Location: 1285 County Home Rd, Waterville, NS
Number of Positions: 1
Job Start Date: ASAP
Job Competition Closes: When position is filled
Job Type: Full time
Salary: $21 – $25 /hr
A Nova Scotia SPCA Animal Shelter Administrative Coordinator is a key member of the Nova Scotia SPCA team. This
individual is responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient day-to-day animal care operations of an Animal Shelter to
make certain they are compliant with the Society’s animal care protocols and procedures, mission and mandate.
The Primary duty of an Animal Shelter Administrative Coordinator is to oversee a Shelter’s operations to achieve the
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
In addition to having the ability to travel and a valid Driver’s license, the following are some of the skills required of a Nova
Scotia SPCA Animal Shelter Administrative Coordinator.
Leadership Skills: Shelter Coordinators must keep staff motivated, resolve conflicts and make hard
decisions. Good leadership qualities and administrative abilities are essential.
Time Management: Animal Shelter Administrative Coordinators work with multiple staff, managers and
volunteers across the province, assist in crisis situations and perform reviews. Animal Shelter Administrative
Coordinators must have the ability to create schedules, order supplies and write reports. The ability to work
under tight deadlines and pressure situations is essential.
Math and Budgeting: Animal Shelter Administrative Coordinators are expected to keep and maintain budgets, and
make sure Shelters are staying on budget. It is essential that the Animal Shelter Administrative Coordinator is
proficient with computers and has extensive knowledge of marketing and sales.
Decision-Making Skills: Whether it is dealing with staff, management, government agents, veterinarians or
suppliers, the Animal Shelter Administrative Coordinator will have to make decisions that affect the Society.
Having the ability to make hard decisions under pressure is crucial to success.
Speaking and Writing: Animal Shelter Administrative Coordinators are required to have strong written and oral
Nova Scotia SPCA is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all qualified applicants, regardless of gender, race, age, sexuality, or disability. SPCA provides a competitive salary and a rewarding work environment. Preference will be given to candidates who self-identify as African Nova Scotians, racially visible persons, persons with disabilities, Aboriginal persons and persons of the LGBTQ+ community. We encourage applicants to self-identify.
Interested applicants are asked to submit their resume and cover letter indicating salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org. As long as this job description remains posted it is an indication that the position has not been filled and we are still accepting resumes.
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As a part of our hiring process, we require applicants to complete behavioural and cognitive assessments. You will be sent the links along with screening questions after submitting your resume.
Evidence of full vaccination for COVID-19 is required prior to an interview being scheduled.
We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at the Nova Scotia SPCA, however, only those selected for screening will be contacted.