Animal Care Attendant
  • Job Posting Expires: 2/28/2022
1M ago
$0 to $0
Part Time
No
Skilled & Trades
None
Diploma
Primary Duties

Job Duties

? Inspection and monitoring of the physical and mental health of all animals kenneled at the ASNN
? Feed, walk, exercise and bathe the animals as needed in our care
? Daily cleaning of dog and cat kennels
? Perform health exams to include blood draws, physical examinations, vaccine administration and behavioral evaluations of all animals
? Perform diagnostic health screenings such as fecal exams, skin scrapings and cultures
? Administer treatments for sick or injured animals as directed by the Shelter Manager or Veterinarian
? Schedule vet appointments for surgeries, special medical issues, and rechecks
? Complete all required paperwork to include intake, medical treatment and surgery forms
? Complete adoptions in their entirety, to include paperwork, computer entry and pre/post adoption counseling
? Maintain the facility, as a whole, by performing tasks including but not limited to, sweeping/mopping floors, wiping counters, taking out trash and checking equipment and supplies
? Train and guide volunteers on proper cleaning of dog and cat kennels, laundry, dishes and other house cleaning duties
? Use social media when necessary, as directed by the Shelter Manager
? Other duties deemed necessary by the Shelter Manager
? The Animal Care Attendant will report directly to the Shelter Manager


Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Skills and Abilities Required

? Attention to detail, ability to meet deadlines and work effectively both as a part of a team and independently
? Able to deal professionally and sensitively with a diverse audience
? Self-motivated, outgoing, pleasant, diplomatic, energetic, highly creative, flexible and open to new ideas
? Able to adapt to different situations and react appropriately in stressful and sensitive situations
? Hard working and able to maintain a high level of efficiency
? Demonstrated ability to organize and establish goals
? Superior problem-solving skills paired with excellent written and oral communication skills
? Must meet physical requirements including being able to bend, stoop, reach and lift from the ground up, lift up to 55 pounds without assistance, stand for long periods of time and go up and down stairs
? At least 1 year experience in veterinary field preferred
? Background screening, car ownership and valid driver's license required


Compensation Details

$10/hour 34-36 hours per week


Benefits

One week paid vacation, Holiday pay


How to Apply

The hours for this position are Tuesday through Friday from 8:00am to 1:00pm and every third weekend from 8:00am to 5:30pm.  If you would like to be considered for this position, please email your resume to lisa.doescher@animalshelternn.org