Manager, Warehouse, Fleet & Transport (Greater St. Louis Area)-ASPCA

Job Type

Full Time




St. Louis
United States



Through extraordinary efforts in the last several years, the Field Investigation and Response (FIR) team has led major operations and aided communities in response to multi-state dog fighting, significant puppy mill and hoarding cases, and some of the nation’s most destructive disasters. The FIR team possesses the unique ability to deploy a complete and high-level incident management team with expertise ranging from investigations, sheltering, medical, and transport to planning, operations, and technical rescue. The FIR team’s depth of knowledge and experience, along with a robust responder and response partner program, put the team in a unique position to handle the most significant challenges faced by the animal welfare community, and allow it to address multiple large-scale events at one time. 

The FIR Team Manager, Warehouse, Fleet & Transport is a dynamic job involving animal transport and critical warehouse management. This full-time position will ensure the warehouse is organized and animals and supplies are safely transported during operations or relocation efforts. Additional responsibilities include oversight of personnel at temporary operations and on transports. As a member of the FIR team, working under the supervision of the Senior Manager, Logistics – FIR, the Manager, Warehouse, Fleet & Transport is responsible for securing and maintaining inventory and supplies for all transport vehicles.

A Class A CDL is required for this role and candidates can obtain their CDL within the first three months of hire. This individual will be required to follow proper road safety rules, DOT requirements, and ASPCA transport guidelines. Must be a self-guided, and highly motivated individual with an ability to work with minimal supervision.

Candidates must be willing to relocate to the greater St. Louis area within one year of hire.


  • Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

Operations (55%)

  • Daily oversight of contractors on transport as well at warehouse
  • Assist with field operations as needed including but not limited to logistical support, intake, shelter set up and breakdown and management of personnel at an operation or on a transport.
  • Work with the Senior Manager, Logistics in all operational aspects of the FIR Warehouse
  • Oversight and responsibility of all supplies and equipment, valued at approximately $3 million, at the Missouri warehouse as well as temporary operations in the Midwest region
  • Utilize warehouse management system to track overall inventory, manage any purchases of supplies and generate supply lists for field or temporary shelter operations
  • Load supplies as needed for transports and field operations

Animal, Equipment and Supply Transport (35%)

  • Conduct safe, humane and cost-effective inter and intra-state transport of animals, equipment and supplies including:
  • Handling and moving various animals, sometimes in stressful situations.
  • During situations where transports take place during extreme weather conditions
  • Responsible for proper maintenance and excellent standard of care for vehicles
  • Responsible for securing and maintaining inventory and supplies for all transport vehicles 
  • Abide by transport protocols including tracking route mileage, hours, and electronic logging
  • Knowledge and use of FIR transport protocols for safe loading and transport of animals and supplies
  • Determine and recommend /suggest appropriate routes for transport of animals
  • Understand and abide by DOT inter-state driving laws

Administrative (10%)

  • Use the Workday system to complete expense reports and enter time
  • Complete necessary driver information for CDL when doing transports
  • Create protocols as needed
  • Support Senior Manager, Logistics as needed

Travel and Driving Requirements

  • Class A CDL driver’s license required or obtainable within three months of hire.
  • Must have a clean driving record
  • Frequent travel required up to 50% (including daily responsibilities and team travel)
  • Work after-hours and on weekends required as necessary
  • Able to maneuver various size trailers into tight spaces, rough terrain, and challenging conditions

Additional Information:

  • Must be a self-guided, and highly motivated individual; ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to use stairs and a ladder and access supplies located on a high shelf
  • Ability to push, pull and lift equipment and crates
  • Must be able and willing to wear protective equipment
  • Desired mechanical acumen
  • Interest and passion for animal welfare
  • Must be a self-guided and highly motivated individual; ability to work with minimal supervision

Exemplifies the ASPCA’s Core Values:

  • Has Commitment and dedication to improving the lives of animals
  • Demonstrates Ownership and feels responsible for outcomes
  • Believes in Team – that we are stronger together
  • Seeks to Elevate others and reimagine what is possible
  • Focuses on Impact, specifically making change for animals

Education and Work Experience:

  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • College or Technical training desired
  • Completion of ICS/IS courses and the FIR Webinar series within 30 days of hiring
  • Complete FEMA -ICS 100, 200,700 online courses
  • Class A CDL is desired but would need to be willing to secure a CDL within 3 months of hire if do not have one
  • 1 year experience in emergency response situations desirable
  • 1 year experience in animal handing desirable or willingness to complete an animal handling course within 30 days of hire
  • At least 4-6 years of general work experience


  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, while meeting all deadlines, Excellent communication skills, Excellent computer and smartphone skills including proficiency in use of Outlook Mail, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Texting, Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail, Knowledge of warehouse management systems, radio repeaters, and satellite systems is desirable, Use of (GPS) Navigation Systems, Use of two way radio equipment, Working knowledge of Basic Incident Command System

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability or protected veteran status.

Level of Language Proficiency

English (Required)

Professional Level


Minimum Education Required

High School