Job Position Openings:
Kennel Worker:       

Summary

Under general supervision provide care for dogs in the kennel including, but not limited to: kennel cleaning, feeding, grooming, bathing, and exercising dogs.

 

Essential Job Functions

  • Perform daily cleaning of kennels, crates, and public areas. Ability to follow proper disease control protocol to ensure a safe and sanitary environment.

  • Record and keep trainers and appropriate staff informed of animal health, behaviors, and concerns

  • Exercise dogs two times per day, or as assigned

  • Spot-clean kennels and public areas throughout the day

  • Stock all kennel/cleaning supplies as needed

  • Clean, fold, and stock kennel laundry

  • Other duties as assigned

 

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Work with efficiency, speed, and accuracy

  • Follow instruction given by superiors and/or co-workers

  • Accurate written and verbal communication

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Ability to adapt to change in procedures as needed

  • Ability to use various equipment to perform tasks (hose, shovel, dog collar, drive an ATV and/or golf cart etc.)

 

Minimum Requirements-Education, Certifications and Licenses

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent preferred

  • CA Driver License preferred

 

Environmental Factors and Conditions/Physical Requirements

  • Working in a loud environment (dogs barking, equipment etc.)

  • Use of various sanitizing chemicals (appropriate safety equipment provided)

  • Ability to lift a minimum of 50 lbs.

  • Ability to sit, walk, stand, kneel, crouch for prolonged periods of time

  • Working in wet environments for prolonged periods of time

  • Working in dry/dusty environments for prolonged periods of time

  • Working outside year round in various weather conditions

  • Handling live and dead game birds

 

Equipment and Tools Utilized

  • Hose/Pressure Washer

  • Shovel, Rake and various hand tools

  • Other equipment as necessary to perform the essential functions of this position

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