8612 Santa Monica Blvd
Durango, CO 81301
Job Objective Seeking a position as Animal Attendant where I can utilize my knowledge and experience in reputed organization.
Summary of Qualifications:
- Hands-on experience in working in animal research facility
- Sound knowledge of animal behavior and training techniques
- In-depth knowledge of feed and care requirements of various livestock
- Proficient in using forklifts and waste containers
- Ability to restrain an infant or sedated animal.
- Exceptional ability to understand and follow instructions
- Profound ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
- Ability to work independently with little supervision
- Excellent interpersonal skills
Animal Attendant, August 2005 to till date
The Philadelphia Zoo, Durango, CO
- Assisted in feeding animals commercial feed, fruit and enrichment diet daily.
- Checked animal watering ‘lixit’ valves and water lines daily.
- Completed hygiene tasks of animal housing.
- Reported any unusual condition of animals to supervisor.
- Performed animal health checks daily in accordance with established schedules.
- Provided treatment to animal diseases to improve condition of suffering animals.
Animal Attendant, May 2000 to July 2005
UTMB, Durango, CO
- Assisted in cleaning, disinfecting and hosing enclosures.
- Monitored & reported animal behavior.
- Utilized animal behavior and training techniques wherever required.
- Maintained animal husbandry log forms and books daily.
- Assisted in maintaining stock of cleaning supplies from storage twice a week.
Associate Degree in Animal Science, University of New Haven, Connecticut, CT