Employment

We offer both direct animal care and support positions. To apply for any position listed below, click here to download, fill out, save and print the employment application and mail it to:

Human Resources
Sacramento SPCA
6201 Florin Perkins Road
Sacramento, CA 95828

If applying online, click the Apply Now button and attach the completed SPCA application form to your completed job inquiry when requested.

Please Note:  All prospective employees will be required to submit to a background check done through the Sacramento SPCA prior to employment.  All positions listed below are open until removed from this page.

Questions? Write HR@sspca.org


Title Adoption Counselor Part Time
Salary $11.27 per hour (pro-rated PTO and holiday pay)
Location Sacramento SPCA Adoptions Center
Job Information

Department: Adoptions
Reports to: Adoptions Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Part time.

General Summary
It is the responsibility of the Adoption Counselor, under the direction of the Adoption Supervisor, to assist the public with specific adoption service needs, answer questions and concerns and provide needed informationn when called upon. Individuals in this classification represent Sacramento SPCA policies and procedures to the public and are expected to maintain a positive and receptive environment for those individuals visiting or calling the Sacramento SPCA.

Essential Job Functions
1. Greet and assis customers entering the Adoptions lobby. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
2. Listen to customers and provide effective resonses and remedies to their questions and needs.
3. Counsel potential adopters in selecting a pet that fits their lifestyle; discuss the responsibilities of pet ownership; show animals to prospective adopters during shelter open hours; give information about specific animals, and explain the adoption process to shelter visitors.
4. Responsible for knowing which animals are available for adoption and knowing the temperaments and personalities of these pets.
5. Communicated principles that convey and impart an understanding of the policies and procedures of the Sacramento SPCA to the public.
6. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employers safety policies and rules. Must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities
1. Treats animals humanely, with compassion and concern, both on and off the job and transmits these values to others.
2. Assists with tours, lectures, public education programs, fundraising activities and special events as needed.
3. Answers all public telephone calls in a professional manner, routes inquiries to the proper person/department and initiates written messages for follow up.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1. Basic animal care knowledge. Preferred – Knowledge of domestic animals including breeds, behavior and appropriate care and housing, common health problems, disease symptoms and handling techniques.
2. Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.
3. Ability to write reports and correspondence.
4. Ability to effectively present informaton in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
5. Valid California Drivers License with a clear driving record for at least one year prior to application. Driving skills for both standard and automatic transmission vehicles.
6. Basic computer skills using standard office programs such as Word or similar programs.

Education and Experience
1. High school graduate or GED equivalent with 6 months related animal care experience and/or training.

Physical Requirements
1. Must be available and willing to work such weekends, holidays, overtime, and attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.
2. Any allergic condition that would be aggravated from exposure or through contact with animals or chemicals used to sanitize facilities, vehicles or equipment, may be a disqualification.
3. Must stand, walk, bend and stoop frequently to perform duties. Have the ability to perform prolonged strenuous physical activity, including lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds alone or up to 100 pounds with the help of fellow employees for short distances.

NOTE: The statements contained herein are intended to describe the general nature and level or work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Either employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without notice and with or without cause.

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Title Part Time Veterinary Assistant
Salary $13.00 per hour
Job Information

Department:  Spay Neuter Clinic
Reports to:  Clinic Manager / Chief Operations Officer
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt Part Time

One position available, part time, 21 hours per week (3, 7hr days)

General Summary:
While the duties are similar to the Registered Veterinarian Technician there is no license or registration required for this position. The Veterinary Assistant has the primary responsibility for the sterile, sanitary, and efficient operation of the SSPCA Spay and Neuter Clinic. This position assists the staff veterinarians in the primary care and treatment of pre-operative and post-operative surgery animals and maintains all procedures and practices with the Spay Clinic to meet the highest standards possible.

