Kennel Technician

Position: Kennel Technician

Department: Animal Shelter

Status: Part Time – Up to 29 Hours A Week

Salary: $15.00 Per Hour

Accountability: Shelter Manager & Shelter Director

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this document are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individual with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position summary:

This is a part time position hours will vary per week. You will be required to work weekends and some evenings.

Kennel technicians provide a safe, stable environment for the animals under the care of the Porter County Animal Shelter. This position is responsible for providing quality care of the dogs and cats housed in the kennels as well as the cleaning and maintenance of the kennels, dog exercise yards and adoption complex. Position also includes assisting the public while they search for a new companion.

Minimum Qualifications:

Must be 18 years of age or older with a high school diploma or GED.
The applicant must have knowledge of or be able to learn effective animal handling techniques.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.00 per hour


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Are you age 18 or older?


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • effective animal handling: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

Salary Range
$27,000.00 - 33,000.00
per Year
Salary range estimated by
Valparaiso, IN 46383, US
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