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Your interest in joining our team of devoted and caring staff is appreciated and may lead to a rewarding career with the Kauai Humane Society. The staff here provides care and hope to the shelter’s animals and services to the community that is a great help in our endeavors to reach our goals. It is our hope that working at KHS is a rewarding and challenging experience. We want all KHS staff to be part of the process – the humane treatment of all living creatures. All positions open until filled.
Director of Operations
KHS seeks a Director of Operations for the only open intake shelter on the island of Kauai. Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Operations oversees the day to day operations of the Kauai Humane Society. They directly supervise the Animal Care Manager, the Customer Service Manager, the Animal Programs Manager, the Facilities Manager, the Volunteer Coordinator, and the Direct Release Coordinator. The Director of Operations works very closely with the Direct of Shelter Medicine and the Field Services Director to ensure proper care for all our animals. The Director of Operations is responsible for the daily operations of The Kauai Humane Society facility, internal systems, policies & procedures and the majority of the organization’s staff. The Director of Operations provides leadership, oversight and long range planning to ensure that all areas are operating at the highest standard possible.
Broadly, this individual is responsible for making sure the shelter operates smoothly and follows agreed upon standard operating procedures. Ultimately, the Director of Operations is responsible for (1) ensuring the animals in the shelter are both properly cared for and set up for a successful outcome, (2) ensuring that all customers of the shelter receive services in a timely and efficient fashion, (3) ensuring an effective partnership between volunteers and staff, (4) ensuring the physical shelter and infrastructure is properly maintained, and (5) helps to ensure KHS operates in accordance with county, state and federal laws and fulfills the obligations set out in the current county contract.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Resume required of all applicants. Starting salary is $65,000 – $75,000 per year.
Full-Time Animal Care Technician
Full-Time Customer Service Representatives
KHS seeks individuals who crave a fast paced environment serving both the people and animals of Kauai. Candidates must be able to serve the public in a professional and courteous manner, providing quality client service at the Shelter’s front desk. Candidates must be fast learners, capable of learning a wide range of policies and procedures and the ability to enter complete and accurate data into our computer system. CSR positions facilitate adoptions, assists clients visiting the shelter for programs and services, including our incredibly popular field trip program. The ideal candidate would have prior customer service experience, have strong communication skills, be efficient and able to multi task, b eable to work well with others and be well organized and high energy. Customer Service Representatives must be comfortable interacting with animals and able to accommodate a rotating schedule.
Email email@example.com for more info. Resume required of all applicants. $13/hour starting salary.
The Kauai Humane Society (KHS), the island’s only open intake animal shelter, seeks an Animal Cruelty Investigator & Humane Officer (Cruelty Investigator) to investigate claims of animal cruelty and neglect and to assist with animal handling, rescue and response. This individual is a key player in leading the island’s efforts to combat animal cruelty. KHS’s Officers are responsible for the humane capture, transport and intake of stray and owned animals, responding to public concerns regarding animal abuse and cruelty, conducting animal rescues and cruelty investigations, as well as other related activities which promote the humane treatment of animals. Cruelty Investigators must be experienced and confident when handling animals, must be comfortable driving around the island, must be able to represent KHS in a positive light at all times, and must be comfortable dealing with the public in a variety of different situations.
Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more info. Resume required of all applicants. Salary range is $20-$24/hour, commensurate with previous experience.
The In-House Field Service Coordinator oversees the administrative functions of the Field Service Department, as well as any Field Service responsibilities that occur within the shelter, including processing stray intakes and owner surrenders, reuniting animals with their families, and dispatching calls. KHS’s In-House Field Service Coordinator is highly organized, capable of multi-tasking, and unfailingly cheerful when working with the public. A flexible schedule is essential.
Email email@example.com for more info. Resume required of all applicants. Starting Salary is $15-18/ hour