Kennel Hand

Job ID 22319133
Canterbury, Waimakariri
Listed on 11 Sep 2023

About this job

There are 2 permanent part time positions available in Eyrewell Forest for Kennel Hands. This role involves working with retired racing Greyhounds and their journey in finding forever homes!

We are searching for Rehoming Assistants / Kennel Hands to work with our onsite team that consists of 2 current workers. Daily Duties include: - Feeding, walking, and kennel cleaning. - Grooming, nail maintenance, and escorting dogs to veterinary facilities.

Efficiency in completing tasks, time management, observation skills, and the ability to work alone and in a team are key skills needed for this role.

You will meet many beautiful Greyhounds and their trainers as part of this rehoming programme, as well as staff and volunteers from our partner rehoming agencies and veterinary staff.

This role suits someone either with experience in dog handling and kennel experience, or otherwise someone who is passionate and has a natural love for dogs. If you have a can-do attitude, patience, an open mind, and a love of dogs, please apply!

Job Requirements

A Full Class 1 Drivers License. Your own transport. Ability to pass a police check. Preference for candidates with dog handling or previous kennel experience.

Days of work
Role 1: 5 days a week: Mon - Fri 8am - 1pm. Role 2: Saturday and Sunday - 8am - 3pm. (25 hours per week)
Pay Details
Job Category
Animal Attendants and Trainers
Career Level
Trainee/apprentice (0 - 6 months)
Driver Licence
Full, (Class 1) - Car Licence
Pre-employment drug test required

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