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CITY OF IOWA CITY Animal Care Technician in IOWA CITY, Iowa

Animal Care TechnicianAnimal Services DivisionPolice DepartmentApplication deadline: Friday, July 1, 2022Visit www.icgov. org/ jobs to apply onlineOne permanent full time position availableFull salary range: $43,804.80 $56,388.80Hours: 40 hours per week; some weekends and holidays, possible evening hoursJob summary:Under immediate direction, maintains a safe and sanitary facility for center animals and the public. Provides for andis responsible for the humane handling and care for all center animals and all animal housing areas. Is accountablefor the overall cleanliness of all animal housing areas. Assures industry best practice standards for all animalsnutritional, housing, emotional and medical needs. Is accountable for training temporary employees and others inkennel and animal maintenance. Educates and provides assistance and adoption counseling to the public. Showsstrong initiative and works in a leadership role within animal housing areas.Minimum qualifications:High school degree or equivalent required. Certified Veterinary Technician, Certified Veterinary Assistantor Certified Animal Services Officer and/ or equivalent experience or education in an animal related fieldrequired. Valid driver' s license with satisfactory driving record required. Must be 18 years of age per IowaCode 92.8. Must pass criminal background check.Preferred qualifications:Euthanasia Technician Certification preferred and will be required within one year of hire.More information:A full job description including a listing of essential duties and responsibilities and necessary knowledge,skills and abilities is available at jobs under Job Descriptions.It is the policy of the City of Iowa City to afford equal employment opportunities for all employees andpotential City employees.