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15Aug

Animal Care Technician

Dubuque Regional Humane Society, Dubuque, IA

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Essential Job Functions:

  • 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 location

Requirements

  • Have steadfast belief in the mission, policies, and procedures of the DRHS
  • Animal handling skills
  • Multi-tasking skills
  • Cash-handling skills
  • Customer service skills
  • Data entry and basic computer skills
  • Flexibility in hours
  • Lift up to 50 lbs
  • Stand and sit for long periods of time, bend, twist, and stoop

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 741150
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
Part Time
Pay $7.25-$8.50
Categories
Animal Care
Volunteer and Non-profit
Benefits
Dental Insurance
Vision Insurance

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience --
Education --

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