The Animal Care Specialist performs specialized work in providing care for animals in the shelter, to include feeding and caring for animals, maintaining clean and sanitary conditions, impounding animals, processing animal adoptions, treating and medicating animals, euthanizing and disposing of animals, maintaining records, and providing customer service.
The eligible list established from this recruitment will be used to fill full-time and part-time regular, limited-term or extra-help positions as vacancies occur or the need arises.
Experience: Six (6) months of full time work experience involving animal care/handling in an animal control/care agency, a Humane Society, or a veterinary clinic.
Education: High school diploma or equivalent.
•In accordance with California Code of Regulations, Title 16, section 2039, all persons appointed to this class are required to attend and pass Euthanasia Training within 60 days of appointment to this class. Failure to successfully complete the training may be cause for disciplinary action. Persons who possess the Registered Veterinary Technician license meet this requirement and are not required to attend this training.
•Must receive pre-exposure rabies vaccination within three months of appointment.
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