Dog Care Staff - Kennel Attendant (Santa Barbara)

Dog Care Staff - Kennel Attendant (Santa Barbara)

14 Jun 2019

Dog Care Staff - Kennel Attendant (Santa Barbara)

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Dog Adoption & Welfare Group (DAWG) is a no-kill shelter that has been saving lives since 1991. As Santa Barbara's only no-kill dog shelter, we work tirelessly to rescue as many lives as we can. We have dogs of all breeds, ages, and medical/behavioral needs. DAWG is looking to add new members to our Dog Care Staff who can provide the utmost care for our dogs while they await their forever homes. We take pride in the level of love and care we give to our dogs, and standards for our employees.

Our dogs need care 7 days a week, every week, from 7 AM- 5 PM. This position requires morning availability (starting at 7 or 8am), complete weekend and holiday availability. We are unable to accommodate partial shifts or part-time employees with less than three days of availability.


- Passion for animal rescue and our no-kill philosophy

- Outstanding work ethic

- Ability to work independently, as well as a cohesive team

- Ability to multitask, prioritize, and possess good time management skills

- Must be reliable and responsible

- Keen attention to detail, safety, and cleanliness

- Dedication to the daily care of 45-50 dogs

- Prior dog handling experience of various breeds, sizes and ages is a significant plus

- Willingness to go above and beyond the standard for our dogs

Some duties include (not a complete list) :

- Removing feces and scrubbing kennel and yard surfaces

- Properly and efficiently sanitizing and disinfecting all dog enclosures

- Laundry, dishes, waste removal

- Aid in facility organization and maintenance

- Lift up to 40 lbs

Instruction for applying:

Submit your resume, and a cover letter telling me a little about yourself, and why you'd like to work at DAWG

Provide your availability

Enter "Dog Care" in the subject line

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