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PCAPS - KENNEL TECHNICIAN

Peoria County

Peoria County

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Posted on Wednesday, November 1, 2023

PCAPS - KENNEL TECHNICIAN




Job Description Summary

Performs a variety of tasks to provide adequate food, medication and a clean, safe environment for animals in the kennel; assists the general public within the shelter; and implements the policies of the adoption program.

High school diploma or GED required. Must be a credentialed veterinary technician; or, two years of progressively responsible related experience in the field of animal care; or, any combination of education, training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the job. Must be able to understand and carry out oral and written instructions, giving close attention to detail and accuracy. Must be able to detect symptoms of rabies and other illnesses. Must be knowledgeable and experienced in the restraint, transfer and confinement of a variety of animals in addition to understanding physical and behavioral characteristics of differing species of animals as well as different breeds. Must have a valid Illinois drivers license. Must receive a pre-exposure rabies vaccination. Must be familiar with the following equipment and materials: copy machine, multi-line phone, computer, cleaning equipment, vaccination needles, micro-chips, thermometer, microscope, digital camera, control stick, live capture traps, cat graspers, squeeze cages, snake snares and other commonly known animal capture equipment. Must have ability to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication and division; calculate percentages and decimals. Must be able to manage multiple tasks simultaneously. Must be able to use independent judgment, work with little supervision and maintain confidentiality.


Position : 3001001

Type : INTERNAL & EXTERNAL

Posting Start : 10/30/2023

Posting End : 11/20/2023

HOURLY RATE RANGE: $15.66-$23.48