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Animal Services Supervisor

Saint Paul - Minnesota (MN),

Animal Humane Society

Job Description:

Come be a part of Animal Humane Society - a Star Tribune 2019 Top Workplace!

Job Purpose: You’re a people centric dynamic leader who supports and develops the team by caring personally and challenging professionally. You create excitement around a culture of improvement and a culture of why, making sure your team always has what they need. You ensure consistency in both delivery and execution.

What you will be doing:

Leadership – Own outcomes, work collaboratively and hold the team accountable. Model the coaching approach to leadership and participate in first teams.

Strategy – Understand and commit to the requirement of excellence, continuous improvement, and department and organizational goals. Ensure consistent and quality service delivery.

Communication – Listen, pay attention and be a responsible steward of information. Distill and convey information in a clear, complete and timely manner in alignment with organizational messaging.

Support – Lead the team, consulting experts as needed. Build schedules, purchase and manage supplies, budget, manage time records, bank deposits, and perform and assist with rounds.

Culture - Foster an open and inclusive work environment by modeling AHS behaviors and values, consistent with the vision and mission of the organization. Maintain a safe work environment by following AHS protocols and policies. Work with AHS volunteers in a positive and effective way to advance the mission of AHS and facilitate meaningful volunteer engagement.

Other duties as assigned

What we are looking for:

Schedule - Regular, predictable attendance, punctuality and availability to work during operational hours as defined by leadership with the expectation to work varied hours including evening and weekend shifts. Shifts will be rotating on a 2-week rotation. Working every other weekend and working every Wednesday night will be expected.

Experience - Leadership experience or the desire to be a leader required. Animal experience preferred.

Computer Skills - Proficient with computers; specifically, a working knowledge of Microsoft products.

Adaptability - Ability to work in a professional and positive manner with high attention to detail in a variety of situations and the willingness to assist at other sites.

Communication - Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, must have ability to work as a leader of the team and partner collaboratively with external and internal customers and departments.

Physical & Emotional Capabilities - Must be able to handle the physical and emotional aspect of work in an animal shelter environment, including the use of and assisting with euthanasia. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. Must have a high level of resiliency.

This position description is intended to describe the general content of, and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

**Note: A cover letter is requested when applying for this position. Please include it within the online application.

About AHS

One of the nation's leading animal welfare organizations, Animal Humane Society helps more than 23,000 animals every year. We’re transforming the way shelters care for animals and engage their communities, advancing animal welfare and creating a more humane world for animals everywhere.

Open Admissions Philosophy

Animal Humane Society accepts every animal that comes to us, and there is no time limit placed on the animals in our adoption centers. As long as an animal remains in good health and temperament, it is available until it is adopted. However, we also have a commitment to placing only healthy, treatable, and safe animals in the community. When the difficult decision is made to end an animal’s life for untreatable aggression or unmanageable illness, we provide them with a dignified end to life with humane euthanasia by compassion injection.

Why Work Here

  • Make a difference in the lives of animals and people
  • Join a team of coworkers who love animals as much as you do
  • Work-life balance
  • Health, dental, vision, and coverage
  • 401K with up to 4% match
  • Nine paid holidays

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