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No experience
Employment Type:
Part time
Posted:
1/27/2018
Job Category:
Veterinary
Animal Care Technician
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Animal Care Technician I

Animal Services and Shelter Eagle, Colorado. Part-time, Year-Round 20 hours per week. Friday, Monday 8am-1pm $16.61-$20.76/hour. Responsible for daily maintenance/sanitizing of animal holding areas, daily care/feeding of animals, assists customers in viewing, visiting & choosing a compatible animal, exercise/socializes animals.

Description

Responsible for daily maintenance and sanitizing of all animal holding areas and the daily care and feeding of impounded animals.  Responsible for mitigating the spread of illness and disease by following best practice and industry standards in shelter care. Responsible for assisting the customers in viewing, visiting and choosing a compatible animal.  Responsible for exercising and socializing animals.

This position is scheduled 20 hours per week. 

In general, the schedule is Friday-Monday - 8am to 1pm. 

Example of Duties

  • Performs daily kennel duties, cleaning all necessary areas of animal holding kennels.  Maintains shelter grounds by cleaning when necessary several times weekly.  Feeds and provides any other necessary care for all shelter animals.
  • Assists the customers in viewing and selecting pets.
  • Responsible for exercising and providing stimulation for the dogs when weather permits.
  • Assist with answering phones and  responding to public inquiries.

Qualifications

Minimum Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Minimum Work Experience and Qualifications:
  • One year of experience in animal services, enforcement, or veterinary technology; or, any combination of education and experience which produces the required knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Must possess a valid state driver's license and a satisfactory motor vehicle record.

Supplemental Information

A career with Eagle County Government offers the best candidates a competitive total rewards package; including compensation, comprehensive and low cost insurance and wellness program, paid holidays, personal/medical leave, retirement plan, tuition reimbursement programs, free bus pass and more.  Your career impacts and enriches the lives of the community members of Eagle County... Creating a Better Eagle County for All.  Join our team today! 

Living and working in Eagle County offers a diversity of recreation, cultural and educational activities suited for all.    Although we are best known for our world-class skiing, hiking, biking, fishing and outdoor activities, our cultural scene is top-notch.  The area offers access to theater, music, arts and enriching educational experience.  The County is home to various educational institutions offering quality learning from Pre-K through 4-year post-secondary degree programs.  Experience all that the mountain lifestyle and Eagle County has to offer!       

This job description should not be interpreted as all-inclusive. It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this job. Incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this specification. Any essential function or requirement of this class will be evaluated as necessary should an incumbent/applicant be unable to perform the function or requirement due to a disability as defined by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Reasonable accommodation for the specific disability will be considered for the incumbent/applicant when possible.


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