KENNEL ASSISTANT – Part Time
We are seeking an experienced part-time employee who will be available for evening, weekend and holiday shifts to care for dogs housed in-facility. Previous experience handling dogs in a professional setting is preferred (i.e. kennel/shelter, veterinarian clinic, etc.)
Handling large breed dogs (60-90 pounds), taking dogs out to use the bathroom, feeding and providing fresh water, giving basic medications, walking dogs, working with volunteers who assist with dog walking, cleaning kennels and housing area, dishes, laundry, and maintaining outdoor dog yard. Some heavy lifting may be required.
Small, supportive, family-like work environment. Individual must follow dog handling/walking/sanitizing protocols and be able to work with volunteers with all levels of experience; mostly little to no experience with dogs. Work is conducted both indoors and outdoors in various weather conditions.
Feeling comfortable and physically able to handle large breed dogs
Positive attitude and friendly disposition
Willing to work a schedule to include evenings, weekends and holidays
Comfortable working outside in all types of weather
Dependable - Must have reliable means to report to work on time for each scheduled shift
Professional kennel experience preferred
Background check required
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