Kennel attendant

Nova Scotia SPCA based in Kentville, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Kennel attendant. Nova Scotia SPCA operates three animal hospitals and clinics. Available to low-income individuals and families, our low cost spay & neuter program helps pet owners keep their pets with them for long term, reducing unwanted behaviors and an overall happier and healthier pet and owner, all while fighting against over-population. The candidates who will get selected for the vacancy will be required to start the work as soon as possible.

Job Description:

Employer Name: Nova Scotia SPCA
Position: Kennel attendant
No of Vacancies: 1
Salary: $15.00 hourly 16 to 24 hours per week
Employment Type: Permanent employment – Full time
Location: 1285 County Home Rd, Kentville, NS B4N 3W4
: Day, Evening, Weekend, Morning
Transportation information: Valid driver’s licence
Work setting: Animal shelter, Kennel, Associations and non profit organizations


Languages: Candidates must have knowledge of the English Language
Education: Candidates need standard educational qualifications such as a Secondary (high) school graduation certificate or equivalent experience
Experience: Candidates don’t need experience, training will be provided
Computer and technology knowledge: Electronic medical records

Physical Requirements:

  • The candidates should be able to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment, be physically demanding, and a repetitive tasker
  • The candidates should be able to work in tight deadlines
  • The candidates should be able to bend, crouch, and kneel for extended periods

Other Requirements:

  • The candidates should be punctual, dependable, flexible, initiative, judgmental, reliable, and organized
  • The candidates should have excellent oral communication, excellent written communication, efficient interpersonal skills, and be able to work as a team player


  • The candidates should be able to prepare food and feed animals, clean and disinfect cages, pens, aquariums, kennels, runs, stall and enclosures, keep records of animals treated
  • The candidates should be able to assist with inoculation and treatment of animals,
  • The candidates should be able to do ear cleaning, nail clipping, monitor and document animal behaviour, provide emergency services
  • The candidates should be able to provide basic information to clients and the public, obtain and process information required to provide services, maintain work records and logs
  • The candidates should be able to operate switchboard or telephone system, receive and issue payments

How to apply:

If the position is fit for you and the basic requirements are fulfilled then you can now apply (along with your resume) through below mentioned details.

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We thank all the applicants for showing their interest and trust in us, however, only the most eligible candidates will be selected and conducted for further procedure directly from employers, in between no charges/fees or original documents will be asked from any applicant. All the best!

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