Animal Attendant Cranbourne PT

pet lover

Job Id: 0992-3315-39265362 |   Melbourne ,VIC



has an exciting opportunity available for an experienced Animal Attendant to join the passionate and dedicated team on a part-time basis. In this role, you will be responsible for providing the highest level of day-to-day care for the animals in our care. This varied role will include general handling and husbandry of our shelter dogs and cats, including cleaning and feeding, driving jobs, identifying and reporting on behavioural and medical issues, customer service, general cleaning including laundry and vehicles, maintaining records, maintaining food stock levels and ensuring open communication across all staff and departments on animals. We are looking for an individual who has proven experience in a similar position, with sound emotional maturity and ethics regarding animals and their welfare and can demonstrate initiative and motivation. The total number of contracted hours is 24 hours per fortnight, working Saturday and Sunday every week.

  • experience within the companion animal industry, preferably within a shelter environment (preferred)
  • Certificate II in Animal Studies or higher (desirable)
  • capability and willingness to work in physically demanding role

Job Details:

Key responsibilities include: general handling and husbandry of our shelter dogs including cleaning and feeding driving jobs including transporting animals between shelters and council pounds identifying and reporting animals that are ill or have behavioural issues working closely as a team assisting members of the public with lost and found enquiries liaising with the general public and council officers general cleaning and maintaining of the shelter including laundry and vehicles maintaining up to date records of all impounded animals maintaining food stock levels communicating with staff and departments on animals such as food types and exercise undertaking closing procedures as require What you will get in return: Fantastic career development and opportunities Discounts in our vet clinic Access to our Employee Assistance Program Access to the Foster Care Program A unique and friendly working environment (surrounded by animals!) Rewarding work with animals in need


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