Pet Vet serving Elk Grove Village IL 60007, Schaumburg, IL 60193, 60194, 60173, Itasca IL 60143, Medinah IL 60157

June 5, 2018

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Employment Opportunities At Elk Grove Pet Clinic

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Employment Opportunities


Year Round Part Time Help Needed, not just a seasonal job. Please come in to fill out an application today.

12+/- hours per week. Great after school & weekend position for animal lovers. ARE YOU VERY RESPONSIBLE & THINKING ABOUT GETTING INTO THE ANIMAL PROFESSION??? Well, come get your start here!

Kennel Assistant Job Description

Required for this position: Must be extremely responsible and trustworthy.  Experience walking large dogs & dogs that pull on leash walks is ideal.  The ability to follow oral and written directions.  The ability to learn how to recognize certain behaviors in animals.  The ability to learn and understand basic medical terminology.  The ability to administer basic oral and topical medications to dogs and cats.  The ability to ask or admit when a task is unclear. The means to do off hours weekend and holiday dog walks, as well as care for all the other animals in the hospital during that time.  Occasional on-call help may be needed weekday mornings if you are available and want more hours.

Task Descriptions: As a kennel assistant, your job entails several important aspects of our hospital. Mainly involving animal care and treatment as well as hospital cleanliness. It is important that you help ensure that all the animals in our hospital feel safe and comfortable.


  • Assist any staff member in any way when asked to do so.
  • Perform all written and oral “Daily, Weekday, and Saturday” kennel tasks.
  • Come in during closed hours to work on the weekends and holidays to care for all of the animals in the hospital. Help may also be needed on Wednesday mornings as well.

To apply please contact Becky Skjoldager, Head CVT.
[email protected] or 847-524-8387


Possible Shifts:

M, T, TH, F: 4pm~7pm (often out earlier)= 1-3 shifts a week

Wednesday: 5:30pm~8:45pm (often out earlier)= occasional coverage needed if a request off is made

Sat: 8am~2pm (often out earlier)= 2-3/month


Weekend or Holiday Walks:  (Can’t request off for all holidays.)

Saturday Nights: Allowed to punch in anytime between 6pm-8pm (shift typically takes 45mins or up to 2hrs total)= 1-2+/month

Sunday Mornings: Allowed to punch in anytime between 6am-8am (shift typically takes 1hr or up to 2hrs total)= 1-2+/month

Sunday Middays: Allowed to punch in anytime between 12pm-2pm (shift typically takes 30mins or up to 1.5hrs total)= 1-2+/month

Sunday Nights: Allowed to punch in anytime between 6pm-8pm (shift typically takes 45mins or up to 2hrs total)= 1-2+/month           

Holiday Walk Shifts: Same as Sunday Schedule

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