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Jessica
Claire
Animal Rescue Associate
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(555) 432-1000,
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
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Professional Summary

Caring Animal Shelter Volunteer with passion for animals and 6 years of experience helping visitors find suitable, adoptable pets. Supplies food and water to animals, cleans living areas and brushes and grooms animals coats. Comfortable lifting up to 50 pounds and handling aggressive animals with restraint. Hardworking individual possessing excellent communication and recordkeeping skills.

Skills
  • Decision Making
  • Feeding and Watering
  • Work Prioritization
  • Medication Documentation
  • Animal Examinations
  • Animal Training
  • Physical Condition Monitoring
  • Animal Observations
  • Animal Behavior Education
  • Information Collection and Recording
  • Injury and Illness Treatment
  • Equipment Disinfection
  • Weight Charting
  • Cage Repairs
  • Treatment Administration
  • Animal Rehoming
  • Habitat Education
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Meal Preparation
  • Problem Identification
  • Medication Administration
  • Supply Unloading and Storage
  • First Aid and Immunizations
Education
Northside Independent School District , Expected in 01/2016 GED : - GPA :
Work History
Fogo De Chao - Animal Shelter Associate
San Jose, CA, 06/2020 - Current
  • Cared for over 40 animals by feeding and bathing, taking dogs for walks, cleaning litter boxes and supervising playtime.
  • Provided humane care of domestic and wild animals.
  • Bathed animals and performed related animal grooming and care in preparation for adoption events.
  • Assessed animal behavior to create online and paper profiles for potential adopters.
  • Observed and monitored over 40 animals for signs of illness or injury to report symptoms and overall animal health to supervisor.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Followed specific food and water schedules for different animal species.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Monitored animals for behavioral problems and signs of health issues.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Supported animal wellbeing by caring for both physical and mental health needs through strategies such as regular exercise.
  • Followed pet care instructions for dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Washed, trimmed and brushed animals to maintain good grooming standards.
  • Trained animals in behavioral compliance or other special routines or commands.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Consulted with veterinarians to diagnose problems and administered prescribed treatments.
  • Managed inventory, ordered new supplies and maintained optimal storage to meet expected needs.
  • Documented animals' weight, size and condition in computer system for review by senior staff.
  • Worked 9 to 10-hour shifts with oversight of 40 animals in kennels or holding pens.
  • Boosted animal health for Dogs and Cats by carrying out optimal feeding and watering schedule.
Lucys Doggy Daycare - Professional Dog Bather
City, STATE, 05/2019 - 02/2020
  • Trimmed nails using clippers and grinders.
  • Bathed dogs and cats to remove fleas, ticks and other skin parasites.
  • Removed undercoat buildup and conducted de-shedding on double-coated animals such as Huskys and Malamutes.
  • Dematted dogs and trimmed hair in ears and between paw pads.
  • Cleaned tear stains from fur using safe chemical cleansers.
  • Delivered continuous focus and attention to lodged animals, promoting high level of care and oversight.
  • Washed, trimmed and brushed animals to maintain good grooming standards.
  • Monitored animals for behavioral problems and signs of health issues.
  • Managed facility laundry, cleaning and restocking.
  • Followed pet care instructions for dietary needs and medication regimens.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Kept cages, kennels, play yards and grooming areas neat and clean.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Maintained animal health and wellbeing by brushing coat, trimming nails, cleaning ears and providing other types of basic care.
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Worked with more than 30+ animals each day to provide skilled bathing and grooming services.
Lucianos Italian Restaurant - Hostess
City, STATE, 06/2018 - 09/2018
  • Took reservations and to-go orders by phone, answered customer questions and informed of accurate wait times.
  • Answered customer questions about hours, seating and menu information.
  • Assigned patrons to tables suitable for needs and restaurant section rotation.
  • Supported servers, food runners and bussers with keeping dining area ready for every guest.
  • Cultivated positive guest relations by managing information and orchestrating speedy seating.
  • Worked with front of house staff to move tables and adjust seating to accommodate groups with special requests.
  • Monitored seating area and checked restrooms regularly to keep spotless.
  • Informed servers of newly seated parties for speedy service.
  • Collected information from arriving customers to seat groups or place them on waitlist.
  • Documented reservations, alerted servers and managers of large groups and prepared seating.
  • Monitored front entrance for new guests while assisting servers by taking and delivering drink orders.
  • Resolved guest and employee complaints to maintain complete customer satisfaction and workforce effectiveness.
  • Documented reservations and communicated changes to guests.
  • Stayed in open communication with kitchen team to assess cooking times, avoid worker overload and minimize customer dissatisfaction.
  • Routinely supported other areas of restaurant by answering telephones and completing financial transactions for other staff members.
  • Recorded available tables after seating each party using specialized seating software.
  • Assisted managers with quickly resolving service- and food-related issues.
  • Watched dining area staff to evaluate server loads and calculate accurate wait times.
  • Checked and restocked server areas and organized and got change for front counter.
  • Supervised server balance and monitored table turnover to accurately seat customers.
  • Prepared dining room for special upcoming functions by decorating and generating special group menus.
  • Maintained highly loyal clientele by delivering unparalleled service at every stage of restaurant dining experience.
  • Maintained customer satisfaction and increased drink sales by directing customers to bar area while waiting for tables.
  • Assessed large restaurant and lounge according to state and federal cleanliness standards.
  • Prepared artistic menu boards highlighting current specials and promotions using eye-catching decorative techniques.
  • Applied comprehensive knowledge of wine, cider and beer to increase daily beverage sales.
Pet Medical Center - Boarding Kennel Tech
City, STATE, 11/2017 - 02/2018
  • Mixed and administered special food formulas to individual animals based on unique dietary needs.
  • Kept animals clean and free of contaminants to promote optimal health.
  • Collected animal waste produced on walks and discarded in trash or approved receptacles.
  • Restocked supplies and rotated items to maintain efficient operations and prevent expiration of perishable goods.
  • Minimized animal injury risk by monitoring behaviors and eliminating safety hazards.
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact.
  • Carefully clipped nails and trimmed hair around pads and paws, using gentle approach for anxious pets.
  • Contributed to client retention by consistently providing outstanding customer service to both clients and pets.
  • Swabbed ears to remove wax and dirt, removing extra hair to allow air to circulate freely and avoid infection.
  • Followed effective process for bathing and grooming dogs to remove dirt, loose hair, parasites and hair mats.
  • Protected animals from care errors by maintaining clear and secure tags.
  • Performed basic wound care and other medical aid, working with veterinarians to handle advanced cases.
  • Monitored animal behavior and completed examinations to identify illnesses, injuries or potential diseases.
  • Kept animal coats clean and healthy with regular washing, grooming and trimming.
  • Cared for sick or injured animals by seeking out veterinary care and notifying owners.
  • Worked 3 to 6-hour shifts with oversight of 35 animals in kennels or holding pens.

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Northside Independent School District

Job Titles Held:

  • Animal Shelter Associate
  • Professional Dog Bather
  • Hostess
  • Boarding Kennel Tech

Degrees

  • GED

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