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Facilities Manager 

Location: Keaau

Hawaii Island Humane Society is seeking a full-time Facilities Manager.

The Facilities Manager is responsible for maintaining the functionality and appearance of all Hawaii Island Humane Society shelters and grounds. Work duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Transports materials, supplies, and other needs between shelters and to other locations.
  • Performs a variety of minor repair work in all areas of facility maintenance.
  • Informs Chief Executive Officer about operational and facilities needs.
  • Monitors and maintains inventory of facilities’ supplies and equipment.
  • Handle animals compassionately.


  • High school graduate or GED equivalent required.
  • Must have independent initiative and the ability to work collaboratively with multiple team members.
  • Knowledge of methods, materials, tools, and equipment used in the installation, maintenance and repair of buildings and grounds.
  • Must have the ability to interact with diverse members of the public in a caring, non-judgmental demeanor.
  • Valid Hawaii driver’s license is required with a clean driving record for one year prior to employment.

Animal Care Technician 

Location: Keaau

Hawaii Island Humane Society is seeking a full-time Animal Care Technician.

Hawaii Island Humane Society is a non-profit animal welfare organization. All positions require humane treatment of animals, compassionate public service, excellent communications and computer skills, a clean driving record and no limitations in working with animals. Requires a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. Hawaii Island Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace. HIHS offers a generous employee benefits package. All positions are full time unless otherwise noted.

A HIHS Animal Care Technician is responsible for maintaining the health for animals in our care while working with the HIHS Veterinarian, Chief Operating Officer, and all other shelter staff. Work duties include but are not limited to: administering treatments to shelter and community animals, preparing and monitoring animals during and after surgery, handling and lifting animals, scheduling appointments for foster caregivers and pet owners, cleaning kennels, and inputting data. Applicants should enjoy spending time with animals of all shapes and sizes. Experience in medical or veterinary medicine is REQUIRED. Applicants must be reliable, compassionate and willing to learn and follow HIHS protocols. Must have a solid work history and able to work a flexible schedule including weekends if needed.

Applicants must be dependable & mature with clean driver's abstract. Other duties may be assigned. The Animal Care Technician reports directly to the HIHS Veterinarian. We are currently hiring for an Animal Care Technician for our Keaau location.

Pay starts at $16.50/hr