Shelter Assistant PT

Employer: Montgomery County, VA Economic Development
Job Location: CHRISTIANSBURG, Virginia
Category: Other
Employment Type: Part Time
Last Updated: 11/20/2020
Closing Date: 12/4/2020
Montgomery County, Va Economic DevelopmentMontgomery County, VA Economic Development
The Montgomery County Department of Economic Development is dedicated to improving the quality of life in Montgomery County, VA through economic growth. Montgomery County is a growing technology oriented community nestled in the beautiful mountains of Virginia and is home to Virginia Tech and the Towns of Blacksburg and Christiansburg. We ensure this growth through business retention, expansion, and attraction programs, developing sites/buildings, and supporting local workforce development.
Job Description Shelter Assistant (P/T)                                  
Montgomery County, Virginia
Montgomery County has an opening for Part-Time Shelter Assistant, with essential duties including but not limited to: Provide general care for the animals in the Shelter, including watering, feeding, grooming, performing routine exams, and treating wounds; Work with and provide direction to trustees, volunteers, and community service workers in the general care of the animals; Clean/sanitize/disinfect the cages and kennels that house the animals, as well as administrative areas, restrooms and surgical areas; Clean the outdoor play yards and meet and greet areas; Perform inspections of sick animals, administering prescription medications under the direction of veterinarian; Interact with the public to provide information on the shelter animals or to assist with adoptions, reclaims and transfers to rescues; Transport animals to veterinarian, groomer, or other locations as directed; Provide minor building maintenance; Perform routine record keeping; and carry out other duties as they are assigned by supervisor.
High school diploma/equivalent GED or vocational training required. Candidate must have a valid driver’s license. Pay $11.69/hour, approximately 24 hours per week, with customary hours including weekday and weekend hours.  Applicant materials must be received by Friday, December 4, 2020 to be considered. 
Candidates should apply online at:    For more information or to request an application or accommodation for disabilities, contact Human Resources at 540.394.2007.
Montgomery County, VA is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to nondiscrimination in recruitment, selection, hiring, pay, promotion, retention or other personnel action affecting employees or candidates for employment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender/orientation, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 
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