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Animal Care And Shelter Attendant (Regular Part-Time)

Nature of Work

This is manual and specialized work responsible for the proper sanitation and operation of animal holding areas consistent with City of Huntsville Animal Services Department guidelines. Work also involves providing customer service by responding to questions regarding animal adoptions, lost/found animals, animal intake, animal behavior and other related questions to Animal Services.

Work also requires the ability to acquire specialized animal handling and venipunture skills. Work involves educating the public; feeding and maintaining animals; and performing the euthanasia of animals & disposal of animal bodies in a pathological incineration chamber. Work also involves administering medications; transporting animals for veterinary services; and inventory control.

Assignments are received from the Animal Services Supervisor verbally or in writing. The employee carries out routine work assignments in accordance with established policies and procedures. Additional guidance is provided through federal, state, and local laws, Animal Services Ordinance 95-693, Humane organizations guidelines, and departmental and City policies and procedures.

Work is reviewed through performance evaluations, conferences, logs, summary reports, inventory, and records for accuracy, completeness, and adherence to policies and procedures. Greets and educates the public on Animal Services policies and procedures. Scans animals for microchips; feeds, waters, and cares for animals housed at the animal shelter; ensures that pens and cages are properly cleaned and sanitized and repaired; administers medications to animals housed at the shelter.

Receives and processes animals coming into and out of the shelter; conducts a daily inventory of all animals; answer questions while intaking stray and owner surrendered animals.

Screens animals to determine adoption ability; performs temperament testing of animals. Observes animals for health, disease, and behavior; responds to sick and injured animals by providing humane care.

Escorts citizens who have lost their pets for observation of animals. Provides adoption counseling and basic animal behavior counseling; assists with animal adoption paperwork; operates identification tag machine; transports animals to veterinary hospitals as needed. Cremates animals in the incinerator; monitors incinerator to make sure system functions properly; weighs animals to be cremated; cleans incinerator; reads charts; maintains daily records regarding temperature and time; transports animal remains for proper disposal.

Handles and properly administers vaccinations to animals with a syringe and needle. Properly administers oral dewormers, oral and topical flea control. Properly performs heartworm and feline leukemia/AIDS testing.

Euthanizes animals by the use of sodium pentobarbital orally, intraperitoneal, and intravenous. Properly maintains controlled substance logs as required by the Drug Enforcement Agency. Maintains records; maintains an accurate inventory of all supplies.

Operates an incinerator, animal traps, ladders, dump trucks and automobiles; all essential cleaning equipment and all essential office equipment, including a computer while performing essential functions. May lead court-appointed community service individuals in work responsibilities; trains; assigns work; and inspects work. Assists Humane Educator with public events and public awareness campaigns; assists with Petfinder; lost and found program.

Communicates with the Probate Office regarding community service individuals. Requires regular and prompt attendance plus the ability to work well with others and work well as a team. Assists Animal Service Officers and customers with loading and unloading animals.

Responds to inquiries regarding lost or found animals. Picks up animal supplies and food. Assists as needed with bathing animals for Pet Project. Performs related work as required.

PHYSICAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS:

Work is performed both inside and outside in adverse weather conditions including hot and cold temperatures, wetness, snow, and slippery floors. Work exposes the employee to hazards associated with traffic, vicious animals, incinerator, needles, blood from animals, lethal fumes, chemicals and controlled substances.

Work also exposes the employee to irate citizens, noisy animals, and dangers associated with handling dangerous animals. Protective equipment is required such as goggles, latex and leather gloves, and rubber boots. Work requires the physical ability to stand for extended periods; perform moderate to heavy lifting of dead or alive large animals or supplies; and the ability to pull, push, bend, stoop, and squat. Work also requires the ability to restrain and control very large and sometimes vicious animals; and the ability to handle animals.

