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Animal Logistics Coordinator

Location: Alpharetta
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Job DetailsLevelEntryJob LocationAlpharetta Campus - Alpharetta, GAPosition TypeFull TimeEducation LevelHigh SchoolJob CategoryOtherSummaryThe Animal Logistics Coordinator is responsible for coordinating the safe transportation of animals to, from, and within the organization. Maintains harmonious relationships with county animal shelters, rescue groups, humane societies, and out of state agencies to create lifesaving opportunities for companion pets. Works closely with shelter management, volunteers, and various other departments to coordinate transportation plans, organize transportation resources, and help manage an overall healthy animal population at AHS. Duties & Responsibilities Coordinating/Administrative - 50%Assist in coordinating and scheduling transfers between AHS facilities, working supportively and efficiently with shelter teamsCollaborates with animal welfare partners to move animals in and out of the organizationEnsure transported animals arrive/depart with all required documentation per AHS and Department of Agriculture guidelinesCreates various reports and provides detailed department dataEnsures compliance with all organizational, state, and federal safety policies and procedures in addition to SDS rulesCommunication - 30%Creates connections and builds relationships with local, state, and out of state partners to create opportunities and save more animal livesCommunicates with partners regularly regarding partner agreements, admissions standards, and upcoming calendar datesMust be able to communicate with and work well with a diverse clientele, different races, ethnicities, faiths, sexual orientations, income levels, etc.Supports a culture of teamwork, positivity, compassion, and performance excellenceDriving/Travel - 10%Drives company vehicles to safely transport animals, including occasional, all-expense paid, all-day or overnight travelUpholds industry best practices pertaining to the safe and humane transportation of animals including animal stress reduction, safe animal handling, and preventative measures for disease controlReports damaged or missing equipment and maintenance needs of transport vehicles promptly Ensures transport vehicles stocked with the appropriate supplies and cleaned after useAnimal Handling/Intake - 10% Supports the shelter in assessing, vaccinating, and medicating incoming animals Assesses animal suitability for transport based on predetermined health, temperament, safety, AHS placement standards and availability of resources Upholds industry best practices pertaining to the safe and humane transportation of animals including animal stress reduction, safe animal handling, and preventative measures for disease controlQualificationsA passionate advocate for and desire to work with animalsHigh school diploma or GED equivalent Minimum of one-year animal handling experience; requires humane handling of animals at all timesKnowledge and understanding of animal welfare in a shelter environment requiredKnowledge of animal diseases, medications and treatment protocolsProven ability to exercise sound, independent judgmentAbility to maintain professionalism and confidentiality in sensitive, complex, and/or controversial situations Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writingAbility to work effectively as a team playerExcellent interpersonal skillsAbility to multi-task effectively and shift focus easily and oftenBasic computer knowledge in a Windows environment, PetPoint experience preferredPhysical efforts require constant bending, stooping, and lifting up to 50 lbs. with reasonable accommodations; ability to work in a high noise level areaValid Georgia driver's license or ability to obtain a valid Georgia driver's license and must be an insurable driver by the AHS insurance providerFlexible schedule; may be required to drive AHS transport vehicles locally and out-of-state - in some instances requiring overnight staysThe position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related duties required by their supervisor. This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an "at-will" relationship.

Keywords: ATLANTA HUMANE SOCIETY AND SOCIETY, Alpharetta , Animal Logistics Coordinator, Professions , Alpharetta, Georgia

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