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animal caretaker resume example with 2+ years of experience

Jessica
Claire
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(555) 432-1000,
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Summary

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success, a devoted animal caretaker with full complement of skills in feeding, grooming and exercising animals. Experience in delivering routine care and specific treatments meeting animals' needs. Organized in maintaining schedules and staying on top of daily checklists.

Skills
  • Nutritious Feeding
  • Animal care
  • Communication
  • People skills
  • Fluent in Spanish
  • Comfortable with all types of animals
  • Telephone etiquette
  • Records maintenance
Education and Training
Las Cruces High School Las Cruces, NM Expected in 05/2020 High School Diploma : - GPA :
New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Community College Las Cruces, NM Expected in Associate of Science : Animal Science - GPA :
Experience
Agricultural & Life Sciences - Animal Caretaker
Madison, WI, 07/2021 - Current
  • Stayed on top of laundry, sweeping and disinfection during slow periods.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Observed behavioral changes in animals to detect illness or injury.
  • Cleaned cages in accordance with health code requirements to ensure sanitary environment for animals.
  • Fed and refreshed water for animals staying in kennels on regular eating schedules.
  • Sprayed down and applied cleaning solutions to animal cages to remove waste and dirt.
  • Administered medications to animals with meals or treats.
  • Washed and disinfected animals' food and water bowls each day.
  • Cleaned kennel and offices areas by mopping, sweeping and sterilizing equipment.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Replaced soft fabric items such as blankets by running washing machine to provide fresh laundry.
  • Observed shelter animals for unusual symptoms indicative of medical or behavioral problems, reporting issues to shelter manager.
  • Maintained daily care logs for sheltered animals.
  • Collected and documented animal weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
  • Cared for animals in post-operative recovery by closely monitoring vital signs and progress.
  • Stocked food and shelter supplies gleaned from donations.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Provided client service by educating owners on essential animal care practices, answered questions and processed payments.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
Agricultural & Life Sciences - Animal Caretaker
Madison, WI, 05/2019 - Current
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Talked to animals in calm tone and familiarized each with human voices.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
  • Bathed animals to remove dust, debris or contaminants and maintain wellbeing.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Fed and refreshed water for animals staying in kennels on regular eating schedules.
Agricultural & Life Sciences - Animal Caretaker
Madison, WI, 05/2021 - 06/2021
  • Set boundaries through disciplinary teaching and treat training.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
  • Sprayed down and applied cleaning solutions to animal cages to remove waste and dirt.
  • Administered medications to animals with meals or treats.
  • Sanitized floors and other surfaces to provide sterile environment.
  • Adhered to animal dietary health guidelines in providing food and water to boarded animals.
  • Maintained animal shelter by cleaning and disinfecting kennels, cages and equipment, washing dishes and laundry, taking out garbage and performing custodial duties.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Walked animals in assigned area to complete daily enrichment.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Observed shelter animals for unusual symptoms indicative of medical or behavioral problems, reporting issues to shelter manager.
  • Completed owner paperwork and obtained information regarding possible allergies, potential aggressive behavior, preferred food type and owner contact details.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
Boyd Gaming, Inc. - Food Service Attendant
Biloxi, MS, 05/2020 - 08/2020
  • Followed procedures regarding food safety to properly handle and preserve food.
  • Maintained dining and food service areas to maximize safety and cleanliness.
  • Welcomed and thanked guests to demonstrate appreciation for patronage.
  • Responded to customer questions effectively, explained preparation style for menu items and helped in entrée selections.
  • Provided exceptional service that reflected restaurant standards and core values.
  • Assembled and served meals according to specific guest requirements.
  • Maintained presence throughout meals to assist guests with additional food and beverage requests.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Las Cruces High School
  • New Mexico State University - Dona Ana Community College

Job Titles Held:

  • Animal Caretaker
  • Animal Caretaker
  • Animal Caretaker
  • Food Service Attendant

Degrees

  • High School Diploma
  • Associate of Science

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