SCARS is looking for a part-time kennel assistant (min 25-30 hrs./week). Resumes should be submitted as soon as possible.  Selected candidates will be contacted for an interview


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Position Summary:

Assist in the daily operations at the Athabasca Intake Facility.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Complete the daily cleaning procedures to maintain a clean environment that is healthy and safe
  • Administer any necessary medications
  • Ensure all animals are receiving adequate nutrition and exercise
  • Transporting animals to and from vet appointments
  • Communicate animal related health and behavioral concerns and any occupational hazards to Management
  • Respond to any emergencies as needed
  • Facility maintenance


  • Must have a genuine concern for the well-being of animals
  • Like to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Organized and reliable
  • Has the ability to set priorities and manage workloads with minimal supervision
  • Class 5 Drivers License


  • Must have experience handling dogs and cats

Working conditions

  • Must be physically able to handle dogs and cats
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Required to work some evenings, weekends and holidays

This position description reflects the general duties of the position, but it is not intended to be a detailed description of all duties that may be inherent in the position.