Careers at LifeLine

LifeLine is transforming a city with a troubled animal welfare legacy into a compassionate community deeply rooted in a culture of lifesaving that will create a model to be emulated nationwide. LifeLine is actively on its way to making its ultimate goal a reality: transforming metro Atlanta into a no-kill community that prioritizes saving the lives of its homeless pets. We are looking for passionate individuals to join or team and our cause! Are you IN?

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Available Positions:

 

Animal Care Attendant

Location: LifeLine Community Animal Center. Atlanta, GA

Kennel Attendants are responsible for cleaning cages and kennels, feeding animals, processing animals during intake, assisting people looking for their lost pets and assisting customers who are interested in adopting a pet. Other duties may include washing dishes, doing laundry, unloading dog food, assisting with euthanasia and other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Previous animal related employment experience required. Examples of previous experience include employment at an animal shelter, veterinary clinic, doggy daycare or other animal related business where you had hands-on experience with animals.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods (8 hours a day) and to bend and reach to perform assigned work activities. Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. without assistance.
  • Ability to interact with impounded dogs, cats and other animals including vicious, stray, sick or injured animals. Ability to determine which animals are aggressive.
  • Ability to handle seeing and dealing with animals that have been abused, neglected, or treated cruelly.
  • Ability to learn/perform a variety of animal care related work activities.
  • Must be available to work early mornings and on weekends.
  • Must pass background check and drug screening.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • High school diploma or GED required.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 


Cat Care Attendant

Location: LifeLine Cat Center. Scottdale, GA

Cat Care Attendants are responsible for cleaning cages, feeding cats, processing cats during intake, and assisting customers who are interested in adopting a cat. Other duties may include medicating cats, assisting in rehabilitation of and transporting cats, and other tasks as assigned.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Properly clean and disinfect cat cages and community cat rooms.
  • Provide excellent assistance to customers who are interested in adopting a dog or cat.
  • Notify supervisors or veterinary personnel of sick or pregnant animals.
  • Safely and properly handle all animals including bite quarantine animals and feral cats.
  • Process cats during intake to include data entry, physical exam, vaccination, deworming, and posting photos.
  • Update animal management software when an animal’s status has changed or if it has moved to a new cage.
  • Transport sick or injured animals to offsite veterinarians or outreach events as needed.
  • Transport cats to adoptions stores or special offsite adoption events.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Knowledge of general animal care principles and practices.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods (8 hours a day) and to bend and reach to perform assigned work activities.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. without assistance.
  • Ability to understand and follow a variety of oral and written instructions/procedures.
  • Ability to learn animal management software system and accurately enter information into the software system.
  • Ability to communicate effectively orally and in writing.
  • Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity.
  • Must be available to work on weekends.
  • Must pass background check and drug screening.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • Must like animals!

Education and/or Experience:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 1+ years experience in animal-related field preferred.

To apply, please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

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