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Animal Attendant

Advertiser: SmallPaws Pet HotelMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
23 Aug 2019
Sydney, North Shore & Northern Beaches
Work Type
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare

SmallPaws Pet Hotel in Duffy's Forest are seeking a  Animal Attendant to join their small friendly team.

Hours:  Monday and Wednesday 7:30am - 2pm/3pm plus alternate Saturday's 7:30am-3pm (extra shifts available in School Holidays).

We require you to:

  • Have a strong connection and passion for companion animals.
  • Be confident handling dogs/cats
  • Must have your own car/transport.
  • Be available to work longer hours if needed.
  • Have a good understanding of basic dog and cat health.
  • Have a high standard of cleanliness and attention to detail.
  • Be able to work unsupervised but also be part of a team.
  • Have excellent customer service skills
  • Be available to work during School Holidays and on Public Holidays (peak season).
  • Have fluent English skills.
  • Be able to cope under pressure
  • Initiative and ability to prioritise
  • Be mature minded.

We prefer you to:

  • Live on Northern Beaches/North Shore.
  • Have had previous work experience in pet care industry.
  • Completed Cert 2 Animal Studies.

Position Involves: 

Ensure a high standard of animal housing are maintained at all times. Cleaning enclosures, exercise yards,  dog/cat enrichment, grooming, feeding.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Are you available to work outside your usual hours when required? (e.g. weekends, evenings, public holidays)
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?
  • Do you own or have regular access to a car?
  • What's your expected hourly rate?

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