Employment Opportunities

Help homeless pets have a great life!

We are accepting applications for the following position(s). To apply, download our employment application and submit in person during the hours listed below.

Kennel Attendant (Full-Time) - Accepting Applications beginning March 2, 2017

Wagging tails and the warm fuzzies await the applicant hired for our Kennel Attendant/Customer Service position.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Sanitizing and maintaining the pet areas
  • Greeting customers and counseling them on adoptions
  • Assisting callers
  • Receiving incoming pets
  • Taking pet history
  • Temperament testing
  • Vaccinating incoming pets

Must have excellent verbal skills, organizational abilities and be detail-oriented. Internal or external customer service experience is a plus.

Position is full-time. Regular hours, subject to occasional change as needed, are:
Tuesday- Friday 9am – 6pm
Saturday 8am – 5pm
Position requires weekends and holiday hours.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:
– Heavy lifting 50 – 60 pounds;
– Standing and walking on concrete floors throughout the day (few, if any, opportunities to sit while working);
– Bending to lift supplies, pets, and bending to clean;
– Lifting/Carrying small and large pets, heavy bags of pet food and supplies;
– Reaching overhead to get supplies from shelves, clean high areas, and remove pets from upper cages;
– Strong cleaning chemicals, such as bleach, are used daily.

Application and Background Release Form accepted in person only at:

DFW Humane Society
4140 Valley View Lane
Irving, Texas 75038
972-721-7788

APPLICATION HOURS:

Wednesday, Thursday, Friday – 11:00 AM – 5:45 PM
Saturday 11:00 AM – 4:00 PM