Immediate Opening for Contracted Breeding Technician on Weekends
Hours: Saturday 8:00am-Monday 8:00am
Compensation: $50/12hr shift or $200/weekend
Work alongside a great team to fulfill a mission of training specially selected and bred pups to become life-changing guides for Texans who are blind. Guide Dogs of Texas is a growing non-profit organization located in San Antonio, TX that offers freedom, mobility and independence to Texans who are visually impaired.
The Breeding Technician Position is a Contract Position that is available immediately and terminates on November 14 on Puppy Induction Day. The Breeding Technician works closely with the Guide Dogs of Texas Breeding Program Manager and Program Manager. The Breeding Technician will stay on site in the Nursery Dorm on the weekends. Free Utilities, Wi-Fi and phone will be provided. The Breeding Technician assists in the care, enrichment and socialization of Pregnant Brood Dogs, disinfects the whelping area, disinfects the outdoor relief area, changes out bedding and washes laundry, assists in the whelping of puppies, assists with the care and feeding of puppies, assists with development and socialization of the puppies from birth to 8 weeks old, monitors and records the health and Veterinary care for each puppy, cleans/disinfects puppy toys and enrichment items, assists with any Weekend Events, Puppy Cam Parties, Tours and Puppy Induction Day. The Breeding Technician will undergo in-house training to learn the knowledge and skills necessary for each task.
The qualified candidate for this exciting opportunity will demonstrate a passion for enriching the lives of blind people through the help of a Guide Dog. They will posses good people skills and the ability work with a variety of volunteers, staff, and clients is necessary. Must have excellent communication and organizational skills and be comfortable with Microsoft Office. Must have current drivers license. Experience working with dogs and young puppies or in the Veterinary field strongly preferred. Previous experience with large breed adult dog, puppy handling and whelping desired.
Please email cover letter and résumé to Jenna Krysinski firstname.lastname@example.org