Job Title: Veterinary Assistant/Pet Care Technician Instructor
Reports To: Executive Director
FLSA Status: Full-time, 1pm – 10pm, Non-Exempt
Compensation: Rate of $24 per Hour
Location: WCCW/DOC Campus
This position maintains the health and safety of all animals under PPP care including, but not limited to, animal feeding, medication administration, facilitating enrichment and exercise activities, and cleaning kennels. It is also a vocational education position that provides teaching instruction to those housed at WCCW.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This is a general description of the responsibilities for the Veterinary Assistant/Pet Care Technician Instructor position; other duties may be assigned.
Provides mentoring and instruction to individuals housed at WCCW
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
DESIRED EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
HOURS AND BENEFITS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to bend, stretch, walk, and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift at least forty (40) pounds. The employee will be exposed to different breeds and temperaments of animals. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and ability to focus.
PPP has offices inside the WCCW campus. DOC policies supersede PPP policies when working on WCCW campus grounds. The employee is expected to follow all DOC policies and procedures inside the campus and when interacting with program participants (WCCW inmates). Restrictions are applied to cell phone use, technology, and the transportation of sensitive materials through the campus. The employee should expect no privacy when working on WCCW grounds. DOC requires that all DOC staff, contract staff, and volunteers provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination. Weekly testing is required when working at the WCCW campus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION
Prison Pet Partnership values diverse perspectives and life experiences and welcomes applications from people who will help us consistently demonstrate the values of equity, respect, and partnership. PPP encourages people of all backgrounds to apply, including previously incarcerated individuals, Black, Indigenous, and people of color, immigrants, refugees, women, LGBTQ+, people with disabilities, and veterans. Individuals interested in joining our team must be committed to racial, social, and economic equality for ALL people in our community.
Prison Pet Partnership is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer. No person is unlawfully excluded from employment opportunities based on race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including gender identity, sexual orientation, and pregnancy), age, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or other protected class. Our EEO policy applies to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, selection for training, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, rates of pay, or other forms of compensation.
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