Join Our Animal Rescue Team
Starting at $17-20/hr
At 4 Paws 4 Life, we believe in making a tangible difference in the lives of animals, and our Kennel Technician plays a pivotal role in this mission. While the work can be challenging, it’s also deeply rewarding. Every task you perform breathes life into our vision, ensuring animals are not just cared for, but truly loved.
We understand that the responsibilities of a Kennel Technician aren’t always easy. However, it’s this very role that is at the heart of our operations. By maintaining the health, hygiene, and happiness of our animals, you’re providing them with a chance at a better life. Your dedication lays the foundation for their future – be it recovery, adoption, or simply a moment of joy in their day.
Roles & Responsibilities:
- Animal Care: Consistently monitor the health and well-being of animals, ensuring they are treated with compassion and respect. Address any health concerns promptly with the Kennel Manager.
- Cleanliness: Uphold the highest standards of cleanliness in kennels and throughout our facility, including sterilizing food and water bowls, laundering towels and blankets, and adhering to strict cleaning guidelines.
- Grooming and Feeding: Assist with grooming tasks as required and ensure animals are fed according to their specific dietary needs.
- Exercise: Provide animals with regular yard time, ensuring they get the physical activity they need.
- Team Collaboration: Work seamlessly with other staff members and volunteers. Handle animals safely, especially when moving them within the rescue.
- Customer Service: Act as a representative of our commitment to the community by providing top-notch service to all visitors.
- Supplies and Upkeep: Monitor and restock supplies as necessary. Assist in maintaining both the interior and exterior of the facility.
- Flexibility: Be available to fill in for other areas when needed and assist during special events.
Skills and Knowledge Required:
- Animal Handling: Ability to handle and restrain animals with care and confidence.
- Grooming Knowledge: Familiarity with basic grooming practices.
- Efficient Cleaning: Proficiency in using cleaning materials and equipment to maintain hygiene standards.
- Physical Stamina: Capability to perform tasks that require moderate physical labor.
- Team Player: Collaborative mindset to work courteously with colleagues and volunteers.
- Customer Service: Strong communication skills to interact positively with visitors.
Reporting to the Kennel Manager, you’re not just stepping into a job, but a career with potential. As we grow, so do opportunities for our team. Whether it’s broadening your skill set, taking on more responsibilities, or advancing into management positions, we’re committed to your professional development.
Join us at 4 Paws 4 Life Rescue & Boarding, where every role contributes to a greater good.