Part-time Kennel Attendant

Dog Guides Canada - Oakville, ON (5 months ago)

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Job Description:

We are looking for a motivated self-starter who is able to work flexible part-time hours (days, evenings and weekends) at our Oakville Dog Guide training center. The ideal candidate must be able to work independently and within a team environment. Animal care knowledge is preferred.

Duties:

  • Maintain a clean and safe kennel environment
  • Walk and socialize dogs while adhering to basic obedience guidelines
  • Examine dogs regularly to ensure good health
  • Maintain health and behavior records as directed
  • Monitor and communicate behaviours of dogs in the kennel and training environment
  • Provide basic medical care to dogs & give medications as prescribed
  • Assist veterinarian and training staff as needed
  • Prepare meals and feed dogs
  • Bathing and grooming of dogs
  • Inventory and restocking of kennel supplies
  • Follow all health and safety guidelines

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working with dogs in a kennel environment is an asset
  • Demonstrate safe dog handling skills
  • Understand and demonstrate proper animal husbandry protocols
  • Ability to identify signs of canine ill health and treat as prescribed
  • Show initiative and ability to prioritize tasks and complete within a set time frame
  • Demonstrate strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Animal Care course completion or Veterinary Technician training an asset
  • Flexible availability
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs
  • Minimum G2 drivers license with clean driving record
  • Police background check vulnerable sectors

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $14.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Animal Care: 1 year (Preferred)

Location:

  • Oakville, ON (Preferred)

Licence:

  • G2 (Required)