Veterinary Kennel Staff

Posting ID : A1068498630
Date Posted : 2015-08-19
Category : General Labor

We are currently hiring for Kennel Staff to join our team of dedicated individuals. We ask applicants to be available to work during the hours of Monday-Friday 7:00 am-6:00 pm and Saturday 7:30 am-1:30 pm & 3:00 pm-5:00 pm. Sunday shift is 7:00 am-9:00 am & 4:00 pm-6:00 pm. Weekends & Holidays are required shifts. Days, hours, compensation and benefits will only be discussed during interviews.


We are looking for individuals who possess the following qualities:

Initiative, integrity, cooperativeness, independence, and tolerance are all required for this position.
Positive attitude.
Reliable and flexible (respond well to changing and potentially conflicting priorities)
Takes personal responsibility and displays integrity.
Enjoys a team environment and working collaboratively.
Can effectively and professionally communicate with co-workers, supervisors, DVMs, clients, and the public.
Maintains high degree of professionalism and composure, make sound decisions, and is able to effectively multitask in a fast-paced work environment.
Is computer literate with the ability to learn new veterinary based software applications.

Successful Kennel Staff applicants will require the following experience, skills, and training to be considered:

-Have at least 6 months of recent experience in a Veterinary Hospital or Kennel.
-Is able to bend, kneel, stoop, and stand for long periods of time: can individually and frequently lift patients and inventory up to 50 pounds.
-Must have exceptional attention to detail.
-Excellent customer service and communication skills.
-The ability to recognize behaviors in animals.
-Able to administer medications, injections and fluids.
-Maintain cleanliness of Boarding Facility inside as well as outside of building.
-Perform toe nail trims and baths.
-Must be able to work Holidays and split shifts on Saturday & Sunday.

Everyone has to have a little fun or our work can become dreary. We all joined this profession to make a difference in the world and understand this duty is sometimes coupled with stress. We want all of our employees to enjoy coming to work each day and encourage everyone to strap on a smile and pack your sense of humor in order to paint a positive touch.

Please reply to this posting with your cover letter and resume. If you do not meet the required skills and experience, your resume may not be considered.

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