New job Kennel Attendant Assistant in Manitoba

Kennel Attendant Assistant

Company : City of Winnipeg
Salary : Details not provided
Location : Manitoba

Full Description

Under the supervision of the Operations Coordinator, the Kennel Attendant Assistant will maintain the highest level of care and quality of life for the animals in the care of the Animal Services Agency.

As the Kennel Attendant Assistant you will:

  • Complete and maintain applicable computer records.
  • Receive all incoming animals and examine for disease, injury and identification.
  • Work with staff and citizens to facilitate dog return to owner and adoptions.
  • Handle, water and feed all animals resident in the facility, as appropriate; including dogs, cats, reptiles, commercial animals etc.
  • Clean and disinfect kennel facilities according to appropriate schedules, techniques and standards.
  • Work with a veterinarian as well as vaccinating and medicating animals as required.

Your education and qualifications include:

  • High school graduation or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Registered Veterinary Technician (RVT) certification is an asset.
  • A minimum 1 year experience or training in the care of dogs and cats in an animal welfare environment (animal shelter, animal agency, dog rescue, dog boarding kennel, or veterinary clinic).
  • Ability to interact with the public in a positive manner, including in-person, over the phone and in writing.
  • Ability to maintain accurate records and conduct mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to operate a computer and other basic office machines, such as printer, photocopier, fax, etc.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other staff and provide guidance to junior staff.

Conditions of employment:

  • A Police Information Check (Vulnerable Sector) satisfactory to the employer will be required from the applicant(s) or successful candidate(s), at their expense. To obtain a Police Information Check please visit
  • The successful applicant must maintain legal eligibility to work in Canada. If the successful applicant possesses a work permit, it is their responsibility to ensure the permit remains valid.
  • The successful applicant must be available to work various shifts including evenings, weekends and holidays.
  • The successful applicant may be required to undergo a medical assessment at the Occupational Health Branch to ensure they are physically capable of performing the duties of the position, which may include, but are not limited to: pushing, pulling, reaching (either or both arms), and lifting weights up to 50 lbs.


  • Citizen & Customer Focus
  • Respecting Diversity
  • Ethics and Values
  • Integrity and Trust
  • Results Oriented

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