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Employment

Guiding Eyes for the Blind is known for embracing every person connected with the school as a family member and for the collective spirit of its staff. We offer challenging and fulfilling career paths for those who are passionate about our work and mission. We offer a comprehensive benefits package and a dog-friendly work environment.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Available position(s):

Maintenance Technician – PT

20 – 28 hours/week
Monday – Friday, shifts will vary

Salary: $15/hour

The Maintenance Technician is responsible for maintaining buildings, grounds, vehicles and ancillary support equipment and systems at any Guiding Eyes for the Blind facilities.    The Technician will ensure that all duties are performed according to established Company and safety guidelines.

Responsibilities include:

•    Perform routine repairs of buildings, equipment, and other property.
•    Perform routine weekly, monthly and quarterly maintenance tasks as scheduled.
•    May perform light janitorial duties including mopping floors, cleaning restrooms, and emptying trash as requested.
•    Maintain fleet in safe condition.
•    Snow removal in designated areas.
•    General clean up of grounds, walkways, parking areas.
•    Painting.
•    Cover on call as needed.  Respond to calls after normal business hours nights, weekends and holidays.

Qualifications:

1.    Must have proficiency using general power tools and hand tools.
2.    Light Plumbing and electrical experience desirable.
3.    Several years experience as a handyman, or employment in the construction trade required.
4.    Self starter with the ability to follow written and oral instructions without direct supervision.
5.    Must be able to squat, bend and reach for extended periods of time.
6.    Must be able to lift and carry up to 65 pounds.
7.    Must be comfortable around large, active dogs.
8.    Must be able to climb ladders and work on roof tops.
9.    Valid driver’s license required.
10.    Able to communicate via voice mail and email.
11.    Must be available to cover on call duty nights, weekends and holidays when necessary.
12.    Must be available to work occasional weekends and evenings for special events and overtime when needed.
13.    High school diploma or equivalent.

Email resume and letter of interest to sandreades@guidingeyes.org

 

Whelping Kennel Technician – FT

Shift:    Tuesday/Thursday/Friday/Saturday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

            Wednesday, 11:00am – 7:30pm with overnights when necessary

Salary:  $15/hour

Perform all daily kennel duties including cleaning of kennels and associated facilities.  Basic dog care to include feeding, exercise, administration of medication, neonatal care, and grooming.  Will be trained to monitor the birthing process to ensure the health and safety of the pups and adults.

Responsibilities include:

1.  Provide a high level of animal husbandry care to all dogs and puppies including but not limited to bathing, feeding, check overs, nail clipping, ear cleaning, and medicating according to established policies and procedures.
2.  Perform whelping procedures, assisting brood whenever necessary. Handle all post whelp clean-up, care and treatments.
3.  Time management of workload through the use of computer task list.
4.  Maintain accurate records utilizing point of entry system.
5.  Perform assigned medical treatments, vaccines, preventatives, sub-q fluids, tube feeding, ICU use and care, according to standard procedures.
6.  Clean and maintain equipment, kennel facilities and assigned grounds.
7.  Effectively work with pups in early obedience and socialization.
8.  Work with volunteers and general public who are interacting with the Whelping Kennel providing support, guidance and recognition.

Qualifications:

1.  Physically able to lift and control 65 pound dogs and withstand up to two hours of repetitive bending, kneeling and squatting on hard surface.
2.  Must be able to work daily with accel and bleach and other cleaning agents.
3.  Well organized, team player, nurturing.

Email resume, letter of introduction and salary requirements to Jennifer White, Whelping Kennel Manager at jwhite@guidingeyes.org

 

Part Time Whelping Kennel Technician

Shift:  Sunday, 7:00am – 3:30pm

Salary:  $15/hour

Perform all daily kennel duties including cleaning of kennels and associated facilities.  Basic dog care to include feeding, exercise, administration of medication, neonatal care, and grooming.  Will be trained to monitor the birthing process to ensure the health and safety of the pups and adults.

Responsibilities include:

1.  Provide a high level of animal husbandry care to all dogs and puppies including but not limited to bathing, feeding, check overs, nail clipping, ear cleaning, and medicating according to established policies and procedures.
2.  Perform whelping procedures, assisting brood whenever necessary. Handle all post whelp clean-up, care and treatments.
3.  Time management of workload through the use of computer task list.
4.  Maintain accurate records utilizing point of entry system.
5.  Perform assigned medical treatments, vaccines, preventatives, sub-q fluids, tube feeding, ICU use and care, according to standard procedures.
6.  Clean and maintain equipment, kennel facilities and assigned grounds.
7.  Effectively work with pups in early obedience and socialization.
8.  Work with volunteers and general public who are interacting with the Whelping Kennel providing support, guidance and recognition.

Qualifications:

1.  Physically able to lift and control 65 pound dogs and withstand up to two hours of repetitive bending, kneeling and squatting on hard surface.
2.  Must be able to work daily with accel and bleach and other cleaning agents.
3.  Well organized, team player, nurturing.

Email resume, letter of introduction and salary requirements to Jennifer White, Whelping Kennel Manager at jwhite@guidingeyes.org