Animal Care Technician
Michigan Animal Rescue League
Job Overview
790 Featherstone, Pontiac, MI 48342
Compensation:
$11.00 / hr to $15.00 / hr
Job Description

The Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) is one of Michigan's most established animal shelters, serving the community since 1953. MARL provides care and second chances to over 1,200 dogs and cats annually. We truly are a "different breed of shelter" and we are always looking for hard-working, compassionate and motivated individuals to join our pack! As the organization continues to grow, so do the opportunities for advancement. Check out Marleague.org to learn more about MARL. If you think you have what it takes to join this dynamic team, we want to hear from you!

Animal Care Technician responsibilities include maintaining overall cleanliness of the animal areas and providing direct care to all animals. This includes but is not limited to: cleaning enclosures, feeding and socializing dogs and cats, monitoring animals for medical issues or changes in behavior, working with animals on basic training, showing animals to potential adopters and working with volunteers.

Must be a team player, prompt and reliable, comfortable around dogs and cats of all sizes.  Candidate must also be able to work professionally with the public, providing friendly and helpful customer service both in person, on the phone and at MARL events.

Animal Care Technicians must maintain a professional and positive attitude and uphold the principles and beliefs of MARL at all times; focus on solving problems; maintain confidentiality; listen to customers without interruption; keep emotions under control; write clearly and informatively; read and interpret standard operating procedures and protocols; follow instructions; respond to management direction; take responsibility for own actions; observe safety and security procedures; and use equipment and materials properly.

This position includes some weekends and holidays. This position also includes working outdoors, even in cold weather.

Email cover letter and resume to employment@marleague.org for consideration

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About Michigan Animal Rescue League
The Michigan Animal Rescue League (MARL) is one of southeast Michigan’s most established animal shelters, serving the community since 1953. Our shelter has been located on the corner of Featherstone and MLK for over 60 years. We have deep roots in Pontiac, Oakland County and beyond. Our history and experience combined with our constant evaluation of trends in animal welfare and sheltering have made us a necessary presence and respected asset within the community we serve.
Michigan Animal Rescue League uses Homebase to manage their team with employee scheduling, timesheets, and applicant tracking.