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Animal Control-Part Time/Seasonal Animal Care Attendant

Catoosa County Board of Commissioners

Posted: May. 8, 2018

End Date: May. 24, 2018

ANIMAL CONTROL - Catoosa County
Part-Time/Seasonal Animal Care Attendant - $9.00/hour
Job SummaryUnder the direction of the Animal Control Director, provide for the constant cleanliness of cages, runs and shelter areas and the proper feeding and care of all shelter animals.
  • Observe animal appearance and activity for general physical condition, obvious signs of illness, disease and discontent.
  • Thoroughly clean and disinfect all areas of the shelter as often as is necessary.
  • Bring animals to and from the kennel during intake or out-take.
  • Make sure all animals are clean and smell fresh.
  • Recognize and record any unusual condition or abnormal behavior of any shelter animal.
  • Report signs of illness, disease, injury or unusual activity to Director.
  • Receive animals to be admitted for shelter care and is responsible for their proper identification and for recording their respective locations.
  • Release animals to their owners as directed by the Animal Control Director.
  • Wash and sterilize water and food bowls.
  • Maintain kennel area by performing tasks including, but not limited to, sweeping/mopping floors, taking out trash, doing laundry.
  • Make sure cages and animals are properly numbered.
  • Maintain equipment used to complete job assignments and report any repairs needed to the Animal Control Director.
  • Other duties deemed necessary for the efficient operation of the Animal Shelter.
  • Minimum Education:  High School Diploma/Equivalent.
  • Must possess a valid Drivers License with a good driving record.
  • Ability to lift 40-50 pounds unassisted and over 51-150 pounds assisted.
  • Ability to kneel, stoop, crouch and stand for extended periods of time.
  • Ability to differentiate color and shades of color.
  • Ability to control, handle, restrain animals with the proper tools and techniques.
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills.
  • Ability to tolerate unpleasant odors and noises.
  • Must possess good organization skills with excellent attention to detail.
  • Good math, verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment for the safe handling of animals.
  • Ability to work in all weather conditions.
  1. All inquiries and applications should be obtained from the Reception Area, Catoosa County Government Building located at 800 Lafayette Street, Ringgold, GA or at www.catoosa.com
  2. Current employees wishing to apply for a transfer are expected to complete an application and will be notified by Personnel if chosen for an interview. 
                  Post offer negative drug test required. Equal Opportunity Employer.