Job Title: Animal Shelter Attendant
Vacancy #: 21-038
Salary: $25,789 – $30,945
Closing: Open Until Filled
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES This position performs a variety of duties such as cleaning and disinfecting kennels and cages, feeding and handling animals, and performing routine building maintenance; performs clerical functions at the shelter including monitoring records and files, interacting with the public concerning laws, rules, and regulations, and arranging adoptions. Work is performed under the direct supervision of the shelter manager. KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS • General knowledge of proper care of domesticated animals • Skill and ability to safely and effectively handle domesticated animals of all sizes and temperaments • Ability to work around substances such as animal saliva, blood, urine, feces, vomit, etc. • Must be comfortable with humane euthanasia of unadoptable, sick, or injured animals • Ability to follow oral and written directions • Ability to perform basic mathematical functions • Ability to perform basic clerical tasks such as filing, typing, and answering the telephone • General knowledge of computers to include Microsoft Office 365, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel • Effective customer service skills, to include dealing with the public tactfully and courteously
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Job Title: Temporary Animal Care Technician*
Closing Date/Time: Continuous
Salary: $14.95 Hourly
Location:131 W. Margaret Lane, Hillsborough NC 27278, NC
The Orange County Animal Services Department has openings for Temporary Animal Services Technicians. This is a Temporary position. The work involves performing skilled work in caring for the animals in the animal shelter, and providing customer service to residents. Work is performed under the general supervision of the Animal Care Supervisor with some leeway to exercise independent judgment within the framework of applicable rules, regulations, policies and procedures in the performance of duties. Supervision or leading others may be a responsibility of this class depending on the assignment. The work may entail assisting with office assistant duties such as answering the phone, processing certificates and other customer service duties. Does related work as required.
The work schedule is rotational, and is based on staffing needs at the Animal Shelter which can range from 15 to 40 hours a week. Scheduled shifts vary between the hours of 7:00 am and 7:30 pm, inclusive of weekends, holidays, and inclement weather.
For more information please visit:https://www.orangecountync.gov/887/Job-Opportunities
Job Title: Animal Shelter Technician
Closing Date/Time: Until Filled
Salary: $26,341-$40,828 annually
DUTIES: Performs specialized, intermediate, supportive services in animal husbandry & animal shelter management and related work as required. Report, monitor, & record animal health, behavioral & disease control issues. Administer & keep accurate records of medications, vaccinations & other health related substances as instructed. Answer telephones, receive, record, and file service requests & reports manually and using electronic technology, dispatching information to the appropriate agency, organization or personnel. Work is performed under the regular supervision of the Animal Control Director.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES: Must have general knowledge of dogs & cat breeds, behavior, basic veterinary needs, common ailments and zoonosis. Working knowledge of the County Policies & Procedures, the NC Animal Welfare Act & regulations pertaining to rabies control/prevention and euthanasia.
EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE: Graduation of High School/GED. Ability to obtain NC Rabies Vaccinator Certification and Injectable Euthanasia Technician Certification within 1 year.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Valid North Carolina driver’s license required. SALARY: $26,341 – $40,828 annually
For more information please visit: https://www.warrencountync.com/166/Human-Resources