Animal Care Technician

Writing a great animal care technician resume is important because it is one of the first things a potential employer will see when they are considering you for a position. It is your opportunity to make a good first impression and sell yourself as the best candidate for the job.

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Kenyata Eddens

kenyata.eddens@gmail.com | (685) 569-3415 | Kailua, HI

Summary


I have over 1 year of experience as an Animal Care Technician and I am passionate about animal welfare. I have a strong work ethic and excellent communication skills. I am comfortable working with all kinds of animals, including reptiles, mammals, birds, fish, and amphibians. In my previous position, I was responsible for cleaning cages/kennels, feeding and watering the animals, exercising them (if necessary), administering medication (under supervision), observing behavior changes in the animals under my care, maintaining detailed records of each animal's health status/history/behavioral observations etc., attending to special needs cases such as orphaned or injured wildlife rehabilitation patients.

Experience


Animal Care Technician at VCA Animal Hospitals, HIApr 2022 - Present

  • Handled and cared for up to 50 animals at a time.
  • Fed, watered, groomed and exercised the animals on a daily basis.
  • Monitored the health of the animals and reported any changes or concerns to the supervisor.
  • Cleaned cages, kennels and pens on a regular basis.
  • Assisted with veterinary procedures such as vaccinations, x-rays and surgeries.

Animal Care Assistant at Banfield Pet Hospital, HIAug 2021 - Mar 2022

  • Successfully cared for 50+ animals at a time.
  • Expert in handling and restraining all types of animals.
  • Maintained cleanliness and orderliness of animal care facilities.
  • Provided daily exercise and enrichment to the animals under my care.
  • Trained new Animal Care Assistants on proper protocols and procedures.

Education


High School Diploma at Punahou School, HISep 2017 - May 2021

Time management, note taking, and essay writing.

Skills


  • Animal handling
  • Animal husbandry
  • Record keeping
  • Restraint techniques
  • Sterilization procedures
  • Anesthesia administration
  • Surgery assistance

Ima Rizzio

ima.rizzio@gmail.com | (455) 605-4471 | Salt Lake City, UT

Summary


I have over 1 year of experience as an Animal Care Technician. I have provided care for a variety of animals, including dogs, cats, birds, and reptiles. I am experienced in feeding, bathing, grooming, and exercising the animals. I am also experienced in cleaning cages and pens. In addition to my animal care experience, I have excellent customer service skills

Experience


Animal Care Technician at Best Friends Animal Society, UTMay 2022 - Present

  • Worked with a team of 4 other technicians to care for 150 animals.
  • Successfully socialized 10 puppies, 8 kittens, and 3 rabbits through positive reinforcement training.
  • Maintained cleanliness of animal enclosures and ensured all food and water dishes were full at all times.
  • Administered medication to 15 dogs daily.
  • Walked 20-30 dogs per day.

Animal Care Assistant at Humane Society of Utah, UTAug 2021 - Apr 2022

  • Cared for up to 15 animals at a time, including dogs, cats, rabbits, hamsters and guinea pigs.
  • Cleaned animal cages and bedding daily.
  • Provided food and water according to each animal's individual diet.
  • Exercised animals regularly.
  • Monitored health of animals and reported any changes or concerns to supervisor immediately.
  • Administered medication as prescribed.

Education


High School Diploma at Highland High School, UTAug 2017 - May 2021

I've learned how to study for and write exams, how to do research, and how to communicate effectively.

Skills


  • Animal handling
  • Animal husbandry
  • Record keeping
  • Restraint techniques
  • Sterilization procedures
  • Anesthesia administration
  • Surgery assistance