Must be available Sunday-Thursday. Must be available to work Holidays.
You must be located within 20-30 minute driving distance MAX.
Creekside Veterinary Clinic is a family oriented veterinary practice located in Murphysboro, IL (near SIU Carbondale, IL). We are currently looking for a FULL TIME Kennel Technician. You must love animals and enjoy working with people. Ease of handling animals and communicating with their owners are a must. Computer skills are necessary. Must be able to lift 50lbs. Must be clean and detail oriented.
As a kennel technician, you are responsible for the well-being of a small number of boarding guests. You must be able to medicate dogs and cats, properly restrain animals, tolerate bodily fluids, use a computer and phone, fill out paperwork properly, have a professional appearance and attitude, perform nail trims and baths, and display a willingness to be a team player.
You will also be responsible for the daily custodial up-keep of the clinic. This requires that you thoroughly and efficiently complete cleaning duties. You will be required to work with a variety of janitorial supplies (cleaning and sanitizing chemicals), mop, sweep, collect trash, collect recycling, and maintain a constant rotation of laundry (towels and blankets)
We are looking for an enthusiastic, energetic, and motivated staff member who can work well with other staff members.
Previous kennel technician experience a plus, but not necessary.
Hourly wages start at $10/hr - this will vary based on experience.
After first year of full time employment, the employee is eligible for Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave.
If this sounds like a place for you, send us your resume with a cover letter and professional references.