Applicants May Obtain a Copy of the City of Huntsville EEOP Short Form Upon Request

Minimum Education, Training and Experience

High school diploma from a school accredited by a regional accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or GED certificate issued by the appropriate state agency and some experience caring for animals.

Some knowledge of Animal Services laws, ordinances, policies and procedures. Some knowledge of feeding, care, and proper sanitization and repair procedures. Some knowledge in animal handling, care and behavior.

Ability to communicate with citizens about animal scratches and bites regarding concern for rabies virus; ability to complete a bite report. Ability to administer vaccinations with a syringe and needle and other necessary medications to animals housed at the shelter.

Ability to communicate effectively with the public verbally and in writing to receive and process animals coming into and out of the shelter.

Ability to learn specialized techniques of venipunture and humane animal handling. Ability to maintain accurate records and inventory. Ability to write and spell correctly.

Ability to operate a Pathological Incineration Chamber, animal traps, dump trucks and automobiles, squeegees, scrub brushes, cleaning chemicals and soaps, hose pipes, radios, computers, ladders, and standard office equipment while performing essential functions. Ability to read, complete and maintain charts. Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions. Ability to perform heavy manual labor for extended periods.

NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

A valid driver's license is required.

DESIRED SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

Euthanasia Technician Certification through the Alabama State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners.



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Animal Shelter Veterinarian

The Shelter Veterinarian will perform spay/neuter surgeries on all animals adopted from the shelter and certain owned and impounded pets. This includes puppies and kittens as young and small as 8 weeks and 2 pounds.

Veterinarian will have responsibility for the shelter health program, sick/injured animal examinations and treatments. Doctor will also assist with animal cruelty cases by performing thorough examinations of animal seized in these cases, writing reports appropriate for court, and providing expert testimony. Animal cruelty cases may involve some field work.

We are looking for someone who can work in a fast-paced shelter environment and work as a team player. Must be flexible in terms of hours worked which will normally be Monday-Friday, 8:30-5:30. There will be occasions for hours over forty when cruelty cases or an emergency arises near the end of the workshift.

Veterinary clinic is comprised of one full time veterinarian, two veterinary technicians and one Lead Veterinary Technician. Clinic performs approximately 2,500 spay/neuter surgeries per year. We are a progressive government operated animal shelter with a robust adoption program, large volunteer workforce, and many life-saving programs with more to come soon.

Veterinarian with high volume, high quality spay/neuter experience and/or shelter medicine certification is preferred. Must be Florida licensed DVM at the time of employment. Salary range is $77,000-$111,000 with full benefits package.



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(9003__01) Animal Shelter Attendant

The Kennel Attendant team members are expected to provide and maintain a high standard of daily care, monitoring and feeding of almost all of the animals housed at the Wake County Animal Center. As a Kennel Attendant, you are responsible for sanitizing your assigned kennels each morning and providing follow-up care throughout the day, such as spot cleaning, feeding, preparing or handing out enrichment items/toys, restocking, etc. The Kennel Attendants must be prompt and finish his or her assigned rooms/kennels each day in the time allotted. The staff members on the Kennel Attendant team are also responsible for tasks assigned by the Animal Center Manager and/or Team Leads, as well as daily tasks that are performed communally. Some examples of communal tasks are laundry, cleaning the animal kitchen, sweeping, mopping, putting away animals after surgery, etc. The Kennel Attendants at WCAC are also adoption counselors throughout our adoption hours, which are normally noon to 6:00 pm. During this time, the Kennel Attendant staff members may assist customers who are looking for a new addition to their family or searching for their lost pet, answer radio calls from the Front Desk staff to provide support, and assist foster parents or rescue partners. Due to the large number of kennels and duties to be performed daily, the kennel attendants work in a fast paced environment where efficiency and effectiveness are of the upmost importance. Also because the Animal Center is an open-admission facility, the animals that come into the Center may have behavioral or medical issues which require special care, proper and humane animal handling and recognition of common or infectious animal disease. Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Competencies • Confident, proactive – able to assess situations and determine the appropriate course of actions within assigned parameters

