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Animal Care attendant

Advertiser: Paradise Pet RetreatMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
15 Oct 2020
Toowoomba & Darling Downs
Work Type
Farming, Animals & Conservation, Veterinary Services & Animal Welfare


We are excited to announce a rare position soon to be available at Toowoomba's premier pet boarding facility. Paradise Pet Retreat is a unique, purpose-built facility providing exceptional and luxurious care to an ever-growing client base. Our highly skilled team are passionate about ensuring each and every pet is provided with optimal care and love throughout their boarding experience.

We are seeking a well-presented person who is passionate about animal care but also has exceptional customer service and verbal communication skills. The applicant must be able to work in a fast-paced team environment and multi-task to a high degree.

A lot of cleaning is required to maintain our exceptional high standard of hygiene, so an eye for detail and very high standards are a must.

To be successful in gaining this position, you must possess the following attributes.

Customer Service –  THIS IS MUST! Successful applicants must be well spoken and confident with dealing with clients and colleagues. Experience in customer service will be looked on favourably.

Animal Skills - Experience handling animals in a similar role is preferred. Must be comfortable with handling dogs, cats and other species of companion animals varying in size and temperament. It is not enough to just "love" animals, you must also have a level of understanding of them and the industry that comes with it.

Work Ethic - This position can be physically demanding and requires a candidate that will have a fantastic work ethic and who is not afraid to get stuck in and put in the 'hard yards' when required.

Eye for detail - Understanding of how presentation directly affects our customers experience. A keen eye for identifying problems, hazards and resolving them promptly.

Self Managing - You take pride in how you manage yourself and your time, and have strategies to help you stay on top of your work load, deal with multiple priorities, and help your colleagues.

Communication – You must be able to communicate in an effective manner to better yourself, your colleagues and your customers to benefit our workplace culture. A fantastic sense of humour is always welcome.

Trust Worthy - We are trusted with other people's precious pets, you will need to be able to take on that responsibility to deliver our high standard of care.

Reliable - You will be working in a team environment to work through our daily task list.

Successful candidate must be flexible for work across a 7 day roster, including WEEKENDS and PUBLIC HOLIDAYS. This is a casual position and hours per week may vary greatly. You must also be able to work split shifts 6:00 - 10:00am and 3:00 - 6:00pm on average.

If you feel like you would be well suited to this position, please email a COVER LETTER AND RESUME to

PPR Management 🐶

The application form will include these questions:
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?

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