Job Description

Summary:

Anticipated 90 day assignment - Performs 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.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:  (Including but not limited to the following)

Maintenance

  • Maintains and keeps inventory of all building equipment, supplies, tools and other HSPPR equipment.
  • Assists with ensuring all mechanical systems are functioning effectively throughout facilities including but not limited to; swamp coolers, furnaces, air conditioning, air filtration system, chemical pump system, and plumbing.  Schedules maintenance and repairs accordingly and/or performs preventative maintenance and repairs.
  • Assists with maintaining and adequately stocking parts for regularly scheduled replacement, and scheduling repairs.
  • Assists with maintaining 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 coordinating, prioritizing and properly documenting maintenance requests, projects and repairs.
  • Assists with maintaining HSPPR vehicles and schedules repairs, service, and ensures registration.
  • Assists with maintaining all grounds, including landscaping, sprinkler system, and parking lot.
  • Assists with providing snow removal for Colorado Springs facility.
  • Follows established policies, procedures, practices and equipment operational instructions. 

Custodial

  • May assist with routine custodial cleaning, upkeep and maintenance of HSPPR facilities to include public areas, staff areas, restrooms and external areas. 

Special Events

  • Assists with set up and break down of special events or other promotions requiring the use of equipment, staging, or moving a high volume of supplies to various locations.
  • Assists in setting up for meetings, presentations, room rentals, and training events.

 Customer Service

  • Ensures quality service is provided to both people and animal clients. This may include overseeing the conduct of volunteers. 
  • Responds to requests for assistance and repairs in a timely manner in order to ensure quality client service as well as effective operations.
  • Assists HSPPR staff in situations requiring immediate problem solving. Promotes good public relations in accordance with HSPPR practices; when appropriate takes control of situations that could be potentially damaging to the professional image of the Society.
  • Represents HSPPR in a professional and courteous manner at all times. 
  • Provides quality service to clients, volunteers and employees, recognizing their individual contributions ot 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/or policies.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Duties

None  

HSPPR Operating Values: 

  • Compassion: We believe that kindness and respect toward animals is an essential element in building a more humane and civil society.  We work to elevate empathy and behavior in order to prevent animal cruelty, exploitation, and neglect. 
  • Stewardship: We will responsibly manage expenses and revenue, acting for the long-term greater good of the organization, conserving our resources and preserving our environment. 
  • Integrity: We encourage honest dialogue about issues and solutions.  We are willing to explore all options and listen to all perspectives to arrive at the best decisions.  We take responsibility for our behavior –every action counts.   
  • Excellence: We make a difference every day.  We are committed to the safety and protection of people and animals.  We foster a learning environment, encourage new ideas, and care enough to provide constructive feedback. 
  • Collaboration: We are united in the pursuit of our mission.  We will be known as an organization that is inclusive, fair, and transparent. We expand and develop partnerships to further our mission.

Skills / Requirements

Schedule Requirements

Schedule will include weekend and holiday work.

Education/Experience Necessary

 Prefered Minimum: three years’ experience in any of the following; facilities maintenance, construction, custodial or related field. 

  • Knowledge of animal disease transmission, shelter medicine, animal behavior and handling or animal habitat preferred.
  • Valid Colorado Driver’s License and insurable driving record.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision.