Intake Specialist - PETA's Cruelty Investigations Department
March 15, 2012 3:22 PM


Position Objectives:

To assess and handle inquiries from the general public relating to domestic animal and wildlife cruelty issues

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

• Evaluate incoming telephone calls and e-mails and provide the required responses or refer callers to the appropriate staff members

• Provide research support to cruelty caseworkers on miscellaneous animal cruelty and neglect issues

• Handle animal cruelty and neglect cases

• Maintain confidential files, correspondence files, case reports, and other departmental reports

• Handle Community Animal Project calls and check in surrendered animals

• Train staff members on administrative tasks and use of the departmental database

• Perform any other duties assigned by the supervisor

Position Requirements

• Degree in a related field or a minimum of two years of casework experience

• Proven animal-handling skills and willingness to obtain euthanasia certification

• Thorough knowledge of animal rights issues and PETA campaigns

• Proven ability to make sound decisions in crisis situations

• Ability to work independently and make sound judgments

• Demonstrated ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times

• Proven excellent writing and research skills

• Must be at least 21 years of age and have a valid U.S. drivers' license, a minimum of three years of driving experience, and a satisfactory driving record

• Support for PETA's philosophy and the ability to professionally advocate PETA's positions on issues

• Commitment to the objectives of the organization

payscale: $32-35,000
job type: full-time
posted by srrh to Nonprofit

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