POSITION SUMMARY: Do you have a passion working with pets and people? In Admissions, we strive to provide an excellent experience every time. An Admissions Specialist assists with the intake of owned and stray animals. Our Field Operations team may also refer pets to be surrendered over-the-counter including large-scale intakes, as well as sick and injured animals. We offer our community surrender intervention where possible and when surrender is the best option, we provide a dignified experience and the best possible outcome in offering the pet a second chance at a good life. We provide return to owner services and help pet owners find their lost pets. An Admissions Specialist will be a voice for AHS, educate and inspire action with our stakeholders and tell our story including our mission, vision and values.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Language Skills: Able to speak, read and write English and complete paperwork accurately and legibly. Bilingual Spanish preferred.
Mathematical Skills: Understanding of cash handling operations required.
Computer Skills: Familiarity with computer data entry is preferred. Chameleon experience is a plus.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: N/A
Other Skills, Abilities and Qualifications: Access to reliable transportation.
Physical Demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Work Environment: There will be exposure to dust, heat, cold and temperature changes; occasional wet floors, and animal noises, odors and dander. Most time will be spent in a typical air conditioned and heated office environment.