123 Main Street • Atlanta, Georgia • 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235
Objective: Seek the Position of Animal Shelter Clerk
SUMMARY: Remarkably knowledgeable, efficient and reliable Animal Shelter Clerk with over six years experience maintaining all functions of the Animal Shelter office including but not limited to assisting the public with animal intake, adoptions, redemptions, and animal licenses.
Summary of Qualifications
Strong ability to learn and practice all applicable safety rules and regulations.
Uncommon ability to be courteous and understanding of the public in the sensitive environment of animal control.
Profound ability and willingness to work extra hours during a normal week, weekends, and holidays.
Proven ability to read and write sufficiently to understand and carry out basic instructions.
Excellent computer skills.
Exceptional ability to operate office equipment such as a copy machine, computer/software, fax, printer, etc.
Sound knowledge of the working area and necessary equipment.
Strong ability to handle animals.
Proven ability to perform tasks without direct supervision.
Excellent communication skills.
Animal Care Centre, Minneapolis 2002 - Present
Animal Shelter Clerk II
Order supplies and pay invoices.
Process adoption applications and complete foster, adoption, and rescue agreements.
Follow up with spay/neuter and rabies vaccination completions.
Complete a deposit weekly.
Accept animals brought into the shelter from the public.
Assist public in viewing impounded animals when needed.
Answer questions for the public about policies and procedures, pet care, animal control ordinances, etc.
Take and dispatch work orders for Animal Control Officers when needed.
Maintain accurate logs of animals brought into the shelter from the public.
Enter all necessary calls and animal information into database.
Complete and submit payroll biweekly.
Complete and submit weekly, monthly, and yearly statistic reports and employee daily absentee reports.
Update lost and found report.
Issue animal traps to public through the office.
Assist in the euthanasia process by identifying animals for euthanasia, removing animals from cages, and placing them in the chamber cages.
Assist by restraining animals for euthanasia by injection.
Assist Kennel Keeper in cleaning and sanitizing cages daily.
Assist in cleaning and sanitizing all cages/kennels on weekends and holidays.
Assist in scanning, tagging, and placing animals that are brought in through the office in appropriate cages.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Animal Care Centre, Minneapolis 2000 - 2002
Animal Shelter Clerk I
Assisted public to adopt animals in animal shelter and compiled records of impounded animals.
Assisted prospective owners in selection of animals for adoption and in preparation of adoption forms.
Advised new owners of pet-examination and neuterization services.
Maintained list of prospective dog owners and contacted them when desired type of dog was available.
Prepared dog-license forms and collected fees.
Reviewed shelter records of licensed-dog owners to identify owners of lost dogs; reviewed other shelter records to help owners find lost pets.
Compiled daily records required by animal shelter describing stray animals found by shelter workers and animals turned in by public.