Considerable knowledge of local and state laws pertaining to animal welfare, control and regulations.
Considerable knowledge of the remedial and custodial care of animals.
Considerable knowledge of basic veterinary medicine and the care and treatment of animals.
Knowledge of surgical and laboratory practices, medical equipment, materials and instruments.
Knowledge of techniques and procedures for proper cleaning and sterilization of instruments and medical facilities.
Ability to handle or restrain large and sometimes aggressive animals.
Sufficient physical strength and ability to perform tasks assigned.
Ability to operate laboratory testing equipment.
Ability to apply scientific and technical knowledge with accuracy and judgment in the completion of laboratory tests and examinations.
Ability to comprehend and follow instructions, both orally and in writing.
Ability to communicate with co-workers and customers effectively.
Ability to serve the public and fellow employees with honesty and integrity in full accord with the letter and spirit of Broward County's Ethics and Conflict of Interest policies.
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with the general public, co-workers, elected and appointed officials and members of diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, marital status, political affiliation, familial status, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, or gender identity and expression.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING
Graduation from high school or an equivalent recognized certification; four (4) years of experience in the care and treatment of animals in a kennel, animal shelter or similar facility; or any equivalent combination of relevant training and experience.
NECESSARY SPECIAL REQUIREMENT
Certification in euthanasia.
Bargaining Unit: White Collar
FLSA Status: Non-exempt
Financial Disclosure Required: No
Class Spec. Estab./Revised: E 10/2011 R 02/2012