Jessica Claire
  • , , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • Home: (555) 432-1000
  • Cell:

Dedicated Kennel Manager with excellent operations management and team leadership abilities. Maintains safe, secure and caring environments for animals. Keeps business compliant with codes and recordkeeping requirements.

Hard-working kennel manager dedicated to animal health and wellness. Professional in handling basic needs, advanced care and exercise. Passionate about animal welfare and happiness.

Attentive individual with 8 years of experience in animal care roles. Offering extensive training and mentoring skills coupled with can-do attitude and commitment to hard work.

  • Fence building
  • Task coordination and prioritization
  • Training and coaching
  • Intake coordination
  • Equipment dismantling and removal
  • Background in agricultural
  • Breeding management
  • Raw materials management
  • Fundraising expertise
  • Enrichment development
  • Safety procedures
  • Food preparation
  • Preventive maintenance
  • Volunteer management
  • Enclosure cleaning
  • Basic medical examination
  • Nutrition optimization
  • Allocating resources
  • Documentation skills
  • Supply purchasing
  • Feeding calculations
Kennel Supervisor, 03/2019 to Current
Jo-Ann FabricsMontrose, CO,
  • Kept kennel clean and safe for animals by managing daily cleaning and maintenance schedules.
  • Maintained detailed records of animal numbers, medical issues and behavioral concerns.
  • Hired and oversaw full-time staff of [Number] supplemented with part-time and student workers.
  • Recruited volunteers to handle non-critical tasks and give animals wide-ranging interactions.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • 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.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Bathed animals to remove dust, debris or contaminants and maintain wellbeing.
  • Followed consistent safety procedures, including maintaining visible animal identification and checking tags to minimize care errors.
  • Pitched in with laundry duties, including washing, drying and folding towels during busy periods, ensuring consistent workflow.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions such as hot pavements or nearby animals.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Explained lodging, grooming and care services to pet owners and cross-sold specialty products.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, blow-drying and combing during peak hours and holidays.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
  • Oversaw new intakes, including assigning kennels and managing quarantines.
  • Coordinated adequate exercise time to keep dogs healthy and happy.
  • Applied knowledge of animal husbandry to meet livestock needs and minimize disease risk.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
  • Euthanized sick or aging animals to maintain stock health.
  • Coordinated animal reproduction based on facility plans and individual animal factors such as age and receptiveness.
Sales Floor Team Member, 10/2019 to 02/2021
Oakland Ice CenterOakland, CA,
  • Assisted customers with product, promotion and policy information.
  • Checked out customers by processing payments and bagging items.
  • Reviewed planograms and end cap placements to properly merchandise items.
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Built and maintained relationships with peers and upper management to drive team success.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Assisted in training of new hires on organizational procedures, policies and sales techniques.
  • Processed payments and maintained accurate drawers to meet financial targets.
  • Increased customer service feedback scores by delivering outstanding service to customers daily.
  • Offered coupons and special deals to increase quantity of customer spending.
  • Prepared products by adding tags and readying pallets for restocking.
  • Maintained current store, product and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
  • Arranged merchandise for display to highlight new styles, attract customers and enhance sales.
Skate Guard, 12/2018 to 03/2019
SkatelandCity, STATE,
  • Maintained organization, cleanliness and safety of ice rink to deliver positive guest experiences.
  • Attended to skaters after accidents, falls or incidents and prepared documentation.
  • Monitored skaters for adherence to rules and ice safety policies.
  • Assessed rink prior to each shift for unsafe or hazardous ice, proper door operations and accurate conditions.
  • Served guests with enthusiastic, helpful demeanor to promote positive, memorable experiences.
  • Resolved guest concerns or complaints and kept supervisors informed of escalating situations.
  • Supported customer needs by providing information and answering questions concerning facility, promotions, events and organizational rules and policies.
  • Cleaned rides to mitigate spread of germs by wiping down handles and removing trash.
  • Trained new employees on ride operations, pointing out safety mechanisms and features.
  • Screened guests for specific ride criteria, refusing patrons for not meeting height requirements.
  • Provided physical assistance to visitors getting onto and off of rides.
  • Sold tickets and collected additional fees from customers for special services.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2020
Timmonsville High School - Timmonsville, SC

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