Asheville Humane Society, in partnership with the Buncombe County Animal Shelter, is currently seeking applicants for the part time, hourly position of Community Solutions Transport Assistant.
The Community Solutions Transport Assistant will be in charge of maintaining an efficient transportation program for owned animals needing transportation to and from spay/neuter and veterinary appointments for the Community Solutions department at Asheville Humane Society. He/she will be responsible for providing a good impression to Community Solutions clients and ensuring a positive relationship with Asheville Humane Society. The Community Solutions Transport Assistant will be responsible for communicating with veterinary partners and other community partners and working collaboratively with all Community Solutions staff and volunteers. This position will also involve data collection and entry, phone calls, and other forms of assistance for the Community Solutions department as needed.
This position requires the ability to stand and sit for long periods and sufficient manual dexterity to use animal handling equipment and, at times, cleaning equipment. It requires the ability to stoop, bend, reach, and lift items weighing at least 50 pounds to a level of 5 feet high.
Requirements: This position requires a valid and unrestricted driver’s license (must be 21 years of age or older to qualify for company vehicle insurance), clean driving record, and the ability to obtain coverage under the organization’s insurance carrier. Basic computer knowledge, keyboarding skills, and both written and oral communication skills are also required. Experience working with diverse and/or under-served communities is preferred.
For more information about this position, click here. The starting pay for this position is $10.50/hour (20 hours a week).
The deadline to apply is May 31, 2019.