Animal Care Attendant (Part Time)

Company

The Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital

Description

The Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital team is currently looking for a permanent part-time Animal Care Attendant (Kennel Attendant) at our small animal practice. The Animal Care Attendant maintains the highest level of care and quality of life for the animals in our boarding and hospital facilities.

TASKS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

Walking dogs; Feeding and watering of animals according to schedule and established protocols; Cleaning and disinfecting kennel facilities according to appropriate schedules, techniques and standards; Completing laundry and dishwashing on a timely basis; Provide basic medical care to cats and dogs and give medications as prescribed; Assisting Veterinarians/Animal Health Technicians; Maintaining the cleanliness of the whole premises; This position is 90% moderate to heavy cleaning of kennels, walls, outdoor areas, waste disposal, floors, dusting, sanitizing etc.

REQUIRED SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES TO SUCCEED IN THIS ROLE:

Highly motivated, responsible, organized self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision; Effective communicator, with a background in customer service, working in a team environment to support the doctor-client relationship; Patience, energy, ability to lift 50lbs, ability to stand for longer periods; Comfortable and confident around cats and all dog breeds and sizes, and select small species; A genuine love for animals and demonstrates an interest in all aspects of animal welfare; Ability to perform well in a fast paced environment; Previous kennel or animal care experience will be considered an asset – but we are willing to train the right candidate; The animals in our care require attention seven days a week, must be flexible and able to work weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays.

We offer competitive wages and flexible hours.

How to Apply

PLEASE SUBMIT RESUMES IN PERSON to

the Pacific Coast Veterinary Hospital,

975 Chamberlin Avenue
Prince Rupert, British Columbia V8J4J4