As many of you know, our favorite Kennel Manager, Mike has been battling some pretty major medical issues. The next steps in his medical journey are going to be significantly difficult and our warrior could definitely use lots of positive thoughts and prayers. In addition to thoughts and prayers, we need to hire him some help. Below is the job description for kennel assistance help. If you or anyone you know loves animals and is looking for work, please forward this post to them. We would also appreciate it if you would share, share, share so that we may get Mike help and give him peace of mind that his favorite animals and clients are being cared for so he can focus on being strong and getting better.
Kennel Assistant Job Description
We are seeking short term and possible long-term part-time kennel attendant help to assist our team while our Kennel Manager, Mike is on medical leave. This position could potentially be filled by multiple individuals. This position will be responsible for the overall care and well-being of the animals at our facility.
• Provide a clean, efficient, and healthy environment for animals being treated or boarded.
• Proper feeding, medicating, and care of animals being treated or boarded.
• Assist the Doctor and Veterinary Assistant with restraint and treatment of animals as needed.
• Keep records of animal feedings, treatments, and other updates.
• Maintain a clean and healthy environment of kennels, outdoor potty area, exam rooms, clinic lobby, bathrooms, and general housekeeping.
• Perform other duties as needed that assist the Doctor, CSR, and Veterinary Assistant in the smooth flow and operation of the clinic, including customer service and assisting in admitting and releasing of treated and boarded animals.
Flexible schedule including some evening/weekend/vacation shifts.
Must have the physical and mental capacity to perform in a fast paced and challenging environment.
Must be able to lift 50+ lbs.
• Understand animals are people's family.
• Passion to help and care for animals.
• Ability to interact with animals in a calm, non-threatening manner.
• Sense of humor helpful, Dr. P. is a big fan of dad jokes.
If interested in this position, please forward resumes to our email address at [email protected]