Jefferson Parish Sheriff
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ANIMAL CARE ATTENDANT I (6601)
at Jefferson Parish Sheriff
- Purpose of Announcement
EXAMINATION IS ANNOUNCED TO SUPPLEMENT THE EXISTING EMPLOYMENT LIST TO FILL ONE (1) CURRENT WEST JEFFERSON VACANCY IN THE DEPARTMENT OF ANIMAL SHELTER.
*This employment list will also be used for FUTURE East & West Jefferson vacancies in the Animal Shelter.
- Kind of Work
Cares for animals in kennels; cleans kennels, cages, runs, and surrounding area such as walls, windows, and floors; prepares food; feeds and waters animals; drives small pick-up truck for pick-ups and deliveries; administer injections and other medicines to animals as prescribed by the veterinarian; assists euthanasia technician during the euthanasia process; reads and follows veterinary's medical instructions and departmental policies and procedures; and performs related work as required. This position requires rotating shift work, which includes weekends and holidays. This position is also an essential, emergency duty status worker and may not be relieved of duty when the Parish President or his designee recommends a voluntary or mandatory evacuation of Jefferson Parish. Position requires driving of a Parish vehicle, thus possession of a valid driver's license and acceptable driving record will be given preference.
Animal Care Attendant I level employees must have the ability to obtain, during their course of employment, a Certified Animal Euthanasia Technician (CAET) certification issued by the Louisiana Board of Veterinary Medicine.
- Minimum Qualifications For Admission to Examination
Applicants must be minimum age of 18 years; PLUS, possess a high school diploma or equivalency certificate.
- Kind of Examination
- (ENTRANCE AND PROMOTIONAL)NON-COMPETITIVE: All persons meeting the stated requirements on this announcement will be issued an Employment Eligibility letter for Animal Care Attendant I and have their name forwarded to the appointing authority when vacancies arise.
JOB POSTING NO: 6601-21R