kennel technician resume example with 8+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - - -

Dedicated Soldier with 7 years serving in Army as enlisted member of large team. Excellent abilities to follow direction, lead others and find solutions. Known for perseverance in task completion and outstanding work ethic. Committed job seeker with a history of meeting company needs with consistent and organized practices. Skilled in working under pressure and adapting to new situations and challenges to best enhance the organizational brand. Highly-motivated employee with desire to take on new challenges. Strong worth ethic, adaptability and exceptional interpersonal skills. Adept at working effectively unsupervised and quickly mastering new skills.

Diligent and hardworking kennel tech dedicated to giving optimal animal care and support. Builds positive relationships with owners and trust with animals. Knowledgeable about grooming, exercise and basic care. Devoted kennel tech with deep love of animals and readiness to take on any care assignments. Protects animals and guests from undue risks with careful management of animal spaces and behaviors. Team-oriented professional always ready to handle everything from administrative to facilities maintenance in tasks in support of animal care needs. Passionate about animal health and wellness. Professional in handling basic needs, care and exercise.

  • Facility Laundry and Cleaning
  • Equipment Disinfection
  • Treatment Documentation
  • Animal Grooming
  • Microsoft Office
  • Food Supplement Preparation
  • Work Planning
  • Medication Documentation
  • Animal Quarters Maintenance
  • Illness and Injury Detection
  • Decision Making
  • Customer Service
  • Animal Observations
  • Information Collection and Recording
  • Weight Charting
  • Food Intake Monitoring
  • Feeding and Watering
  • Verbal and Written Communication
  • Physical Condition Monitoring
  • Problem-Solving
  • Work Prioritization
  • Critical Thinking
  • Appointment Scheduling
  • Attention to Detail
  • Medication Administration
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Dependable and Responsible
  • Housekeeping Duties
  • Facilities Maintenance
  • Supply Unloading and Storage
  • Honest and Dependable
  • Relationship Building
  • Progress Documentation
  • Policy and Procedure Explanations
  • Inventory Management
  • Human and Animal Safety
  • Meal Preparation
  • Supply Maintenance
  • Customer Communication
  • Treatment Planning
  • Problem Identification
  • Pet Food and Supply Sales
  • Buddy Care and First Aid
  • Team Building
  • Secure Communication
  • Positive Attitude
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Physical Fitness
  • Squad Leadership
  • Records Review
  • Risk Assessments
  • Weapons Handling
  • Cultural Sensitivity
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Works Well Under Pressure
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Safety Regulations
  • Strong Work Ethic
  • Team Collaboration
  • Emergency Readiness and Response
  • Training and Development
  • Willingness to Learn
  • Asset Protection
  • Offensive Operations
  • Small Arms Weaponry
  • Offensive Tactics
  • Heavy Artillery Positioning
  • Training Coordination
10/2021 to 08/2022
Kennel Technician American Veterinary Group Lakeland, FL,
  • Removed waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas and placed in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals.
  • Managed medical intervention and therapy for specific animals in collaboration with veterinarian.
  • Stayed on top of laundry, sweeping and disinfection protocols.
  • Created consistent workflows by assisting with washing, drying and folding duties.
  • Exercised animals to maintain physical and mental health.
  • Cleaned living areas to provide healthy environment for boarded animals.
  • Monitored safety of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Prepared food to meet needs of animals under care with appropriate meals.
  • Calculated payments by keeping accurate daily log of time spent with dogs, detailing activities and services provided.
  • Walked animals outside to avoid accidents in play areas or bedding.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
  • Assisted grooming staff with nail clipping, blow-drying and combing during peak hours and holidays.
  • Followed consistent safety procedures, maintained visible animal identification and checked tags to minimize care errors.
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Refilled shampoo bottles, sanitized clippers, combs and brushes and placed clean towels at each station following shift completion.
  • Treated 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.
  • Attended to sick or injured animals by securing veterinary care and notifying owners quickly of pet's condition.
  • Walked dogs while enforcing good behavior and manners.
11/2020 to 06/2021
Floor Associate Furnituremart Usa Elk River, MN,
  • Processed payments and maintained accurate drawers to meet financial targets.
  • Evaluated work areas before planning flooring layout for different projects.
  • Counted cash, made change and stored coupons to keep organized and balanced cash register drawer.
  • Engaged positively with each customer, providing professional and polite support for sales and service needs.
  • Processed merchandise returns and exchanges for customers to refund payments, trade items and offer store credit.
  • Welcomed customers, offered to help locate items and suggested merchandise without being intrusive or pushy.
  • Maintained current store, product and promotional knowledge to drive consistent sales.
  • Arranged merchandise for display to highlight new styles, attract customers and enhance sales.
  • Kept calm and applied strong problem-solving and interpersonal skills to resolve conflicts.
  • Calculated pricing, applied discounts and collected payments to process transactions.
07/2013 to 08/2020
Soldier U.S. Army Recruiting Command City, STATE,
  • Operated surveillance, electronic warfare and other weapon systems.
  • Worked in small groups to accomplish complex goals within tight deadlines and standards.
  • Reviewed mission tasking, intelligence and weather information.
  • Used rifles, machine guns and other weapons to suppress enemy forces during warfare.
  • Provided tactical and technical guidance to facilitate unit duties.
  • Leveraged guns, cannons and howitzers in ground combat operations.
  • Managed personnel and weapons operations to destroy enemy positions, aircraft and vessels.
  • Maintained accurate, updated files on civilian and military personnel in battalion.
  • Conducted classes to teach fellow soldiers in platoon about safety and awareness topics.
  • Performed inspections to keep equipment in working order.
  • Used artillery and missiles to protect infantry and tank units.
  • Used technical expertise and sound military judgment to learn and perform complex procedures.
  • Directed artillery crew members to position, maintain and fire guns.
  • Provided precision to carry out increasingly complex missions.
  • Conducted training to improve troops' abilities.
  • Cultivated excellent worth ethic, dedication to duty and timeliness in work actions.
  • Developed expertise in small arms use, care and accountability.
  • Targeted, fired and maintained weapons used to destroy enemy positions.
  • Operated, monitored and performed limited maintenance on mission-critical systems.
  • Displayed leadership in accomplishing assignments and learning new skills.
  • Responded immediately to routine and critical accidents, incidents and other emergencies.
  • Followed orders and carried out mission directives with professionalism and compassion despite chaotic and emotionally stressful circumstances.
Education and Training
Expected in 06/2013 to to
High School Diploma:
Austin High School - Austin, TX

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  • Austin High School

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  • Floor Associate
  • Soldier


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