Veterinarian Assistant

Office: Animal Control
Salary: Dependent upon experience

Announcement Date: 11/19/2019
Closing Date: 2/29/2020

General Statement of Job

Under regular supervision maintains a sanitary and safe facility for lost, unwanted and/or abandoned animal in the County. Follows specific guidelines, procedures, and policies in feeding and caring for the animals and cleaning of facility. Provides care to sick and injured animals including administering medication by direction of Veterinarian. Maintains data on each animal cared for in the shelter. Assists with shelter operations and maintenance to maintain public safety and welfare. Reports to the Animal Control Director.

Minimum Training and Experience

Requires a high school diploma or GED equivalent supplemented by five years of animal care or related experience, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience that provides the required knowledge, skills and abilities. Must possess euthanasia certification within one year of employment. Must possess a valid state driver’s license.