The purpose of this position is to maintain the City's animal shelter and the animals housed in the shelter. Other duties may include maintaining the shelter, caring for animals, assisting in euthanasia, monitoring the front desk, assisting the public and interfacing with other City employees, volunteers and citizens. This position may provide direction to other employees and volunteers. Applicants must be able to work efficiently in a fast passed environment and have the ability to multi-task. This position will work approximately 20-25 hours per week, including weekday mornings, weekends and rotating holidays.
Maintains shelter by cleaning animal cages, sweeping and mopping floors, loading and unloading food and cat litter, removing trash, maintaining and cleaning equipment and cleaning the bathrooms. Must be able to lift 50 pounds and any weight above 50 pounds requires a two person lift.
Cares for animals by feeding and watering animals, exercising and bathing animals, performing vaccinations, assisting in the impounding of animals and performing or assisting in euthanizing animals. Must be able to hold animals and restrain on a leash.
Provides premier customer service to internal and external customers by responding to requests in a timely and professional manner. Monitors the front desk by answering inquiries over the telephone or in person, collecting fees, preparing and maintaining records, receiving paperwork and entering information into computer.
Assists the public by performing adoption procedures and assisting in reclaiming lost animals.
Monitors the health of animals by examining and screening animals for illness and disease. Evaluate animals for adoption and euthanasia.
Regular attendance required. Must be available to be called in if necessary.
No experience required.
Intermediate knowledge of computer programs including experience with Microsoft Word and Outlook, internet usage, and the ability to accurately and efficiently type documents is preferred.
Must be 16 years of age.
Work requires the ability to read and understand written instructions, to understand simple processes and the routine operation of machines.
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Must pass a physical ability test.
Must have an acceptable driving record.
Complete online application at Cedar Hill City Website at www.cedarhilltx.com. The City of Cedar Hill can no longer accept actual/faxed applications. ONLY ONLINE APPLICATIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED. There are computers at the Cedar Hill Library for applicants that do not have access to a computer at home. If you are having trouble with the NEOGOV Applicant tracking site, please call the NEOGOV technical support number at 1-877-204-4442 and select option 1.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the City of Cedar Hill will make every reasonable effort to accommodate your needs. For any special requests, please call Human Resources at 972-291-5100, ext 1050.
The City of Cedar Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of genetic information in compliance with GINA, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, age, or disability in hiring, conditions, or termination of employment. Final applicants for employment with the City of Cedar Hill are subject to drug testing and background screening.
CITY OF CEDAR HILL
285 Uptown Blvd Bldg #100
Cedar Hill, TX 75104