Animal Caretaker Resume Samples

Animal Caretaker undertakes a combination of duties to attend to the needs and wants of animals. The job description and duties listed on the Animal Caretaker Resume include – feeding and watering animals as per the given schedule, cleaning and disinfecting cages, pens and yards; examining signs of illness, transferring animals between quarters, regulating temperatures and humidity based on animal type, shaving and grooming animals, cleaning wounds, changing dressings, administering medicines, providing medical care, removing faeces and urine, sterilizing laboratory equipment, and performing all other job-related duties.

Advancement possibilities are high for those depicting these skills – a lot of physical stamina to lift, move, crawl, stoop and kneel; good knowledge of basic medical issues and conditions, the ability to provide first aid, and the immense level of endurance to deal with inevitable bites and scratches of animals. A high school diploma is normally sufficient to become an Animal Caretaker, as most of the training is given on-the-job.

Animal Caretaker Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Animal Caretaker with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : excel, word,.

Description :

    1. Insured animals were hydrated and feed.
    2. Supervised animals including goats, horses,turtles, pigs, rabbits, ducks, chickens,and sheep.
    3. observe behavioral changes that could indicate illness or injury.
    4. Trained at handling and assisted children in handling the animals.
    5. Also taught the children to horseback ride.
    6. Cleaned and maintained housing areas.
    7. Loading and unloading of animals and disassembled cages.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Degree


Animal Caretaker/Educator Resume

Objective : To obtain employment as an Animal Control Officer at the Jackson County Office employing expertise in animal care and sheltering and ability to manage emergency situations regarding animals at the county level.

Skills : Computer skills, Animal caretaker.

Description :

    1. Daily, thorough cleaning of all animal areas, including inside/outside.
    2. Spot cleaning of animal and public areas throughout the day.
    3. Feeding the animals, including providing special diets as needed.
    4. Monitoring the health of the animals on an ongoing basis and rapidly identifying any health problems or conditions (medical or behavioral) and immediately reporting it to the supervisor.
    5. Promoting a humane and caring attitude toward all animals.
    6. Treating all animals humanely, properly, and with compassion at all times, regardless of the situation or circumstance.
    7. Assisting in the vaccination, examination, performance of medical treatments, and, euthanasia as needed.
    8. Maintaining a friendly demeanor and providing good customer service while assisting with adoptions.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
CJ


Animal Caretaker Assistant Resume

Headline : Over 20 years experience in customer service Committed to assisting others with a cheerful attitude Demonstrated accuracy, attention to detail and ability to work well in a team environment Computer literate - can quickly learn new software.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Communication, Billing And Estimates, Troubleshooting, Mathematics, Tool Use.

Description :

    1. Daily animal care, cleaning, and feeding- responsible for many species of large carnivore (Panthera leo, Panthera tigris, Panthera onca, Panthera uncia, Panthera pardus orientalis, Crocuta crocuta, Cryptoprocta ferrex, Canis lupus) dozens of Ungulate species (Giraffa Reticulatus, Oryx dammah, Equus quagga boehmi) and multiple species of smaller mammal, avians and primates.
    2. Exhibit design, construction, and maintenance.
    3. Prenatal and natal care- present for the birth and responsible for the care of various Ungulates including Bison bison, Addax nasomaculatus, various Families of primate including Cebidae and Cercopithecidae; Hand raised six Lupus lupus pups.
    4. Worked closely with veterinarians and supervisors to identify and remedy medical and behavioral issues, sometimes assisting in sedation and medical procedures, follow up medications and specialized care.
    5. Assisted in isolation, sedation, restraint and surgery with Crocuta crocuta, Macaca tonkeana and Simia sciureus.
    6. Education and visitor services- in charge of Zoo's Safari Ride Attraction.
    7. Responsible for visitor interactions and tour presentation, providing information and answering questions, interacting with Safari animals, operation of paddock gates and shifts, operation and maintenance of safari vehicle.
    8. Ran heavy equipment including skid loaders, dump truck, and military grade vehicles Supervised, educated/trained, assisted, and motivated multiple employees, interns and volunteers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Caretaker Associate Resume

Objective : An attentive and self motivated who always pays extra attention to small detail. The ability to work well under pressure, handle complex situations and resolve problem solving. Ability to sustain a personal and professional relationship with customers.

