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Kennel attendant

Job Information
Author hycountrykennels
Date September 18, 2018
Type Full Time
Company Hy Country Kennels & Pet Resort
Salary $12.65-$14.00 - Per Hour
Location Vernon, BC
Category Customer Service
Contact Information
ann.hycountry@shaw.ca

Company: Hy Country Kennels & Pet Resort Animal pet resort providing short and long-term boarding and doggie daycare on week days. Business

Location: 808 Mission Road, Vernon, BC, V1H 1G2 Work location: Same as above

Type of Employment: Full time – Permanent or part -time Anticipated

Start Date: As soon as possible

Job duties:

– Prepare food and feed animals and make sure fresh water is available

-Give medications when needed

– Bathing/shampooing if necessary – Keep records of animals treated

– Clean and sanitize kennels, kitty litter boxes and rooms

– Wash animal dishes and utensils – Launder animal bedding, towels, etc.,

– Scoop the poop every day as often as possible

– Pick up and clean yards where dogs play, fill holes where dogs have been digging

– Check kennels, play areas and fence lines for safety and security – Manage all breeds and temperaments of dogs and cats

– Let dogs out for pee breaks

– Exercise animals several times a day

– Monitor and document animal behavior

-Monitor activities of day care dogs

– On check in: greet clients to receive their pet(s) and belongings and follow established check-in procedures

– Ensure on pet drop off that pet information is up-to-date and vaccinations current

– On check out: greet clients, take payment, deliver pet(s) and belongings

– Update information on computer when necessary

– Maintain appearance of common areas (office, parking area, etc.)

– Maintain and order supplies

– Answer the telephone and take bookings and messages

– Record bookings in computer

– Prepare paperwork for next day’s bookings and calculating check-out fees

Requirements: Education and experience: No education is required however experience with all breeds of dogs and all dog personalities is an asset as are good people skills. We need a person who can work independently, is reliable and confident in his/her ability to read animal behavior, has the skills to de-escalate an aggressive situation (we get a lot of strong working breeds like Siberian Huskies, Pitt Bulls, Mastiffs, German Shepherds, Rottweilers) Weight handling: Up to 200 lbs The candidate must have own reliable transportation as we are not on a bus route.

Salary: $12.65-$14/hour, 40.00 Hours per week. Split shifts, evening hours, weekends and statutory holidays are required. Please note the summer months are extremely busy so flexibility of schedule will be required. Apply by e-mail to: ann.hycountry@shaw.ca Apply by mail to: 808 Mission Road, Vernon, BC, V1H 1G2

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