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Kennel Manager


Bring your animal experience and management skills together and live your passion. To be able to take advantage of this very special opportunity you must have both the vision and the specific background to help us double the business without losing the customer service ethic that we have nurtured so carefully over the years.

You will supervise a staff of 4-8 kennel staff w/responsibilities to include:
-Exercising (walks, trail walks, and group/individual pasture play)
- Assist in cleaning, stocking, and maintenance of kennel areas, and some clinic areas
- Preparing and distributing diets as instructed by owners
- Medication preparation and administration
- Assisting doctors and technicians as needed
- Proper animal restraint
- Client Service
- Supervise play groups of pets
-learn and perform exercises for dogs with special needs

Management responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Perform end-of-shift walk-throughs to ensure all standards of care have been met and that all job tasks have been completed.
- Handling and restraint of aggressive animals
- Maintain inventory of all cleaning supplies and boarding facility equipment
- Create the work schedules for kennel attendants, including finding coverage or working a shift yourself when someone is absent
- Develop and implement a staff training program for new hires and conduct 30- and 90-day reviews
- Help create an environment of teamwork and respect
Key
Benefits:
- The opportunity to work in a practice committed to compassionate care, and exemplary service.
- The opportunity to envision a state-of-the-art facility and then build and manage it.
- benefits package including pet care discount, CE/uniform allowance and additional incentives such as bonus program.
Requirements:
- minimum of 3 years animal handling experience
- must be able to multi-task in a fast paced environment
- detail-oriented, outgoing, reliable and honest
- client service experience
- able to meet the demands of a physically and mentally challenging job
- weekend, evening and holiday availability
- must exhibit leadership qualities -- able to motivate and direct peers, high level of maturity and initiative
- must be able to communicate and coordinate effectively with other departments
To apply:
Submit your cover letter with salary requirements, and resume. Resumes without a cover letter will not be considered.

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