Employment Opportunities

Please submit 1) your resume and 2) a cover letter stating which position(s) you are applying for. Resumes can be dropped off at the Humane Society (2840 Rhododendron Drive, Florence) or emailed to barbara@oregoncoasthumanesociety.org

We will begin reviewing applications on May 22nd.

Animal Care Technician  Two positions are available.  Under direct supervision of the Shelter Operations Manager, the Animal Care Technician has primary responsibility for the sanitary, efficient and humane care of the shelter animals and communication with public visitors.  They must be able to easily discuss OCHS’s mission, programs and services with the public.  They must have a proven commitment to animal protection and knowledge of animal protection issues.
Technician Position 1:  Primarily working directly with the dogs at the shelter; about 40 hours/week, rotating weekend hours required. Requires physical activity, including lifting and carrying items weighing up to 50 pounds.
Technician Position 2:  Primarily working with kittens.  Flexible hours, afternoons preferred.
Volunteer Coordinator:  Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Volunteer Coordinator ensures that OCHS’s volunteer program supports the work of the agency in a safe, professional and inclusive manner.  Must have a proven commitment to animal protection and knowledge of animal protection issues.  24-32 hours/week; evening and weekend work will be required.
Shelter Operations Manager:  Reporting directly to the Executive Director, the Shelter Operations Manager position requires previous supervisory experience and a demonstrated ability to  effectively communicate and interact well with coworkers and others at the shelter.  Interest in working with animals is essential; previous experience caring for dogs and cats in a shelter, kennel or boarding facility is a plus.  Must have a proven commitment to animal protection and knowledge of animal protection issues.
40 hours/week.  Work schedule and hours may vary; evenings and weekends may be required.