Salt Lake County

Temporary Animal Care Associate

Requisition ID 2023-35039
# of Openings
Requisition Post Information* : Posted Date
4 months ago(8/7/2023 2:15 PM)
SLCO Department (Portal Searching)
Animal Services
Location : Location
Location : Address
511 W 3900 S
Location : Postal Code
Position Type (Portal Searching)
Temporary Part-Time
Posted Min
Posted Max

Job Description

Salt Lake County…A career with a purpose in the community you love!

Salt Lake County invites you to explore our exciting career opportunities. We seek highly enthusiastic individuals to enrich our County with your experience and talent. If you enjoy working in a team environment that is committed to changing the lives of its community, please keep reading.

What it is like to work here:

At Salt Lake County our culture is woven into all aspects of our work and our employees’ lives, from the way we treat each other to the way we support the community.  To promote and foster a fun and healthy work environment, we appreciate employees through great benefits, a healthy work life balance and room to grow and develop.

Surround yourself with:

Peers who are motivated to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. We serve Salt Lake County and envision a safe and beautiful place for all to live work and have fun. Salt Lake County is about connecting people and championing our community.  Community is more than a place….its our heart and service that bring us together.





Performs a combination of specialized customer service, adoption, and animal care duties.




One (1) year of experience in a customer service environment.


Experience working with small domestic animals, livestock, and exotic animals in a professional setting is preferred.



  • Welcomes customers, determines reason for visits, and directs customers appropriately.
  • Responds to irate, difficult, and distressed customers. Elevates calls/inquiries to supervisor when appropriate.
  • Assists customers in resolving animal-related issues such as adoptions, lost pets, license renewals and sales, impounds, relinquishments, fee assessments, vaccination/sterilization, animal ordinances, and similar issues.
  • Acts as cashier. Processes cash, check and credit card transactions for services provided. Balances funds at the end of the business day and reconciles discrepancies.
  • Works with databases to enter and retrieve complex records regarding animals, owners, violations and citations, referrals, and general information. Prepares and updates a variety of reports.
  • Operates a vehicle to pick-up and deliver animals and materials from other locations and County offices.
  • Monitors animals for signs of illness or unusual behavior. Provides basic first aid, administers medications, ensures appropriate amount of food and water, and grooms as directed.
  • Cleans, disinfects, and maintains kennels, cages, animal holding areas, clinic, outside runs, laundry, and dishes. Maintains and restocks supplies.
  • Performs compassionate and humane euthanasia per agency protocols.


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