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 Attn: Department of Human Resources

 122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523

Department of Human Resources

122 East Main Street

Bedford, VA 24523



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Animal Shelter Operator

  • Type:Part Time
  • Salary/Pay Rate:$9.85 Per Hour
  • Posted Date:07/24/2020


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1307 Falling Creek Rd


25-30 per week which includes Saturdays and Sundays


Performs intermediate semiskilled and clerical work in animal care, public contact, cleaning of premises in animal control operations; does related work in required. Work is performed under regular supervision. Supervision may be exercised over temporary and volunteer workers.


Minimum Requirements Include:

  • Knowledge and experience equivalent to graduation from high school and some experience in working with caring for animals
  • Knowledge of small animal care and behavior
  • Skill in handling animals
  • Skill in cleaning and general custodial duties
  • Ability to deal effectively and tactfully with the public
  • Ability to prepare and maintain files and records
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates
  • Light work requiring the exertion of up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, up to 10 pounds of force frequently and a neglible amount of force constantly to move objects

    Preferred Experience includes:

  • .Possession of euthanasia certificate

Bedford County maintains a safe, drug-free workplace for its employees. Drug screening, driving record check,a criminal background check, and previous employer referencesare required for all positions as conditions of pre-employment.

EOE / ADA / Minorities / Females / Vets

Minimum Salary

$ 9.85

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In Person: Bedford County Administration Building, 122 East Main Street, Suite 202, Bedford, VA 24523

Date Posted



Until position is filled

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