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|Working under the direction of the Animal Care Supervisor, incumbent performs routine manual tasks relative to the care of all animals.|
|Posted On:||Thursday, 19th September 2019|
|Category:||Regular Part Time|
|Department:||Animal Care and Control|
|Shift:||20 - 28 hours per week|
Fort Wayne, IN
200 E. Berry Street
|Pay Rate:||$13.28 per hour|
Working under the direction of the Animal Care Supervisor, incumbent performs routine manual tasks relative to the care of all animals.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Performs any and all other duties as required.
This position has no supervisory responsibilities.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
High School Diploma or equivalent: and experience working with animals at a zoo, veterinarian's office or related organization.
Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized operations.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Valid Driver’s License if City Vehicle is used
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Incumbent has frequent exposure to animal related hazards. High stress may occur due to attachments made in caring for shelter animals with the knowledge of the possible euthanasia of these animals. The position requires continual physical activity including lifting and carrying large animals.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; sit; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, twist, bend, climb, or crawl; and taste or smell. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
All applications for currently posted positions will be submitted on line at www.cityoffortwayne.org. Applicants must be 18 years of age or older. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.
(Those individuals who accept employment with the City and live outside one of the six contiguous Indiana counties that border Allen County (DeKalb, Whitley, Noble, Huntington, Wells, and Adams) will have six (6) months from their start date to become residents of either Allen County or one of the six counties listed above. Policy and Procedure Number 204 Page: 1 of 1).
Equal Opportunity Employer
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regards to age, race, color, religion, sex, disability, veteran's status, national origin, or sexual orientation. Reasonable accommodations for persons with a known disabling condition will be considered in accordance with State and Federal Law.