Animal Caretaker

Kennel Tech Cedar Park, TX


Description

Position at Cypress Creek Pet Care

Cypress Creek Pet Care is now hiring a Part-Time Animal Caretaker to join their AMAZING team!

 

Position Overview:

 Animal caretakers are responsible for the day-to-day care of boarding and day care pets. This includes feeding, watering, cleaning, walking, bathing, medicating, and monitoring the wellbeing of dogs, cats and, occasionally, other companion animals. This is an entry-level position to help you start your career in the veterinary field.  A love for animals and the ability to warmly welcome and compassionately care for a wide variety of pets is essential. The ideal candidate has strong communication skills, is a quick learner, team-oriented and motivated.

 

Responsibilities:

Include but are not limited to:

  • Keep kennel and grounds clean, orderly, and clutter free
  • Remove trash and sweep and mop daily
  • Laundry (surgical and bedding)
  • Stock as needed
  • Attend staff and departmental meetings
  • Help other departments as needed

 

Animal Care Duties:

  • Provide compassionate patient care, with attention to detail, including keeping patients clean, dry, and comfortable and alerting the hospital to changes in patients condition while boarding
  • Ability to medicate patients and log in computer
  • Note any medical concerns of pets and write up the animal for doctors to examine
  • Clean and sterilize runs and cages daily
  • Walk, feed and medicate (as instructed)
  • Bathe, trim nails and brush-out patients

 

 Job Specifications:

  • Must be able to lift objects weighing 40 lbs or ask for assistance if over 40 lbs.
  • Completion of high school degree

 

Why Work for Cypress Creek Pet Care?

Cypress Creek Pet Care, a fun and fast-paced facility with a friendly and positive working environment, a place that values open communication between staff, management, and clients.  We are looking for smiling, compassionate, and committed animal caretakers for our busy veterinary practice, kennel, and grooming facility.  Qualified candidates must possess compassion for animals, dedication, and a strong work ethic.  If you are looking for a career in veterinary medicine this is the place for you!  Our animal caretakers work closely with the veterinary staff in addition to taking care of our boarding dogs and cats. 

 

Please visit our website https://www.cypresscreekpetcare.com/ to learn more about Cypress Creek Pet Care!