Company: Lollypop Farm, Humane Society of Greater Rochester
Position: Animal Care Attendant
Reports To: Animal Care Manager
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt
Location: Fairport, NY 14450
Lollypop Farm, the Humane Society of Greater Rochester, has been helping animals and people since 1873. Our organization cares for around 7500 animals each year and makes possible a variety of programs to address issues that contribute to the surrender of unwanted animals. As an open-admission organization, we accept every animal in need of help. The Animal Care Attendant’s role is to keep the animals clean, fed and enriched throughout the day, and keep work areas clean and well stocked.
Essential Job Duties:
Education: High school diploma or equivalent education
Experience: Animal experience is preferred. Experience with large dogs and animals of various temperaments preferred.
Skills: Ability to read and comprehend instructions and correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations. Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts. Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations. Beginner computer skills, ability to learn internal software. Ability to handle animal chip scanner, dishwasher, washer and dryer, medical syringes, cleaning supplies, power washer and floor machine
Physical Demands: Employee is frequently required to: hear, stand, walk, sit, reach, handle, lift 20 pounds, carry 20 pounds, pull 20 pounds, kneel, crouch, see, speak and is required to lift/carry/pull/push 50 pounds
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential duties of this position.
Must Align with the Company Mission, Vision and Core Values:
Mission: Together with our community, we better the lives of animals through justice, prevention, and life-saving care.
Vision: A just and compassionate world for all animals.
Core Values: We embrace and recognize that Lollypop Farm donors are the heroes of our work – voluntarily offering time or money, no matter the amount – to support our mission. Together, our core values unify and guide us to provide the best service to the animals, our community, our organization and ourselves.