Animal Humane New Mexico has an opportunity for an energetic person to join our Animal Care Team as an Animal Care Attendant. Our Animal Care Team boasts an enjoyable working environment with skilled leadership. Our well-trained team is responsible for the daily care of all pets admitted into our facility including feeding and medicating. Attendants are also responsible for maintaining a safe, clean environment for pets and the public visiting our campus.
Ideal candidates will possess a high school diploma or equivalent and one year experience in an animal-related field, kennel or veterinary clinic. Graduate of an animal health or technical school is a plus. Candidates must have knowledge of dog and cat breeds, the ability to determine age, sex, adoptability and physical health of pets. Applicants must be able to observe pets for health and behavioral conditions and accurately communicate findings to their supervisor. Candidates also must complete basic math calculations, collect specimens, accurately use a computer, and lift up to 50 pounds routinely.