Chenega Corporation Animal Control Technician in Fort Campbell, Kentucky

CHENEGA HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC

Company Job Title:

Animal Control Technician

Clearance:

NACI Background

Location:

Ft. Campbell, KY

Reports To:

Lead Animal Control Technician

FLSA Status:

Non-Exempt, Full Time, Regular

Summary:

TheAnimal Conrol Technicianshall be responsible for stray animal capture services at Ft. Campbell, KY.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:(Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position)

  • ·Physically respond to cell phone dispatches within 45 minutes of the initial call to the reported address of the stray animaly.

·Pick up, in a humane manner, all stray animals fitting the description reported in dispatch.

·Upon capture, assess each stray animal for emergency care. Should emergency care be required, provide and/or submit stray animal for care within one (1) hour of capture.

·Should another dispatch be received prior to arriving at the Stray Animal Impound Facility (SAIF), Animal Control Technician shall respond to dispatched location according to contract terms.

·Should additional animals be observed at a dispatched location that were not identified in the original dispatch, the Contractor shall capture animal in according with contract terms.

·Upon capturing a stray animal, the Animal Control Technician shall not release the animal to any person, including the owner, until placement and recordation at the SAIF.

·Log the non-capture of stray animals at the SAIF within 24-hours of capture.

·The Animal Control Technician shall only use animal handling equipment that has been specifically designed for the humane treatment of stray animals. The Animal Control Technician must be proficient in using all techniques and equipment for animal control.

·Disinfect all vehicles and animal carriers used for transporting stray animals daily and not within the boundaries of Fort Campbell, making certain to remove all feces and urine from previously captured and contained stray animals.

·Log all stray animals that become deceased upon capture with SAIF, receive a non-surgical cause-of-death exam, be scanned for a microchip, checked for tag, owner notified if known, and prepare stray for disposal.

·Dispose of carcasses from stray animals that become deceased upon capture in two (2) leak-proof bags, labelled, and placed in a freezer until such a time that they can be cremated and the ashes legally disposed of. Bagged carcasses shall be labelled to include Log#, date, and initials of person disposing of the carcass. Disposal shall be by cremation. The Government reserves the right to use other resources for stray animal capture.

·Scan all animals for a microchip and check for tags. Any information discovered will be recorded as in accordance with contract requirements.

·Maintain index card system of each animal and attached to the cage/run which shall contain log number, sex, breed, date of impoundment, microchip number (if applicable) and signature of person completing ID card.

·Maintain Record of Animal Impoundment and Chronological Record of Medical Care shall also be started for each animal to include: log number, results of microchip scan, microchip number if present, location stray animal was located, dates of entry and departure, final disposition, species, age, gender, physical description (breed,color,etc.), initial and final exam.

·May also assist with replenishing water, cleaning, sanitizing, and checking food containers.

·May also assist with feeding animals according to feeding guidelines.

·Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

·Establish and maintain working relationship with VETCEN to ensure immediate notification of any stray animals diagnosed with an infectious disease such as, but not limited to, parvo or kennel cough.

·Establish, maintain and ensure return to owner policies is adhered to according to contract requirements.

·Oversee adoption/pet registration policies are adhered to according to contract requirements.

Non-Essential Duties:

· Other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibilities:

· None

Minimum Qualifications:(To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • ·High School Diploma or equivalent.

·Valid driver's license.

·Previous work experience in veterinary care preferred.

·Previous experience handling small animals necessary.

·Experience in animal welfare, shelter, or customer service preferred, but not required

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • ·Prior experience working in a dog business -- Dog Daycare, Vet office, Kennel, Groom Shop/Bather etc.

·Ability to keep up in a demanding fast-paced environment.

·A consistently cheerful and energetic disposition

·A clean, neat and well-groomed appearance.

·Ability to interact positively with our stray animals. (Dog Behavior knowledge is a plus).

·Pro-active and the ability to work with minimal supervision

·Reliable attendance and punctuality willingness to pitch in wherever needed as needed.

  • Have basic computer knowledge and skills.

  • Diversity:

· Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences; Educates others on the value of diversity; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Builds a diverse workforce.

Ethics:

· Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values.

Physical Demands:

· The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

· While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment :

· The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

· The employee will normally work in a temperature-controlled office environment, with frequent exposure to electronic office equipment.

· During visits to areas of operations, may be exposed to extreme cold or hot weather conditions. Is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and loud noise.

Chenega Corporation and family of companies is an EOE.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

Native preference under PL 93-638.

We participate in the E-Verify Employment Verification Program.

Minimum Qualifications: (To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.

·Valid driver's license.

·Previous work experience in veterinary care preferred.

·Previous experience handling small animals necessary.

·Experience in animal welfare, shelter, or customer service preferred, but not required

Job: Facility Mgmt

Organization: Chenega Healthcare Services

Title: Animal Control Technician

Location: Kentucky-Fort Campbell

Requisition ID: 1700000918