Intake Rescue Manager Geauga Humane Society's Village Novelty

Job Title : Intake Rescue Manager
Date : 3 July 2021
Company : Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village
City : Novelty

Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village Recruitment 2021 - Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village is seeking a new employee to fill Intake Rescue Manager that will be placed in Novelty.

Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village Recruitment 2021

Detail of : Intake Rescue Manager Job Opening in Novelty

Job Title: Intake & Rescue Manager

Department: Shelter

Classification: Full time, Exempt

Job Relationship: Reports to Shelter Operations Director

Position Summary: Responsible for coordinating the intake of animals into the shelter through various avenues, builds and maintains relationships with other shelters & rescues, and acts a liaison to refer pet owners and community members to resources to meet their individual needs whether through outside resources, programs within Rescue Village, and/or animal admission.

Revised: 7/1/21

Essential Job Functions:

Coordinates the intake of animals into Rescue Village

  • Works with Shelter Operations Director to determine weekly animal intake numbers based on kennel/cage census, foster home availability, animal variety, and clinic schedule (capacity for care)
  • Works with partner shelters, local rescues, and national animal welfare agencies to schedule and coordinate transports of animals into Rescue Village regularly
  • Works with the public to manage and schedule in friendly stray cats and kittens when necessary
  • Works closely with the dog, cat, and barn department heads to coordinate animals needing to be surrendered by their owners
  • Works with Humane Society Agent to take in animals through the humane department when needed
  • Responds promptly to public phone calls and emails regarding intake, especially in regards to time-sensitive cases

Builds and maintains relationships with other animal welfare organizations

  • Communicates regularly with local animal shelters to determine how RV can best help them at any given time, whether that be taking in animals from their agency or providing them with needed resources
  • Stays "on the pulse" of what is happening in the local rescue community to continue to build our relationships with smaller rescue groups, while maintaining an appropriate capacity for care in the shelter

Manages safety net services

  • Counsels members of the public on topics such as low-cost spay/neuter, animal behavior, basic veterinary care, and general pet care, and provides them with information about either RV services or outside services to meet their needs
  • Determines eligibility of owned animals into our Community Guardian safety net foster program, and works with Human-Animal Services Manager to ensure placement.
  • Educates the public about community cats and refers them to our TNR (Trap/Neuter/Return)

Program when intake is not the appropriate option for such cats

  • Becomes familiar with community resources such as food banks, housing assistance, medical services in order to build the reach of our safety net programs
  • Manages and maintains the RV Pet Food Pantry and tracks program data

Works as back up to the Humane Society Agent

  • When needed, works as the secondary Humane Society Agent to respond to calls of neglect/cruelty in Geauga County

This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other duties as assigned by the Shelter Operations Director or the Executive Director.


  • High school diploma required
  • At least one (1) year of experience in the field of animal welfare is preferred
  • Able to read and understand written instructions
  • Able to work with animals, disinfectants, and cleaning supplies
  • Able to perform very physical work: scrubbing, mopping, bending, lifting, walking, and standing for up to 10 hours a day, lifting up to 50 pounds with assistance
  • Must possess a valid Ohio Driver's License, reliable transportation, and insurable driving record.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to work efficiently and as a team player
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong customer service skills
  • High level of professionalism and leadership skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability and interest in networking with other animal welfare professionals
  • Detail-oriented
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Ability to prioritize and change priorities with little notice
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Google Chrome, Google Forms, PetPoint software, ShelterLuv software

Working Conditions
Work is performed constantly in an animal shelter that operates seven days per week with exposure to animals, including some with questionable health and temperament concerns, high noise levels, zoonotic diseases, harsh weather conditions, and cleaning agents. The person in this position needs to constantly move about the shelter and occasionally provide care to our shelter animals. Frequently operates a computer and other office equipment (i.e. calculator, copier, and printer). Frequently positions self to handle animals of all sizes in a variety of areas and positions (low cages, high cages, on tables, on the floor, in vehicles, etc.). Occasionally positions self to help perform shelter and animal cleaning functions.
Must be able to detect and recognize potentially dangerous animal behavior. Occasionally moves animals weighing up to 50 pounds (i.e. through the shelter on a leash or using other safe restraint and animal handling equipment, into and out of cages in the shelter). Occasionally walks dogs outside in all types of weather. Must be able to modify work schedule to meet Rescue Village’s operational needs.

This document does not create an employment contract implied or otherwise, other than an “at- will” relationship.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 - $45,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

COVID-19 considerations:
Unvaccinated staff & members of the public are asked to wear a mask.


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Animal Welfare: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Driver's License (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Work Remotely:

  • No

For further information, please refer official source from Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village Career Center on following link below. If you meet the requirement and are interested in building a future career with Geauga Humane Society's Rescue Village, please register yourself at :

Notes :

  • Only qualified candidates that meet with the above requirements would be processed in this recruitment.
  • Only candidates that meet the above qualification will be shortlisted.

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