animal caretaker resume example with 3+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:
Currently in High School: , Expected in 08/2023 to Avery County High School - Newland, NC
  • Completed AP course in [English 111]
  • Completed AP course in [Art Appreciation]
  • Completed AP course in [General Phycology]
  • Completed AP course in [General Sociology]
  • [3.6] GPA
Professional Summary

Animal caretaker with history of delivering exceptional care to animals in various settings. Passionately promotes health and optimal wellness by providing quality support. Careful to observe animals and communicate concerns to help optimize care. History of delivering exceptional care to animals in rough environments. Passionate about promoting health and optimal wellness by organizing top-notch support. Carefully observe animals and coordinate with owners or senior staff to optimize care. Animal caretaker with history of delivering exceptional care to animals in various settings. Passionately promotes health and optimal wellness by providing quality support. Careful to observe animals and communicate concerns to help optimize care. Reliable, top-notch sales associate with outstanding customer service skills and relationship-building strengths. Dedicated to welcoming customers and providing comprehensive service. In-depth understanding of sales strategy and merchandising techniques. Motivated Service Worker with exceptional social skills, communication abilities and customer service background. Dedicated to following health and safety guidelines and handling food items properly. Pursues every opportunity to support team members and proactively address issues.

  • Animal Observations
  • Engaging with Diverse Customers
  • Item Ticketing and Pricing
  • Equipment Disinfection
  • Adaptable and Flexible
  • Weight Charting
  • Pet Owner Advisory
  • Critical Thinking
  • Human and Animal Safety
  • Customer Communication
  • Food and Safety Standards
  • Working Quickly
Work History
Animal Caretaker, 02/2022 to Current
Department Of The InteriorWest Valley City, UT,
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health.
  • Minimized animal injury risk by monitoring behaviors and eliminating safety hazards.
  • Protected animals from care errors by maintaining clear and secure tags.
  • Restrained animals safely during exams and procedures.
  • Educated caregivers and pet owners on animal care, nutrition and disease management.
  • Maintained patient charts by documenting information to reflect updated health issues and most recent medical treatment.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Followed specific food and water schedules for different animal species.
  • Managed facility laundry, cleaning and restocking.
  • Followed pet care instructions for dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Monitored animals for signs of disease, illness or injury and communicated concerns to owners.
  • Monitored animals for behavioral problems and signs of health issues.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Supported animal wellbeing by caring for both physical and mental health needs through strategies such as regular exercise.
  • Washed, trimmed and brushed animals to maintain good grooming standards.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Trained animals in behavioral compliance or other special routines or commands.
  • Improved health of pets by advising owners on optimal approaches.
Food Service Worker, 04/2021 to 11/2021
Community Healthlink, Inc.Worcester, MA,
  • Maintained clean, trash-free workspaces to maximize productivity and safety.
  • Greeted customers at counter to fulfill requests and answer questions.
  • Cleaned and sanitized dishes and utensils, consistently keeping adequate supplies on hand for expected customer loads.
  • Strictly followed sanitation and food safety guidelines as required by regulatory agencies and company.
  • Restocked supplies and prepared additional ingredients during downtime for expected busy periods.
  • Sanitized dining ware and kitchen equipment according to health code standards.
  • Made food according to standard recipes with requested changes for customer satisfaction.
  • Cooked batches of food according to standard recipes.
  • Circulated kitchen area to receive work assignments and identify support tasks.
  • Scanned shelves and product cases for expired stock and discarded outdated or spoiled items.
  • Plated hot meals and salads in aesthetically pleasing arrangements.
  • Kept pastry and dessert case stocked with fresh selections and arranged to entice orders.
  • Communicated effectively with customers to plan large or specialized orders, providing customers with recommendations, samples and response to particular requests.
Retail Worker, 02/2019 to 03/2021
The Tjx Companies, Inc.Enfield, CT,
  • Promoted customer loyalty and consistent sales by delivering friendly service and knowledgeable assistance.
  • Replenished sales floor merchandise and organized shelves, racks and bins for optimal appearance.
  • Answered questions about store policies and addressed customer concerns.
  • Approached each problem with fresh mind and analytical strategies to quickly resolve concerns.
  • Refunded payments for returned items, processed exchanges and offered store credit to achieve customer satisfaction.
  • Actively engaged customers to provide general assistance and information on store merchandise.
  • Displayed merchandise by arranging in appealing ways to boost sales.
  • Informed customers of current store promotions to encourage additional sales purchases.
  • Balanced and organized cash register by handling cash, counting change and storing coupons.
  • Offered each customer top-notch, personal service to boost sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
  • Assisted customers with prompt and polite support in-person and via telephone.
  • Checked pricing, scanned items, applied discounts and printed receipts to ring up customers.
  • Used POS system to process sales, returns, online orders and gift card activations.

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School Attended

  • Avery County High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Animal Caretaker
  • Food Service Worker
  • Retail Worker


  • Currently in High School

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