Essential Job Functions
1. Assists in the preparation of the clinic for surgery and performs pre-op surgical duties on animlas selected for surgery.
2. Provides support during surgery to the Staff Veterinarians.
3. Takes temperature, pulse and respiration.
4. Under supervision of a RVT, administers pharmaceuticals such as medications and vaccines.
5. Collects and prepares blood, urine, and feces samples.
6. Performs various procedures under the direct supervision of a Staff Veterinarian or RVT such as intramuscular, intravenous and subcutaneous injections.
7. Maintains cleanliness of the surgery room and other related areas, to provide a safe, clean and sterile environment.
8. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
9. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules. Must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Schedule spay/neuter appointments and complete appropriate paperwork for Spay Clinic related activities (i.e. filing, Spay Clininc correspondance, spay/neuter deposits and refunds, surgery reminders, telephone follow-ups, misc. reports).
2. Assists in tours, lectures, public education programs, special events, and fundraising activities as needed.
3. Provides accurate information and friendly professional service to the public and co-workers in a responsive, positive, courteous, truthful and tactful manner.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilties:
1. Knowledge of domestic animals including breeds, behavior, appropriate care and housing, common health problems, disease symptoms and handling techniques.
2. Knowledge of aseptic surgical techniques, animal care and husbandry.
3. Knowledge of anesthesia techniques.
4. Knowledge of sterilization and surgical pack preparation procedures.
5. Knowledge of state and local codes, ordinances and regulations governing quarantine, impounding, care, and disposal of animals.
6. Ability to indentify normal and abnormal animal behavior and symtoms of rabies and other animal disorders.
7. Ability to control and safely handle pharmaceuticals used in the care and handling of animals and disinfectants in the cleaning and disinfecting of animal habitats.
8. Ability to get along and work effectively with the public, management, fellow employees, volunteers, and other agencies and groups.
9. Must posses a valid California drivers license, clear driving record at least one year prior to application, and ability to drive both
automatic and standard transmission vehicles.

Education and Experience:
1. High school graduate or GED equivalent with six months of experience assisting a licensed veterinarian in providing medical treatment to animals, including surgical procedures and medical examinations, in an animal shelter, hospital, or similar environment.

Physical Requirements:
1. Any allergic condition that would be aggravated from exposure or through contact with animals or chemicals used to sanitize facilities, vehicles or equipment, is a disqualification.
2.  Must stand, walk, bend and stoop to perform duties.  Have the ability to perform prolonged strenuous physical activity, including lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds alone or up to 100 pounds with the help of fellow employees for short distances.

Working Conditions
1.  May be exposed to hostile or abusive members of the public.  Must be able to deal with an often-times emotion-charged public and carry a fast-paced and changing work load which at times can be stressful.
2.  By nature of the industry, there may be occasional exposure to dead, injured, sick, unruly, vicious, and/or dangerous animals in addition to exposure to parasites and to infectious diseases.
3.  Must be available and willing to work such weekends, holidays, overtime, and attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs..

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Either employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without notice and with or without cause.

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Title Receiving Receptionist Part Time
Salary $11.27 an hour start, pro-rated PTO and holiday pay
Location SPCA Florin Perkins Rd
Job Information

Department:  Animal Services
Reports to:  Front Office Supervisor/Chief Operations Officer
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt Part Time

Two part time positions available

General Summary:

