Kennel Assistants clean animal cages and lift pets; must be able to lift 25
lbs, and team lift 55lbs, as well as restrain animals, risking exposure to
bites or scratches. Their work often involves kneeling, crawling,
crouching, squatting, repeated bending, and lifting /stocking heavy
supplies. They must be able to walk or stand for extended periods of time.
primary responsibilities for a Bilingual Kennel Assistant are:
and English fluently. Must be willing to translate information to clients.
the kennel areas, checking each animal individually for any abnormal
activity such as vomiting, diarrhea, or blood in the kennel.
animals for treatments and examinations.
willing to be around bodily fluids (blood, urine, etc) and needles.
abnormal activity to coordinators and doctors.
emergency situations and enlists the aid of doctors and technicians.
journals correctly for eating and drinking, and fecal and urine production.
duties (feeding, watering, check off lists, etc) according to the
Whiteboard, and marks them complete on the Whiteboard.
disinfects kennels using spray bottles of disinfectant.
litter boxes and disinfects kennels.
disinfects all food and water bowls.
soiled bedding and moves it to laundry area. Places clean bedding in kennel
washer and dryer to clean kennel bedding and hospital laundry. Sweeping,
mopping, and other janitorial duties are to be performed as well.
compensation for ability to translate to clients
health insurance, delta dental, and VPS vision
eligible for pay raise after one year of employment
vacation after one year of employment
hours- day and night shift are available
pet services after 6 months of employment
·40 hour work
week with every other weekend off work