Department: Alexander County Animal Services
Position: Animal Care Technician (Part-Time Position)
Salary Range: $9.48/hour(Grade 53)
Posting Dates: October 23, 2018 – Open Until Filled
Description of Work: This is a part-time position with no benefits working on a flexible schedule with weekend and holiday work required. Position will assist with the care of the animals in the Animal Control Shelter. Duties include feeding animals, doing laundry, moving animals from one enclosure to another, cleaning and disinfecting kennels by following specific protocols, washing food and water bowls, cleaning litter pans, and assisting the shelter veterinarian with vaccinations, de-worming, and euthanasia of animals. Lifting up to 50 lbs. continuously required.
Education and Experience: Graduation from high school or GED is required. Strongly prefer someone with experience in a kennel setting or a veterinary hospital. Applicants should understand that most of the animals in the shelter are poorly socialized with little or no training. Successful applicant must be extremely compassionate, patient and understanding in dealing with animals.
Application Process: Application must be submitted before the closing date to Alexander County Human Resources, 621 Liledoun Road, Taylorsville, NC 28681. Applications can be obtained from Human Resources or downloaded from the link below. You may also submit your application online by clicking the “Online Application” link. Only qualified applicants will be referred for an interview.
Pre-employment screening including drug and alcohol testing, criminal background check and a physical are required following a conditional offer of employment. Alexander County does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, or disability in employment or provisions of service.