City of Boston

Animal Room Attendant

Req ID
2024-27489
Dept
Parks Department
Position
Regular Full-Time
Location
Parks Department
Salary Min
37,047.50
Salary Max
51,541.26
Union
AFL
Openings
1
Posting End Date
12/4/2024
Contact Email
Deanine.Bell@boston.gov

Overview:

*This is a Civil Service Position. Applicants will be interviewed from requisition #09824 certification list*

 

INDIVIDUALS WISHING TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS POSITION MUST COMPLETE THE CIVIL SERVICE LABOR SERVICE REGISTRATION PROCESS FOR THE POSITION AT  https://www.csexam.hrd.state.ma.us/eligiblelist/LSApplications.aspx?ListId=77&ListTypeId=4&LS_Town=Boston in addition to completing the City of Boston Career Center application.

 

Brief Job Description (essential functions of the job):

  

Works under the immediate supervision of the City of Boston Animal Shelter Manager and the Director of Animal Care and Control. Ensures all animals are cared for and treated in a humane manner.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all animals are provided with the appropriate amount of food and water.
  • Follows established disease control and daily cleaning protocols.
  • Cleans animal cages, quarters, equipment, and utensils.
  • Assists with animal intake and evaluations.
  • Creates and maintains necessary animal records.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
  • Performs related work as required.

  

Work Environment:

  • Exposure to animals, dander, debris, odors, approved cleaning solutions, airborne particles, dust and zoonotic diseases.
  • Exposure to various weather conditions when working outside with animals.

Minimum Entrance Qualifications:

  • Applicant must have at least one (1) year of experience with the handling of animals.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel, Google calendar, docs and email, and Chameleon preferred.
  • Ability to safely handle, restrain, walk, and exercise animals of all sizes.
  • Ability to safely work with animals that may be injured, unruly, vicious, or otherwise dangerous.
  • Tetanus and rabies (pre-exposure) inoculations are required or must be waived.
  • Ability to work well and communicate effectively with the public, employees, and volunteers.
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and focus on detail as required by the job.
  • Ability to routinely lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
  • Requires frequent and/or prolonged walking, bending, lifting, and stooping.

Employment Address:

26 Mahler Road Roslindale, MA 02131

 

CORI Check required.

 

BOSTON RESIDENCY REQUIRED

 

Terms:

Union/Salary Plan/Grade:  AFSCME/RA1-9

Hours per Week:  40

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