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Kennel Tech/Veterinary Assistant

Carolina Waterfowl Rescue

Indian Trail, North Carolina

Job Type Permanent
Salary Details $8.00 to $10.00 per hour
Deadline Mar 09, 2024
Beautiful Rock Dove

Night and weekends are required. 1 year of experience required.

This is a high-volume facility with annual intakes can reach 10,000. We believe all life has value regardless of species. We have a very generous paid time off policy as well as sick time and bereavement leave. We also offer retirement benefits.

This candidate for this position must be committed to caring for a wide range of wildlife as well as domestic animals including farm animals, domestic birds and fowl, exotics. In addition we have a robust baby songbird program. Must be willing to handle snakes.

Ability to read and follow directions is a must.

Essential duties and responsibilities

  • Assist with and administering medical treatments under supervision of the manager.
  • Maintain complete and accurate animal care records.
  • Determine and provide appropriate triage/emergency care, housing/enclosures and diets including live and dead food items.
  • Clean and disinfect all areas as necessary to maintain a safe and sanitary environment throughout the hospital and facility.
  • Inventory and maintain clinic/medical supplies.
  • Provide oversight, direction and training of volunteers on a daily basis.
  • Perform other duties, as assigned, to ensure a positive public image, enhance the operation of the organization and improve the quality of life for the animals.
  • Ability to read, write and comprehend detailed animal care protocols and medical notes.
  • Ability to understand or learn basic medical terminology, avian physiology and anatomy.
  • Have excellent organizational skills and ability to prioritize work.
  • Effectively communicate information on both an individual basis and group situations and have excellent interpersonal skills for interactions with volunteers, other employees.
  • Basic computer skills with Microsoft Office and data entry, preferably with an electronic patient records system (ex. WRMD, Raptor Med).
  • Excellent basic mathematical skills and the ability to accurately work with units of weight, volume and concentration.
  • This position requires a background check and preemployment drug screening

Please submit your resume with a personalized cover letter indicating why you're interested in working with us.    Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

Email to hiring@cwrescue.org    please write Kennel Tech in the Subject Line

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $8.00 - $10.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Night shift
  • Overtime
  • Weekends as needed

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Indian Trail, NC 28079: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Experience:

  • Veterinary experience: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: In person

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your resume with a personalized cover letter indicating why you're interested in working with us.     Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

Email to hiring@cwrescue.org    please write Kennel Tech in the Subject Line

 

 

 

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Category Wildlife
Tags Ornithology