Job Posting 96553

Animal Care Attendant, Level 2
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton area
closes in 3 days (Fri, 29 Sep)
full time

About EHS

The Edmonton Humane Society (EHS) has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We strive to be a model of excellence in the advancement of animal welfare and to lead the movement in creating a more humane world. EHS is a safe haven for thousands of homeless animals each year, providing veterinary treatment, behavioral rehabilitation, care, enrichment, and rehoming. Beyond animal sheltering, we engage with the community through various programs and services to support happy, lifelong bonds between people and pets.


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 three (3) 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 communication skills (both verbal and written), with the ability to work independently and in fast fast-paced environment.  You are comfortable dealing with animals of all species and temperaments.



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 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 resumes. However, only those candidates considered for employment will be contacted.

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