PT or FT Dog Daycare/Kennel Tech
Dog Daycare/Kennel Attendant
PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
The Dog Daycare/Kennel Attendant functions include, but are not limited to, providing the care and basic needs of animals being boarded or that are clients of Dog Holliday’s Pet Resort, including cleaning of cages and runs and ward areas and the proper feeding and care of all dogs in our care.
Following protocols and specific instructions when giving medications, feeding specific diets or following special sanitary procedures. Recurring assignments are performed independently. Deviations or unfamiliar situations are referred to the supervisor.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE
Knowledge of kennel procedures outlined in the employee manual as well as those that are implied (reasonable expectations).
Apply knowledge and skills in controlling/handling individual animal temperament.
Knowledge of proper methods of animal restraint.
Knowledge of grooming practices.
Strong communication, leadership and motivation skills. Has the ability to effectively solve problems dealing with team conflict to personnel issues and performance. Has the ability to direct, guide and assist a group of individuals.
Ability to work independently on assigned tasks as well as to accept direction on given assignments. Understand and carry out oral and written direction.
Knowledge of principles and processes for providing client and personal services. This includes client needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of client satisfaction.
Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
Critical thinking – Understanding logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Ability to use cleaning materials and equipment with skill and efficiency.
Ability to perform moderately heavy physical labor.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time
Salary: $11.00 to $13.00 /hour
professional dog handling/kennel: 1 year (Recommended)
High school (Required)
Glenwood Springs, CO (Preferred)
Evening, Mid-Day, Morning (Required)