|Posting Number: ||15-76|
|Job Title: ||Animal Shelter Coordinator|
| ||First Review of applications due to Human Resources by 4PM 8/19/2015 |
|Job Class: ||Non-Exempt|
|Job Hours: ||Full Time|
|Description: ||Plan, organize, and develop programs that will meet the principles and objectives of the Josephine County Animal Shelter. Directs the day-to-day operation of the interests and facilities within the framework of policy and authority established by the Public Health Director, which includes public relations, personnel management, liaison with Government and civic organizations, and financial management. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Public Health Director or designee who reviews work for adherence to established policies and procedures, as well as to County/City ordinances and state statutes and is reviewed primarily through results attained. Incumbents in this classification are required to exercise considerable independent judgment as much of the work is performed without direct supervisory oversight. An employee in this classification \responsible for planning, scheduling, assigning and overseeing the work performed by Shelter Technicians, and volunteers. In addition, incumbents routinely provide training and assistance to other animal shelter staff. Responsibilities generally include organizing work flow, ensuring adequate tools and/or supplies, and directing, coordinating, monitoring, training, providing feedback, and/or checking the work of assigned employees.|
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The following requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required: Considerable knowledge of animal care, behavior and handling, and the laws and regulations pertaining to animal control and licensing is required. Must possess knowledge of safety requirements and practices, and ability to exercise precautions in performing responsibilities and overseeing work performed by assigned employees. Must possess the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing; deal tactfully and effectively with the general public; establish and maintain effective working relationships with other County departments, law enforcement personnel and other employees; exercise interpersonal skills to include conflict management and problem solving; maintain necessary records; and understand and apply laws and regulations pertaining to animal control. Knowledge of general office software and equipment. Knowledge of animal protection issues and commitment to the objectives of the Josephine County Animal Shelter. Strong organizational skills, human relations, and communication skills, the ability to work independently, establish priorities, meet deadlines and organize workload of assigned staff is required.
High school graduation or equivalency and five years’ experience working in either an Animal Shelter or an organization dedicated to animal welfare. Experience developing and implementing programs, preferably involving work with customers and/or the public. Three (3) years’ experience providing training, oversight, and general direction to subordinate staff; or any satisfactory combination of experience and training which demonstrates the knowledge, skills and ability to perform the above described duties. A Bachelor’s degree preferable.
For more info/application go to www.co.josephine.or.us or Josephine County Human Resources, 500 NW 6th Street Dept 11, Grants Pass, OR 97526. A county application (ALL pages) is required; NO resumes only. EOE