The Animal Attendant is responsible for maintaining a safe and sanitary facility for animals and people and providing humane handling and care for all shelter animals. Assures all animals’ nutrition, housing and basic medical needs are met on a daily basis. Assists the public when admitting and adopting animals and promotes responsible pet ownership in conversations with customers. This is a front line staff position that must maintain a pleasant, welcoming atmosphere that reflects professionalism and commitment to support the work of fellow staff and volunteers.
Essential Functions and Skills:
Good organizational skills; attention to detail; self-motivated; ability to identify animal species, breeds, ages and sexes; ability to identify signs of animal illness and injuries; good communication skills – verbal and written; team player; ability to work with data base and maintain records; ability to work well with broad spectrum of the community.
All employees must be at least 18 yrs. and have a valid driver’s license.
Availability to work a flexible work schedule including evenings and weekends.
Must be able to manage heavy weight up to and sometimes exceeding 40 lbs.
Prior shelter experience is recommended.
Part time positions available.
Role: Animal Care Attendant
Location: Center Township,
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