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Sanitation Technician

Austin, TX 78701

Posted: 04/18/2024 Employment Type: Contract to Hire Job Number: 24355

Job Description

Are you looking to make a career change to an innovative nonprofit animal shelter? This exciting opportunity as a Sanitation Technician offers a competitive salary plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance and dental insurance. Does this position match your future career goals? Then this opportunity could be the right fit for you

  • Clean and disinfect animal areas daily, including kennels, cages, and common areas to ensure a sterile environment.
  • Operate and maintain sanitation equipment and tools, including pressure washers, vacuums, and mops.
  • Properly dispose of animal waste and debris in accordance with health and safety regulations.
  • Assist in the handling of animals during the cleaning process as necessary.
  • Replenish animal supplies such as bedding, food, and water following sanitation procedures.
  • Conduct regular checks and maintenance of facilities to ensure all areas are sanitized and free of pests.
  • Adhere to and implement infection control protocols to prevent the spread of disease among animals and humans.
  • Work closely with shelter staff to coordinate efforts and maintain effective communication regarding animal health and facility needs.
  • Participate in training sessions to stay updated on the latest sanitation practices and animal welfare standards.

  • High school diploma or equivalent; previous experience in janitorial or custodial work preferred.
  • Experience working with animals is advantageous but not required.
  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to maintaining high cleanliness standards.
  • Physical ability to perform strenuous cleaning tasks and handle cleaning chemicals safely.
  • Reliable and able to work independently as well as part of a team.
  • Compassionate and patient with a genuine interest in animal welfare.
  • Good communication skills and ability to follow instructions precisely.

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Temp to Hire

Salary: $15-$17/hr (DOE)

Ask for: Roger Armenta 

Job Id: 24355

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