kennel worker resume example with 5+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • , , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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Empathetic Kennel Worker with expertise in monitoring the health and behavior of boarded animals. Affectionate but firm in handling animals of all sizes. Educated in the varying exercise and dietary needs of domestic animals.

Skilled kennel work brings solid background in animal care. Expertly monitors conditions, maintains cleanliness and documents daily activities. Good communication, observational and teamwork abilities.

Solid background caring for diverse animals. Devoted to maintaining health and well-being. Meets diverse needs by closely observing animals and coordinating with owners or supervisors to optimize plans.

Devoted kennel worker 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.

Flexible hard worker ready to learn and contribute to team success.

Dedicated employee known for punctuality, pursuing employment options where good customer service and positive attitude will make a difference.

  • Non-verbal communication
  • Obedience
  • Sanitation
  • Grooming practices
  • Flexible
  • Active listening
  • Multitasking
  • People skills
  • Training & Development
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Team management
  • Problem resolution
Kennel Worker, 06/2021 - 09/2021
Firstservice Residential San Jose, CA,
  • 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 by coordinating with veterinarians and following orders.
  • Supported animal health by keeping areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Stayed on top of laundry, sweeping and disinfection during slow periods.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • 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.
  • Created consistent workflows by assisting with washing, drying and folding duties.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Unloaded and organized supplies and product inventory.
  • Treated 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.
  • Kept dogs safe by remaining alert to environmental conditions and nearby animals.
  • Promoted optimal animal health by feeding and watering on regular schedule.
  • Euthanized sick or aging animals to maintain stock health.
Aviation Ordnanceman, 08/2018 - 06/2021
The Boar's Head Charlottesville, VA,
  • Worked effectively with fellow team members in fast-paced, dangerous and intense environments.
  • Performed various duties at sea on flight decks and ashore in hangars, including loading rocket launchers on helicopters and performing hand signals to ensure safety while arming helicopters.
  • Stowed, inspected, assembled and loaded aviation ammunition, including .50 caliber bullets and 7.62 mm ammunition.
  • Performed testing on aircraft armament control systems in accordance with maintenance regulations.
  • Inspected and reviewed rocket launching systems to ensure compliance with the NAMP program.
  • Assessed and inspected missiles, machine guns, and associated firing equipment to keep properly maintained and in service.
  • Lifted and loaded materials of up to 800 pounds into machines for blasting preparation.
  • Selected appropriate bits and other tools based upon job requirements and naval expectations.
  • Evaluated scenes for security concerns and warned personnel to keep safe distances from blasting areas.
Resale Associate, 04/2018 - 06/2021
Barbara's Resale City, STATE,
  • Assisted teammates with sales-processing tasks to meet daily sales goals.
  • Retained product, service and company policy knowledge to serve as resource for both coworkers and customers.
  • Developed and deepened customer relationships to cultivate loyal and engaged customer base.
  • Marketed clothing items by utilizing wide range of social media strategies.
  • Identified needs of customers promptly and efficiently.
  • Completed restocking merchandise with efficiency and accuracy, resulting in more options for customers to choose from, with more eye-catching merchandise in the front.
Childcare Provider, 03/2016 - 06/2018
Indian Springs Baptist Church City, STATE,
  • Sanitized toys and tables to maintain clean, safe environment.
  • Prepared meals, snacks and refreshments while accounting for dietary needs and restrictions.
  • Cared for children of various ages and assisted with feeding, dressing and directing activities.
  • Secured indoor and outdoor premises to protect children.
  • Organized and planned age-appropriate reading, crafts and music lessons.
  • Discussed developments, behavior and concerns with parents or guardians.
  • Maintained safe, healthy and comfortable childcare environment.
  • Supervised circle time, free play, outside play and learning and developmental activities.
  • Enforced rules to teach good manners and maintain safe environment.
  • Monitored children's play activities to identify additional learning opportunities or behavioral issues.
  • Developed lasting, professional relationships with families by encouraging open communication and delivering positive feedback.
  • Cared for 8-12 children ages 3 to 6.
  • Observed and monitored children to identify developmental strengths and target enrichment activities.
  • Supervised and cared for children ages 3 to 6.
  • Assisted childcare team members in task completion and classroom management.
  • Organized supplies and instructional materials to maintain tidy classroom.
Education and Training
High School Diploma: , Expected in 05/2018
Bryant High School - Bryant, AR
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School Attended

  • Bryant High School

Job Titles Held:

  • Kennel Worker
  • Aviation Ordnanceman
  • Resale Associate
  • Childcare Provider


  • High School Diploma

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