Kennel Assistant

Overview

Date Posted:
1/23/2019
Location:
Animal Center
City:
Maryville
State:
TN
Pay Rate:
$10.85 per hour
Employment Status:
Part-Time
Category:
Facilities

Description

 

JOB SUMMARY

Under general supervision of the Director of the Blount County Animal Center (BCAC), the Custodian maintains a clean working environment and outside grounds and building cleaning for all staff and visitors at the BCAC.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:     

  • Cleans and sanitizes dog kennels and kennel runs, Cattery, Isolation, and Quarantine.  Sweeps, mops and sanitizes hallways and outside walkways in these areas on a daily basis;
  • Cleans and sanitizes crates, portable kennels, and the transport vans;
  • Empties trash cans and removes debris from common areas and grounds, outside kennels, and exercise areas as necessary;
  • Dusts and cleans counter tops, windowsills, tables and other surfaces as needed;
  • Cleans windows and glass doors, light fixtures, and signage;
  • Replaces light bulbs and performs other routine maintenance activities when required;
  • Performs other assigned duties.

Minimum Requirements

 

 

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM WORK:

  • High School Diploma;
  • Or equivalent training, education, and/or experience

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Ability to use or repair small/light equipment, such as power tools;
  • Ability to organize, and communicate effectively;
  • Ability to maintain constructive and cooperative working relationships with others; and
  • Ability to cooperate with fellow employees as a team member.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Work requires lifting and carrying (up to 60 pounds); crouching, feeling, grasping, handling, hearing, kneeling, lifting, mental acuity, reaching, repetitive motion, speaking, stooping, talking, visual acuity, and walking.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:     

Most work is performed in a well-lighted, controlled environment or outside, sometimes during periods of inclement weather, heat and cold.

Blount County Government is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.