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AMY SMITH
123 Main Street Atlanta, Georgia 30339
Home: (555) 555-1234, Cell: (555) 555-1235 asmith@sample~resume.com


Objective:   Seek the Position of Animal Caretaker

SUMMARY:   Highly gifted Animal Caretaker with huge background in providing administrative supervision over employees who provide care for animals used in research and/or teaching; supervising the maintenance and care of facilities and equipment used in animal care; ensuring compliance with federal, state, and/or university regulations regarding the care and use of animals in research and teaching.

Summary of Qualifications

  • Over twelve years experience.
  • Exceptional skill in recognizing changes in conditions of animals and animal room environment, malfunctioning equipment, and unsafe conditions.
  • Great skill in maintaining accurate records.
  • Uncommon skill in calculating dosages, administering medication, and obtaining biological samples.
  • Remarkable skill in construction and maintenance of related equipment and facilities.
  • Strong skill in communicating and executing oral and written instructions.
  • Thorough knowledge of standard operating procedures for laboratory animal care or livestock care, as applicable.
  • Sound knowledge of federal, state, and/or university regulations regarding animal care and use in research and teaching.
  • Deep knowledge of disease transmission, prevention, and control in animals.
  • In-depth knowledge of reproductive characteristics and behavior in the species.
  • Remarkable knowledge and ability to use computer hardware and software to prepare reports.
  • Exceptional ability to explain policies, procedures, rules, and regulations; to supervise and train other employees; and to organize and prioritize work assignments.
  • Sound ability to determine if animals meet the criteria for research projects.
  • Immense ability to lift and/or move 50-100 pounds.
  • Profound ability to perform physical labor such as restraining animals, loading and unloading supplies and animals, and standing for prolonged periods of time.
  • Great ability to work around noise, dust, odors, fumes, and extremes in temperature.
  • Remarkable ability to read, write, and follow instructions.

Professional Experience

Happy Animal Home Inc., New York            2002 - Present

Animal Caretaker III
  • Supervise and train animal care personnel and investigator staff in techniques of animal observation and care, breeding, record keeping, restraints, injections, phlebotomy, tissue harvesting, euthanasia, and other related techniques.
  • Schedule and review work activities of personnel.
  • Interview and recommend hiring, evaluate employee performance, and initiate disciplinary actions, promotion, and/or terminations to supervisor.
  • Direct the maintenance of records (e.g. supplies, breeding information, treatments, etc).
  • Summarize data and prepare regular reports of activities carried out.
  • Ensure animals are receiving appropriate care and that facilities and equipment are functioning properly.
  • Assist in determining if animals meet the criteria for research projects.
  • Order supplies or notify supervisor of need.
  • Review animal operations for compliance with government regulations regarding the purchase, care and use of animals in scientific research.
  • Treat animals under direction of veterinarian.
  • Calculate dosages, prepare and administer medication to animals.

Happy Animal Home Inc., New York                   1998 - 2002

Animal Caretaker II
  • Performed or assisted investigators in technical work of obtaining tissue, milk, blood, urine and stool samples.
  • Performed treatments as directed by supervisor or veterinary staff.
  • Euthanized animals, as directed.
  • Maintained breeding colonies, herds, or flocks including mating of animals and care of young.
  • Followed approved SOP for processing incoming animals of each species.
  • Maintained inventories and notified supervisor of supply needs.
  • Trained, instructed or supervised research staff, Animal Caretaker, laborers, and students as directed.
  • Milked, dehorned, implanted, castrated and inseminated animals.
  • Maintained farm equipment.
  • Set-up, used, and maintained specialized laboratory equipment and/or completed USDA forms for procurement of animals as required.
  • Prepared animals for shipping from the university, including shipping container preparation and record keeping.

Happy Animal Home Inc., New York                   1994 - 1998

Animal Caretaker I
  • Recognized, and identified individual animals by natural markings such as color, habits, tattoos, sex, etc.
  • Followed established schedules to administer routine feed and water requirements.
  • Caught, handled and controlled animals.
  • Groomed livestock.
  • Lifted and carried loads up to 70 pounds; equipped animals with proper gear for specific task (i.e. pack saddle, harnesses, plows, riding saddles, etc.)
  • Exercised, rode, and assisted in the training of livestock for specific purposes (i.e. riding, plowing, pulling wagon, packing, etc.).
  • Used common hand tools to keep livestock area clean and sanitary.
  • Used wheelbarrows for disposing of animal waste.
  • Applied chemicals for the purpose of disinfecting, deodorizing, reducing pest insects, and controlling infectious diseases, etc.
  • Followed oral directions from supervisor and/or written manufacturers directions concerning the safety, mixing and application of chemicals.

Education and Professional Training

Certified Animal Caretaker, American Association of Laboratory Animal Science

Associate Degree in Laboratory Animal Science,
New York University (1994)



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