Animal Care Attendant
Langley Animal Protection Society
Langley, BC

Position Title and Overview:

LAPS is currently recruiting for a temporary part-time (30 hours, 8 weeks) Animal Care Assistant who is passionate about animal care and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment to join our Animal Care Team at the Patti Dale Animal Shelter. Working in a team and alone, you will be assisting with aspects of basic daily animal care. Duties will include cleaning animal enclosures, feeding animals, shelter maintenance, and providing exercise multiple times per day. This temporary position may open up into a permanent position.

Required Qualifications:

  • Is under 30 years of age
  • Is a Canadian citizen, permanent resident, or an individual to whom refugee protection has been conferred
  • Able to lift weights of at least 50 lbs and be able to bend, crouch, kneel and stand for long periods of time
  • Able to follow instructions, working independently or as part of a team with minimal supervision
  • Excellent time management, problem solving, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Experience with animals and a knowledge of basic dog and cat behaviour is strongly preferred
  • Weekend and evening availability is required and you must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes and must have dependable transportation

Compensation:

This position is based on an hourly wage of $13.65 Weekend and evening availability is required and you must be flexible to accommodate schedule changes and must have dependable transportation.

Please submit resume and cover letter

Job Types: Part-time, Temporary

Salary: $13.65 /hour

Experience:

  • Animal Care: 1 year (Preferred)