Animal Caretaker

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Overview

An animal caretaker will execute high quality care for all the Tiny Tails to You animals which include rabbits, hedgehogs, guinea pigs, bearded dragons, blue-tongue skinks, chickens, chicks, tortoises, chinchillas, and a leopard gecko. Caretakers will carry out their responsibilities (listed below) with timeliness, compassion, and with the utmost respect for our animals.

Requirements

  • Be 18 years or older to apply
  • Have an iPhone or Android smartphone
  • Have a 4-door sedan or larger vehicle with working air conditioner to transport animals, supplies, and/or equipment as needed
  • Have car insurance and a clean driving record
  • Be willing to have a background check performed
  • Be dependable, responsible and always on time or early
  • Be able to lift and carry up to 50lbs
  • Be comfortable working outdoors in variable weather conditions
  • Possess a high level of integrity and a great interest in the well-being of animals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working outdoors
  • Work well with a team as well as independently
  • Veterinary experience is a plus

Responsibilities

  • Feed and water animals
  • Clean animal habitats, supplies, and property
  • Carry out daily animal enrichment and social activities
  • Bathe animals and trim animal nails
  • Administer basic medication
  • Maintain property grounds
  • Maintain supply levels: perform inventory counts and supply runs
  • Manage pest control program
  • Transport animals for veterinary care
  • Additional duties as needed

Hours

  • Either: 20 Hours per week (5 days per week): Monday - Friday
  • Or: 12 Hours per week (3 days per week): Saturday - Monday
  • 8 AM - 12 PM

Compensation

$11.00 /hour