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Do you love working with people and animals? Kitsap Humane Society always accepts employment applications. KHS is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability. 

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Current positions include:
  • Customer Service Representative

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Customer Service Representative

Part-time, approximately 24 hrs/week

$11.00/hour

Essentials:

Must be at least 18 years of age and possess reliable transportation.  Excellent customer service skills are required.  This is a very fast paced job requiring the ability to multi-task with proficiency.  A large amount of data entry is involved, so data entry accuracy and efficiency is a must.

Qualifications:
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Strong data entry skills and proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Meticulous attention to accurate recording keeping, filing, and reporting
  • Skilled in cashier duties; ie. Cash handling, accurate customer transactions, balancing till and reconciling receipts.
  • Ability to remain composed even during difficult and emotional customer interactions
  • Upbeat and friendly
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Must remain professional, courteous, and respectful at all times with customers, volunteers, and co-workers
  • Ability to work well under pressure, handle multiple tasks at one time, and to work well both as a team and self-directed environment.
  • Able to work closely with animals and animal dander/hair
Job Requirements:
  • Support the mission and philosophy of the Kitsap Humane Society
  • Comply with established policies and procedures
  • Must advocate the humane treatment of animals and be able to transmit these values to others
  • Present a good appearance and have the ability to deal cheerfully and tactfully with the public, staff and volunteers with a consistent positive mental attitude
  • Updating Lost Pet phone recording and posting found animals on KLP website daily
  • Prompt, accurate, and courteous replies to all customer emails
  • Entering animal medical information and updating status accordingly
  • Processing all transactions, including adoptions, redemptions, inventory sales, low cost, vaccines, and licensing
  • Arranging and logging adoption counsels, paging the correct staff for the council
  • Maintain accurate receipt integrity
  • Responsible for balancing the till and generating deposits daily
  • Happily greet customers and answer all inquiries patiently and courteously
  • Ordering and sales of Inventory Items
  • Accuracy of all data entry and proper allocation use for receipts
  • Knowledge of in care animals and ability to communicate that knowledge in a positive manner
  • Filing
  • Receptionist duties as required
  • Ability to multi-task with accuracy
  • An interest and willingness to support the KHS mission, vision, and values
  • Comply with established policies and procedures
  • Adherence to the KHS workplace agreement
  • Perform job duties in compliance with departmental, safety and personnel policies
  • Enjoy people, animals, and have a sense of humor!

Background and credit check required

Hours of Operation:
  • Seven days a week excluding holidays
  • Shifts will vary dependent on staffing, clinics, and special events
  • Weekend work required

To Apply: Please send a cover letter stating why you would be perfect for this job along with a resume and two references to csposition@kitsap-humane.orgDeadline for submissions is March 18, 2017.  Please, no phone calls.

Kitsap Humane Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, or disability.