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Seek the Challenging Position of Animal Care Supervisor
A highly talented Animal Care Worker with huge experience in performing all aspects of humane animal care duties to ensure animal safety and wellbeing, and provide quality customer service by providing the public with assistance and accurate information regarding Animal Services' policies, programs and procedures.
Summary of Qualifications
More than eight years experience.
In-depth knowledge of the environmental conditions necessary for the care and use of laboratory animals.
Remarkable knowledge of supervisory practices and principles.
Profound knowledge of the use and maintenance of animal material and supplies.
Exceptional ability to effectively communicate both orally and written.
Remarkable knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
Great knowledge of animal science and behavior.
Considerable knowledge of animal medicine to diagnose and treat simple animal injuries, diseases, and deformities.
Uncommon time management ability.
Great critical thinking ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions,
Excellent ability to teach and instruct others how to do something.
Sound ability to determine how money will be spent to get work done, and to account for the expenditures.
Collins College, Tarrytown, NY 2003 - Present
Animal Care Supervisor
Supervise three full-time employees, on a regular basis.
Make decisions regarding hiring, evaluation, promotion and termination of employees.
Develop, plan and schedule the care and feeding programs for animals.
Inspect animal rooms for sanitation, proper operation of mechanical equipment and condition of the cages; ensure compliance with federal and departmental guidelines.
Check health condition of animals and administer medication as prescribed by a veterinarian.
Assist in departmental planning of goals and objectives and assist in developing policies and procedures for animal use.
Oversee breeding colonies of various animals, making decisions as to which animals to use and how often they should be bred.
Consult with researchers about experiments involving animal use; give advice on matters such as animal gestation period, proper handling and restraining of animals and cage requirements.
Allocate and assign space for incoming animals.
Develop and participate in an animal care training program for researchers, staff and students; prepare and present related material.
Assist veterinarians in animal surgeries, which include anesthetizing, medicating and vaccinating animals.
Prepare and maintain various reports and files.
Collins College, Tarrytown, NY 2000 - 2003
Animal Care Worker
Cleaned, disinfected and maintained animal handling areas and veterinary services areas.
Fed, watered, bathed, dip and exercise animals.
Safely and humanely handled animals and performed certain related animal and health care functions for animals of different species, including those of unknown temperament, and aggressive, wild, sick and injured animals.
Assisted in monitoring the medical/behavioral status of animals and performed related health care activities.
Monitored the physical condition of animals and advised veterinarians and supervisors of ill or injured animals.
Loaded dead animals onto trucks.
Ensured the safety of animals and people in the shelter.
Maintained relevant written records, accurately entered data on computer, and answered the telephone.
Performed receiving, reclaiming, and animal care and adoption duties.
Assisted other staff with animals.
Assisted in the euthanasia of animals identified by veterinarians, management, supervisors and senior veterinary technicians with understanding and compassion for the animal.
Animal World Private Zoo Inc., Tarrytown, NY 1997 - 2000
Animal Care Attendant
Maintained healthy, safe, sanitary, pleasant and clean facilities for the animals and the public at all times as assigned.
Responsible for cleaning after, feeding and watering of all shelter animals as scheduled.
Responsible for examining and processing animals received by the SSPCA, including properly completing necessary paperwork, bathing and grooming animals, administering vaccinations and completing preliminary physical examinations in the prescribed manner.
Responsible for daily & periodic checks as to animal health, safety, cleanliness and overall well-being and to report any significant problems immediately to supervisor.
Maintained proper identification and records on animals.
Provided accurate information and friendly professional service to the public and to co-workers in a responsive, positive, courteous, truthful and tactful manner.
Assisted in and performed euthanasia of animals by injection as assigned and maintained proper control of DEA controlled substances.
Properly kenneled all animals, avoiding overcrowding, and regularly maintained a safe environment for each animal.
Education and Professional Training
Certified (LATG) by the American Association for Laboratory Animal Scientist.
New York University, NY Bachelor's Degree in Animal Science (1997)