Maintains the welfare of the animals by performing daily cleaning and disinfection of all animal areas and related animal equipment in accordance with the shelter's standard operating procedures.
Observes all animals for signs of illness or injury and reports any changes to the Veterinary Technician, the Veterinarian or the Shelter Manager.
Provides fresh food daily to all animals housed at the facility and according to feeding schedule and dietary needs.
Provides general care to animals by vaccinating, bathing, groom, exercising, treating for fleas/ticks as needed; assists with more intensive care by supporting the Veterinarian, the Veterinary Technician during examinations.
Assists with the euthanasia of animals and handles proper disposal; transports live animals as needed.
Makes minor repairs to equipment and facility and reports any problems to the Veterinary Technician or Shelter Manager.
Assists with animal adoptions; supervises introduction of potential adoptions, enters animal records into the assigned computer system, takes pictures for animal records and updates the computer system as necessary; prepares and/or processes a variety of documentation such as microchip forms and animal cage cards.
This classification is designated as a safety sensitive position which is subject to random drug and alcohol testing and any other drug testing methods as stated in policies adopted by Forsyth County concerning drug and alcohol.
Performs other related duties as required.
High School Diploma or GED; supplemented by one (1) year of experience in a Veterinary Hospital, animal shelter, kennel or similar environment; or any combination of education and experience which provides the skills and abilities for this job.
Required to possess and maintain a valid Georgia driver's license.
This is a full time job
Job Contact Details
Closing Date: Saturday, February 29, 2020