Entry level class in animal care control occupation under close supervision requiring some knowledge of custodial care applicable to animals in order to care for sheltered animals.
Provides care for sheltered animals (e.g., feeds, waters, cleans and exercises animals), and cleans and disinfects cages, floors and related kennel areas in accordance with established practices, selects animals for adoption, assists veterinarians with examinations, administers vaccines and medications to animals as required.
Performs euthanasia of injured, sick and unadoptable animals by established approved methods. Prepares carcasses for disposal, and disposes of animal remains according to state health regulations and established practices.
Escorts individuals through kennels to identify lost dogs, conducts pre-adoption interviews to ensure responsible placements, provides information to individuals (e.g., prices, conditions of adoption and effective care, state and local laws, animal behavior management, pet selection).
Enters and retrieves information on computer (e.g., animal records), assists in general office operations (e.g., answers phones, provides information to public regarding licensing and dog control requirements), and operates portable two way radio and uses various equipment to locate information (e.g., microfiche, computer terminal).
(Performs Related Duties As Required)
Minimum Class Requirements
Completion of high school diploma; ability to read and write common vocabulary. Must have valid driver's license with acceptable driving record. -OR alternative, equivalent evidence of the Minimum Class Requirements.
(Other Evidences May Be Substituted)
Training & Development
Must obtain Euthanasia Technician certification within 6 months of hire date. Must maintain CET certification.
Montgomery County, OH