It is the responsibility of the part time Receiving Receptionist to input vaccine and customer information into our computer system. This position will assist the public with animal vaccine services and answer questions and concerns. Individuals in this classification state and clarify the Sacramento SPCA policies and procedures to the public and are expected to maintain a positive and receptive environment for those customers visiting or calling the Sacramento SPCA.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Inputs vaccine and customer information captured during vaccines clinics into the Sacramento SPCA computer system.
  2. Precisely records all incoming animals in the prescribed manner.
  3. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
  4. Communicates to the public, the principles that convey and impart an understanding of the policies and procedures of the Sacramento SPCA.
  5. Type and enter data at a rate of 45 words per minute with minimal errors.
  6. Provides friendly professional service to the public and co-workers in a positive, courteous, truthful and tactful manner.
  7. Answers public telephone calls in a professional manner, routes inquires to the proper person/department and initiates written messages for follow up.
  8. Rinses, scrubs and disinfects animal cages, hallways, floors, walls and isolation/quarantine areas; cleans water and food dishes and related kennel equipment and facilities.
  9. Performs or assists with the euthanasia of animals by injection as required.
  10. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Treats all animals humanely, with compassion and concern, both on and off the job and transmits these values to others.
  2. Helps with tours, lectures, public education programs, fundraising activities and special events as needed.
  3. Assists in routine office projects which include, but are not limited to, membership development, envelope stuffing, preparation of materials for mailing, addressing envelopes, counting pennies, filing, stamping of educational materials, etc.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Ability to make correct change and follow accounting procedures.
  2. Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  3. Ability to write reports and correspondence.
  4. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  5. Basic office skills: word processing computer, cash register, 10-key, calculator, copy machine and answer telephones in a prescribed manner.
  6. Valid California drivers license with a clear driving record for at least one year prior to application. Driving skills for both standard and automatic transmission vehicles.
  7. Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated.
  8. Must have basic mathematical and accounting skills.
  9. Ability to get along and work effectively with the public, management, fellow employees, volunteers, and other agencies and groups.

Education and Experience:

  1. High school graduate or GED equivalent
  2. Read, write, speak, spell and understand English at a level commensurate with professional job performance.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Any allergic condition that would be aggravated from exposure or through contact with animals or chemicals used to sanitize facilities, vehicles or equipment, may be a disqualification.
  2. Must stand, walk, bend and stoop frequently to perform duties. Have the ability to perform prolonged strenuous physical activity, including lifting and carrying objects weighting up to 50 pounds alone or up to 100 pounds with the help of fellow employees for short distances.

Working Conditions:

  1. May be exposed to hostile or abusive members of the public. Must be able to deal with an often times emotion-charged public and carry a fast paced and changing work load which at times can be stressful.
  2. By the nature of the industry, there may be occasional exposure to dead, injured, sick, unruly, vicious, and/or dangerous animals in addition to exposure to parasites and to infectious diseases.
  3. Must be available and willing to work such weekends, holidays, overtime, and attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines are necessary to meet its business needs.

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Either employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without notice and with or without cause.

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Title Full & Part Time Spay/Neuter Clinic Receptionist
Salary $11.27 an hour, pro-rated holiday pay
Job Information

Department:  Spay/Neuter Clinic
Reports To:  Clinic Manager/Chief Operations Officer
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt

One full time and one part time position available.

General Summary:
The Clinic Receptionist part-time position is primarily responsible for logging all information from voice mail messages for call back and answering incoming clinic phone calls.  Assists the public with animal spay and neuter services by scheduling appointments and answering questions and concerns.  Individuals in this classification state and clarify the Sacramento SPCA policies and procedures to the public and are expected to maintain a positive and receptive environment for those customers visiting or calling the Sacramento SPCA.

Essential Job Functions:

  1. Answers multi-phone system, routing inquiries to the proper person/department and initiates written messages for follow up.
  2. Provides outstanding customer service.
  3. Schedules surgical appointments and assists with animal intake as needed.
  4. Performs data entry, filing, fills out forms, cash register and cash handling.
  5. Communicates to the public the principles that convey and impart an understanding of the policies and procedures of the Sacramento SPCA.
  6. Provides pricing quotes and inquiries for spay/neuter.
  7. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
  8. Aids the general public and their animals when they arrive for surgical appointments.
  9. Must be patient and committed to a high standard of safety.  Must be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Treats all animals humanely, with compassion and concern, both on and off the job and transmits these values to others.
  2. Assists in routine office projects which include, but are not limited to:  membership development, envelope stuffing, preparation of materials for mailing, addressing envelopes, counting coins, filing, stamping of educational materials, etc.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Ability to make correct change, run cash register and Shelter Buddy software.
  2. Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.
  3. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
  4. Basic office skills:  computer, word processing, typewriter, cash register, 10-key calculator, Xerox machine and answer telephones in a prescribed manner.
  5. Valid California Driver’s License with a clear driving record for at least one year prior to application.  Driving skills for both standard and automatic transmission vehicles.
  6. Must be able to work independently and be self-motivated.
  7. Must have basic mathematical and accounting skills.

