Kennel Assistant

Boarding/ Kennel/ Grooming/ Maintenance/Trainer | Southampton, NY

 Seeking an independent and compassionate Kennel Assistant to join our team!

Why Olde Towne Animal Hospital in Southampton, NY?
Located in Southampton, NY, our hospital is a full service AAHA accredited small animal veterinary medical facility. We offer compassionate, high quality veterinary care to our clients' pets. Our state of the art facility possesses some of the most modern in-house diagnostic and surgical equipment.
 
Our team wants you to know...
Everything we do, we do with genuine compassion for pets and pet owners, and with pride in the quality of veterinary medicine we offer within our neighborhood. Olde Towne Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited hospital, which demonstrates our commitment to meeting the highest standards in veterinary medicine. Our veterinarians, technicians, receptionists, and every other staff member in between are highly personable and devoted to caring for the needs of your pet, day in and day out.

Our Commitment to Diversity:
We are dedicated to establishing a culture that celebrates all forms of diversity and allows us to be an inclusive service provider in this community. 

Who are we looking for?
Applicants must have a strong work ethic, preserve a positive personality, capable of communicating effectively, be able to multi-task efficiently in a fast paced environment, have the ability to work in harmony with a team, possess a well-rounded technical skill-set, and have a passion for delivering exceptional care to patients as well as clients.

Schedule:
This is a full-time need working 30-40 hours/week. Will work Mon-Fri with occasional Saturdays and holidays. 

Pay:
Hourly pay between $18-$20/hr based on experience and skillset. 

Requirements & Responsibilities:
  • Monitoring the health and comfort of the animals as well as recognizing emergency situations and reporting any health concerns to appropriate personnel
  • Documentation of all treatments and abnormal activity
  • Walking dogs and picking up after them
  • Feeding and providing fresh water to dogs and cats on schedule
  • Washing dishes and bowls as well as cat litter boxes
  • Washing & disinfecting kennels and cages
  • Changing bedding when soiled and replace with clean bedding
  • Washing, drying, & folding laundry
  • Bathing animals as needed and before going home
  • General housekeeping of animal housing, food prep, and laundry areas
  • Administration of oral or topical medications including flea and tick medications
  • Checking patients in and out for boarding. Responsible for labeling belongings and medications as well as ID collars
  • Other tasks needed to ensure the health and safety of the animals

Benefits:
We’re dedicated to your well-being and offer a comprehensive package and professional development opportunities to support your work and home life. These include:  

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision, and prescription drug benefits for you and eligible dependents 
  • Paid time off for full-time employees 
  • 401(k) plan 
  • Continuing education allowance for licensed technicians 
  • Guardian voluntary benefits