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Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000, resumesample@example.com
Summary

Reliable Dog Handler with proven skills interpreting canine body language to encourage play and de-escalate aggressive conduct. Adept in managing big groups dogs of various breeds and sizes. Good driving record with ability to transport dogs safely.

Hardworking warehouse associate with excellent materials handling, storage management and shipment preparation skills. Experienced in picking orders, assembling pallets and preparing containers. Accustomed to facilitating accurate inventory counts and maintaining current warehouse records.

I am ABLE, and WILLING to adapt and learn almost anything, as I am always trying to grow.

Skills
  • Client service
  • Good driving record
  • Dog welfare
  • Bagging expertise
  • Dog cleaning
  • Leash and off-leash walking
  • Pet toxins knowledgeable
  • Animal behavior knowledge
  • Basic animal care
  • Physical strength
  • Empathy
  • Alertness
  • Training & Development
  • Problem resolution
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Materials handling and transport
  • Warehouse operations
  • Time management
  • Dependable and reliable
  • Product organization
  • Assembly procedures
  • Documentation ability
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Quality assurance standards
  • Product packaging
  • Critical thinking
  • Planning
  • Data management
  • Customer service best practices
  • Restaurant operations management
  • Full service restaurant background
  • Adaptable
  • Organization and prioritization
  • Light carpentry
  • Safety Management
  • Safety protocols
  • Repair work
  • Power tool operation
  • Hand tool expertise
  • Customer service
  • Multitasking
  • Work ethic
  • Analytical
  • Basic math
Experience
09/2020 to 11/2021 Dog Handler Trugreen | Ambler, PA,
  • Monitored animals during group play sessions, checking for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior and to prevent biting among dogs.
  • Walked animals outside for potty breaks multiple times per shift to avoid accidents in play areas and on bedding.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Met with pet owners, explained lodging, grooming and daily care services and cross-sold specialty products like bows, ribbons, pet toys and treats.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Reviewed inventory levels during shifts and placed orders to replenish supplies, including shampoo, canine toothpaste and styptic powder.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, fur blow drying and combing out matted fur during high-volume periods, including holidays.
  • Monitored up to 60 animals
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Fed animals twice daily and refilled water dish for fresh water supply.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Reported dog behavior issues and medical concerns to owner for prompt resolution.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory to maximize team efficiency.
11/2020 to 01/2021 Warehouse Associate Wegmans Food Markets | Rushville, NY,
  • Logged unit quantities and entered data within inventory database to facilitate records maintenance.
  • Recognized defective material and reported issues to management to facilitate prompt resolution.
  • Tracked inventory, conducted cycle counts and audits and resolved issues to maintain accurate records.
  • Packed and labeled merchandise to prepare for loading and shipment to customers.
  • Contributed ideas on ways to improve or optimize warehousing procedures.
  • Assisted coworkers with special projects to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities.
  • Counted and stocked different types of merchandise to comply with inventory control tag requirements.
  • Exceeded specific team goal by partnering with staff to share and implement best practices.
  • Identified safety hazards and notified management to determine proper resolution of issues.
  • Monitored work areas for cleanliness and functionality and removed obstacles to promote safe work environment.
  • Positioned products between receiving, storage and shipping areas as part of just in time inventory supply for major manufacturers.
  • Picked and prepared numerous daily shipments in large warehouse environment to facilitate customer order fulfillment.
  • Attached identifying tag or labels to materials or marked information on cases, bales, or other containers.
  • Examined packages and goods for damage and notified vendors of specific issues requiring replacement.
  • Examined incoming and outgoing shipments, rejected damaged items and appropriately recorded any discrepancies.
10/2019 to 09/2020 Dog Handler Trugreen | Ambridge, PA,
  • Monitored animals during group play sessions, checking for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior and to prevent biting among dogs.
  • Developed long-term relationships with clients and bonded with animals through regular contact.
  • Developed and executed individual training plans for clients and dogs using positive training methods.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Reviewed inventory levels during shifts and placed orders to replenish supplies, including shampoo, canine toothpaste and styptic powder.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Walked dogs at appropriate pace for breed, age and abilities to offer endurance-building jogs for athletic dogs and gentler walks for smaller, special needs or geriatric dogs.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Monitored dogs throughout walks to avoid obstacles, dangerous situations and confrontations with other problematic dogs.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, fur blow drying and combing out matted fur during high-volume periods, including holidays.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Fed animals twice daily and refilled water dish for fresh water supply.
  • Reported dog behavior issues and medical concerns to owner for prompt resolution.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory to maximize team efficiency.
Education and Training
Expected in 05/2019 High School Diploma | Harrison Central, Cadiz, OH, GPA:
Expected in 05/2016 | Construction/Woodworking Belmont-Harrison Career Center, Cadiz, OH, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • Harrison Central
  • Belmont-Harrison Career Center

Job Titles Held:

  • Dog Handler
  • Warehouse Associate
  • Dog Handler

Degrees

  • High School Diploma

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