Animal Attendant Resume

Samantha Gray

North Highlands CA 95660

(916) 987-6543

[email protected]

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Job Objective

Seeking a position as Animal Attendant where I can utilize my knowledge and experience in reputed organization.

Summary of Qualifications:

  • Hands-on experience in working in animal research facility
  • Sound knowledge of animal behavior and training techniques
  • In-depth knowledge of feed and care requirements of various livestock
  • Proficient in using forklifts and waste containers
  • Ability to restrain an infant or sedated animal.
  • Exceptional ability to understand and follow instructions
  • Profound ability to work cooperatively as part of a team
  • Ability to work independently with little supervision
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Work Experience:

Animal Attendant, August 2005 to till date

The Philadelphia Zoo, Durango, CO

  • Assisted in feeding animals commercial feed, fruit and enrichment diet daily.
  • Checked animal watering ‘lixit’ valves and water lines daily.
  • Completed hygiene tasks of animal housing.
  • Reported any unusual condition of animals to supervisor.
  • Performed animal health checks daily in accordance with established schedules.
  • Provided treatment to animal diseases to improve condition of suffering animals.

Animal Attendant, May 2000 to July 2005

UTMB, Durango, CO

  • Assisted in cleaning, disinfecting and hosing enclosures.
  • Monitored & reported animal behavior.
  • Utilized animal behavior and training techniques wherever required.
  • Maintained animal husbandry log forms and books daily.
  • Assisted in maintaining stock of cleaning supplies from storage twice a week.


Associate Degree in Animal Science, University of New Haven, Connecticut, CT