Employment

Animal Care Associate

The Greater Androscoggin Humane Society has periodic openings for part-time Animal Care Associates, and we accept applications for future openings on our Animal Care & Adoptions team. Applicants must work well under pressure, be self-motivated, compassionate and organized. Various hours; weekend days and holidays required. Starting hourly rate: $12.50. Click here to apply via Indeed.


Visitor Services Representative

Visitor Services Representatives are responsible for fostering a spirit of goodwill and trust between the public and the shelter, delivering prompt and exceptional customer service, conducting intakes, adoptions and retail transactions, advocating for animals in our care and in the community, providing information to the public via phone, email and in person about Greater Androscoggin Humane Society services, procedures and policies, as well as basic animal care, medical services and behavior counseling. Starting hourly rate $12.75. Click here to apply via Indeed.


Operations Manager

To assist the Executive Director in administration and management activities in accordance with the principles and objectives of the GAHS; The Operations Manager is responsible for ensuring the overall safety and well-being of all animals under the care of our shelter. This includes direct oversight for animal care, behavior, medical, foster, transport and volunteer programs and activities. The Operations Manager also ensures operating efficiency, resource usage,  and manages the logistics of proper staffing for capacity for care.

The Operations Manager works in close collaboration with program coordinators to ensure sanitary and humane operation of the facilities: the health and welfare of the animals in the shelter’s care; the training, supervision, and deployment of shelter staff; the maintenance of the shelter and vehicles.  The Manager also assists and cooperates with state and local officials on issues relating to cruelty investigations, animal welfare laws and regulations, and the humane treatment of animals in our state.

Through collaborative leadership and a balanced human-animal focused approach, the Operations Manager sets the tone for a professional staff ensuring best practices in animal husbandry and handling, creative approaches to population and disease management, and cooperative relationships throughout the organization and community. This is a full-time salaried position (42-46K DOE) with benefits. Click here to apply via Indeed.


Behavior Services Coordinator

The behavior services coordinator develops and leads the implementation of innovative services and high quality behavioral care for animals sheltered at GAHS and living in our community. The coordinator leads efforts to enrich the emotional and behavioral well-being of our shelter animal population. Strong candidates will possess training and behavior certifications and be well versed on canine training and behavior modification. See the full job listing and apply via Indeed. Pay range: Benefits and starting hourly rate: $17.00.


Shelter Veterinarian- Full-Time, Part-Time or Relief

Come work for a dynamic and fast-paced shelter in beautiful central Maine.  Serving over 4,000 animals a year, the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society is seeking a full-time Shelter Veterinarian to take our medical capacity and capabilities to the next level for both the shelter and community populations.  Join our shelter family and enjoy access to fantastic outdoor recreational activities in a small but thriving Maine city.

The Full and Part-Time Shelter Veterinarian position is responsible for performing the traditional duties of a veterinarian in a shelter setting which may include health assessments, testing, diagnosis, sterilization, and treatment (either medical or surgical intervention). This position provides medical and surgical care to shelter animals and owned pets through the organization’s outreach programs, including, but not limited to, community cat management, pet wellness services, vaccination clinics and spay/neuter surgery and assistance to animal rescue groups. The Shelter Veterinarian is responsible for the development, recommendation and implementation of medical and surgical protocols, as well as policies and procedures for effective disease control, pain management, and treatment. This position also oversees the medical work of the veterinary technician(s) and assistant(s). 

Relief Veterinarians focus predominately on surgery and medical exams/treatment plans for animals in need. Daily surgical expectations are typically 20-25 animals per day. Shifts are flexible and scheduled in advance.

Email questions or resume, cover letter and references to Katie@gahumane.org   Salary range:  DOE | Benefits