Animal Care Technician - City of Irving, TX

Title: Animal Care Technician
Type: Animal Services
Date Posted: December 15, 2022
Organization: City of Irving, TX


NOW OFFERING HIRING INCENTIVE! Duties include cleaning animal enclosures and maintaining animal shelter facilities, grounds and the incinerator; handling, caring for, feeding and restraining animals; and vaccinating, microchipping, administering medication, and drawing blood for animal health checks. Duties also include answering the telephone and assisting customers in person and via email; working with animal rescue groups; processing adoptions, transfers, reclaims and city registrations; providing guidance to community service workers and volunteers; maintaining daily / monthly records, and entering accurate and complete information in and retrieving data from a specialized database system; and performing euthanasia. Duties will require exceptional customer service skills and typically will require lifting up to 50 pounds frequently. A high school diploma or equivalent and six months of relevant experience are required. Must have or obtain euthanasia certification within six months from date of hire. Normally scheduled five days per week, eight hours per day, between the hours of 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. Bilingual (English / Spanish) skills beneficial. A résumé must be submitted with application.


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Job Post Expiration Date July 1, 2023

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