PT Animal Shelter Kennel Attendant

Gilmer County Board of Commissioners
Job Description
Gilmer County is currently hiring for a PT Animal Shelter Kennel Attendant.

Responsible for cleaning cages and kennels, medicating and feeding animals, processing animals during intake, assisting people looking for their lost pets and assisting visitors who are interested in adopting a pet. Other duties may include washing dishes, doing laundry, unloading dog food, assisting with euthanasia and other tasks as assigned.

  • Previous animal related experience preferred.
  • Ability to stand for extended periods (8 hours a day) and to bend and reach to perform assigned work activities.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. without assistance.
  • Ability to interact with impounded dogs, cats and other animals including vicious, stray, sick or injured animals.
  • Ability to handle seeing and dealing with animals that have been abused, neglected or treated cruelly.
  • Ability to learn/perform a variety of animal care related work activities.
  • May be required to be certified in euthanasia within 6 months.
  • Must have reliable transportation.
  • High school diploma or GED required
Applications can be filled out at 1 Broad Street, Suite 106, Ellijay, GA  30540 between 8:30 to 4:00 pm Monday through Friday or downloaded from our website at and emailed to

Gilmer County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, the County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.
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