Helen Woodward Animal Center
  • Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USA
  • 13.25
  • Hourly
  • Part Time

Part Time- 24 hours per week

Weekend, evening and day availability desirable


In our Club Pet Boarding Facility, accurately complete daily duties which include maintenance of animal records, provide animals with necessary bedding and water, meet standards for exercise, attention, feeding, hygiene, and light medications as required.  Continually monitor pets and their kennels to check for needed supplies and care.  Extensive time spent cleaning kennels to provide a safe and healthy environment for boarding pets.  Keep supervisor apprised of assigned animals' emotional and physical condition, reporting any signs of stress or other health issues in a timely manner.  Assist fellow employees and other departments as needed.  Follow safety and sanitation policies throughout facility in order to maintain HWAC standards of excellence. Maintain compliance with HWAC policies and procedures.  Participate in Center activities and events as required.  Complete other assignments as required.  Represent HWAC standards of professionalism.


The following is not intended to be a comprehensive list of the essential functions of this position, but rather a general description of some of the requirements necessary to carry out the duties and responsibilities of this position.  The employee must be able to perform the following tasks, among others:

Some animal handling experience required, preferably in a kennel environment.  Able to properly handle, exercise, and control large dogs and/or cats difficult cats and exotics.  Must be able to work independently as well as part of a team environment.  Must have good verbal and written communication and prioritization skills.  Must be detail oriented and organized. Ability to safely lift 50 lbs.  Ability to work closely with animal (dog, cat, exotics) hair/dander.

Employee must demonstrate ability to work effectively with others (including co-workers, customers, and others) by sharing ideas in a constructive and positive manner; listening to and objectively considering ideas and suggestions from others; keeping commitments; keeping others informed of work progress, timetables and issues; and addressing problems and issues constructively to find mutually acceptable and practical business solutions.

Employee must demonstrate regular and consistent attendance and punctuality.

Helen Woodward Animal Center is a smoke-free environment.  Smoking is not permitted in any HWAC building or vehicle.

Helen Woodward Animal Center
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