Employment


Part Time Kennel Technician

Kennel Care Associates are responsible for the cleanliness, upkeep, and appearance of all areas of the Humane Society. Duties include daily cleaning and sanitation of the shelter facilities, including animal enclosures, public areas, and passageways. Kennel Care Associates ensure that throughout the day, the animals have water, the animal enclosures are kept clean, and to report any changes in animal behaviors, health, and other concerns. Duties also include some landscape maintenance, some general maintenance, use of equipment, and simple maintenance of vehicles;  stocking supplies, picking up and/or receiving animals for cremation, performing cremations, and assisting with euthanasia.

Qualifications

High school diploma or GED, current Texas Driver’s license, automobile liability insurance, and an insurable driving record.  

Skills, and Abilities

  • Ability to read and understand instructions.
  • Ability to perform physical work such as: scrubbing, mopping, mowing, and lifting 50-70lbs, with reasonable accommodation.
  • Ability to operate light machinery and equipment such as power washers, lawn, mowers, edgers, hedge trimmers, drills, electric saws, etc.
  • Ability to stand up and walk around for up to 8 hours a day.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment and to work with a variety of individuals.
  • Ability to use a computer

Working Conditions
Work is performed in an animal shelter setting with the potential for exposure to high noise levels, zoonotic disease, animal bites and scratches.  Work is performed indoors and outdoors with exposure to cleaning agents in the kennel area.  Frequent walking, standing, bending, and stooping are required for up to 8 hours a day to perform essential job functions.  Regular lifting of 50 – 70 lbs. with reasonable accommodation is required.  

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