Job Description

Job Summary
Maintains the welfare of the animals in the shelter: provides general care to animals by bathing, groom, exercising, treating for fleas/ticks as needed, etc.; 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; and transports live animals as needed.
Provides unskilled assistance and manual labor support to veterinarian staff with the medical care of animals in the shelter: assists the Veterinarian and/or Veterinary Technician during examinations by securing and controlling animals; and assists with the euthanasia of animals and handles proper disposal.

Cleans and maintains the shelter: cleans and disinfects all animal areas and related equipment in accordance with the shelter's standard operating procedures; 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 designed 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.
Minimum Qualifications
High School Diploma or GED; previous experience working with animals in a veterinary hospital, animal shelter, kennel or similar environment is preferred; 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 part time job

Contact Information

Job Contact Details

Alexandra Watkins
Personnel Services Specialist

Closing Date: Sunday, February 16, 2020

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