  • Demonstrates a high degree of accountability

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills. Builds and maintains positive, productive relationships with peers, colleagues and management

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Ability to work with all types of domesticated animals

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Knowledge of animal handling techniques

  • Ability to work well in others in a stressful environment

  • Self motivation and proven time management skills

  • Ability to work under general OR constant supervision Home Department (42) Environmental Services Division/Unit Animal Care, Control and Adoption

  • Shelter Auto requisition ID 3676BR Assignment Type (P) Regular Assignment Status Full Time Work Schedule Sun

  • Sat (varies) 7:00 am to 6:30 pm Work Location (004) Wake County Animal Care, Control & Adoption Center Salary Minimum 14.25 Salary Maximum 24.23 Expected Hiring Range $14.25 Minimum Requirements Ability to read, write and follow procedures. Preferred Experience, Skills and Training (beyond the minimum requirements defined by the class) One plus years of related animal care experience; one plus years of customer service experience. Background/EEOC Policy Position may require a background check that may include: criminal, credit, motor vehicle, education and sexual offender registry or others based on job requirements. Unless required by state law, a record of conviction will not automatically exclude you from consideration for employment. Wake County Government is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Closing Date 25-May-2017

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Animal Shelter Assistant

Minimum Qualifications Benefits Supplemental Questions

Graduation from high school or equivalent; six months experience in animal care/control, assisting at a veterinarian facility, kennel, and/or handling shelter animals or any equivalent combination of related training and experience. As a condition of employment incumbents must meet all Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) requirements/prerequisites to handle controlled substances and successfully pass the Euthanasia Technician Certification Course through the Florida Animal Control Association (FACA) within six (6) months of date of hire. Successful completion of a pre-employment physical examination and completion of a criminal history background investigation is required prior to employment.

All permanent BoCC positions will be hired at no less than $12.50 Per Hour.

Position Summary:

This is general maintenance work in the care of animals and maintenance of facilities in the County's Animal Shelter.

An employee assigned to this classification is responsible for feeding and watering animals and performing general maintenance duties on cages and grounds.

Work is performed under the direction of a higher level supervisor and is reviewed through conferences, reports, and observation of results obtained.

Examples of Duties:ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

Cleans and disinfects cages, pens, and yards and sterilizes laboratory equipment and surgical instruments.

Restrains unclaimed and/or unwanted animals for humane euthanasia, including large-breed (50 pounds or greater) dogs.

Performs humane euthanasia on injured, sick, dangerous, or unwanted animals by means of lethal injection; calculates dosage requirements for euthanasia procedures according to the weight of the animal.

Feeds and waters animals according to schedules.

Examines animals for signs of illness and treats them according to instructions. Transfers animals between quarters.

Adjusts controls to regulate temperature and humidity of animal's quarters.

Records information according to instructions such as genealogy, diet, weight, medications, food intake, and license number.

Anesthetizes, inoculates, shaves, bathes, clips, and grooms animals.

Repairs cages, pens, and fenced yards.

Reports signs of illness or unusual behavior in animals to supervisor.

Moves animals from temporary holding areas into appropriate cages or runs, as directed.

Assists the public with reclaims and adoptions.

Performs general grounds maintenance including mowing, painting and minor repairs.

Performs related duties as required.

NOTE: These examples are intended only as illustrations of the various kinds of work performed in positions allocated to this class. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Knowledge of the care and handling of animals.

Ability to recognize signs of stress or disease in animals.

Ability to restrain and handle hostile or large animals.

Ability to perform general building and grounds maintenance.

Ability to assist with humane euthanasia procedures.

Ability to deal effectively with the public and co-workers, especially during emotional or stressful situations.

