Shelter Worker (Animal Services)
Clean and disinfect kennels. Work under strenuous conditions. Operates and maintains basic equipment and performs manual labor tasks, including weed control and mowing. Minor repairs of tools used around shelter. Office custodial duties. Basic computer knowledge. Minor mathematic skills. Ability to understand various mixing of chemicals. Ability to work with all animal types. Team player willing to work with the public.
Knowledge of general safety practices and legal liabilities for a City animal shelter. Required skill in exercising patience, care and compassion in dealing with animals, basic custodial skills to include sweeping and mopping, care, maintenance and safe operation of a variety of specialized animal control tools and equipment, establishing and maintaining cooperative working relationships with co-workers and the general public, assessing and prioritizing multiple tasks, projects and demands, operating a personal computer utilizing a variety of business software, basic communication ability, both verbal and written, work is performed in the City animal shelter; work involves moderate physical demands; must maintain a level of physical fitness to meet Department standards, and be able to lift up to 80lbs. A valid driver’s license with good driving record is required.
Varying hours, Monday-Friday 8:00am - 6:00pm, and Saturday-Sunday 8:00am - 12:00pm as needed.
Apply online: http://www.cosatx.us. Applications must be submitted by deadline date. Office is located at 72 W College Ave., Suite 201 and fax is 325-657-4530. Office is closed during the noon hour.