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On-Call Animal Caretaker

  • Type:Temporary
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$16.91/hr- $22.83/hr
  • Posted Date:01/29/2018

ANIMAL CARETAKER – TEMPORARY/ON-CALL: Town of Truckee, CA. - $16.91- $22.83/hour)

This position works in the Animal Services Division of the Police Department and is responsible for the care of animals at the shelter. The successful candidate would be working some regularly scheduled shifts and/or be on-call to cover for regular full-time Animal Caretakers who are on sick or vacation leave. Typical duties include maintaining cleanliness of animal shelter, maintaining records of impounded animals, socialization, exercise, and training of animals. May be required to assist with animal adoptions, issuing of dog licenses, and animal redemption to owners. Irregular shifts and weekend work required. Public contact experience and knowledge of care and feeding of animals is preferred.  Town Employees are passionate about quality of life and community; we value integrity, teamwork, excellence, commitment and accountability.  We are actively seeking individuals with the same passion and values. 

Please click here for a complete job description. Town employment requires the successful completion of a physical examination, drug screen and background check. The Town of Truckee is a drug free workplace.  A Town of Truckee job application and resume is required.  This position will remain open until filled.  Applications may be obtained by clicking here to apply or by calling Human Resources at 530-582-2925.  You may apply online; email your application to; fax your application to 530-550-2343 or mail to: Town of Truckee, Attn: Human Resources, 10183 Truckee Airport Road, Truckee, CA 96161. The Town of Truckee is an equal opportunity employer. 

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