Education and Experience:

  1. High school graduate or GED equivalent with 6 months customer service experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  2. Preferred:  six months animal experience:  handling, breeds, vaccines and basic knowledge.
  3. Read, write, speak, spell and understand English at a level commensurate with professional job performance.

Physical Requirements:

  1. Any allergic condition that would be aggravated from exposure or through contact with animals or chemicals used to sanitize facilities, vehicles or equipment may be a disqualification.
  2. Must stand, walk, bend, stoop and sit regularly to perform duties.  Have the ability to perform strenuous physical activity, including lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds alone or up to 100 pounds with the help of fellow employees for short distances.

Working Conditions:

  1. May be exposed to hostile or abusive members of the public.  Must be able to deal with an often time emotion-charged public and carry a fast-paced and changing work load which at times can be stressful.
  2. By nature of the industry, there may be occasional exposure to dead, injured, sick, unruly, vicious, and/or dangerous animals in addition to exposure to parasites and to infectious diseases.
  3. Must be available and willing to work such weekends, holidays, approved overtime and attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs.

Note:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.  Either employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without notice and with or without cause.

 

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Title Animal Care Attendant
Salary $11.27 per hour to start
Job Information

Department:  Animal Services
Reports to:  Animal Services Manager/Chief Operations Officer
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt, One full time position available

General Summary

Employees in this area have the primary responsibility for the sanitary maintenance and care of all animals housed with the SSPCA, maintaining clean and orderly animal housing and employee work areas, assisting with the placement or euthanasia of animals, maintaining the health and welfare of all animals in the care of the society, and assisting the general public as required.

Essential Job Functions
1.  Responsible for examining and processing animals received by the SSPCA, which includes properly completing necessary paperwork.
2.  Maintains proper identification and records on all SSPCA animals.
3.  Responsible for feeding, watering, and exercising all shelter animals.
4.  Rinses, scrubs and disinfects animal cages, hallways, floors, walls and isolation/quarantine areas; cleans water and food dishes and related kennel equipment and facilities.
5.  Bathes and grooms animals, administers vaccinations and completes preliminary physical examinations in a prescribed manner.  Medicates any animal designated for treatment by the Shelter Veterinarian.
6.  Responsible for daily and periodic checks regarding animal health, safety, cleanliness and overall well-being and to report any significant problems immediately to his/her supervisor.
7.  Assist in conducting behavior assessments and health screenings on incoming animals, to include the decision making process of approval or denial for acceptance into the adoption program.
8.  Performs or assists with the euthanasia of animals in accordance with established laws and SSPCA policy; disposes of the euthanised animal in accordance with established SSPCA procedure.
9.  Maintains proper control of DEA controlled substances.
10. Provides accurate information and friendly professional service to the public and to co-workers in a positive, courteous, truthful and tactful manner.
11.  Communicates principals that convey and impart an understanding of the policies and procedures of the SSPCA to the public.

Additional Duties and Responsibilities
1.  Treats all animals humanely, with compassion and concern, both on and off the job, and transmits these values to others.
2.  Assists with tours, lectures, public education programs, fundraising activities and special events as needed.
3.  Conforms to all safety procedures.
4.  Answers all public telephone calls in a professional manner, routes inquiries to the proper person/department, and initiates written messages for follow up.
5.  Must be punctual and maintain reliable, predictable attendance.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
1.  Basic animal care knowledge.  Preferred – knowledge of domestic animals, including breeds, behavior, appropriate care and housing, common health problems, disease symptoms and handling techniques.
2.  Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence and memos.
3.  Ability to write reports and correspondence.
4.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients and other employees of the organization.
5.  Valid California driver’s license with a clear driving record for at least one year prior to application.  Driving skills for both standard and automatic transmission vehicles.
6.  Basic computer skills using standard office programs such as Word or similar programs.

