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Old 08-16-2011
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The Washington Humane Society (WHS) is seeking an outgoing, energetic and creative individual to join our team as the Director of Animal Control Field Services to help lead the District of Columbia’s Animal Control department and be a part of transforming animal welfare in the nation’s capital. WHS is the only Congressionally-chartered animal welfare agency in the United States and operates two open-admission shelters, a Humane Law Enforcement department and other progress program and services designed to protect animals.

The Director of Animal Control Field Services ensures animal control field services are provided on a continuous round-the-clock basis. Plans, coordinates and supervises field and animal control activities which includes the interpretation and enforcement of laws and ordinances related to the rescue of wild and domestic animals, rabies control and provides education to the public regarding responsible pet care, conflict resolution and animal control related laws.

The successful candidate will:
  1. Be highly motivated to make a difference in the lives of animals and a strong desire to rescue any animal in need
  2. Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
  3. Ability to train and effectively direct the activities of department staff and volunteers.
  4. Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills.
  5. Superior professional oral and writing skills.
  6. Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of constituencies including staff, volunteers, current and potential donors, representatives of other animal welfare organizations, private and public agencies, public officials, the press and private citizens “concerned” about the treatment of animals.
  7. Be excited about growing life-saving programs and working in a diverse shelter environment at a progressive organization committed to finding solutions for animals who come in to our care.
How to Apply
Please submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications and your resume to humanresources@washhumane.org with the subject “Director of Animal Control.” Learn more at www.washhumane.org. Thank you for your interest!
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The successful candidate will:
  1. Be highly motivated to make a difference in the lives of animals and a strong desire to rescue any animal in need
  2. Ability to maintain effective working relationships.
  3. Ability to train and effectively direct the activities of department staff and volunteers.
  4. Demonstrated interpersonal relationship skills.
  5. Superior professional oral and writing skills.
  6. Ability to effectively communicate with a wide variety of constituencies including staff, volunteers, current and potential donors, representatives of other animal welfare organizations, private and public agencies, public officials, the press and private citizens “concerned” about the treatment of animals.
  7. Be excited about growing life-saving programs and working in a diverse shelter environment at a progressive organization committed to finding solutions for animals who come in to our care.
...and apparently do all this for free since there's no mention of any type of pay....
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...and apparently do all this for free since there's no mention of any type of pay....
You get the privelege of being cussed out by some of our ations finest citizens, POLITICIANS ans their families. That is in lieu of actual pay.
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