Sample Animal Caretaker Resume

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James Flavin
3873 Brown Avenue
Grover, SC 28073

Job Objective To obtain employment as Animal Caretaker where I can utilize my education and caretaking skills.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Admirable experience in taking care of various laboratory animals
  • Sound knowledge of daily husbandry practices
  • Familiarity with animal monitoring, record keeping and medical procedures
  • Profound knowledge of state and federal animal welfare guidelines
  • Ability to provide training to animal caretakers
  • Ability to provide food and water to animals
  • Ability to clean and sanitize animal facility
  • Ability to maintain and repair animal caging
  • Good understanding of animal safety procedures

Professional Experience:

Animal Caretaker
SoBran, Inc, Grover, SC
August 2007 – Present

  • Maintained feeders and water bottles for all animals in laboratory.
  • Ensured regular sanitization of all non animal rooms.
  • Maintained record of all data and performed regular evaluation.
  • Administered waste removal systems and performed regular changes to air filter.
  • Performed regular monitoring of feed storage conditions.
  • Coordinated with staff members to perform all technical functions.
  • Maintained inventory of laboratory equipments and animals.
  • Managed and operated various different equipments in facility.

Animal Caretaker
SAIC-Frederick, Inc, Grover, SC
May 2004 – July 2007

  • Provided appropriate care to all laboratory animals and provided care.
  • Prepared feed for animals and modified it if required.
  • Ensured neat and clean cages at all times for animals.
  • Monitored operation of all mechanical cage and associate equipments.
  • Supervised all drug given to animals and collection of blood and urine samples.
  • Maintained record of animal sales and transfers for various supplies.
  • Monitored activities of subordinates and ensured efficiency.
  • Maintained record of animal breeding colony and associate facilities.


Associate Degree in Animal Science
Columbia Gorge Community College, The Dalles, OR

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