Animal Services Shelter Attendant (Part Time)
City of Vaughan
Vaughan, ON, CA
5d ago

Vaughan is a city on the move. With a downtown core rising from the ground, a state-of-the-art hospital under construction and a bustling subway, these exciting projects are transforming the community.

Be part of something amazing and build your career at the City of Vaughan.

As one of the fastest growing municipalities in Canada, we are committed to providing a thriving work environment, excellent benefits, learning and growth opportunities and a place where collaboration and teamwork is fostered.

Excellence demands brilliant personalities, visionary thinking and a passion for public service. Vaughan is your place to grow

Position Overview

Performs a variety of duties associated with the care and maintenance of the Animal Shelter including and not limited to caring for the animals in a humane manner by providing fresh food and clean water, maintaining safe, clean and sanitary conditions at the Shelter, and other care and duties as required or directed.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Ontario Secondary School Diploma graduate. Post Secondary Diploma or Certificate in Veterinary Technician or Animal Care related discipline is preferred.
  • Previous animal care and cleaning experience through employment or volunteer opportunities in an animal related facility.
  • Municipal experience is considered an asset.

  • Previous experience handling feral, aggressive and under socialized animals.
  • Knowledge and understanding of dog and cat breeds.
  • Must be comfortable handling all breed types.
  • Ability to restrain both cats and dogs and lift up to 100 pounds
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • A team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Successful candidate will be required to submit a clear Vulnerable Sector Check from an accredited police service, prior to commencing employment.
  • Ability to work rotating schedules, including evenings and weekends
  • Please note that only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

    The City of Vaughan is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from qualified individuals of diverse backgrounds.

    The City of Vaughan is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

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