Our organization has a staff of 36 professionals and experts in their field and more than 1,000 volunteers. All positions require humane treatment of animals, willingness to learn and follow HIHS protocols, compassionate public service, excellent communications and computer skills, a clean driving record and no limitations in working with animals. Requires a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. Hawaii Island Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. HIHS offers a generous employee benefits package.
The independent, non-profit Hawaii Island Humane Society has the following positions available:
Procurement Officer/Administrative Assistant/Animal Transfer Coordinator
Classification: Full time with benefits Work Schedule: Monday - Friday Physical Demands: This position will come in direct contact with animals. Must be able to lift and carry 50 pounds. Job also requires driving, sitting at a desk and using a computer.
The Procurement Officer is responsible for the management, administration, and supervision of the organization's acquisition programs. Job includes contracting services and managing the purchase of supplies, equipment, and materials for all three shelters on Hawaii Island.
The Administrative Assistant assists administration staff, including the executive director, with various projects, maintain record keeping, mailings and answering phones/faxes.
The Animal Transfer Coordinator works with the shelter veterinarian to book flights, prepare animals and transport them to the airport.
Minimum requirements: Must have a valid and clean Hawaii state driver's license. Proficient with computers including Office programs such as Word and Excel. Must have great communication, organization and customer service skills. Cannot be allergic to cats - there are three office cats in the administration building. Must be able to pass a drug screening.
To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com
Humane Officer - Kona / Waimea
An HIHS Humane Officer is responsible for educating the public about relevant animal regulations and humane animal care. Applicants should enjoy spending time with animals of all shapes and sizes. Job duties include handling animals, enforcing local laws and ordinances concerning the care, use, treatment, licensing and impounding of animals. Applicants must be physically active, reliable, compassionate, willing to learn and follow HIHS protocols and Hawaii County laws.
Experience with animals is a plus but not required. Applicants must be dependable & mature with clean driver's abstract. Other duties may be assigned. The Humane Officer reports directly to the Shelter Manager. Positions are full time with a full benefits package.
Kennel Technician - Waimea/Keaau
An HIHS Kennel Technician is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals. Applicants should enjoy spending time with animals of all shapes and sizes and being outdoors year round. Job duties include handling, feeding and cleaning of kennel areas. Applicants must be physically active, reliable, compassionate, willing to learn and follow HIHS protocols for cleaning, sanitation, animal handling, and maintaining confidentiality.
Experience with animals is a plus but not required. Applicants must be dependable & mature with clean driver's abstract. Other duties may be assigned. The Kennel Technician reports directly to the Shelter Manager. Positions are full time with a full benefits package.
Please apply for any shelter positions in-person with your resume at the shelter you are applying for:
67-1611 Mamalahoa Hwy
Kamuala, HI 96743
74-5225 Queen Ka'ahumanu Highway
Kailua Kona, HI 96740
16-873 Kea'au Pahoa Highway
Kea'au, HI 96749