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Kennel Assistant at NVA

Kennel Assistant

NVA Chicago, IL (On Site) Full-Time
General information

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

Hospital Name: Burnham Park Animal Hospital

Job Type: Support Staff

Description & Requirements

Job description

About Us:

We are a 5 doctor, AAHA accredited general practice veterinary hospital located in the South Loop. Our state of the art facility features a surgical suite, full laboratory for in house diagnostics, a radiology suite with digital radiographs and ultrasonography, and a full kennel and outdoor walking areas. We are seeking a full time or part time experienced kennel attendant to join our team! Due to being located in the South Loop, we do not have employee parking. There are several train and bus routes within 2 blocks of the hospital.

About You:

You must have experience working closely with animals and a desire to learn more about animal health care.

You must have experience handling animals and understand the basics of animal restraint.

You must enjoy collaborating with a team to provide outstanding veterinary care.

You can execute basic kennel duties such as walking, feeding, administering medication, bathing, trimming nails, and monitoring pets.

You can tackle basic housekeeping duties such as cleaning kennels, sweeping and mopping, laundry.

You have sterilized surgical packs and gowns or are willing to learn.

You have a flexible schedule and are available to work mornings, evenings, weekends, holidays and occasionally work a 12hr shift.

Benefits for full time employees include:

Paid time off

Employee pet discount



Disability insurance

Life insurance

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Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15.50 - $17.50 per hour


Dental insurance

Employee assistance program

Employee discount

Flexible schedule

Health insurance

Life insurance

Paid time off

Vision insurance


Day shift


Monday to Friday

Night shift

Weekend availability


High school or equivalent (Preferred)


Kennel experience: 2 years (Required)

Shift availability:

Night Shift (Required)

Day Shift (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

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