Kennel Attendant

Posted: 05/15/2023

Notice of Job Opportunity
Date Opened:      May 13, 2022                           
Date Closed:        UNTIL FILLED

Position:               Kennel Attendant                    
                Dog Warden’s Office
Minimum Qualifications:
High school diploma or general education (GED); and six (6) months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 
Additional Qualifications (Agency/Dept. Qualifications):
Ability to effectively interact with volunteers and skilled at handling dogs.  Teamwork skills.  Communication skills.  Dog handling experience.
Hours:        Full-Time, Monday-Saturday, 8:00am-4:00pm (varies), Sunday as scheduled
Salary:        $11.47 per hour      
Serves County as animal shelter assistant.

  • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.
  • Promotes and maintains positive and effective working relationships and promotes good public relationships as a representative of Licking County Government.
  • Performs custodial tasks involving physical labor and use of equipment; including cleaning and maintaining the cleanliness of the animal shelter and directing Community Service personnel in completion of such tasks.
  • Assists Kennel Master in the coordination of scheduling Community Service personnel.
  • Water and feed animals daily.
  • Issues/assigns animals to cages.
  • Assists Administrative Assistant as needed with phones and issuance of dog licenses.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Meets all job safety requirements and all applicable PERRP safety standards that pertain to the essential functions of the position and all agency safety procedures.
  • Remains informed of current developments and procedures pertinent to duties; may be required to attend seminars/training.
Application Procedures:  Employees within the current department wishing to apply for the posted vacancy shall submit a letter of interest.  A letter of interest shall include a resume and a cover letter indicating qualifications in detail.  All other applicants must submit a completed application, resume and cover letter.  Please submit to the Human Resources Department, 20 South Second Street, 3rd. Floor, Newark, Ohio 43055 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. daily.  Applications can be obtained in person in the Human Resources Department or printed from the website at
Successful candidates will be subject to Licking County’s pre-employment drug screen and background check.
Licking County is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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