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Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Summary

Knowledgeable and experienced in caring for and exercising various kinds of animals. Successful at handling needs of more than 20-30 animals with strong organizational, planning and problem-solving abilities. Ready to commit expertise to support animal needs and business objectives.

Dependable and hardworking Animal Caregiver dedicated to promoting animal health, wellness and obedience through diligent riding, training and health monitoring. Able to organize and maintain equipment, keep thorough records and devise new strategies for improving animal behaviors while securing welfare. Desire to advance professionally in growth-oriented position with PetSmart.

Skills
  • Animal Care
  • Customer service
  • Problem resolution
  • Planning and coordination
  • Team building
  • Organization
  • Supervision
  • Communications
  • Leadership
  • Strong Work Ethic
Experience
Kennel Technician, 07/2020 to Current
American Veterinary Group Ocoee, FL,
  • Bathed animals to remove dust, debris or contaminants and maintain wellbeing.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Applied knowledge of animal husbandry to meet livestock needs and minimize disease risk.
  • Followed consistent safety procedures, including maintaining visible pet identification and checking tags to minimize care errors.
  • Stayed on top of housekeeping requirements such as laundry, sweeping and disinfection during slow periods.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Promoted optimal physical and mental health by feeding and watering every animal on regular schedule.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Walked animals outside for potty breaks at least six times per shift to avoid accidents in play areas and on bedding.
  • Met with pet owners, explained lodging, grooming and daily care services and cross-sold specialty products like bows, ribbons, pet toys and treats.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, fur blow drying and combing out matted fur during high-volume periods, including holidays.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory to maximize team efficiency.
Barn Worker, 06/2019 to Current
Amli Residential Alpharetta, GA,
  • Handled, walked and brushed horses.
  • Held horses for veterinarian during health checks and care or for farrier for trimming and shoeing of horse hooves.
  • Unloaded hay, grain and other goods to neatly store in proper location.
  • Cleaned and refilled feed buckets and waterers.
  • Raked bedding to scoop manure and cleaned animal stalls.
  • Watered, fed and cared for livestock.
  • Rotated livestock on pastures to control grazing.
  • Cleaned stalls, pens and equipment thoroughly each day to promote animal health.
  • Fed, watered and monitored equine animals to keep all stock in peak health and optimal reproductive status.
  • Fed and watered over 20 equine animals daily, closely monitored behavior and noted health changes.
  • Examined animals to detect illnesses, injuries or disease, as well as monitor both anticipated and undesirable physical changes.
4-H Advisor, 01/2019 to Current
Licking County City, STATE,
  • Earned reputation for good attendance and hard work.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Conducted group product and service demonstrations to help individuals achieve personal and required objectives.
  • Collaborated in development of 4-H procedures.
  • Created agendas and communication materials for team meetings.
Apartment Leasing Consultant, 05/2017 to 09/2017
Jefferson Commons City, STATE,
  • Directed clients to appropriate personnel to address concerns, resolve complaints or answer account-related questions.
  • Greeted visitors, assessed needs and directed to appropriate personnel.
  • Responded to customer concerns and issues by phone or email.
  • Answered calls and responded to inquiries from various parties, using strong active listening and open-ended questioning skills to resolve problems.
  • Negotiated rates and prepared documents such as communization, pooling and production sharing agreements.
  • Coordinated general maintenance and repairs to keep facilities operational and attractive.
  • Liaised between company and owners to address and remedy ongoing concerns.
  • Showed tenants around properties, highlighting features and redirecting concerns to capture interest.
Kennel Worker, 05/2016 to 08/2016
Broadway Kennels City, STATE,
  • Cleaned cages in accordance with health code requirements to ensure sanitary environment for animals.
  • Adhered to animal dietary health guidelines in providing food and water to boarded animals.
  • Addressed healthcare needs of animals.
  • Promoted the physical and psychological health of animals by observing behavior.
  • Provided basic hygiene upkeep for animals such as cleaning the kennel, providing fresh blankets and cleaning out waste.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Met with pet owners, explained lodging, grooming and daily care services and cross-sold specialty products like bows, ribbons, pet toys and treats.
  • Offered every owner exceptional customer service and support, as well as top-notch care to each animal.
  • Promoted optimal physical and emotional health by feeding and watering every animal on regular schedule.
  • Adhered to all pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions while providing care.
  • Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions such as weather, anxiety and aggression.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2017
to
Licking Heights High School - Pataskala, OH
GPA:
: Criminal Justice, Expected in
to
Ohio University - Lancaster, OH
GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended
  • Licking Heights High School
  • Ohio University
Job Titles Held:
  • Kennel Technician
  • Barn Worker
  • 4-H Advisor
  • Apartment Leasing Consultant
  • Kennel Worker
Degrees
  • High School Diploma
  • Some College (No Degree)

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