Contractual/Temporary P/T Kennel Technician- Police Department
Company: City of Port St. Lucie, FL
Location: Port Saint Lucie
Posted on: September 16, 2023
Salary: $15.00 Hourly
Location : Port St. Lucie FL 34984, FL
Job Type: PART-TIME
Job Number: 202302155
Department: POLICE DEPARTMENT
Opening Date: 04/25/2023
Closing Date: Continuous
The City of Port St. Lucie is an equal opportunity employer.
This position requires the applicant to successfully pass a drug
This position is Essential and is required to report to duty
before, during, and immediately after a civil emergency.
Attends to and cares for animals housed in City facilities. Must be
able to work a flexible schedule. Facilitates the development of
public trust and confidence in the City.
The following duties are illustrative for this position. The
omission of specific duties does not exclude them from the
classification if the work is similar, related, or a logical
assignment for this classification. Other duties may be required
- Keeps the mission, vision and values of the City of Port St.
Lucie at the forefront of decision making and action; builds
strategic and collaborative relationships and interacts with others
in a way that builds confidence and trust; provides excellent
customer service by taking action to accomplish objectives,
maintaining high levels of work and productivity by generating
innovative solutions to work situations.
- Feeds and waters animals according to schedules.
- Cleans and disinfects cages, pens, and yards and feed
- Performs continual janitorial services throughout the
- Bathes and grooms animals when needed. Provides parasite
- Transports animals to St. Lucie County Humane Society.
- Adjusts controls to regulate temperature and humidity of
- May record information according to instructions such as
genealogy, diet, weight, medications, food intake and license
- Assists in receiving and admitting animals. Prepares
identification materials to include the AVID Micro Chip ID
- Repairs cages, pens, or fenced yards.
- Assists with inventory control and restocking supplies.
- Additional duties as assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability
required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable
individuals with disabilities to perform the essential
Knowledge, Skill and/or Ability Required:
- Ability to focus on the positive in every situation.
- Ability to stay centered when challenged.
- Ability to model respect for individuals, teams, and the
- Ability to establish and maintain the trust and confidence of
the department and public. Education and/or Experience:
Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an
acceptable equivalency diploma required. One to three month's
experience in handling animals with care and compassion without
becoming emotionally involved. Valid Florida Driver's License and
maintenance of clean driving record required.
The physical demands described here are representative of those
that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the
essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the
While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly
required to stand and talk or hear. The employee is frequently
required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with
hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
The employee is occasionally required to sit. The employee must
regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or
move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100
pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include
close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision,
depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to
The of City Port St. Lucie provides a wide array of benefits to
meet the diverse needs of our employees. For additional details on
benefits offer by the City of Port St. Lucie, see the link
Click Here to View Benefit Highlight Booklet
Do you have a valid driver's license?
Do you have one to three months experience in handling animals with
care and compassion without becoming emotionally involved?
Have you ever been convicted of, or pled guilty or no contest to,
any felony or misdemeanor? If yes, what was the charge?
Have you ever been arrested? If yes, what for?
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