|Animal Shelter Specialist|
|Organization: City of Edmond|
Responsible for the daily care, feeding & welfare of animals in the shelter, daily cleaning of kennel areas & animal cages, assisting the public with adoptions,... Full Description
Responsible for the daily care, feeding & welfare of animals in the shelter, daily cleaning of kennel areas & animal cages, assisting the public with adoptions, relinquishments & with general information. Assist in the assessment of animals regarding suitability for adoption. Greet & assist walk-in public. Administer oral &/or injectable medications. Perform IV blood draws. Answer telephone calls. Dispatch Animal Welfare Officers by means of a two-way radio system. Accurate & complete data entry into computer. Prepare reports & other documentation. Accept money for payment of fines, fees & adoptions. Operate computer, multi-line telephones, fax, copier, & printer. Document & file necessary records & reports. Will assist in the euthanasia of animals. Responsible for conducting &/or coordinating the disposal of dead animals. May be required to appear to testify in court. Maintain shelter equipment.
Must have high school diploma or GED equivalent. Previous experience in the care & welfare of animals or customer service preferred. Must possess a valid Oklahoma driver's license & a driving record acceptable to the City's insurance carrier. Requires the emotional & physical ability to handle & care for all kinds of domestic & wild animals, including euthanasia & disposal of animals & severely injured animals. Requires an extensive background investigation & physical, psychological & skills testing. Requires the ability to learn related licensing laws, ordinances & regulations. Requires the ability & willingness to work weekends, evenings, holidays & be on-call for emergencies, as needed. Requires the ability to respond to varying situations with tact & diplomacy. Requires skill in accurately recording & organizing information. Requires knowledge of office procedures & the operation of office equipment. Requires working outdoors in all types of weather, & exposure to an element of personal danger, including the possibility of animal bites, skunk spray, diseases carried by animals, insect bites, poisonous plants, vehicle traffic & hazardous materials.
A Public Safety Application is required and can be printed from the link on the right side of this page, can be requested at 405-359-4685 or picked up at 100 E First, room 106 in Edmond.
Please mention you learned of this employment opportunity on the Careers In Government website.
APPLICATION - PUBLIC SAFETY
APPLICATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED UNTIL FILLED. APPLY AT 100 E FIRST, ROOM 106, EDMOND JOB LINE 359-4648 or www.edmondok.com/careers
EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
PO Box 2970|
Country: UNITED STATES
| Full-time-Variable Shift|
$ 11.47 Hourly
|Apply By Date:|
|Open until filled|