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Animal Caretakers are employed by veterinary clinics, zoos, shelters and other facilities hosting animals. Duties include offering food and water to animals, cleaning premises, meeting the animals' exercise demands, transporting animals, brushing coats, and helping vets administer treatments. Based on our collection of resume samples, key qualifications are physical fitness, the ability to restrain animals, excellent communication and negotiation skills (as some pet owners can be argumentative), and teamwork. Successful example resumes display vocational training and a high school diploma.

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Animal Caretaker

Was responsible for the care and health of various vertebrate species used throughout the institution, including mice, rats, rabbits frogs and turtles.

  • Performed daily health monitoring
  • Conducted twice-weekly cage changes and inventory
  • handled and cared for biohazardous as well as immunocompromised individuals
  • worked one-on-one with researches in various biological fields
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BA
Biology
22

Floor Facilitator & Animal Caretaker/feeder

Assisted children/visitor with understanding animals and various displays

  • Ensured safety of visitors in the Museum
  • Responsible for purchase and supply of animal food and animal care
  • Performed janitorial duties, and acted as host at special fund raising activities
  • Closing and locking museum.
Candidate Info
1
year in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Clinical Laboratory Science
23

Animal Caretaker

Feed and water animals according to scheduels and feeding instructions.

  • Clean, organize, and disinfect animal quarters such as cages and yards.
  • Respond to questions from customers, and provide information about animals, how their behavior is towards people, and how good they are with a family.
  • Take the dogs out to play outside in the dog area and for the cats I would take them in a play room, where there is a cat house, cat toys, and stuff to climb on.
  • Oberve and caution children petting animals in designated areas to ensure the safety of humans and animals.
  • When I would take the dogs out and let them play I would take them back to their cages.
Candidate Info
4
months in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Our Local Society
24

Animal Caretaker

  • Trained and mentored new employees
  • Secured building in the evening
  • Fed and administered medication to animals
  • Performed general cleaning and maintenance
  • Organized and stocked shelter supplies
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
BBA
Finance
MA
Master of Arts
25

Animal Caretaker

  • Cared for pigs, goats and sheep in the university farm, and ensured their well-being.
  • Comfortable handling and restraining pigs, sheep, and goats for transport, shot administrations, and blood sampling.
  • Experience handling rams prone to aggressive behavior.
  • Usage of CO2 chambers to euthanize sick piglets, lambs and kids.
  • Understanding of nutritional requirements of farm animals (cows, pigs, sheep, goats, and horses) during different stages of their life cycle, as well as understanding the effects different types of feed will have on these animals.
Candidate Info
9
months in
workforce
9
months
at this job
BS
Animal Science - Pre-veterinary Option
26

Animal Caretaker

  • Provided exercise and enrichment opportunities for animals
  • Performed adoption process
  • Executed routine animal care tasks
  • Conducted training of dogs
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
Veterinary Technology
27

Animal Caretaker

Exercise animals and provide one on one time

  • Maintain clean kennels along with shelter, feed and water animals according to schedule.
  • Observe for signs of illness, injuries, and administer medications to animals
  • Maintain case log sheets
  • Answer questions to the public on animals and help with adoption process
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
28

Animal Caretaker - Aviary Section

Immediately began changing protocols for disinfecting, diets, and record keeping

  • Daily diet preparation and enrichment for the sections species
  • Administering medication and notifying management of illness
  • Constant observation of behavior; noting any abnormalities to the supervisor and daily record keeping
  • Organize and complete projects on time; assist others with projects as needed
  • Constant care of the surrounding grounds to include trimming grass and trees, watering plants, and raking
Candidate Info
16
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Technology Program
29

Laboratory Animal Caretaker I

Provide daily care for approximately 1,500 laboratory rodents and frogs

  • Maintain detailed records regarding environmental conditions, illnesses, treatments, deaths, etc.
  • Manage compliance with federal regulations
  • Facilitate communication between animal care and facility personnel, management teams, and investigators regarding animal well-being and facility maintenance
  • Participate in problem-solving around ethical animal care and facility maintenance
  • Maintain and sanitize animal caging and facilities
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Marine Biology
30

Animal Caretaker/vet. Assistant

  • Maintained appearance of animal facility, ensuring to meet all health code regulations.
  • Reported any changes in conditions to veterinarian and provide updates accordingly.
  • Assist Veterinarian with surgical preparation for spay or neuter of animals.
  • Ensure cleanliness of the hospital including laundry, dishes and mopping.
  • Also do cage cleaning, trash collection and instrument cleaning accordingly.
  • Restrain pets during examination, treatment, or inoculation.
  • Monitored and supervised all recreational activities, ensuring all animals were secure.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
9
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
C
Medical Terminology

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