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Field Worker 

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.
 
Description Position Objective:
To respond to calls from North Carolina and Hampton Roads, Virginia, residents seeking assistance with various animal-related issues

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:
• Conduct animal care fieldwork in PETA's Community Animal Project (CAP) service areas locally and in North Carolina
• Provide assistance with companion animal care, pick up injured or unwanted animals (including wildlife), and trap feral animals
• Conduct investigations involving neglected or abused animals
• File complaints with animal control agencies in situations requiring legal intervention, and follow up to ensure that action is taken
• Perform emergency first-aid procedures and euthanasia
• Work to build PETA's efforts to promote spaying and neutering in North Carolina
• Care for animals in PETA's custody
• Maintain a daily log of animals handled and other related and legally required paperwork
• Keep detailed documentation of cases handled, including photographing animals' conditions when appropriate
• Handle incoming calls for assistance and prepare case sheets
• Assist with cleaning the Windsor animal shelters in North Carolina
• Participate in the rotation for CAP's 24-hour emergency pager
• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor
 
Position Requirements

 

• Minimum of two years of animal-handling experience
• Proven effective problem-solving and crisis-management skills
• Demonstrated ability to use independent judgment and discretion
• Proven ability to deal with a variety of people in a professional manner
• Proven ability to coordinate several tasks at once and handle frequent interruptions
• Demonstrated ability to manage time wisely and prioritize tasks
• Willingness to obtain euthanasia certification (on-the-job training will be provided)
• Willingness and ability to be on 24-hour emergency call
• Ability to lift and carry up to 50 lbs. without assistance on a regular basis
• Ability to engage in frequent bending, stooping, crawling, lifting, reaching, and stair-climbing
• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. driver's license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record
• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

 

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Division PETA  
Location PETA - Norfolk, VA  

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