Kennel Technician

Houston, TX 77076

Posted: 02/02/2023 Industry: Clerical/Office Job Number: OG86243455

Job Description

Kennel Technician
Zip Code: Houston, TX 77076 | LocationNorthside Area
Employment TypeTemporary | Workplace Type: On-site
Healthcare Specialty: Veterinary | Salary: $15 an hour
 
Team1Medical is working with Harris County Public Health Services Department to fill their current opening for a Kennel Technician in their Veterinary Public Health clinic. As a Kennel Technician, you would be responsible for the daily care and grooming of the animals, counsel customers on pet ownership, and enter data on animal and customer information. If you have a passion for animals and want to take it to the next level that will kickstart your career, today is the day to submit your application and see what opportunities are open for you!
 
Kennel Technician’s Responsibilities
  • Provide animal care such as feeding, watering, and transporting to assigned pens
  • Utilize public relations skills such as assisting citizens searching for lost or adoptable pets and answering basic animal health questions
  • Counsel customers on responsible pet ownership and adoption
  • Responsible for daily sanitation and maintenance of animal pens and cages
  • Count all animals and track kennel inventory
  • Assist in photographing and updating information in the database on animals
  • Data entry of applications for adoption
 
Kennel Technician’s Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • A minimum of 3 months of customer service experience required
  • A minimum of 6 months of experience in an animal shelter or animal care setting and administering vaccinations, implanting microchips, and restraining animals preferred
  • Knowledge of the Windows Operating System is required
  • Experience with Chameleon Shelter Software preferred
  • Bilingual in Spanish and English preferred
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment drug screening and criminal background check
 
Company Culture & Perks
  • Work Schedule of Monday through Friday, 8 am to 4 pm with weekend availability
  • Opportunity to improve your community’s public safety of animals and their health
  • Plenty of restaurants around the surrounding area to dine at during lunchtime
  • During your employment with Team1Medical Staffing, you can enroll in our benefits program, including medical (3 plans to choose from), dental, disability, critical illness, life, vision, accident, and behavioral health insurance. Additional benefits include 401K, direct deposit, and our referral bonus program!  
 
Salary: $15 an hour
 
If you are an animal lover and looking for an exciting opportunity to grow your love for animals in your community – Apply today!

Why Team1Medical?
Team1Medical is one of the most trusted medical staffing agencies in Houston, TX. Our team believes in the importance of learning who you are as a person and a professional. We offer Direct Hire, Temp-to-hire, and PRN positions to allow you to choose the opportunities that best fit your needs. Whether you are an experienced professional or just launching your career, Team1Medical will invest in your success. View more open positions at www.team1medical.com.
 
Team1Medical is an affiliate of The Reserves Network, a family-owned and veteran-founded company. Since 1987, we have been a trusted partner to employers and job seekers within the healthcare community. As an equal opportunity employer, we value our employees and foster an environment of respect, integrity, and trust in every aspect of employment. However you identify and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply today. 

Meet Your Recruiter

Taylor Stewart
Staffing Consultant

Taylor joined Team1Medical in 2022, having started her career in the industrial industry sourcing, recruiting, and managing more than 50 employees throughout the Houston and Seattle area. She enjoys meeting new people and says that her integrity, compassion, and loyalty are the reasons why candidates and clients trust her. Taylor believes that finding the right person for a role is like finding the right piece to a puzzle, very rewarding.

Outside of the office, Taylor is constantly on a mission to make her next adventure better than the last.

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