City of San Angelo Texas
  • Animal Services
  • San Angelo, TX, USA
  • 22,075/YR
  • Full Time

GENERAL PURPOSE:  Under general supervision, performs all aspects of humane animal care duties to ensure animal safety and well-being.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Cleans, disinfects and maintains shelter areas as assigned. Feeds, waters and bathes animals. Provides humane sheltering services in compliance with State minimum standards and shelter policies. Safely and humanely handles animals, of unknown health and temperament. Contributes to the programs and services that support the shelter's live outcome goal. Ensures the safety of animals and people in the shelter. Accurately maintains all required records in the shelter's database. Assists in unloading trucks, stocking shelter areas and storing materials. Maintains facility and grounds in a clean, neat and organized manner. Hours: Varies Sunday through Saturday, 7:00 am to 6:00 pm, including holidays.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: A High School Diploma or equivalent required; some experience working with animals is preferred. Required Licenses or Certifications: Must possess a valid Texas Driver License with a good driving record. Required Knowledge of: Skills in safely handling animals, including those with unknown temperament. Knowledge of animal services and related programs. Knowledge of applicable processes, techniques and principles. Required Skill in: Adherence to disease management and safety protocols. Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities. Ability to establish and maintain effective communication and working relationships with city employees and the public. Physical Demands / Work Environment: Work is performed in the City animal shelter; work involves moderate physical demands; must maintain a level of physical fitness to meet Department standards, and be able to lift up to 96 lbs.

Job postings may be withdrawn at any time at direction of the City Manager.

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