Ability to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand and walk. The employee frequently is required to reach with hands and arms and use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is occasionally required to talk or hear, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include color vision.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and toxic or caustic chemicals. The employee occasionally works in outside weather conditions and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


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Animal Shelter Attendant

GENERAL SUMMARY Benefits Supplemental Questions

This position has the opportunity for step increases in pay at the 6, 12, 24, 36, and 48 month anniversaries with satisfactory performance reviews

Performs semi-skilled maintenance work in the Animal Shelter as well as technical and administrative duties including reporting and monitoring animal control activities; provide customer service to Shelter visitors; perform animal impounds and dispositions; and provide customer service via phone and email.

SUPERVISION

General supervision is provided by the Animal Shelter and Rescue Coordinator.

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ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • All behaviors comply with the Code of Conduct and Rules of Behavior outlined in Chapter 8 of the General Government Policies and Procedures Manual.

  • Adheres to assigned work schedule as outlined in city and department attendance policies and procedures.

  • Provide assistance to customers wishing to adopt an animal; escorts customers through the Shelter; responds to and directs questions regarding adoption or purchasing procedures. Receives animals at the Shelter.

  • Provide care for animals in the Shelter including feeding, cleaning and monitoring animal behavior. Monitors conditions of animals and implements precautionary measures in order to prevent disease transmission. Cleans and disinfects pens, floors and related areas in accordance with established practices.

  • Prepare and maintain a variety of files and filing systems; reviews and verifies records and computer files.

  • Provides general office assistance such as answering phones, performs data entry, or other related duties as assigned.

  • Performs or assists with euthanizing animals as appropriate.

  • Clean, maintain and perform minor repairs in the Animal Shelter.

  • Drive to and from destinations as assigned by Supervisor

  • May, if assigned, respond to public calls and complaints regarding deceased animals; pick-up deceased animals.

  • Cleans and maintains grounds around the Shelter and the office.

  • Prepares and reviews a variety of correspondence, reports, permits and documents as assigned, including monthly statistical reports; complete various forms; prepare and distribute reports for review and use; prepare and maintain a variety of forms used by the Animal Services Division; research and verifies information as necessary.

MINIMUM JOB REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION

High School Diploma or GED.

EXPERIENCE

One year experience working with animals required.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATES

Possession of a valid driver's license.

WORK SCHEDULE

Must be available to work rotating shifts: weekdays, weekends and holidays.

Testing required only if interviewed:

Data Entry, Spelling and Word

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT:


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In-House Part Time Animal Shelter Assistant

The Position

THIS IS AN IN-HOUSE RECRUITMENT. ONLY CURRENT FULL-TIME OR PART-TIME CITY OF ROHNERT PARK EMPLOYEES MAY APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.

The City of Rohnert Park is seeking to fill a Part Time Animal Shelter position. This is a CalPERS benefited position that may work 1456 hours in the City's fiscal year from July 1st - June 30th.

This position will start at $13.30 per hour.

TO APPLY:

To be considered for this opportunity please visit "Job Opportunities" at www.rpcity.org for an online application and the required supplemental questionnaire. All applications will be screened for completeness and possession of minimum qualifications.

If you are having difficult applying online please click on the Applicant Help/FAQ link: https://www.governmentjobs.com/home/faq

DEFINITION

Under direct supervision, assists in the operation and maintenance of the Rohnert Park Animal Shelter, including cleaning kennels, cages, dishes and litter boxes; feeding, medicating and exercising the animals; cooperatively works with other staff and volunteers, including junior volunteers; assists in the intake of strays and owner-surrendered animals, and the redemption and adoption of animals from the Shelter; helps maintain records; provides front counter and phone coverage; and performs related work as required.

DISTINGUISHING CHARACTERISTICS

The Part-Time Animal Shelter Assistant is responsible for performing a wide variety of office and field duties at the City's Animal Shelter.This classification differs from the Animal Shelter Technician in that the latter class is primarily responsible for carrying out the direction of a licensed veterinarian in providing medical treatment and care to animals.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED/EXERCISED

General supervision is provided by the Animal Shelter Supervisor or his/her designee.

