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Pet Caretaker - Contingent (JID_2683325_10117)

Nestle Purina PetCare

Last Updated: 11/27/20

Job Description

Pet Caretaker - Contingent Job Description

***THIS IS AN 18-MONTH CONTINGENT POSITION***


Position is located in St. Joseph, MO. Local Candidates will be considered.


JOB SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for performing the necessary work related to the care of the pets and sanitation of the PetCare buildings under general supervision. This position will be in our Cattery department, working with resident cats.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
1. Perform sanitation and cleaning duties of facilities
2. Assist with feeding our pets (placing, retrieving and cleaning food bowls)
3. Perform limited grooming as necessary
4. Assist with exercise and socialization for our pets
5. Report to the veterinary staff sick pets or unusual behavior observed in the cats or dogs
6. Report to the Manager any broken or damaged equipment, item or physical area
7. Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work environment and practice safety in the workplace

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Additional duties as assigned

SUPERVISION GIVEN AND RECEIVED:
- General supervision received from the Supervisor

JOB QUALIFICATIONS (Education, Experience, and Knowledge):
- Able to work part time; including weekends and holidays
- Ability to work well independently and in a team
- Good interpersonal, communication, organization, and math skills
- Computer literacy

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS PREFERED BUT NOT REQUIRED:
- Some animal handling or grooming experience preferred


***THIS IS AN 18-MONTH CONTINGENT POSITION***


Position is located in St. Joseph, MO. Local Candidates will be considered.

Job: Pet Caretaker - Contingent Primary Location: Saint Joseph, MO US Other Location: Career Area: Nestle Purina PetCare Company



Company Details


Nestle Purina PetCare

Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Nestlé Purina PetCare has been advancing pet nutrition for over 80 years. Our team of over 18,000 employees and 400 scientists, including nutritionists, aim to develop products that deliver comprehensive nutrition to help ensure the long healthy lives of pets and make discoveries that can further enhance the lives of pets everywhere. Nestlé Purina is focused on delivering world-class products with...