Job Posting

Animal Care Attendant

Salary: $16.00/Hourly
Job Type: Part Time, Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English
Minimum Education: High School
Positions Available: 2

NOC Group: Pet Groomers and Animal Care Workers (6483)
NOC Job Title: Animal Attendant
Expires in 1 days
Expires: 2020-01-28
Last Updated: 2020-01-14

Job Number: 605223

Job Location(s)

1668 Ryan Road East
Comox, British Columbia
V9M 4C6, Canada

Job Description

The BC SPCA Comox Valley & District Branch is looking for casual on-call Animal Care Attendants with the flexibility to cover shifts on short notice - including weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays. You bring energy and enthusiam to a team environment.  You are willing to undertake a range of animal care attendant responsibilities, ensuring optimal levels of care to the animals in our care based on the Five Freedoms. You provide high level customer sesrvice to all stakeholders and take pride in work and ownership in your role.  You care deeply about animals and uphold the highest animal care standards.

What you will do:

·         To maintain the entire physical plant in a clean, sanitary, and efficient manner on an ongoing basis and in a collaborative manner

·         To ensure kennels, runs, and cat cages are kept in a manner that is best suited for the animal’s health and welfare as per the ShelterSense protocols

·         To monitor the health and welfare of the animals through the maintenance of up-to-date kennel cards, recording information on whiteboard and daily logs, and completing daily welfare sheets

·         To maintain animals on a proper diet ensuring daily feeding, watering, exercise, and enrichment

·         To perform general bathing and grooming of animals

·         To treat animals humanely, with compassion and concern, and in a manner consistent with the BC SPCA’s five freedoms

·         To perform other duties as assigned

To be successful in this role you will have: 

·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Valid Class 5 BC Drivers’ License (full privilege)

·         Strong desire to provide excellent customer service skills: patience, professional, positive attitude, attention to detail, adaptability

·         Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

·         Resourceful team player who excels at building trusting relationships with colleagues, customers and volunteers

·         Highly motivated self-starter who takes initiative with minimal supervision

·         A sound knowledge of animals, their breeds, characteristics and common diseases

·         Previous kennel or animal care experience will be considered an asset

·         Demonstrable interest in all aspects of animal welfare

·         Position is physically demanding and includes heavy lifting, pushing and pulling which requires an individual with the ability to maintain a level of fitness and endurance to fulfill the required duties

·         Computer experience: Windows, Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel)

·         The animals in our care require attention seven days a week, must be flexible and able to work weekdays, weekends and statutory holidays

If you are interested in joining our Comox team and are legally entitled to work in Canada, we would like to hear from you. Click on apply the link to apply:

We welcome diversity, value differences, and foster inclusion in our employment practices.  We invite applications from all qualified individuals who are philosophically aligned with our mission and guiding principles.

We thank you for your interest in the BC SPCA. however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.  No telephone calls please.

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Expiring: Jan 28, 2020