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Kennel Assistant/Groomer

Rockley Valley Park PTY Ltd

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$40k ~ $58k pro rata
Work type
Casual/Holiday
Contract type
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Skills
Animal husbandry

Full job description

We are looking for an enthusiastic and outgoing person to join our Kennel team. We are looking for someone who is reliable, neat & tidy and is keen to work in all aspects of the business including grooming, animal husbandry, reception and maintenance.

To succeed in this role you will:

  • have great customer service and computer skills
  • be motivated and reliable
  • be a fast learner
  • Have a love and understanding for dogs and their behaviour
  • Available during peak periods ie (Christmas / school holidays/easter/weekends)
  • Available on weekends
  • Work at a brisk pace and be good at carrying out tasks to time frames
  • Be able to work independently yet under guidance as needed
  • Be outgoing and friendly and a good communicator
  • Understand the importance of following policies and procedures

    Previous experience working with dogs a must and grooming experience would be highly advantageous.

This job includes:

  • cleaning kennels,
  • feeding & medicating dogs,
  • maintaining health, medical and behavioural records.
  • grooming dogs.
  • exercising dogs.
  • employing best practice dog handling skills to ensure consistency of handling and care.
  • managing standards of hygiene and order within our kennel area and extended property.
  • assisting with the rollout and continuance of environmental enrichment for our dogs.
  • ensuring the physical needs of dogs are met in relation to accommodation, feeding and health.
  • communicating with team members and customers.

We are located 20 minutes outside Bathurst so having a license and transport is essential.

If this sounds like the job for you, send us your resume and cover letter outlining why you are the right candidate for us!

Successful applicants must be able to provide references and pass a police check.

Please note that due to the current COVID restrictions, interviews will be conducted via phone and Zoom.

Job details
Date posted
11 Jan 2022
Category
Agriculture, Animal & Fishing
Occupation
Vet, Animal Care & Zoology
Estimated
$40k ~ $58k pro rata
Contract type
Contract
Work type
Casual/Holiday
Job mode
Shift Work
Industry
Agriculture
Sector
Private Business
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident
Company size
1 to 10

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