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Animal Shelter Attendant

Surrey, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

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Employment Status

Union - CUPE Local 402 - Temporary Full-Time


The Bylaw Enforcement & Licensing Section has a regular full-time job opportunity at the Surrey Animal Shelter for an Animal Shelter Attendant. As an Animal Shelter Attendant you are the first point of contact at the Shelter providing exceptional customer service to those who visit or call into the shelter. The successful candidate is someone who excels in clerical and office-related work but also enjoys caring for animals.


    • Perform clerical duties including but not limited to answering calls, assisting with applications, picking up supplies and donations as directed • Respond to emails and engage with the public on social media • Process transactions and maintain files and records • Provide support and assistance at events related to the work. • Monitor the health and welfare of animals

You will possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:
    • Knowledge of methods, practices and procedures for the care and feeding of animals • Knowledge of medications and routine medical treatments related to the work • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships • Ability to provide support and assistance at events related to the work • Ability to lift heavy objects and handle a variety of animals


    • Completion of Grade 12 and a minimum of one-year experience working with animals. • Valid BC Driver's License with safe driving history.

    Conditions of Employment

    This position requires completion of a Police Information Check.

    Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications.

    Closing Date

    This job will be posted until November 17, 2022.

    Our Values

    Integrity - Service - Teamwork - Innovation - Community

    Community and Social Services