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Monday, October 23, 2017




Part - Time position available

Kankakee County Animal Control

1270 Stanford Drive

KANKAKEE, IL 60901

NOTICE OF JOB OPENING

POSITION: Kennel Technician Part-time position

SALARY: Hourly rate - based on experience

SUMMARY: Attends to and cares for animals.

DUTIES INCLUDE, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO THE FOLLOWING:

Feeds/Waters animals

Cleans/disinfects cages, pens, yards; sterilizes equipment

Examines animals for signs of illness and treats them according to instructions

Transfers animals between quarters

Records information such as genealogy, diet, weight, medications, food intake, behavior, and license number

Anesthetizes, inoculates, performs euthanasia of animals as needed,(must be licensed)

Bathes and grooms animals

Collects and tests stool samples

Serves public as needed; assists with phone calls, collection of fees, maintenance of clerical files

Assists department with adoptions of animals

Assists with volunteer program

Assists animal control officers

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Applicants must possess the following:

          • H.S. diploma or GED and minimum 6 months experience working with animals
          • Ability to work effectively with the general public
          • Ability to lift heavy objects (up to 50 lbs)
          • Ability to work independently on weekends/holidays
          • Ability to pass criminal background check

APPLICATIONS: Applications may be obtained at:

Kankakee County Admin Building

189 East Court Street, Suite 502 Kankakee, Il 60901

DATE OF POSTING: September 28, 2015

APPLICATION DEADLINE: October 16, 2015

THE COUNTY OF KANKAKEE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.



 

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