Skills : Training & Development.

Description :

    1. Perform as a kennel attendant in the Kennel Management Element and to care for and handle Military Working Dogs in the most effective and humane manner in accordance with existing organizational and regulatory procedures.
    2. Responsible for assigned kennel management and support functions in the 341st Training Squadron.
    3. Responsible for the health and welfare of the assigned MWDs.
    4. Prepare food, feed and medicate MWDs in accordance with current procedures and written diet instructions as prescribed by veterinarians.
    5. Make entries on food and stool charts as required.
    6. Maintain equipment and facilities as required.
    7. Operate associated equipment to include but not limited to lawn mowers/equipment, steam cleaners, and dishwashers.
    8. Knowledge of MWD training administration, policies and procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
CJ


Jr. Animal Caretaker Resume

Objective : I have spent the last 25 years working in a Data Center and Network Operations Center. I have worked all shifts in a 24 x 7 environment. I have worked for USWEST, QWEST, IBM, Lucent Technologies, and Lockheed Martin to name a few. I have worked in centers handling both mainframe and midrange machines.

Skills : Animal Caretaker.

Description :

    1. Responsible Kennel Attendant who effectively soothes and manages difficult animals.
    2. Remains clearheaded in the face of emotionally demanding jobs.
    3. In-depth experience in training hounds for law enforcement purposes and in basic first-aid for dogs in the field.
    4. Groomed up to 26 dogs and 14 horses per day.
    5. Trained law enforcement tracking and attack hounds.
    6. Supervised pack dogs for multiple apprehensions of known felons.
    7. Worked indirectly with County Sheriffs Office, Border Patrol and City Police to ensure the effectiveness of tracking hounds.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Entry Level
Education
Education
General Education

Sr. Animal Caretaker Resume

Summary : To obtain kennel manager position and utilize my experience, knowledge, skills and abilities for the successful completion of each job duty.as well as the duty of the coordinator position. Dealing with adoption,Petpoint, and receiving the unwanted animals.

Skills : Self Taught Animal Caretaker, Photography, Drawing, Singing Self Taught.

Description :

    1. Self taught Bathe, feed, and cleaned up after the various pets I had over the years.
    2. Took care of animals ranging from dogs, cats, ferrets, various reptiles, and fish.
    3. Kept them up to date with vaccines and medications when needed.
    4. Help nurse and maintain the health of kittens and puppies.
    5. Walked, biked, and jogged with dogs for an hour everyday to maintain a healthy exercise regimen.
    6. Took it upon myself to do monthly grooming and health check ups for my pets.
    7. Set boundaries with disciplinary teachings and treat training.
    8. Made sure they were in a safe environment when I could no longer keep them.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Caretaker Worker Resume

Objective : I have worked with animal rescue for 4 years, and can handle and lift animals as need. Can lift up to 200 pounds, and can bend and kneel as needed for work. Have experience as an electrician and am currently in my second year of school to become a journeyman. I am available to work any time after 3:30 pm on weekdays, and extremely flexible on weekends.

Skills : Hard Worker, Time Management, Organizational Skills, Detail Oriented, Communication Skills, Stocking equipment.

Description :

    1. Highly focused and dedicated Animal Care Worker with a strong eye for detail.
    2. Extremely knowledgeable in a wide variety of animal features and behavior patterns.
    3. Superior attentiveness to animal health and welfare.
    4. Good oral and written communication skill.s Caretaker of endangered White Wringed Ducks.
    5. Corresponded with the Akron Zoo.
    6. Learned how to clean and sterilize cages and distribute food correctly.
    7. Repaired and disinfected animal cages on a regular basis.
    8. Recorded all animal eating and activity habits.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Environmental Science

Animal Special Caretaker Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Animal Caretaker with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : EH&S, Sales.

