We are seeking a part-time kennel assistant. Candidate must be an animal lover and be comfortable around all species (ex. cats, dogs, snakes, birds, small mammals, etc.). Successful completion of our training program is required after the introductory period. Consistent lifting of 50 pounds and consistent bending/kneeling is required.
Duties & Responsibilities Include:
-Restraining animals using proper technique to allow veterinarians and/or technicians to perform care.
- Observe animal appearance and activity for general physical condition, obvious signs of illness, disease and discontent.
-Walk hospitalized dogs several times a day to provide exercise and time for elimination of bowels and bladder.
-Provide care for animals housed/visiting the Hospital. Report signs of illness, disease, injury or unusual activity to veterinarians and/or technicians.
-Clean, disinfect, and maintain kennels and common areas.
-Stock bags and cases of pet foods.
-Must be empathetic and have great interpersonal skills.
-Other duties as assigned.
Wage will depend on experience. To apply, please send resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.