CAREERS AT HAWS
Applications for Employment
Applications can be obtained at:
701 Northview Road
Waukesha, WI 53188
Send resumes to:
P.O. Box 834
Waukesha, WI 53187
When HAWS has an opening for employment, the job descriptions are posted below. We look for individuals who have knowledge and experience with animals, are cooperative team players and interested in helping the shelter grow and develop. Our policy is to accept applications for open positions only. Please check back for new employment opportunities!
©2012 Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS) | 701 Northview Road | Waukesha, WI | 53188 | 262-542-8851
Member, Wisconsin Federated Humane Societies, Inc. | Winner of the 2010 Waukesha County Executive Awards: Large Non-Profit of the Year.
HAWS is an animal shelter that offers pet adoption, dog training, kids camps, spay and neuter programs, and humane pet education. Waukesha Wisconsin’s Humane Animal Welfare Society is the Inaugural Winner of the "Chamber's Choice Award" presented in 2008 by the Waukesha County Chamber of Commerce and the Small Business Times. HAWS is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt non-profit organization. | License #267280-DS
Permanent Part Time
Positions are currently available in our Animal Care Area. Flexible permanent part time, must be available either Saturday and/or Sunday every week. Positions are for the 3pm-close shift.
This position is perfect for an animal lover who enjoys an active environment. Job duties include feeding, walking, cleaning of animal quarters, building maintenance chores; some animal grooming, shots, and administration of medication. The qualified candidate will be flexible, enthusiastic and energetic. Must be able to work with all species of domestic animals and some wildlife. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds and work safely on slippery surfaces in an active kennel environment. Prior experience with animal handling in a large scale animal environment is a plus.
Pay is commensurate with experience.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Requires contact with the public that involves a high degree of courtesy.
• Requires ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing.
• Requires the ability to work under pressure and under noisy conditions.
• Requires the ability to lift 50 pounds and work on feet for long periods of time as the nature of the duties is animal handling and maintenance of animal quarters.
Reports directly to Kennel Managers.