Casual Kennel Attendant

  • Full Time
  • Waikato
  • Posted 2 months ago

Hamilton City Council

About the role

You will work as part of a team responsible for the care and welfare of the animals being housed in the pound.  This is a great mix of customer service and “hands on” animal attendant work.  Contact with the public is a key part of this role alongside looking after the needs of impounded dogs (from docile to dangerous) and upkeep of our facilities.   This is a casual on-call position including weekends.

  • Ensure the welfare of dogs including feeding and exercising
  • Maintain cleanliness of facilities to a high standard
  • Monitor animals to ensure good health and assess behaviour
  • Carry out customer service and administration duties
  • Participate in returning dogs to their owner and our adoption programme

Skills and Experience

  • Relevant industry experience would be advantageous or hold qualifications or currently studying in a related field
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate sensitively and respectfully with all stakeholders
  • Team skills, and a positive attitude


  • Learn on the job skills training
  • Contribute towards a safer community
  • Work with animals

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