Education and Experience
1.  High school graduate or GED equivalent with six months related animal care experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Physical Requirements
1. Any allergic condition that would be aggravated from exposure or through contact with animals or chemicals used to sanitize facilities, vehicles or equipment, may be a disqualification.
2.  Must stand, walk, bend and stoop to perform duties.  Have the ability to perform prolonged strenuous physical activity, including lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds alone or up to 100 pounds with the help of fellow employees for short distances.

Working Conditions
1.  May be exposed to hostile or abusive members of the public.  Must be able to deal with an often-times emotion-charged public and carry a fast-paced and changing work load which at times can be stressful.
2.  By nature of the industry, there may be occasional exposure to dead, injured, sick, unruly, vicious, and/or dangerous animals in addition to exposure to parasites and to infectious diseases.
3.  Must be available and willing to work such weekends, holidays, overtime, and attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs..

NOTE:  The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Either employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without notice and with or without cause.

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Title Thrift Store Assistant Supervisor
Salary $13 per hr 28 hours per week (part-time)
Location SPCA Thrift Store
Job Information

Department:  Community Services
Reports to:  Thrift Store Supervisor
FLSA Status:  Non-Exempt Part-time position, 28 hours per week,

General Summary:
This position assists with supervising staff and volunteers, store presentation, merchandising and inventory rotation, customer service, store sales, and facilitating a safe and healthy working and shopping environment for customers, staff and volunteers.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Provides support to the Thrift Store Manager and Community Services Director in the Manager’s absence.
2. Supervises available personnel, including but not limited to, subordinate employees, AARP enrollees, volunteers and court-appointed community service workers.
3. Payroll Job Duties: Assists the store manager with payroll duties, including collecting, calculating, and entering data, updating payroll records, helping resolve payroll discrepancies, and assisting the store manager with answering payroll questions and requests, while maintaining confidential information.
4. Assists with the store manager with employee reviews and disciplinary action, through professional training/coaching sessions, meetings, and follow-up reports, while maintaining confidential information using the proper chain of command.
5. Oversees store presentation and displays, merchandising, and the rotation of inventory.
6. Assists the store manager with price strategies, enforcement of product safety regulations, supply ordering, and seasonal inventory control.
7. Creates a pleasant and hospitable work environment and maintains good customer relationships.
8. Responds to complaints from the public and volunteers, and attempts to resolve conflict situations in a professional manner. Sets an example of professionalism and follows the policies and procedures of the Sacramento SPCA.
9. Responsible for the efficient expedition of customer transactions as well as ensuring customer satisfaction at the service desk, and an ability to maintain proper control of cash, donations, and supplies under the direction of the store manager.
10. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
11. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.
Additional Duties and responsibilities:
1. Provides accurate information and friendly professional service to the public and coworkers in a responsive, positive, courteous and truthful manner. Understands and follows the chain of command, and does not participate in triangulation.
2. Foster a positive workplace and team environment through open communication.
3. Cross-train store associates and volunteers to do various jobs within the thrift store.
4. Assists the store manager with the store’s Loss-Prevention policies and procedures, including store security and theft prevention. This may occasionally involve helping the store manager with conflict situations related to theft prevention.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Ability to motivate, direct and supervise employees and volunteers, and help the store manager discipline staff as necessary.
2. Strong knowledge of pricing, organizing and displaying thrift store merchandise. Including a strong knowledge of antique and collectible items, and identification and pricing of specialty items.
3. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
4. Possesses strong communication and customer service skills.
5. Ability to get along and work effectively with the public, management, fellow employees, volunteers, and other agencies and groups.
6. Ability to plan and implement projects with little supervision and able to work independently.
7. Ability to understand complex instructions.
8. Strong knowledge of marketing, advertizing, and sales promotions a plus.
9. Knowledge of SECOND-HAND retail and supervision of others in this area.
10. Understanding of the value added process.
11. Ability to work well with the public, including public who are occasionally difficult, belligerent, discourteous, and disorderly.
12. Ability to work with minimum supervision.
13. Fluent oral and written communication skills.
14. Ability to effectively operate a personal computer, copy machine, fax machine, and telephone system.
15. Strong knowledge of online shopping websites such as Ebay and Amazon is a plus
16. Ability to identify and accurately price vintage, retro, and designer clothing and accessories.
17. Knowledge of jewelry and fine gem identification and pricing is a plus
18. Past experience working or volunteering in promotional events is a plus.
19. Have a valid California Drivers license, and clear driving record for one year prior to employment in order to operate SSPCA automatic and standard transmission vehicles.
Education and Experience:
1. High school graduate or GED equivalent. Two years college preferred.
2. Three to five years’ experience in retail sales with two to three years experience in a supervisory position.
3. Strong knowledge of the second-hand and antique industry.
4. Analyzing Information, Data Entry Skills, Attention to Detail, Confidentiality, Thoroughness, General Math Skills, Financial Software, Reporting Skills, Verbal Communication and Organization
Physical Requirements:
1. Capable of performing well under varying degrees of pressure.
2. Allergic condition which would be aggravated from exposure or through contact with chemicals used to sanitize facilities, vehicles, or equipment may be a disqualification.
3. Must stand, walk, bend, sit and stoop frequently to perform duties. Have the ability to perform prolonged strenuous physical activity, including lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds alone or up to 100 pounds with the help of fellow employees for short distances.
Working Conditions:
1. May be exposed to hostile or abusive members of the public. Must be able to deal with a variety of public personalities and carry a fast-paced and changing workload that at times can be stressful.
2. Must be available and willing to work weekends, holidays, approved overtime, and attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Either employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without notice and with or without cause.

