Employment Opportunities

We're thrilled that you want to join our team! If you're a passionate & dedicated individual that loves dogs and cats, PAWS Atlanta may be the place for you! Please note, we are a small team, so a positive, "help each other" work ethic is a must. PAWS Atlanta offers equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to an individual’s race, color, creed, sex or age.

Animal Care Specialist - Full Time

Our Animal Care Specialists are responsible for the daily care of the animals and maintaining the standards of the environment in which the animals reside. All Animal Care Specialists must abide by the humane philosophy and values of PAWS Atlanta in terms of the treatment and care that we intentionally provide to all our animals.

Duties may include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • Exercise the animals, as needed
  • Check on the overall health and wellbeing of the animals and report any concerns, as needed
  • Prepare and clean indoor and outdoor dog areas
  • Prepare and clean cat areas
  • Disinfect according the shelter's protocols
  • Feed the animals, as per their schedule and diet restrictions
  • Offer excellent customer service to all PAWS Atlanta visitors

This position reports to the Shelter Manager and is full time/hourly with benefits and the applicant must be available to work Saturdays each week. If interested, please complete the employee application and send to our Shelter Manager, Laura McKelvey.

No phone calls, please.

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