Relief Animal Care Worker

Animal Services

Exempt | Location: Civic Center

Hourly Salary

$27.23

contact information

Arthur Palomar
213-978-1808
Animalservices.careers@lacity.org

job description

CITY OF LOS ANGELES
DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SERVICES
Job Opportunity
PART-TIME RELIEF ANIMAL CARE WORKER (0703)

The Department of Animal Services is seeking highly motivated candidates who desire to be part of our team by providing quality care to animals in the City’s animal care centers.

DUTIES
  • Receives and cares for all types of domestic and wild animals; assists with transferring animals to other shelters; explains regulations regarding disposition of animals to the public; cares for dangerous and/or diseased and injured animals; and cleans cages, kennels, vehicles, buildings, yards, and equipment.
  • Assists in giving first aid and emergency medical treatment to diseased and injured animals and calls the Department Veterinary staff or an outside veterinarian when needed.
  • Requires contact with the public, volunteers, adoption partners, local veterinarians/clinic, internal staff, and staff in other departments.
  • Provides excellent customer service and animal care.
A Relief Animal Care Worker must be available for assignment to various shifts, weekends, and holidays, at any of the animal care centers located in Central Los Angeles, South Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, San Pedro, and the San Fernando Valley.

REQUIREMENTS

The requirements for Relief Animal Care Worker are:
  • Must be a high school graduate and at least 18 years of age; and
  • A valid California Driver’s License and proof of legal right to work in the U.S.
LICENSE

A valid California Driver’s License is required and must be maintained throughout employment.

SALARY

$27.23 hourly with no benefits

How to apply

APPLICATION PROCESS

If you are interested in applying for this position, please submit a current resume, a City Employment Application detailing your education, training and experience to animalservices.careers@lacity.org. The application form can be found here: https://per.lacity.org/Application.pdf

The period to submit your application is currently open and ends when sufficient applications are received.

For candidates seeking initial City employment, in accordance with Los Angeles City Ordinance 187134, information regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirements as conditions of employment may be found at:
https://clkrep.lacity.org/onlinedocs/2021/21-0921_ord_187134_8-24-21.pdf.