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Humane Animal Welfare Society Waukesha, Wisconsin
HAWS Animal Welfare Society Waukesha
HAWS-Humane Animal Welfare Society, Waukesha Wisconsin
CAREERS AT HAWS


Applications for Employment


Applications can be obtained at:

        701 Northview Road
        Waukesha, WI 53188

Send resumes to:
        Executive Director
        P.O. Box 834
        Waukesha, WI 53187-0834




When HAWS has an opening for employment, 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 often for new employment opportunities!



HAWS Open Positions: (Posted 12/3/2014)

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©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

Animal Care
Permanent Part Time and Permanent Full Time

Positions are currently available in our Animal Care Area. Flexible permanent part time and a Full Time Position are available. Must be available either Saturday and/or Sunday every week. Positions exist for both day hours and evening (3-6:30pm) hours.

These position are perfect for the 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; a valid Wisconsin Driver’s License, a clean driving record and the ability to be covered by HAWS auto insurance policy is required for the full time position.

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 on slippery surfaces.
• 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.

Reporting Relationship
Reports directly to Kennel Managers.



Driver / Animal Care

A position exists for an animal care giver and animal rescue team member. Hours include days and weekends along with a rotation of on-call hours for after-hour emergencies. 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. Road call response requires a person to work independently while maintaining all high shelter standards for animal care and customer service expectations. 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. Must possess a valid Wisconsin Drivers License, a clean driving record and be insurable on the HAWS vehicles.

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, under noisy conditions and on slippery surfaces.
• 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.
• A valid Wisconsin Drivers License and the ability to be insured through HAWS on our vehicles required

Reporting Relationship
Reports directly to Kennel Managers.