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Part Time Animal Pound Attendant

The County of Sussex is accepting applications for the position of Part-Time Animal Pound Attendant. Work involves maintaining the Sussex County Animal Pound, cleaning kennels and cages, cleaning the office area, feeding and providing water for the animals at the pound, answering the phones, greeting the public and other duties as assigned. This position includes cleaning the animal shelter on the weekends and other times as needed.

Minimum training and experience:
Any combination and experience equivalent to graduation from high school.

Special requirements: Some knowledge of small animal care and behavior; skill in handling animals (dogs and cats); skill in cleaning and maintaining facilities; skill in dealing with the public. Must possess a valid Virginia driver’s license and must meet and maintain all county and state training and education requirements for the position.

Salary:
$13.39 per hour

Submit completed Virginia state application (DPT Form 10-012 – Rev 10/99), cover letter, detailed resume, salary history and work related references to: Shilton R. Butts, Assistant to the County Administrator at Post Office Box 1397, 20135 Princeton Road, Sussex, Virginia 23884 or e-mail sricks@sussexcountyva.gov. State applications can be downloaded at www.virginia.gov or by calling (434) 246-1000 to request that the application be emailed to you. Deadline for submission of application and pertinent documents: 4:00p.m., Monday, January 29, 2018. If mailing or hand delivering documents, please mark the sealed envelope “CONFIDENTIAL”.

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Sussex County, Virginia is an Equal Opportunity Employer