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Job Details

Animal Attendant

Employer

BORDER PAWS ANIMAL SHELTER SOCIETY

Date Posted

June 06, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Lloydminster, AB
  • Earnings $15.00 to $17.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 30 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Jul 04, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

BORDER PAWS ANIMAL SHELTER SOCIETY

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

Work setting

Animal shelter

Tasks

  • Document animal behaviour
  • Monitor animal behaviour
  • Prepare food and feed animals
  • Clean and disinfect cages, pens, aquariums, kennels, runs, stall and enclosures
  • Keep records of animals treated

Animal specialization

Domestic animals/pets (cats, kittens, puppies, dogs, etc.)

Security and safety

Driving record check (abstract)

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Attention to detail
  • Physically demanding
  • Bending, crouching, kneeling
  • Fast-paced environment
  • Standing for extended periods

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
  • Team player

Experience

Will train

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Animal Attendant is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Pet Groomers and Animal Care Workers
METHODICAL

Interest in comparing information to monitor and document animal behaviour, and to prepare food and feed animals, fish and birds at scheduled intervals

OBJECTIVE

Interest in assisting scientists and researchers in conducting laboratory tests with animals; and in using equipment for grooming animals

DIRECTIVE

Interest in handling and nurturing animals when grooming and when assisting breeders; and in training dogs to obey commands and perform specific duties in response to signals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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