3839 West Burnham Street
West Milwaukee, WI 53215
414-649-8640

HOURS: 
Monday - Friday 
10:00AM to 8:00PM Saturday and Sunday
10:00AM to 5:00PM

 

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 KENNEL ATTENDANT
 
MADACC handles an estimated 13,400 animals annually from all 19 municipalities that form Milwaukee County. Applications are currently being accepted for the position of Kennel Attendant to establish a candidate eligibility pool to fill future openings in the position.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Kennel Attendants are responsible for the daily cleaning and general animal care of animal kennels and kenneling areas; assisting with euthanasia; provide courteous customer service, while at the same time abiding by strict guidelines of kennel awareness, when escorting the public through the shelter; releasing animals to owners; responding to calls/pages over two-way radios or loud speaker systems; stocking a variety of animal supplies; cleaning and sanitizing all food bowls, water bowls, litter pans, and laundry on a daily basis; assist with the unloading of various trucks and supplies; flushing and scrubbing out kennel drain basins; some janitorial duties.

MAJOR QUALIFICATIONS & ABILITIES

Candidates for the position of Kennel Attendant must meet the following minimum requirements; possess high school diploma or equivalent; maintain a professional demeanor at all times during the scheduled workday; be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds; handle routine euthanasia; have a strong initiative with excellent organizational skills; must be able to multitask; a thorough understanding and dedication of the philosophies of animal welfare; ability to work a varied schedule including evenings, weekends, holidays, and overtime.

SALARY AND BENEFITS

Salary for this position will be discussed at time of interview. Benefits include vacation and sick leave earned on an accrued basis for full time employees and paid holidays.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Apply in person only. Milwaukee Area Domestic Animal Control Commission, 3839 West Burnham Street, West Milwaukee, WI 53215

MADACC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER