Texas Animal Shelter Coalition

Job Opening-Animal Shelter Technician

  • 19 Apr 2016
  • 20 Apr 2016
  • Fort Worth Animal Care & Control

 

CLOSING DATE:  APRIL 20, 2016

MUST APPLY ONLINE AT WWW.FORTWORTHTEXAS.GOV

Job Description

 

Job ID:

3198

Job Title:

Animal Shelter Technician

Business Unit:

Code Compliance

Department:

Satellite Pet Adoption Centers

Location:

Fort Worth - Southeast

 

Full/Part Time:

 

Full-Time

Regular/Temporary:

Regular

Shift:

Not Applicable

Hours (weekly):

40.00

Salary Range:

                               To:

12.71

15.320

Per Hour

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The City of Fort Worth currently stands as the 16th largest city in the U.S. and the fastest growing among large cities.  Fort Worth has received multiple accolades, including number one Downtown (Livability), top five commercial real estate markets (Urban Land Institute), and the second-best City in the nation for Job Seekers (Forbes).  Our employees serve the needs of over 800,000 City residents.  We are seeking individuals that reflect our values of exceptional customer service, mutual respect, embracing the diversity of our communities, continuous improvement, ethical behavior, and accountability. 

CLOSING DATE:  APRIL 20, 2016

NOTE:  POSITION REQUIRES WORKING A ROTATING SCHEDULE; 7:00 A.M. TO 6:30 P.M., 7 DAYS/WEEK; WEEKENDS AND HOLIDAYS

Job Description

The City of Fort Worth is seeking to hire a qualified applicant to assist in animal care, to perform animal care tasks and shelter upkeep to maintain a clean and disease free living environment for impounded animals. Essential and other important responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

   Clean kennel runs, cages, and shelter buildings.

   Feed, water, and care for impounded animals.

   Relocate animals from trucks and cages.
 
   Document animal dispositions in a computer record keeping system.

   Assist the public looking for lost or adoptable pets.

   Assist field officers in unloading, checking in and relocating animals in the shelter.

   Euthanize animals and participate in the euthanasia laboratory providing euthanasia 
   services on varying numbers of animals as needed.

   Perform related duties and responsibilities as required.

   Process adoptions.

Experience:

Experience in the case of handling domestic animals preferred.

Training:

HS diploma/GED required.

License and/or Certificate

Possession of, or ability to obtain, an appropriate, valid driver's license.

 

Job Preferences

 

 

 

 

6 months experience in handling domestic animals preferred.

Extensive public contact work preferred.

MicroSoft Word, MicroSoft Excel and data entry experience preferred.

6 months retail work experience preferred. 

 

Conditions of Employment

Persons selected for employment into any position must pass a drug test. Some positions may require passing an alcohol test. Previous employment and any additional experience will be subject to verification prior to employment processing. A driver’s license and driving record check will be conducted if driving is a job requirement. A post offer employment medical examination may be conducted prior to job placement.

You will be paid by direct deposit only.

The City of Fort Worth affords equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of race, color, national origin, gender, gender identity, religion, age, disability, veteran status, or sexual orientation. This policy is practiced in all personnel actions and conditions of employment, including but not limited to: recruitment, employment, training, promotion, transfer, demotion, termination, layoff, discipline, compensation, and benefits.

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