|Date Opened||6/18/2019 08:00:00 AM|
|Closing Date||8/15/2019 7:29:00 AM|
|Job Type||Open and Competitive|
Loudoun County Animal Services (LCAS) is seeking qualified applications for an Animal Care Supervisor to oversee all aspects of animal care in the shelter setting. Receiving more than 2,000 animals a year, and achieving a live release rate of over 93%, no two days are the same, but the rewards of working with the people and animals of Loudoun County are endless. Loudoun County is currently constructing a state-of-the-art animal shelter, scheduled for opening in Leesburg (VA) of fall in 2020, but in the meantime, this Waterford-based position will play a critical role as we prepare to open the first public animal shelter in the US to meet 100% of the ASV Shelter Guidelines.
Core components of this position include management and leadership of:
The successful candidate will:
Loudoun County Regular Full-time Employees are eligible for full benefits including but not limited to the following as a part of a total rewards package!
Animal Services is a physically demanding occupation, with the potential for exposure to infectious diseases, viruses, noxious fumes and chemicals, as well as risk of injury. A rabies pre-exposure vaccination series will commence immediately upon hire unless proof of prior vaccination is provided. Staff should not have allergies to, or fear of, common companion animal species, including cats, dogs, reptiles, guinea pigs and rabbits. Must have the ability to control large and potentially dangerous animals over 100 pounds and team lift animals weighing up to 75 pounds.
Must be available to work shifts, including mornings, weekends, and rotating evenings and/or holidays.