Animal Attendant Resume Samples

An Animal Attendant will take responsibility for the overall care of the animals in the shelter or facility. Major tasks relating to this role are seen on the Animal Attendant Resume as – observing the animal appearance and activity, checking the physical condition of the animal frequently; cleaning and disinfecting all areas of the shelter; handling animals and taking care of them, following the shelter protocols; labeling and stocking shelter supplies and donations; releasing animals to the owners as and when needed; administering medications, and ensuring the cages and animals are properly numbered and tagged.

To work at this capacity, the following skills are needed – strong physical abilities to control and tame heavy animals; a passion to help animals; the ability to work under dirty working conditions; skillful in controlling animal temperament; and knowledge of common diseases and their symptoms. While formal education is not a must, possessing knowledge of basic animal behavior will be useful.

Animal Attendant Resume example

Animal Attendant Resume

Headline : To obtain a career applying knowledge in the Animal Attendant sanitation field as continue to gain knowledge and succeed. Follow safety practices to safeguard against injury and damage to property.

Skills : Animal Care, Water animals, Communication Skills.

Description :

    1. Performed animal care duties such as preparing food, feeding, and providing water, cleaning and disinfecting kennel and cat cages, washing litter and food pans.
    2. Monitored sick, quarantined, and injured animals and observes them for unusual physical and behavioral conditions, separates and controls fighting animals.
    3. Assisted the veterinarian or staff with vaccinations and minor medical treatment.
    4. Participated in the destruction (euthanasia), by lethal injection, of dangerous, sick, or unwanted animals.
    5. Showed animals to the public and provides information regarding licensing, vaccinations, euthanasia, rabies control, pet-owner responsibilities, spaying, neutering, and adoptions.
    6. Completed various records and forms such as kennel cards, logs of controlled drugs dispensed, daily activity sheets, receipts for fees, and work order forms for repairs.
    7. Maintained shelter facility, cleans windows and restrooms, pulls weeds, and made minor repairs.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS


Animal Attendant Resume

Summary : Professional and highly motivated individual seeking employment in an animal care field. To perform intermediate semiskilled work involving animal care, cleaning, and maintenance of the shelter.

Skills : Multitasking, Professional in all situations, Answering phones, Great organizational Skills.

Description :

    1. Handled draft horses, ponies, and camels with confidence and patience.
    2. Tested and trained exhibit animals -Feeding, providing water, bathing, grooming, and maintaining the animals.
    3. Responsible for animal welfare, treating minor injuries, and administering basic medications under veterinary supervision.
    4. Cleaned the exhibits daily, undertaking physically demanding, and sometimes heavy work.
    5. Interacted with the public, including small children, providing animal rides, and assisting with the safety and enjoyment of zoo guests.
    6. Provided training to new employees -Routinely filling in for the supervisor, oversaw the exhibit, and handling the reporting responsibilities.
    7. Worked extended hours, including weekends and public holidays.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Liberal Arts


Animal Attendant Resume

Summary : Dedicated and tenacious personality, driven by a passion to provide the highest level of quality service to others, through focused attention to detail and commitment to follow-through and complete assigned tasks.

Skills : Answering Phones, Detail Oriented, Attention to Detail.

Description :

    1. Followed all rules and regulations to maintain all safety standards compliance.
    2. Provided care and feed to adult animals, kittens, and puppies according to feeding scheduled.
    3. Supplied water for animals and provided bathes.
    4. Maintained and sanitized kennel to prevent contamination.
    5. Utilized time management skills to pick-up and dispose of animal waste, change cat litter daily, and repaper dog cages.
    6. Maintained inventory and transfer puppies and kittens to assigned areas for possible adoption.
    7. Distributed food to animals in established quantities in accordance with a schedule.
    8. Cleaned and disinfected pens and cages wash drinking and feeding troughs and other accessories.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School Diploma

Animal Attendant Resume

Summary : Seeking a position as Animal Attendant where I can utilize knowledge and experience in a reputed organization. Hands-on experience in working in animal research facility.

Skills : Leadership, Multi-tasking, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Fed, watered, and cleaned barn of animals.
    2. Prepared food by chopping and grinding meat, fish, fruit, and vegetables, and by mixing prepared, dry, and liquid feeds.
    3. Filled water containers and placed food install.
    4. Cleaned barn using a rake, water hose, and disinfectant.
    5. Prepared horses for riding.
    6. Bathed and groomed animals as required.
    7. Cleaned and maintained ward areas, exam rooms, treatment areas, and workrooms.
    8. Maintained cleanliness and sterilization of exam rooms and remove and dispose of biohazardous wastes.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Attendant Resume

Headline : As Animal Attendant, responsible for retrieval and return of patients to their kennel location, providing for restraint for veterinary exams and procedures, as well as other comprehensive care requirements

Skills : Communication Skills, Positive Attitude, Efficient Service.

