Lead Animal Care Technician

Job Details

Posting Number: 22-02-15-2799
Pay Grade: 14N (Salary: $12.82 - $20.51 per hour)
Agency / Dept. / Office: Animal Services
Closing Date: Open Until Filled

Job Summary:

Performs technical and clerical duties in support of the daily operations of the Animal Shelter Division. Responsible for maintaining daily shelter operations, cleaning, grooming, feeding, washing and caring for lost/impounded animals and performing related tasks as assigned. Assists with supervision of Animal Care Technicians.

May be required to assist with emergency support functions in the event of a declared emergency and/or any other emergency duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

Any equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered. Requires high school diploma, GED, or vocational training with two (2) years of related experience. May require a valid Florida driver's license.

Lake County is committed to maintaining a workplace that is free from the presence and effects of drugs and/or alcohol, providing the highest level of service to its citizens, and minimizing the risk of accidents and injuries. As a term and condition of employment, employees may not use drugs/alcohol that impair performance or are illegal on or off the job. The County conducts drug and/or alcohol tests for the following reasons: reasonable suspicion, post-accident, fitness for duty, and follow-up for the employee assistance program. Safety sensitive and high-risk positions are also subject to pre-employment and random drug/alcohol tests.

Full time employees are offered a competitive benefit package including paid holidays, annual and sick leave, retirement, health, dental and other benefits. * The selected candidate will need to successfully complete a drug/alcohol test prior to appointment.
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