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Contingent Animal Handler

Company: Methodist Children's Home Society
Location: Mayville
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

The Animal Handler position helps to maintain new programs, animal area, equipment, and resource materials set forth by the equestrian supervisor. The Animal Handler will assist the Equestrian supervisor with programs, implementing new strategies, and all activities that involve all animals in the care of the Fowler Center. -

  • Provide medical treatment, such as administering medications and vaccinations, or arrange for veterinarians to provide more extensive treatment.
  • Exercise animals to maintain their physical and mental health.
  • Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species.
  • Feed and water livestock and monitor food and water supplies.
  • Clean stalls, pens, and equipment, using disinfectant solutions, brushes, shovels, water hoses, or pumps.Education and Experience:
    • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
    • 1-3 years of experience with horseback riding and animal care.
    • Maintain a valid driver's license and driving record that is acceptable and meets requirements of the agency's insurance carrier.Knowledge Requirements: -
      • Knowledge of storage/handling techniques of animal feed.
      • Basic animal handling skills and confidence to do so.
      • Appropriate use animal tools including but not limited saddles, reins, farrier equipment.
      • Safety measures including appropriate use of protective equipment, safe lifting, and animal handling.
      • Safe and appropriate use of cleaning supplies -MCHS offers a generous compensation package which includes medical and dental benefits, 401k with match, professional development opportunities, and more! - -MCHS is an equal opportunity employer where employment is based upon personal capabilities and qualifications without discrimination because of race, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, marital status, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected characteristics as established by law. - This policy extends to all policies and procedures related to the recruitment and hiring, compensation, benefits, termination, and all other terms and conditions of employment. - -Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Methodist Children's Home Society, Flint , Contingent Animal Handler, Professions , Mayville, Michigan

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