Ideal Candidate

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS

These duties are a representative sample; position assignments may vary.

  • Cleans, feeds, and medicates animals

  • Keeps Animal Shelter clean and sanitary at all times

  • Ensures animals are properly cared for

  • Assists with the sale of animal licenses and the collection of established fees

  • Assists members of the public seeking to redeem an impounded animal or adopt an animal

  • Performs front office duties including maintaining daily records, answering incoming calls and completes simple reports; answers citizen inquiries and provides shelter information to the public; conduct tours of the facility

  • Oversees adoption events at business, farmers markets and other off site locations

  • Assists in Volunteer Program coordination including recruiting volunteers, tracking work schedules, providing orientation to new volunteers and

  • Receives and records payment for licenses and adoptions as needed

  • Provides customer service at the front counter in person and on the phone

  • Utilizes computers and computer software programs; assists with updating website and social media sites that promote Animal Shelter programs, services and events

  • Washes dishes, laundry, and performs janitorial duties

  • Exercises good judgment when dealing with difficult situations and customers

  • Assists in the intake of strays or owner-surrendered animals

  • Assists with euthanasia of animals as necessary

  • Provides input on temperament of animals

  • May drive animals to vet offices for medical attention

  • May be assigned as a Disaster Service Worker in the event of a disaster or emergency

  • May attend and/or oversee adoption events that include transporting animals and oversight of on-site adoptions

  • Performs other duties as assigned

CITY EMPLOYEES ARE EXPECTED TO:

  • Provide outstanding and friendly customer service

  • Create and maintain a respectful and collaborative working environment

  • Communicate honestly and behave in a manner that is ethical, legal and fiscally responsible

  • Demonstrate care for the organization, customers and coworkers

  • Practice and encourage initiative and innovation to improve the workplace

Qualifications and Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

Sufficient education, training and/or experience to successfully perform the duties assigned to the Part-Time Animal Shelter Assistant.

EDUCATION/TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE

Positions in this class typically require:

  • Education equivalent to a high school diploma

  • Two years of animal-related work experience, paid or unpaid, is preferred

LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: (positions in this class typically require):

  • Possession of a valid California Class C Driver's License and a good driving record

  • Possession of a Euthanasia Certificate is desirable

KNOWLEDGE OF:

  • Techniques for properly handling and caring for animals

  • Operation and functions of an animal shelter

  • Physical and behavioral characteristics of domestic animals; breed identificationbasic office functions, working with the public, and customer service skills

  • Basic math and cashiering skills

  • Computers and standard software programs and web-based programs

  • Risk management policies, procedures and techniques

  • Proper documentation and recordkeeping

SKILL TO:

  • Perform data entry quickly and accurately

  • Write legibly

ABILITY TO:

  • Effectively and safely handle a variety of animals, including fractious dogs, feral cats, and occasionally, exotic animals

  • Lift and carry a maximum of 50 pounds (i.e. animals, bags of litter, etc.)

  • Process payments

  • Perform basic math transactions

  • Maintain accurate records

  • Follow oral and written directions

  • Deal effectively and tactfully with the general public

  • Establish and maintain cooperative working relationships

  • Learn and utilize new technology

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be 18 years of age

  • Must be available year-round and able to work a flexible schedule.The Animal Shelter is staffed 7 days a week from 8 a.m. to approximately 8 p.m., including all holidays.Work shifts are 6-11 hours typically.

  • Per California State Law, smoking is not permitted inside City facilities/vehicles or within 20 feet of main entrances, exits and operable windows.

