Thursday, August 30th to:
brittany@heartlandhumane.org

or mail:
Heartland Humane Society
P.O. Box 1184
Corvallis, OR 97339

Note: Only complete application packages will be considered.

Job Description

Title: Animal Care Technician

General Description: Responsible for feeding, cleaning, and other duties relating to the direct care of shelter animals and euthanasia.

Accountable to: Director of Operations or Executive Director

Duties:

  • Clean and disinfects animal housing units as directed.
  • Feeds, waters and medicates animals as directed.
  • Responsible to report to supervisor any staff problems, problems with volunteers and the public.
  • Daily professional contact with volunteers and other members of the public.  Including but not limited to assisting with adoptions.
  • May be required to perform other duties as required by supervisors.
  • Candidate must demonstrate a commitment to the organization’s mission in both personal and professional life and must be able to uphold and strengthen the organization’s culture.

Heartland’s Mission is: to build a more compassionate community by teaching humane messages to our youth, caring for homeless animals and strengthening the human-animal bond.

HEARTLAND’S ORGANIZATION CULTURE STATEMENT IS: Heartland Humane Society is dedicated to maintaining a positive, compassionate atmosphere.  Humor, friendliness and open communication are key as we treat the animals, the public and each other with respect and trust.  By maintaining a clean and organized facility we show pride and feel inspired and energized.  Team members are given responsibility, support and feedback.  We strive to provide a flexible environment where individuals can work independently and are encouraged to show initiative and creativity.  Additionally, our common bond of compassion for animals provides a framework of camaraderie.

Wage: $10.75/hour

Hours: Usually 15-25 hours/week

Experience and Skills Required:

  • Must be high school graduate or equivalent, and be able to write and speak clearly in English.  Preference given to applicants with animal care and/or customer service experience.
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal directions.
  • Must be able to lift at least 45 pounds.
  • Must have and maintain Oregon Drivers License