PACK SANCTUARY ANIMAL CAREGIVER POSITION 誠徵 巴克動物照護專員
COMPANY: 臺灣巴克動物庇護所座落於綠意盎然的三芝山區，所內目前救援動物超過400隻，包含貓、狗、豬與羊。我們的熱血團隊不遺餘力地照顧毛孩們的日常生活及傷殘康復，更期待熱愛動物的你/妳一同加入; 與我們一起享受狗花園熱情奔放的毛孩們，以及都市吸不到的新鮮空氣。
PACK Sanctuary is an animal rescue and rehab sanctuary in the beautiful Sanzhi mountain setting. We rescue and care for dogs, cats, pigs, and goats. We have over 400 animals in our care. It is a great opportunity to work outdoors with animals in a lovely setting with fresh air.
At PACK you will get to know and love hundreds of animals, learn basic animal training, learn to understand dogs and how to handle them correctly. Opportunities to work with professional animal trainers and vets. Our staff can cut nails, clean ears, groom fur, give injections and vaccines. We are confident with dogs in any situation. Do you know how to tickle a pig? We do!
We offer exciting and varied work environment, with plenty of opportunities to learn new skills. A boring office job this is not. Most importantly, our staff are part of something good, something that matters, that they can be proud of, making positive changes in the lives of hundreds of beautiful animals. You will come out of this job more skilled, more capable, and more confident in yourself and your abilities. This job is not for everyone, but we do not want just anyone.
Position Summary: 你將成為Dog Kingdom狗花園毛孩照護團隊的一員，與其他工作夥伴一同為巴克毛孩們的健康福利把關，齊心促成毛孩們的寄養及領養機會。除了例行餵食、清潔環境、協助用藥，提升毛孩生命品質外，更期望您多與毛孩們互動以增加其社交能力，提高領養機率，甚至進一步指導、訓練前來巴克服務的志工。
The Animal Caregiver will work within a team setting to oversee the health, well-being, and general care of the animals at the PACK – Sanzhi Outdoor Sanctuary and help to facilitate pet adoptions. The Animal Caregiver will also socialize dogs to prepare them for adoptions as well a train and oversee PACK volunteers.
Essential and Primary Duties/Responsibilities Include:
Perform and ensure daily feeding, cleaning, medicating and enrichment of our pet population is done in accordance to time frames and protocols.
Monitor pet eating habits, behavior and medical habits/issues and ensure documentation is given to the Pet Adoption Center Manager, and the Pet Caregiver Lead.
Attend to and support the special needs dogs, the disabled and elderly
Maintaining accurate, organized, up-to-date records for all the animals in the database. Ensure all pets have accurate information and quality photos appropriately placed to clearly identify them. Advising supervisor if anything is missing or inaccurate.
Work positively with adoption team to promote pets to potential adopters.
- 對外提供毛孩們的資訊，增加曝光率; 在毛孩與他未來家人相見歡時，幫助待領養人瞭解、掌握毛孩狀況。
Provide pet information to the public and helping potential adopters with “Meet ‘n Greets.”
Perform inventory of all pet food, medical supplies, dry storage and cleaning supplies as well as daily pet population inventories.
Report all maintenance/repair issues to manager or lead.
In collaboration with the Adoption Specialists and Dog Kingdom Site Manager, perform intake exams for verification of health and behavior wellness as well as data entry of history in the population inventory software (Site Manager) on dogs as outlined in Admissions Protocol for PACK animals and following all procedure through the adoption process as indicated in said protocol.
Ensure prompt response to client inquiries, including but not limited to: answering questions and appropriately directing calls to other team members when relevant, checking voice mail messages and overseeing call backs and information is delivered to appropriate staff.
Required skills and experience:
1 year previous experience working with dogs highly preferred. Farm animal experience is appreciated.
Must be able to work with all dogs, including those with health concerns/conditions as well as behavior conditions. Adoption experience also preferred.
Strong interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. The ideal person for this job would be a team player, positive, personable, upbeat, and energetic, takes initiative, and uses tact and diplomacy
Resourceful, roll up the sleeves attitude. The successful candidate must have the initiative to resolve problems and seek answers independently and enthusiastically demonstrate flexibility to persist until goals are achieved.
Knowledgeable of breeds, care giving, and characteristics of animals.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
- 基本電腦能力：微軟文書、網路，PetPoint 或是 Shelter Manager管理軟體，Google文件以及使用電子郵件。
Computer literate: Microsoft Office, Internet, PetPoint or Shelter Manager shelter software, Google docs and e-mail.
Customer service experience preferred.
Ability to professionally advocate PACK’s position on issues.
Bilingual in English and Chinese preferred
Experience interacting with the general public and excellent interpersonal skills.
Valid driver’s license with access to transportation to travel on organization business.
Must be able to routinely lift 15kg.
Must be able to perform strenuous physical activity on a daily basis, including, but not limited to: lifting and carrying, reaching, climbing ladders, stooping, squatting, leaning and bending.
Work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions.
Effectively handle all species of animals with a variety of temperaments.
Standing and walking for long periods of time throughout the day.
Long exposure on a daily basis to dogs of all temperaments and medical conditions.
Daily hours and days of the week may vary according to the needs of the department schedule: includes weekends, night, and holiday work.
Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at People for Animal Care and Kindness. PACK is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or medical condition.
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