VCA Experienced Animal Care Attendant in Brookline, Massachusetts

Company Info: VCA Inc. owns, operates, and manages the largest network of freestanding veterinary hospitals and veterinary clinical reference laboratories in North America, with over 900 hospitals located in the U.S. states and Canada, and more than 55 clinical laboratories. VCA is also a leading supplier of diagnostic imaging equipment to the veterinary industry, as well as operating a franchisor of premier dog daycare facilities.

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VCA Brookline Animal Hospital is a fast-paced, multi-doctor small animal practice in Brookline, Massachusetts.

VCA Brookline Animal Hospital is small animal, fast paced general medicine practice offering full service boarding and grooming in Brookline, Massachusetts.

We are seeking an experienced Animal Care Attendant to join our team.

The successful candidate will share our commitment to delivering exceptional service to our loyal clientele and the highest quality care to their boarded and hospitalized pets.

Responsibilities and Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Cleaning cages.

  • Feeding and caring for dogs and cats

  • Walking dogs

  • Running play groups

  • Doing laundry and dishes

  • Cleaning and maintaining hospital premises.

  • Working with front desk and medical teams to ensure exceptional care of pets during their boarding stay

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Strong client relations and interpersonal skills.

  • Intermediate to expert computer skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Self-starter and team player.

  • The ability to integrate new information into problem-solving

  • High School Diploma/GED or equivalent

  • The ability to lift up to 40 lbs. and be exposed to hazards associated with pets such as allergies, contagious diseases, noises, odors, bites, scratches, and animal waste.

  • Compassion for pets and people—as well as awareness and understanding of others’ reactions

  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds.

  • Scheduling flexibility to include days, nights, weekends and holidays.

We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more!

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more!

Physical Demands: Work is generally performed in an office environment. Ability to sit for long periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development).

VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We’re always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!