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Kennel Technician (Kearneysville)

compensation: $10.00
employment type: part-time
non-profit organization

Kennel attendants provide daily care for dogs and cats. They are involved with cleaning cages and runs, bathing, grooming, exercising, feeding, administering medication, and monitoring the behavior of the animals. Must be 18 to apply. Weekends and holiday are required. you must have your own transportation.

People with a passion for the animal care field and a friendly service-minded attitude will thrive as kennel assistants. Prior experience as a kennel assistant is generally not required, but some experience with animals is preferred. The following skills are essential to getting the job done:

Animal handing – confidence while physically handling animals is critical for kennel attendants. A major part of their role is patiently and securely working with animals in a variety of environments while performing essential tasks such as bathing, walking, and feeding
Cleaning and sanitation – excellent cleaning skills are a must for kennel attendants who clean kennels, scoop poop, sanitize play areas, and wash dishes
Customer service – kennel assistants often take reservations, answer phones
Physical fitness – working at a kennel has certain physical requirements, such as the ability to lift a minimum of 50 pounds. Kennel assistants are typically on their feet for six to eight hours at a time and may have to lift larger breeds of animals
Communication skills – listening to and communicating with a wide range of people is an essential skill that kennel attendants must tap into as they work with clients and animals, answer phones, and quickly respond to coworker requests
Observation skills – since they help monitor animal care, kennel attendants must be able to notice small changes in animals’ behavior and report any unusual actions. Kennel assistants pay particular attention to animals that are sick, elderly, or recovering
Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $10.00 /hour

Job Type: Part-time
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