 

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Title Accounting Technician, Part Time
Salary D.O.E.
Job Information

Department: Finance
Reports To: Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

General Summary:
Performs a variety of accounting duties.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Scans accounting documents for archival purposes.
2. Matches invoices with purchase orders
3. Codes invoices to correct general ledger codes and departments
4. Inputs invoices
5. Manages due dates on invoices in tight cash flow periods
6. Files invoices in accordance with auditors request
7. Completes special projects at request of the CFO, such as financial analysis reviews, procedure changes and audit reviews
8. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.

Additional Duties and responsibilities:
1. Provides accurate information and friendly professional service to the public and coworkers in a responsive, positive, courteous and truthful manner. Understands and follows the chain of command, and does not participate in triangulation.
2. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Ability to effectively operate a personal computer, copy machine and telephone system.
2. Intermediate knowledge of Excel and Word.
3. Ability to get along and work effectively with the public, management, fellow employees, volunteers, and other agencies and groups.
4. Have a valid California Drivers license, and clear driving record for one year prior to employment in order to operate SSPCA automatic and standard transmission vehicles.

Education and Experience:
1. High school graduate or GED equivalent.

Physical Requirements:
1. Use hands/arms for repetitive grasping, pushing pulling, and fine manipulation. This job involves extensive use of computers for analysis, report writing, e-mail communication, as well as use of telephone.
2. Allergic condition which would be aggravated from exposure or through contact with animals or chemicals used to sanitize facilities, vehicles, or equipment may be a disqualification.
3. Occasional bending, squatting, and lifting items up to 25 pounds.