Description :

    1. Cleaned and maintained ward areas, exam rooms, treatment areas, and workrooms.
    2. Maintained cleanliness and sterilization of exam rooms and remove and dispose of biohazardous wastes.
    3. Assisted with a variety of duties associated with patient care and maintenance of the Intensive Care Unit, Intermediate Nursing Care, and other units to assure quality care for pets.
    4. Assisted the veterinarians with the restraint of companion animals for medical procedures such as blood sampling and IV catheter placement.
    5. Provided animals with a clean and comfortable environment including providing animals with correct diets as ordered by the clinician.
    6. Responsible for the care and utilization of Dromedary camels at the Customer service and supervision between the public and camels.
    7. Facilitated in the daily care and treatment of the zoos youngest camel, which includes feed, grooming, and a small part of her training.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Associate Of Science

Animal Attendant Resume

Summary : As an Animal Attendant position to provide routine animal care and handling for a diverse group of small research animals according to established procedures and standards.

Skills : General Care, Water Animals, Medication Administration.

Description :

    1. Cleaned and maintained common dog daycare areas to high standards of sanitization.
    2. Supervised groups and individual dogs in play or social activities to maintain a safe, healthy environment.
    3. Exercised dogs both physically and mentally with various types of equipment and training.
    4. Facilitated appropriate rest times for daycare attendees.
    5. Performed other daily tasks such as Feeding meals, medicines, and washed dishes.
    6. Cleaned and disinfected all areas of the shelter as often as is necessary.
    7. Determined the type and amount of food animals receive.
    8. Handled animals as required and to restrain hard to control animals.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
A.A In Psychology

Animal Attendant Resume

Objective : Highly motivated, responsible, hardworking, individual with over 4 years of experience in customer service. Able to effectively motivate co-workers to increase productivity with excellent willpower and determination.

Skills : Communications Skills, General Maintenance, Daily Care.

Description :

    1. Assisted in cleaning, disinfecting, and hosing enclosures.
    2. Monitored & reported animal behavior.
    3. Utilized animal behavior and training techniques wherever required.
    4. Maintained animal husbandry log forms and books daily.
    5. Assisted in maintaining a stock of cleaning supplies from storage twice a week.
    6. Prepared food by chopping and grinding meat, fish, fruit, and vegetables, and by mixing prepared, dry, and liquid feeds.
    7. Provided treatment to animal diseases to improve the condition of suffering animals.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science

Animal Attendant Resume

Objective : To obtain an Animal Attendant position in an organization that will challenge as an individual. utilize professional experience to contribute to collaborative and personal goals.

Skills : High levels of concentration, Pet Care, Customer Service.

Description :

    1. Maintained safety in a high-stress environment.
    2. Created a comfortable environment and handle dogs by restraining when needed. 
    3. Implemented exercise programs to ensure healthy and active.
    4. Maintained a safe and hygienic environment for various animals.
    5. Assisted interested parties in animal adoptions.
    6. Processed compulsory paperwork.
    7. Helped train the baby monkeys on how to tunnel for transporting purposes.
    8. Administered medications, fed, cleaned, assisted customers, and participated in employee meetings.
    9. Kept machines clean and well maintained.
    10. Operated tunnel washer, track washer, bedding machine, and autoclave.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Bachelor's In Biology

Animal Attendant Resume

Headline : Seeking an animal attendant position. Over 7 years of positive experiences have the opportunity to communicate openly with coworkers and clients and showcase the ability to go above and beyond for families and their pets.

Skills : Good standard of physical fitness, Willingness to work as part of a team, Animal Care.

Description :

    1. Cleaned grounds. Worked in the habitats.
    2. Assisted doctors with medical treatments on animal patients and cleaning the hospital.
    3. Performed a wide variety of duties in the basic care of animals.
    4. Dispensed medications, monitored behavior, and assisted the vet technician when appropriate.
    5. Cared for exotic animals, follow safety guidelines while maintaining a clean retail environment for some sales.
    6. Administered Medications as Needed. 
    7. Ensured Clean Environment Light Office Duties.
    8. Assisted vet techs with cat check-ups, blood drawing, and other health care duties.
    9. Treated incoming cats with lime sulfur dip to protect against ringworm.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Attendant Resume

Objective : To assist with the cleaning of our petting zoo area and with the feeding of our petting zoo animals. To learn and enforce all petting zoo rules in order to maintain a safe environment for both visitors and animals.

Skills : Attention to detail, Good mathematical, and Computing skills.

Description :

    1. Provided quality care to animals in the clinic ensuring their health and safety.
    2. Assisted veterinarians and technicians in handling animals during.
    3. Provided daily care of maintaining cleaning cages, feeding, and stimulating animals in play. 
    4. Observed animal's health to rule out.
    5. Maintained the animal cages and assisted with keeping certain areas clean.
    6. Provided care for laboratory animals by observing for signs of disease and/or illness maintains records and files.
    7. Completed hygiene tasks of animal housing.
    8. Reported any unusual condition of animals to the supervisor.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma