Pet Care Specialist

Industry

Science and Research

Advert ID

USA_426821

Location

Saint Joseph

Job Type

Contract

Hours

Full-Time

Salary Range

USD11.00-13.00/hr

No. of Openings

1

Branch Information

Kansas City, MO - (USA) 103 W 26th Ave Ground Floor MO North Kansas City , MO - 64116 Phone : (816) 221-0795

ContactNumber

(816) 221-0795

Job Description

Pet Care Specialist - St. Joseph, MO



Description:

This position is responsible for organizing and performing the necessary work related to the care, palatability testing, and nutritional testing of the dogs under general supervision. This is a temporary position.



-Knowledge of and compliance with the Animal Welfare Act and all procedures and protocols in the Nestlé Purina R&D Petcare Manual

-Adherence to Nestlé Quality Management Systems (QMS) and Good Laboratory Practices (GLP)

-Perform feeding trials according to the protocol submitted in the request

-Schedule and process palatability tests

-Perform nutritional and behavior trials according to the protocol submitted in the request

-Accurately record data as outlined by the requesting project scientist

-Perform grooming as necessary

-Obtain animal body weights as required

-Provide exercise programs for dogs

-Provide socialization programs for pets

-Care for and monitor growth of puppies

-Report to the veterinarian sick or unusual behavior observed in the dogs

-Report to the Manager any broken or damaged equipment, item or physical area

-Perform routine or minor maintenance of facility property & equipment (e.g. feeding system)

-Perform all necessary cleaning and sanitation duties

-Maintain a safe, clean and sanitary work environment

-Organize incoming food for palatability trials

-Some animal handling or grooming experience preferred



FULL TIME POSITION: 40 HOURS PER WEEK

Friday thru Mondays (10 hour days, 6:30-5pm)



Interested? Apply today or call a representative at 816.221.0795