|Desired Industry: Pet Care/Animal Care
|Desired Job Location: Los Angeles, California
||Date Posted: 9/1/2006
|Type of Position: Part-Time Permanent
||Availability Date: September 1, 2006
|Desired Wage: 12,500 - 16,600
||U.S. Work Authorization: Yes
|Job Level: Experienced with over 2 years experience
||Willing to Travel: Yes, Less Than 25%
|Highest Degree Attained: High School/Equivalent
||Willing to Relocate: No
To obtain a part-time position with a reputable and purposeful animal care organization, utilizing my strengths in varied skill sets and my strong work ethic. In addition, I am currently a student, attending Santa Monica college and accruing credits for transfer in pursuit of a bachelor's degree in Psychology.
August 2005 - July 2006
Olde Towne Pet Resort, Springfield, Virginia
Lead Animal Care Specialist
Overseeing and maintaining the health of boarding, daycare and grooming animals, administering medication, treating minor illness and injury, assessing emergency situations, emergency medical attention, supervising/managing kennel staff, assisting in training of Animal Care Specialists and Supervisors, working with department director to implement policies which insure quality animal care.
March 2005 - June 2005
Beacon Hill Cat Clinic, Alexandria, Virginia
Daily general health care and cleaning of animal population, feeding, administering medication, blood, fecal, and urine testing, preliminary physical examination, emergency/triage medical attention, vaccinations, assisting clients, minimal lab work.
October 2004 - January 2005
Pender Veterinary Center, Fairfax, Virginia
Daily general care and cleaning of animal population, feeding, walking, etc., facilities maintenance, animal handling, assisting doctors and LVT’s with animal care and restraint, pre and post-op assistance, surgery assistance, emergency/triage medical attention.
July 2003-August 2004
Animal Welfare League of Alexandria, Alexandria, Virginia
Senior Animal Care Technician
Daily general health care and cleaning of animal population, feeding, administering medication, emergency/triage medical attention, vaccines, blood testing, physical examinations, behavioral evaluations, wildlife and aggressive animal handling, euthanasia (certified)
September 2002 - December 2003
Russian Medical Fund, Vienna, Virginia
Off-site development of webpage, including graphics and updates
March 2001 - July 2003
Southern California Research Institute, Los Angeles, California
Off-site development of webpage, including forms, links, and updates on drug & alcohol research conferences.
May 1996 - August 1998
Seven Corners Animal Hospital, Falls Church, VA
Kennel Care/Veterinary Assistant/Front Desk.
Pre & post op assistance, administering medication, kennel maintenance, daily care and cleaning of animal population, admission and release, file processing.
1998 Graduated from James Madison High School
1999 - Present Attendance at Northern Virginia Community College
2003 Certified in Animal Euthanasia/Humane Death
2003 Certified in Pet First Aid
I am trained, but not liscenced, as a veterinary technician.
I have a genuine love and respect for animals. I have been effective in working with them not only because of my experience and knowledge base, but also due to my sincere empathy and gentility.
Available upon request.
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