Texas Animal Shelter Coalition

Plano Kennel Attendent Opening

  • 19 Oct 2015
  • 02 Nov 2015
  • Plano, Texas

 https://www.plano.gov/585/Employment

 

Kennel Attendant

JOD ID 215320

Part Time 25 hours per week

Hourly Salary Range

Minimum 12.91 Maximum 18.82

 

Job Details

 

HOURS: 25 hours per week, including holidays and weekends

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains shelter areas (inside and outside) by cleaning and sanitizing animal kennels, removes litter and debris, washes feeding utensils, pans, equipment, etc.
  • Maintains stock and storage rooms in a neat and organized manner.
  • Stocks inventory of food, litter, cleaning supplies, etc.
  • Performs minor equipment/kennel repairs.
  • May be required to assist with and/or perform animal euthanasia.
  • Performs bathing and light grooming of adoptable animals.
  • Provides general care and feeding of animals.
  • Assists office personnel with receiving animals, phones, and citizens.
  • Inputs data into computer system for required animal tracking.
  • The incumbent must prioritize work to meet the needs of the Division.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

  • Some knowledge of domestic and wild animal handling techniques, as well as knowledge of animal behavior.
  • Skill to work with minimal supervision, and follow written and verbal instructions.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 17 years of age, high school graduate or GED preferred.
  • One year (1) of animal handling or related experience is preferred.

Any work related experience resulting in acceptable proficiency levels in the above Minimum Qualifications is an acceptable substitute for the above specified education and experience requirements.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:

  • Texas Class C driver’s license.
  • Must have or acquire within four months of appointment to position the Texas Department of Health Certified Euthanasia Technician certification.
  • Must obtain and maintain all required licenses and certifications in accordance with applicable state laws and/or city policies.

Equal Employment Opportunity

 

Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE/M/F/V/D

 

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Animal
Services

Serving Since 1998

Sherry Smith

Animal Services Supervisor

4028 West Plano Parkway

Plano, Texas 75093

972.769.4373

972.769.4359

Sherrys@plano.gov
plano.gov


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