Kennel Technician / urgent hire

Posted by Somerset Humane Society
Skowhegan, ME
March 1, 2021

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Urgently hiring

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$12.15 an hour

Job Type
Number of hires for this role
2 to 4


    • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

    • Day Shift (Preferred)

Full Job Description

SHS is currently looking to fill two Kennel Tech positions.

This is a manual labor position involving routine work related to the care, treatment and maintenance of each animal beginning at intake and continuing throughout each animal’s stay.

  • Provide constant cleanliness of kennels and cat living areas while executing the proper feeding, handling, and care for all shelter animals as required.
  • Duties are to be performed following our standard operating procedures.

This Position Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Caring, committed, and compassionate about the wellbeing of animals
  • Takes Initiative while maintaining a positive attitude
  • People-oriented; enjoys interacting and cooperating with people and working in a team setting
  • Able to multi task in a fast paced environment
  • Must have a flexible schedule and reliable transportation (weekends and holidays required – no evenings)
  • Ability to interact with animals in a calm, non-threatening manner
  • Reliability, high level of integrity and punctuality are essential
  • Good communication skills and ability to follow direction

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $12.15 per hour

Benefits: / Flexible schedule / Paid time off

Schedule: / 8 hour shift

  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Education: / High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Shift Availability: / Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: / One location

Hours per week: /20-29

Typical start time: / 8AM

Typical end time: / 4PM

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Benefit Conditions:

  • Only full-time employees eligible

Work Remotely: / No

COVID-19 Precaution(s):

  • Personal protective equipment provided or required
  • Social distancing guidelines in place
  • Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place

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