Job Posting 79355

Animal Care Attendant Level 2
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton area
Edmonton
closes in 20 days (Sat, 5 Feb)
full time

 

Animal Care Attendant Level 2

Full-Time Permanent

 

About EHS

The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are more than a shelter and a safe haven for the thousands of animals in our care each year. We play a key role in the Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but through our programs, services, and community engagement.

The Role

The Animal Care Attendant Level Two is responsible for providing daily care and feeding of cats, dogs and small animals.  The Attendant ensures a high level of care and humane treatment to animals, while adhering to shelter policies and procedures.

Key Roles & Responsibilities

  • Daily feeding and cleaning of cat and kitten wards, dog wards and small animal wards
  • Communicating with volunteers and other departments in a respectful and professional manner regarding animal needs
  • Provide assistance with laundry and washing the dishes
  • Socializing with cats and walking dogs for enrichment purposes
  • Completing feeding/cleaning record sheets for each animal

Education and Requirements

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum six (6) months of animal handling experience is required

Skills and Abilities

As the ideal candidate, you will have a passion for people, performance and diversity (within the lens of  animal welfare). You have excellent communications skills (both verbal and written), with the ability to work independently and in fast paced environment.  You are comfortable dealing with animals of all species and temperaments.

 

Compensation/Hours

 Compensation: EHS offers a competitive Not-For-Profit compensation package which includes a comprehensive benefits package, and a strong work-life balance.

 Hours:40 hours a week; however, is expected to work hours as required to fulfill department responsibilities. Some evenings and weekends may be required.

 

How to Apply:

If you are looking for a rewarding career in an exciting fast paced environment, then we invite you to forward your resume and salary expectations, in confidence, by email to

 

The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer and we thank all applicants for submitting their resume. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.

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