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

Responsible and dedicated animal care professional with proven abilities in cleaning cages, managing supplies and meeting animal needs by leveraging compassionate nature and love for every creature. Offering excellent time management, multitasking and organizational skills.

Experienced Veterinary Assistant focused on building strong relationships with exotic animals. History of successfully managing administrative responsibilities while delivering quality care.

Compassionate Veterinarian Asst. with 43 years of Exotic, Wildlife, Farm Animals experience. Lifelong dedication to providing best animal care possible. Handles difficult situations calmly and with focus. Focused on small/large animal practices with experience treating small/large exotics. USDA Class C exhibitor Licensed in Louisiana and Animal Establishment Permit certified in Keithville.

Fit Farm Hand with ability to lift 50 pounds of Feed Bag and fencing operate. Excellent technical skills and hand-eye coordination. Adept at handling day-to-day operations for smooth farm operations.

Skills
  • Prescription fulfillments
  • Detail-oriented
  • Companion animal behavior specialist
  • Recording and charting procedure
  • Gentle and caring
  • Administering first aid
  • State and regional laws
  • Knowledge of federal regulations
  • Prepare feeding watering
  • Cleaning sterilizer
  • Safe animal restraints
  • Animal care
Experience
Zookeeper/Animals Keeper, 03/2005 to Current
Cameroon Park Zoo Rescue AnimalsCity, STATE,
  • Conducted outreach to local community leaders and progressive organizations and assisted with local and regional on-site events.
  • Worked closely with team members to deliver project requirements, develop solutions and meet deadlines.
  • Maintained industry knowledge through continuing education, training and monitoring of industry publications.
  • Protected company brand and improved customer satisfaction by finding creative solutions to problems arising from deliverables.
  • Earned good attendance record and built reputation for being on time and ready to work.
  • Provided excellent service and attention to customers in face-to-face encounters and through phone conversations.
  • Monitored safety and security of every animal to prevent injuries from other animals or environmental hazards.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Applied knowledge of animal husbandry to meet livestock needs and minimize disease risk.
  • Maintained clean and orderly play yards, kennels and cages.
  • Promoted optimal ensuring and high standard health by feeding and watering every animal on regular schedule.
  • Prepared food and formulas to meet individual needs of animals under care with safe and nutritious meals.
  • Treated basic wellness issues such as superficial wounds and called in veterinarian assistance for more complex concerns.
  • Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized.
  • Collected and documented animal information such as weight, size, physical condition and food intake.
  • Adhered to all pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions while providing care.
  • Removed animal waste from kennels, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
Wildlife Rescue , 03/2005 to Current
Self-employeedCity, STATE,
  • Cleaned animal enclosures and distributed bedding materials to maintain sanitary conditions.
  • Compiled photo log to identify sick animals and monitor health.
  • Cared for animals, including feeding and enrichment activities to promote well-being.
  • Performed daily care, including feeding, watering and cleaning animal enclosures for rescued animals.
  • Supported veterinary team with procedures and preventative care.
  • Cared for animals such as with regular feeding and watering as well as social engagement and play opportunities.
  • Assisted with medical procedures by overseeing medication administration and provided specialized follow-up care.
  • Managed facilities upkeep, including cleaning and restocking housing and habitats.
  • Presented informal educational programs to excite and inform zoo visitors.
Horseback Riding Instructor, 06/1977 to 09/1984
Murrell's StableCity, STATE,
  • Helped adult students riding horse.
  • Observed animals and conducted examinations to identify signs of injury, illness or disease.
  • Brushed coat, cut hoof and cleaned ears to promote animal health and wellness.
  • Removed animal waste from stall, runs and exercise areas, placing in trash receptacles or in-ground septic systems.
  • Identified animal health concerns and discussed problems with owners.
  • Ordered, received, unloaded and stored feed and supplies for animals under care.
  • Washed, groomed and trimmed each animal to enhance coat health.
  • Adhered to all pet care plans, medication requirements and dietary restrictions while providing care.
  • Administered treatments to sick or injured animals and consulted veterinarians to handle more complex concerns.
  • 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.
Education and Training
Associate of Science: Veterinarian Assisting, Expected in 05/2005
Thomson Education Direct - Scranton, PA,
GPA:
  • Completed continuing education in Graduate Veterinarian Assisting 2005

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School Attended
  • Thomson Education Direct
Job Titles Held:
  • Zookeeper/Animals Keeper
  • Wildlife Rescue
  • Horseback Riding Instructor
Degrees
  • Associate of Science