Additional Information

Position requires extended periods of sitting, standing, walking, reaching, twisting, and turning, kneeling, bending, squatting, and stooping in the performance of daily activities. This position also requires grasping, repetitive hand movement and fine coordination in preparing statistical reports and data, using a computer keyboard. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Hearing is required when providing phone and counter service. The incumbent is frequently around animals that are agitated or injured and may attempt to bite or scratch. While performing the duties of this position, the employee isexposed to outside weather conditions, wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, fur, hay, dust and vibration. The noise level in the work environment may be moderate to loud, depending on working conditions.


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Animal Shelter Manager

Position InformationThe annual salary range for this position is $51,069 - $79,157 DOQ.This is an "at will" position appointed by the County Manager and is not covered under Civil Service provisions.Please pay close attention to the minimum qualifications for this position, including the work experience involving animal control management or animal enforcement. Applicants without the required experience detailed on their application will not be considered.Job SummarySupervises, coordinates, and manages the daily activities of the animal shelter personnel, enforcing the provisions of federal, state, and local codes and ordinances applicable to animal shelter activities.

Responsible for the oversight of animal care, upkeep of the animal shelter facility, the animal adoption process and overall success of the shelter's community outreach programs.Engages multiple local community interest groups to support the various activities of the animal shelter including but not limited to animal adoptions, donation drives, donation of special needs of the shelter and special projects.Enforces the provisions of federal, state, and local codes and ordinances applicable to animal shelter activities.Responsible for the preparation and management of the departmental budget; monitors expenditures for fiscal compliance.Develops and implements operating processes & procedures, short and long-term goals for the department.May be required to work on-call, weekends, holidays, and special events.Minimum QualificationsBachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in Business Administration, Veterinary Medical, Criminal Justice or closely related field; supplemented by three (3) years of experience in animal control management, or animal enforcement or a related field with demonstrable knowledge of common animal diseases, identification of animal illnesses and injuries, and general animal identification; or any equivalent combination of education, training, and experience which provides the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities for this job. Must possess or obtain Animal Welfare Administrator certification from SAWA within three (3) years of hire and be or become a member of NACA. Must possess a valid Georgia driver's license.Posted by StartWire.



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Animal Shelter Maintenance Worker

Summary

Maintains and cleans city animal shelter on a daily basis including cleaning of animal holding facilities; feeding and watering animals; handling animals on a daily basis; and preparing deceased animals for transport.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintains city animal shelter including housekeeping duties, maintenance, and reporting inventory needs to the supervisor;

  • Cleans holding facilities for animals daily;

  • Feeds and waters animals daily;

  • Handles animals during routine cleaning, feeding, adoption, and surrendering of animals;

  • Helps determine disposition of animals for adoption;

  • Removes dead animals from city property;

  • Assists with controlling and handling animals during euthanasia process; and

  • Prepares deceased animals for transport.

Education and/or Experience

High school graduation or its equivalent; or any equivalent combination of education and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

Knowledge Of

Animal behavior; standard office practices and procedures; and facility maintenance practices and procedures.

Skill/Ability To

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and the general public; communicate effectively; apply safety standards to prevent hazards; tolerate adverse working conditions; understand and follow instructions.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

Valid class C Texas driver's license.


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Animal Shelter Attendant

Hours of Work: 8 hours per day; Tuesday - Saturday

Job Summary: Provides service to public regarding adoption animals and compiles records of impounded animals; assists Shelter Coordinator and Humane Officers by performing duties listed herein.

Essential Functions:

  • Regular and timely attendance at work.

  • Assists prospective owners in selection of animals for adoption and in preparation of adoption forms; advises new owners of pet examination and spay/neuter services.

  • Assist Shelter Coordinator in answering phones; providing customer service by answering questions and providing information to citizens, other departments and outside agencies.

  • Assists in daily morning cleaning of cattery and kennel; move animals from cage to cage; provide clean food bowls, bedding, toys, spray down and rinse cages/kennels; provide clean water and food; clean litter boxes and kennels; wash and fold laundry.

  • Maintains list of prospective pet owners and contacts them when desired type of pet is available.

