Best Friends Animal Society
  • 551- Los Angeles Adoption Center
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Hourly
  • Temporary

Join Best Friends and turn your career into a labor of love. The benefits package is one of the best! Medical, Dental, Vision, Basic and Supplemental Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Child Care reimbursement, Pet Sitting reimbursement, Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, PTO, Paid Holidays, Employee Assistance Program, 401k and Staff Discounts.

Location: Mission Hills, CA

Position Summary: The Kennel Attendant is responsible for the daily and deep cleaning of all dog kennels on the dog main floor as well as Admissions and Small Dog Room.


  • Learn and maintain safe handling protocols
  • Cleaning and rinse each kennel on the dog main floor as well as the inside rooms
  • Ensure that all toys and soiled blankets are placed in their designated areas, with signage removed from kennels
  • Scooping all organic matter prior to foaming each kennel
  • Making sure all kennels are locked and dogs are free from their cubbies
  • Throw out trash bags from receptacles and replace with clean bags
  • Prep cleaning cart for the next day or PM staff
  • Keep going laundry cycle running
  • Hose down main floor and all walkways/breezeways
  • Clean drains
  • Maintain friendly demeanor with volunteers
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills & Experience:

  • Attention to detail
  • Able to follow directions
  • Punctual
  • Friendly demeanor
  • Courteous and professional with all members of the public, staff and volunteers
  • Independent worker

Physical Requirements:

  • Work indoors and outdoors in a variety of weather conditions
  • Standing and walking for long periods of time throughout the day
  • Comfortable in a fast-paced environment


Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career at Best Friends Animal Society. Best Friends Animal Society is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition. 

We will consider for employment all qualified Applicants, including those with Criminal Histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.

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