Position – Animal Attendant

A fantastic opportunity exists for an animal attendant to join the Animal Aid family.

This is a role with diversity, as the successful applicant will perform a mix of both administrative and animal handling duties. Successful applicants will be required to work over a 7 day rotating roster which includes weekends and public holidays as needed.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A genuine passion for helping people and animals.
  • Proven animal husbandry and handling knowledge and experience.
  • Must have a willingness to work across all areas of the shelter as required.
  • Excellent customer service and communication skills.
  • Complaint resolution skills.
  • Dog and Cat Breed knowledge along with good behaviour / medical observation skills
  • Good computer skills. Sheltermate experience highly regarded.
  • Relevant qualifications in animal care will be highly regarded.
  • Shelter experience will be highly regarded.
  • A current driver's license
  • Sound emotional maturity and animal welfare ethics
  • Positive team member and a keen attitude for sharing knowledge.

Role duties & responsibilities:

  • General care, husbandry and handling of animals.
  • Assist with animal admissions and reclaims.
  • FOH Administration and Customer Service
  • Monitor and report animal health.
  • Assist Veterinarians as required.
  • Complete related documentation and maintain internal database.
  • Upkeep and clean the facilities.
  • Work in a team environment and support volunteers.

To apply please submit your letter of application and resume to Ariel Jennings, Human Resources Manager via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.