  • Provides follow-up and maintains all 30-day contracts with adopters as mandated by state law until items in contract are met.

  • Reviews shelter records to identify owners of lost pets.

  • Performs general health evaluations and temperament evaluations on adoptable animals and consults with veterinarians when necessary; documents all issues and medicates as necessary; performs bathing and general cleaning of animal(s).

  • Assists Shelter Coordinator as needed in receiving cash and processing receipts for tags, impounds quarantines, and adoptions as needed; maintains cash drawer and receipt book; prepares deposits and balances money with shelter software; enters deposits into HTE and works with Finance on proper cash handling as needed.

  • Prepares customer complaints and relays information to officers by telephone, radio, pager or verbally.

  • Performs micro chipping for citizens and adopters as needed.

  • Performs work on the computer to include Microsoft Office and shelter software.

  • Compiles daily records required by animal shelter describing stray animals found by shelter workers and animals turned in by public.

  • Vaccinates available animals daily or as needed for preventable diseases; administers de-worming medication for internal parasites; performs heart-worm screenings and feline leukemia screenings by drawing blood; administers medications and performs skin scrapings for skin parasites.

  • Maintains the back dock unloading area pertaining to ensuring that animal traps and carriers are cleaned and stored in good working order; ensuring that the dog play areas are clean of all trash/debris/fecal matter; cleaning and un-cluttering the cabinet where extra bowls and cleaning bottles are stored; restocking bags and supplies; spraying back dock area with cleaning agent and rinsing.

  • Receives and documents bark collar loans for the bark collar program.

  • Organize and maintain the storage area for medical supplies including the refrigerator and locker room, keeping clean and uncluttered; remove items that have expired and stock items.

  • Organize and maintain the laundry closet, ensuring that the area is not cluttered and remove items that are not in good usable condition.

  • Organize and maintain the dog and cat food holding bends ensuring that food is not outdated, that food is free from mold and parasites; restock bends as necessary with correct blends of foods.

  • Assists in euthanizing of surplus, unwanted, and injured animals, as directed.

  • Serves as "essential personnel" and is required to remain available for immediate call-in due to any natural or man made disaster, or any other event the Animal Control Supervisor or Assistant City Manager and/or City Manager deem necessary.

  • Contributes to team effort by performing other related duties as assigned.

Education, Experience, and Licenses:

  • High school diploma or equivalent, required.

  • One (1) to three (3) months related experience and/or training, required, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Valid, Class "C" Texas Driver's License, required.

  • Certification as State of Texas Certified Euthanasia Technician, or the ability to obtain in one (1) year of hire date.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

  • Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's; ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.

  • Ability to operate a PC, standard office equipment, hand radio, copy machine, fax machine, and multi-line phones.

  • Ability to provide quality customer service to both external and internal customers.

  • Ability to understand and exhibit the City of Pearland's Core Beliefs.

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisor, other departments, vendors, Veterinarians, and the general public.

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Shelter Maintenance

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Job Summary: Will be assigned shelter route. Must clean/Maintain all Shelters within route. Must report all repairs needed. Essential Duties: + Daily cleaning and basic maintenance of Transit Shelters.

  • Maintain daily logs of cleaning, garbage pick-up and maintenance performed on assign route of Transit Shelters.

  • Report damage and safety issues to Street Furniture Supervisor in a timely and accurate fashion.

  • Work with Clear Channel maintenance crews in performing general structural maintenance and repairs to Transit Shelters. Required Skills/Education & Certification: + High school degree or equivalent.

  • Read, write and follow complex instructions.

  • Possess valid instate driver’s license suitable for light commercial vehicles.

  • Driving trucks and vans associated with the job.

  • Climb, bend, stoop, stand, sit, push and pull self, materials and equipment in excess of 85 pounds.

  • Keep accurate records for reporting purposes.

  • Able to work independently, exercising judgment and decision-making.

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