Animal Care Technician/Part-Time

Animal Care Technician/Part-Time 290 views6 applications

Job Overview

  • Salary Offer $14.22 - $16.08
  • Salary Offer Commensurate with Experience
  • Experience Level Entry Level
  • Total Years Experience 0-12 months
  • Education High School Diploma

General Description
The incumbent in this position is responsible for the daily care and feeding of animals in the Rochester Animal Services Shelter. Direct supervision is received from higher level Animal Services personnel. Related duties are performed as required.

Typical Work Activities

  • Cleans and disinfects kennels, cages, runs, cat room, dishes, and floors in the kennel area;
  • Feeds animals daily, performs routine water checks and ensures each cage has a required card;
  • Examines animals for health and safety issues and notifies a supervisor;
  • Assists with euthanization of animals, as needed;
  • Performs customer service activities such as adoption counseling, escorting customers to the
    kennel area and answering questions;
  • Monitors the animal visitation room;
  • Launders animal supplies, such as blankets;
  • Administers medications and vaccines;
  • Performs census of impounded animals when so instructed;
  • Fills out simple reports;
  • Secures cages and padlocks at all times;
  • Attends training;
  • May testify in court, if needed;
  • Disposes of garbage daily;
  • Observes all safety rules and regulations;
  • Maintains an attitude that is conducive to a good relationships with other personnel and
    customers and also promotes trust;
  • Maintains interior and exterior of facility for safety of employees and public as requested by
    supervisory personnel.
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