Kennel Technician (AM)

Job Description



This person is responsible for the general care & maintenance of all pets boarded in the kennel.  Applicants must be responsible, punctual and dependable.  Pets in our facility must be cared for promptly, every day.  Little or no absenteeism is extremely important.  The current position is for the AM shift.  We start our day sharply at 7:30 AM and work until our tasks are completed.  The workday can vary between four to six hours per day. Starting pay is $7.50/hr.  (There is a short study course available.  After completing the study and passing an open book test, pay will increase to $8.00.)  Additional raises will be based on performance and longevity.  Health insurance benefits are available for persons working 30 hours or more per week.  Experience is not necessary, however a genuine love for animals is a must.  You must be able to handle dogs of all sizes without being afraid of them and without allowing them to control you.  You must be in good physical condition, able to squat, stoop, bend, lift, and do a lot of walking.  Must be willing to maintain the highest standards in cleanliness.   There will be opportunities for advancement, if you excel.

General duties include but are not limited to:

  • Feeding & Watering of all Pets
  • Administering Medications brought in with Pets
  • Walking Pets
  • Monitoring Food/ Water Consumption
  • Scooping Poop and hosing down outside patios (year round)
  • Vacuuming, sweeping, mopping, dusting indoor areas daily
  • Light grounds maintenance (watering plants, weeding flower gardens)
  • Booking reservations, appointments etc.
  • Providing pets with TLC and exercise (requires daily hiking)
  • Bathing and brushing pets
  • Clipping nails and cleaning ears

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