Working Conditions:
1. May be exposed to hostile or abusive members of the public. Must be able to deal with an often times emotion-charged public and carry a fast paced and changing work load which at times can be stressful.
2. By nature of the industry, there may be occasional exposure to dead, injured, sick, unruly, vicious, and/or dangerous animals in addition to exposure to parasites and to infectious diseases.
3. Must be available and willing to work weekends, holidays, approved overtime, and attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities

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Title Temporary Day Camp Assistant
Salary D.O.E.
Start Date 2014-06-03
End Date 2014-08-15
Location 6201 Florin Perkins Rd Sacramento, CA
Job Information

Job Title: Temporary Day Camp Assistant Part Time
Department: Humane Education
Reports To: Humane Educator Manager, Community Services Director
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Part time, 25 hrs per week, Mon-Fri 8-1

General Summary:
The temporary Day Camp Assistant is responsible for planning, leading, and implementing programs and experiences for school-age children in a large group setting. They will also be responsible for the general safety and development, growth, and learning of the participants. The Day Camp Assistant, under the supervision of the Humane Education Manager, will provide high quality educational and recreational experiences for participants that focus on the SPCA core values of caring, compassion, respect and responsibility.

Essential Job Functions:
1. Assist with planning curriculum and activities, including craft projects, themed lessons and recruitment of guest speakers.
2. Organize and lead a variety of small and large group activities each week. Activities may include crafts, games, shelter tours and socialization of animals by campers.
3. Identify and respond to camper behavior issues.
4. Help ensure that the site is kept clean and organized.
5. Communicate with parents about participant’s experiences and report concerns to the Humane Education Manager.
6. Assist in maintaining accurate program records including daily attendance and liability release forms.
7. Regularly inventory craft supplies and food/beverage supplies and compile lists of purchases needed under supervision of the Humane Education Manager.
8. Purchase necessary craft and food/beverage supplies at pre-selected retail locations.
9. Know and understand all emergency procedures associated with the camp program.
10. Know, enforce, and follow all safety guidelines associated with the camp and all program areas. This includes but is not limited to being responsible for the campers’ safety and their whereabouts at all times.
11. Help guide the teen volunteer camp counselors to have a deeper understanding of leadership and counseling skills.
12. Must be punctual and maintain regular, predictable attendance.
13. Type and enter data at a rate of 25 words per minute with minimal errors.
14. Must be committed to a high standard of safety and be willing and able to comply with all safety laws and all of the employer’s safety policies and rules and must be willing to report safety violations and potential safety violations to appropriate supervisory or management personnel.

Additional Duties and responsibilities:
1. Provides accurate information and friendly professional service to the public and coworkers in a responsive, positive, courteous and truthful manner. Understands and follows the chain of command, and does not participate in triangulation.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
1. Ability to lead, plan, organize, and implement program activities.
2. Ability to work as a member of a team and the ability to accomplish tasks with little direct supervision.
3. Strong organizational and communication skills.
4. Ability to get along and work effectively with the public, management, fellow employees, volunteers, and other agencies and groups.
5. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, employees and the general public.
6. Basic computer skills using standard office programs such as Word, Excel or similar programs.
7. Have a valid California Drivers license, and clear driving record for one year prior to employment in order to operate SSPCA automatic and standard transmission vehicles.

Education and Experience:
1. High school graduate or GED equivalent.
2. Education classes or experience in camp, youth programs, recreation, working with children, or in a related field.
Physical Requirements:
3. Allergic condition which would be aggravated from exposure or through contact with animals or chemicals used to sanitize facilities, vehicles, or equipment may be a disqualification.
4. Must stand, walk, bend and stoop frequently to perform duties. Have the ability to perform prolonged strenuous physical activity, including lifting and carrying objects weighing up to 50 pounds alone or up to 100 pounds with the help of fellow employees for short distances.

Working Conditions:
1. May be exposed to hostile or abusive members of the public. Must be able to deal with an often times emotionally charged public and carry a fast paced and changing work load which at times can be stressful.
2. By nature of the industry, there may be occasional exposure to dead, injured, sick, unruly, vicious, and/or dangerous animals in addition to exposure to parasites and to infectious diseases.
3. Must be available and willing to work weekends, holidays, approved overtime, and attend mandatory training and meetings as the employer determines are necessary or desirable to meet its business needs

Note: The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees, but are not a complete list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Either employer or employee may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without notice and with or without cause.

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