Large Animal Attendant

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Essential Job Duties:

This temporary position will be responsible for maintaining a clean and sanitary hospital through routine stall/cage maintenance, hospital cleaning and disinfection, and waste removal. Restrain and provide basic husbandry for equine and farm animal patients. Small animal hospital backup, same duties.

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Job City & State:

Raleigh, NC

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Large Animal Attendant

Work Schedule:

Monday - Friday, 10am - 7pm, on-call, rotating holidays and weekends

Minimum Experience/Education:

Previous experience with handling/restraint of equine and farm animals, animal husbandry, cleaning and disinfection, basic facility maintenance skills.

Department Required Skills:

Must be able to lift up to 70lbs
Operate equipment (forklift, pressure washer, basic power tools,etc), manage inventory, accurately measure chemicals for dilution, practice safe and humane handling of all patients.
Ability to communicate effectively, work on a team effectively, and work in compliance with all policies and procedures, including safety.

Preferred Years Experience, Skills, Training, Education:

Preferred experience in working in a veterinary setting, working knowledge of compliance with an infectious disease control program, working knowledge of established safety program including compliance with OSHA and veterinary certifications such as AAHA, AVMA, etc.

Required License or Certification:

Must have a valid NC driver’s license

Valid NC Driver's License required?:


Commercial Driver's License Required?:


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If you have general questions about the application process, you may contact Human Resources at (919) 515-2135 or [email protected] Individuals with disabilities requiring disability-related accommodations in the application and interview process, please call 919-515-3148.

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Posted: 6/6/2021
Application Due: 8/5/2021
Work Type: Full Time