Current Employment Positions

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Position: Animal Care Worker - Casual / Part-time (weekend coverage)

Community Animal Services is seeking an individual to fill a casual/ part-time Animal Care Worker position at the Lethbridge Animal Shelter, that will specifically cover weekend shifts. This position is responsible for the direct care of domestic animals being housed in the facility. This is a fast-paced and changing environment and includes the handling of stray, injured, and aggressive cats and dogs. This position will typically be scheduled to work Friday through Monday; however, the schedule may be adapted to operational needs.

Rate of Pay: $15.00 - $17.00 per hour

Job Duties:

  • Feed animals, clean and disinfect kennels, and provide enrichment activities.

  • Assist with basic medical treatment of animals.

  • Assess and monitor animals' health/ behavior

  • Bathing and grooming animals

  • Keeping records of animal health and behavior

  • Maintain equipment and supplies

Required Qualifications:

  • Experience and or understanding of animal wellness and behavior.

  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent, additional education or certification will be considered an asset but not necessary.

  • Physically fit for handling animals and standing for extended periods

  • Must be able to lift over 50 pounds

  • Attention to detail, and able to work well in a team or individual environment

  • Must have a valid Alberta class 5 drivers license

Additional Assets:

  • Experience with domestic animals; training, grooming, animal care

  • Sound judgment and problem-solving skills

  • Flexibility/ reliability

  • Excellent oral communication

How to apply:

  • Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to

  • Please note that only applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone call inquiries will be taken regarding this position.

  • Submission of a clear Police Information Check upon offer of employment.

Closing Date:

Until a suitable candidate is found.