Description :

    1. Responsible for the care and well being of a variety of animals.
    2. Distributed oral medications, applied topical ointments, and rendered medical care as needed.
    3. Referred animals which needed specialized care to the contracted Veterinarian.
    4. Arranged the fostering of special needs animals to increase their likeliness of adoption.
    5. Ensured good health of the animals by providing parasite treatments and ensuring the living areas remained sanitary.
    6. Ensured that the facility and grounds remained free of clutter and presentable to customers.
    7. Assisted customers in the selection and the adoption process of pets.
    8. Responsible for the work distribution for employees and volunteers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Caretaker II Resume

Objective : I have no job experience but I am looking to gain some. I can adapt to certain jobs and I am willing to undergo training for a certain job. I have amateur status in a variety of areas such as security, lawn care, house cleaning, yard work, car washing, and pet care.

Skills : Animal care.

Description :

    1. Research, estimate, receive quotes, and prepare and file purchase orders for animal orders, equipment and supplies.
    2. Update, veriff, and maintain logistical, census, and health records for animal colony.
    3. Consistently monitor nutritional, environmental, and behavioral abnormalities to identi$, the early signs of disease and illness within the animal colony.
    4. Ensure the well-being of the laboratory animals by keeping the cages, cage areas, and rooms sanitized and by providing nutritionally adequate feed and water at all times.
    5. Received new animals preparing cages, food and water requirements, checking for animal health issues and quality to maintain colony health controls.
    6. Proficient in appropriate and effective restraint methods for a variety of species, to ensure the safety of co-workers, researchers, and animals.
    7. Provide quality leadership and husbandry care for various species of animals while following standard operating procedures, and utilizing good laboratory practices in the commission of daily duties and assignments within a BSL-2 level certified facility.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Accounting

Animal Caretaker I Resume

Objective : An ambitious person who has developed a mature and responsible approach to any task that I undertake or situation that I am presented with. I am a dedicated and hardworking person which can be recognized through my experience working with children and animals.

Skills : Photography, Art Direction, Make up.

Description :

    1. Hold or restrain animals during veterinary procedures.
    2. Record information related to animal behavior, appearance, eating/drinking, medication, or illness.
    3. Clean, disinfect, and maintain animal runs and cages.
    4. Feed, medicate, provide water, walk, and all other animal husbandry duties.
    5. Bathe dogs according to grooming standards.
    6. Includes nail clipping, ear cleaning, and expressing anal glands.
    7. Cleaning and disinfecting of all areas of the clinic.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Temporary Animal Caretaker Resume

Objective : I have received education and training to become a Veterinary Assistant. Even though I am currently working in a different field. I have a strong passion for food and am extremely motivated to increase my knowledge in the restaurant business in the future.

Skills : Cashier, Stocking, Sales, Technician.

Description :

    1. Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions.
    2. Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury.
    3. Do facility laundry and clean, organize, maintain, and disinfect animal quarters, such as pens and stables, and equipment, such as saddles and bridles.
    4. Perform animal grooming duties such as washing, brushing, clipping, and trimming coats, cutting nails, and cleaning ears.
    5. Respond to questions from patrons, and provide information about animals, such as behavior, habitat, breeding habits, or facility activities.
    6. Find homes for stray or unwanted animals.
    7. Sell pet food and supplies.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Caretaker Lead Resume

Summary : Attain long term employment with an employer offering steady and consistent employment. Especially with a company that offers training and classes to our mutual benefit and advantage.I desire a career involving dog care/training/behavior.

Skills : Patient Care, Highly Dependable, Organizational Skills, Tactful And Sensitive, Lift Up To 100 Pounds, Self-sufficient And Confident.

