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Animal Care Technician

Dubuque Regional Humane Society, Dubuque, IA

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  • Thoroughly clean animal enclosures and provide animals with new blankets, food, and water
  • Socialize with animals as you remove them from their enclosures for cleaning, to ensure the animal is adoptable and sociable
  • Complete laundry and dishes for each required area of Kinsey’s Campus
  • Walk dogs
  • Perform temperament evaluations on dogs to ensure animal is safe and adoptable
  • Restrain dogs for vaccinations and temperament evaluations
  • Work collaboratively with staff and volunteers to ensure a clean, pleasant, and organized work environment including all areas that customers can and cannot see
  • Maintain good care of cleaning equipment
  • Janitorial duties, including sweeping, mopping, taking out garbage, snow removal, and salting sidewalks
  • Wipe down counters and windows
  • Pick up feces and wipe up urine in animal enclosures between cleanings
  • Greet and provide timely, compassionate, and courteous service to customers, visitors, and volunteers as they enter Kinsey’s Campus
  • Provide accurate information to customers and volunteers about the DRHS’ policies and procedures
  • Assist customers and volunteers with animals for socialization
  • Maintain knowledge of animal inventory, shelter events, and special needs of the shelter
  • Safely transfer animals from one animal enclosure to another and ensure proper documentation
  • Receive and accurately record in-kind donations and store in proper locations


Other Duties (Animal Care Technician I)

  • Perform adoptions and adoption holds
  • Handle adoption returns and issue gift certificates for exchange
  • Receive owner surrendered and stray animals
  • Create lost and found reports
  • Schedule Veterinary appointments
  • General office duties, including answering phones, data entry into PetPoint, filing, copying, and faxing
  • Receive payments for services by cash or credit card
  • Balance cash registers and count deposit cash at the end of the night
  • Other duties as assigned

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Job Details

ID 654675
Dubuque, IA
Positions 2
Part Time
Pay $7.25-$8.50
Animal Care

Preferred Candidates

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