Cat Caretaker

Part-Time
Rockland County
Posted 4 weeks ago

We are looking to fill this position with someone who has a desire to work closely with cats.

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Position Summary:The Cat Caretaker will work within a team setting to ensure the cats are cared for. We are looking to fill this position with someone who has a desire to work closely with cats, has strong cleaning skills, is organized and is friendly and courteous to others.
Responsibilities include:• Prepare food and feed cats (special diets closely followed) • Watering cats- maintaining that all cats have water at all times and buckets are sanitized on a daily basis. • Cleaning cat kennels in accordance with proper sanitizing measures • Litter box scooping, wiping down cages, sweeping, sanitizing mopping and trash removal. • Working as productive team member, assist other team members and communicate clearly • Relate to employees, volunteers, and visitors in a friendly informative and professional manner • Relay any concerns about a cat to (ie behavior, medical) to kennel manager • Assist staff as needed • Other duties assigned
Required Skill and Experience:• Must be willing to work weekends and holidays • Able and willing to professionally advocate for Hi Tor Animal Care Center as a representative of the organization to supporters, volunteers and potential adopters • Strong desire to work with cats • Previous experience with animals preferred • Demonstrates approachability when dealing with general public • Demonstrates the ability to create and encourage positive work environment • Strong interpersonal skills, for example the ability to develop positive relationships with others and demonstrates sensitivity to the thoughts, feelings and perspectives of others • Demonstrates personal accountability to ensure that all responsibilities are completed effectively and in a timely manner Physical Requirements • Must be able to routinely lift 40lbs • Must be able to work out doors in all weather conditions • Must be able to perform strenuous physical activity on a daily basis including but not limited to: climbing: up a ladder, lifting and carrying, reaching, stopping, squatting, cleaning and bending

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