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Who we are

Since 1888, the Louisiana SPCA has been promoting, protecting and advancing the well-being of Louisiana's companion animals.

Employment Opportunities

The Louisiana SPCA is an equal opportunity employer and has a rich benefits program including medical benefits and 401K. To report any issues with the online application process, or for special assistance, please contact greg@la-spca.org.

 

Digital Media Coordinator

Assist and support the Communications Director in implementing communication strategies including website maintenance, email marketing and online reputation management. Candidate must be able to multi-task, be organized, abide by deadlines and able to prioritize.

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Develops and manages content, functionality, audience engagement and design for the Louisiana SPCA website
  • Monitor online review sites and solicit positive feedback
  • Oversee creation, distribution and analysis of all email campaigns
  • Provides photography for events, publications, campaigns, videos, website and social media
  • Creates videos as requested
  • Assists with social media content creation
  • Assists with internal communications
  • Assists with media relations
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all cases and Louisiana SPCA information.
  • Report to work in extreme weather conditions such as but not limited to hurricanes, flooding and ice/snow.
  • Position is considered "Essential" in emergencies and/or disaster situations

Required Skills:

  • Google Analytics Certified
  • Photography
  • Adobe Premiere
  • Adobe Creative Suite, Photoshop and InDesign required
  • Basic HTML knowledge
  • CMS, NetCommunity experience preferred

Candidate must have a bachelor's degree in Marketing, Communication or similarly related field OR at least three years' experience in related position.

To apply: Complete online application.

Facilities Maintenance Associate

Summary of Job:

This position ensures that the shelter and grounds are maintained in good physical condition and appearance. Ensures that needed supplies are available and housed in a manner that is organized and safe. Ensures that all equipment and machinery used to maintain the facility is in good working condition.

Essential Duties:

  • Works with Director of Operations to develop an inventory control system
  • Manages general organization of shelter inventory and ensures that each department has adequate amount of supplies on hand
  • Brings to the attention of the Director of Operations all needed supplies to order and find best prices
  • Maintains all equipment and machinery in good working condition and reports any problems to the Director of Operations
  • Ensures that all shelter equipment is kept in working order and brings to the attention of the Director of Operations any equipment that needs replacing
  • Keeps the fence gates in proper working order
  • Responsible for all deliveries, ensure they are accurate, signed for and properly placed
  • Janitorial services for building clean bathrooms, dump trash, change hand sanitizer dispensers and soap dispensers, etc.
  • Cleaning and upkeep of the grounds of property including lawn and parking lot area of all trash and debris
  • Responsible for the daily cleaning of the shelter floors so they are neat and clean (i.e. all hallways, including front lobby areas)
  • Transportation and pick up materials as needed
  • Monitor weather and take appropriate action to provide for animal comfort and security of facility in extremes of weather
  • Treat all animals humanely, properly, and with compassion at all times, regardless of the situation or circumstance and promoting a humane and caring attitude toward all animals
  • Maintain a professional and friendly demeanor and provides good customer service
  • Works courteously and cooperatively with other staff members and volunteers
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding all cases and Louisiana SPCA information
  • Other duties as requested by Director of Operations

Education and/or Experience:

  • Must possess a high school diploma or GED; some college preferred
  • Requires at least two years of facility maintenance/janitorial experience

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check and pre-employment physical and substance screening
  • Most possess a valid driver's license, and a clean driving record
  • Candidates must also demonstrate the following traits:
    • Forklift driving capability
  • Team-focused attitude
  • Good written and oral communication skills
  • Good organizational skills
  • Flexibility in schedule and be available as needed
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

Physical Requirements:

  • This position is physically demanding and requires a significant amount of bending, reaching and kneeling
  • Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds
  • Must be able to drive a large capacity vehicle, forklift, and other machinery
  • Should not be allergic to animals; must be able to work around all animals
  • Must be able to work with industrial strength cleaners and disinfectants
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds; push and pull heavy objects; bend, twist, reach; perform strenuous physical activities including frequent walking and running, standing, bending and stooping

Working Environment:

  • Potentially subject to animal bites and scratches
  • Works in an area with a high noise level

To apply: Complete online application.

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Did you know that the Louisiana SPCA is not affiliated with the ASPCA? We are independent and rely on local donations.

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