Job Description

Job Summary 

Assists Facilities Technicians, Custodians and Facilities Manager with repair and maintenance of the facility, grounds, equipment, and vehicles of the Humane Society of The Pikes Peak Region and assigned departments. Assists with the physical set-up and breakdown of fundraising events and other functions.  Assists with custodial duties when necessary. Keeps an open communication line to Facilities Manager.  Performs work in a safe manner.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

Maintenance / Facilities

  • Maintains and keeps inventory of all building equipment, supplies, tools, and other HSPPR equipment.
  • Area and job site clean up.
  • Moving of equipment / supplies as directed.
  • Construct / dismantle items as directed.
  • Assists maintain the interior and exterior working order, cleanliness, and physical appearance of HSPPR facilities, including but not limited to; repairs, painting, window washing, waste removal, and parking lots.
  • Assists with maintaining all grounds, including landscaping, sprinkler system, and parking lot.
  • Follows established policies, procedures, practices, and operational equipment instructions.
  • May assist with routine custodial cleaning, upkeep, and HSPPR Colorado Springs campus facilities maintenance to include public areas, staff areas, restrooms, and external areas.

 

Customer Service

  • Ensures quality service is provided to both people and animal clients.
  • Responds to requests for assistance and repairs promptly to ensure quality client service and effective operations.
  • Assists HSPPR staff in situations requiring immediate problem-solving. Promotes good public relations under HSPPR practices; when appropriate, takes control of situations that could potentially damage the professional image of the Society.
  • Represents HSPPR professionally and courteously at all times. 
  • Provides quality service to clients, volunteers, and employees, recognizing their contributions to the success of HSPPR.

Other

  • Commitment to the mission, values, goals, and success of HSPPR.
  • Appropriately documents observed animal behaviors utilizing objective language as required in relevant procedures and policies.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Duties

None

Schedule Requirements

A schedule will include weekend and holiday work.

Education/Experience Necessary

  • Ability to follow directions, problem solve and use good judgment.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Experience at general labor tasks, paid or unpaid required.
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and insurable driving record. 

 

NOTE:   The job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties.

Important Notes

Who Are We?  The first of only two AAHA accredited shelters in Colorado!

Employment at the Humane Society of the Pikes Peak Region - Colorado

HSPPR is a nonprofit animal shelter serving El Paso, Pueblo, and Douglas Counties as well as the City of Centennial.  We employ a total of 190+ employees.  We are an organization that celebrates and prioritizes diversity and inclusion. Employees must be 18 years of age, a drug test and background check are mandatory for employment. 

The core values of the staff unite and guide us to provide the best service to the animals in our care, our organization and our community. 

Core Values Statements

• Compassion: We believe that animals matter. We are committed to treating animals and people with kindness, respect and compassion.

• Stewardship: We are accountable and transparent in our actions and in the use of our resources to build trust in those we serve.

• Integrity: We believe we can make the greatest impact by staying true to our mission, always doing what is best for the animals and people of our community, and standing united in our decisions.

• Excellence: We are passionate about our mission, and strive for excellence through continual learning, innovation and the development of our board, staff and volunteers.

• Collaboration: We seek strategic partnerships and alliances to advance the welfare and protection of animals and people.