Description :

    1. Feed, water and care for animals individual needs.
    2. Provide uniquely ideal environments based on each specie to keep clean, sanitary and functional.
    3. Grooming, including but not limited to: nail trimmings to domesticated animals, avian wing clippings, and occasional bathing of small animals.
    4. Provide knowledge of animals to customers, including but not limited to: individualized care, optimal nutritional plans added to proper diet and stimulating habitats based on natural origin.
    5. Prevent spread of disease with proper habitat cleansing and disinfecting while quarantining those infected to observe, determine and treat minor diseases.
    6. Administered medications and supplements.
    7. Provide proper wound care and emergency first aid.
    8. Quarantine mothers with new litter to individualized habitat, allowing them to calmly nurse while keeping separate from predators.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
General Education

Animal Health caretaker Resume

Objective : Over 15 years of professional experience with the public. Personable and persuasive in communicating creatively with various backgrounds Proven skill in persevering to solve customer's problems. Self-motivated and confident in making independent decisions. Very well organized and able to meet deadlines.

Skills : Very quick learner, I work well with others and great leadership skills.

Description :

    1. Responsible for all activities required for the proper care and maintenance of the animals, Handle customer inquiries, complaints, Handled incoming calls including routine animal husbandry.
    2. Perform twice daily animal health surveillance checks and report any abnormal conditions of the animals to the technical staff.
    3. Receive, examine, transfer, identify, and properly house incoming animal shipments according to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), Provide food and water to animals following SOPs or approved protocols.
    4. Sanitize and decontaminate all areas of the facility, as scheduled.
    5. Dispose of animal carcasses following SOPs.
    6. Assist with the restraint and manipulation of various rodents.
    7. Understand and follow SOPs, safety procedures, and quality assurance guidelines for animal care at all levels of biohazard containment.
    8. Maintain daily animal census in assigned rooms.
Years of Experience
Experience
0-2 Years
Experience Level
Level
Junior
Education
Education
Diploma

Animal Caretaker Supervisor Resume

Objective : Highly qualified Animal Caretaker with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Sign Language.

Description :

    1. Perform routine animal husbandry.
    2. Receive, examine, transfer, identify, and properly house incoming animal shipments.
    3. Provide food and water to animals.
    4. Sanitize and decontaminate all areas of the facility.
    5. Perform daily animal health surveillance checks and report any abnormal conditions of either the animals or the animal room environment to supervisory staff.
    6. Maintain clean and organized work and personal areas.
    7. Report any abnormal conditions of the animal facility or immediate vicinity to supervisory staff.
    8. Humanely euthanizing animals when approved.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS

Animal Caretaker Organizer Resume

Headline : Creative, hands on animal lover with a little over nine years of animal experience under my belt, this mostly includes hogs and sheep. Have always had a strong connection with animals and a strong devoted sense of care to ensure their well-being. Experienced in keeping sanitary conditions and adept at noticing small differences in behaviors. Experienced with both livestock animals and house pets.

Skills : Creative writing, Graphics Design, Creative/Artistic Design, Acting, Video and Audio Production, Website Design, Janitorial, Construction.

Description :

    1. Responsible for health and well-being of over 200 animals on a daily basis.
    2. Maintained clean and organized kennel environment.
    3. Euthanasia certified. Trained to vaccinate animals.
    4. Assisted reception as needed to answer phones, aided public with adoption paperwork and processed payments.
    5. Kept the file system up-to-date and organized.
    6. Used shelter module in PISTOL computer program to input incoming animals, reclaim and adopt out animals.
    7. FEMA training for disaster preparedness and livestock care.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Accounting

Animal Caretaker Resume

Objective : Animal Caretaker with excellent knowledge of animal care and nutrition. Good experience working with Microsoft Office.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, AviMark, Multi-Line Phone System, Customer Service, Cash Handling, Powerpoint.

Description :

    1. Provided integrative medical treatment including manual therapy and medicine.
    2. Achieved detailed grooming including eye care, cleaning wrinkles and dental care and applying bows and bandannas.
    3. Adhered to high standards of safety, cleanliness and professionalism.
    4. Administered anesthetics during surgery and monitored effects.
    5. Assisted veterinarians in examining animals.
    6. Monitored animals' recovering from surgery and notified veterinarians of any changes.
    7. Prepared surgical equipment and passed instruments and materials to veterinarians during surgical procedures.
    8. Restrained animals during veterinary procedures.
Years of Experience
Experience
2-5 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
BS