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Animal Care Attendant - Extended Part-time and Part-time

Company: City of Irvine, CA
Location: Irvine
Posted on: May 31, 2024

Job Description:

Salary: $17.27 - $22.69 Hourly

Location : Irvine, CA

Job Type: Extended Part-Time

Job Number: 3051

Department: Community Services

Opening Date: 11/02/2023

Closing Date: Continuous


The City of Irvine seeks candidates to provide daily care and enrichment for shelter animals. Candidates will assist with adoption counseling, behavioral assessments of shelter animals and customer service. There is one Extended Part-time vacancy - 32 hours per week and multiple Part-time vacancy - 19 hours a week. Future vacancies may be filled through this recruitment.

The ideal candidates possess a high school diploma or equivalent and some experience caring for or handling animals, preferably at an animal shelter.

For more information, please see the

Your Team
Irvine is recognized as one of America's Best Places to Live, according to Money Magazine. The City of Irvine has the distinction of being one of the safest cities in the United States with a population of more than 100,000, based upon FBI statistics on violent crime.

The provides exceptional service, innovative programs, and diverse cultural experiences in vibrant and sustainable spaces. The department strives to create a lasting contribution to the health and well-being of the Irvine community and consists of the following award-winning programs and services: Senior Services, Disability Services, Child, Youth, and Family Services, Animal Care, Recreation and Park Services and Operations, Great Park Operations and Athletics, Aquatics, Fine Arts, Facility Reservations and Contract Classes, Development and Park Planning, Administrative, Business and Support Services, Engagement and Special Events, Open Space, and Transportation Services (TRIPS).

The Process

Find more information in the job description.

Interview: After a thorough review of applications, those candidates deemed most qualified as reflected in their application will be invited to an interview.

Background Check: A thorough background investigation will be conducted prior to appointment.

Medical Examination: A medical examination will be conducted, including a drug/alcohol screening and proof of a negative TB test to ensure the ability to perform assigned duties. The City of Irvine must provide a safe and drug-free workplace. Any applicant who tests positive or tampers with evidence shall be disqualified from consideration.
Future Vacancies: This recruitment may be used to fill future positions in similar and/or lower classifications within the organization.

Part-time employees are employed "at will" and their services can be discontinued without cause.

Certain City budgets may not include funding for mandated CalPERS employer contributions. A qualified candidate who is a current member of CalPERS may be restricted from temporary/part-time employment.

Equal Opportunity Employer
The City of Irvine is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities. We encourage you to inform Human Resources at least two business days prior to the first phase of the selection process if you have a disability that may require an accommodation.


Do you have a high school diploma or equivalent ?

  • Yes
  • No


    Do you have experience working or volunteering in an animal shelter?
    • Yes
    • No


      If yes, please describe your duties, where you attained this experience and how long you were in the role.


      Do you have experience assisting with pet adoptions and/or pet licensing and registrations?
      • Yes
      • No


        If yes, please describe your duties, where you attained this experience and how long you were in the role.


        Do you have experience assisting with or conducting behavioral assessments of animals in a shelter or similar environment?
        • Yes
        • No


          If yes, please describe your duties, where you attained this experience and how long you were in the role.


          Do you have experience working in a veterinarian office or other animal clinic?
          • Yes
          • No


            If yes, please describe your duties, where you attained this experience and how long you were in the role.


            Which vacancy are you interested in?
            • Extended Part-time, 32 hours per week
            • Part-time, 19 hours per week
            • Both


              If you are interested in the Extended Part-time vacancy, can you maintain the following part-time schedule: 32 hours per week with weekday and weekend availability required during the core hours of 7 a.m.-7 p.m.?
              • Yes
              • No


                Are you a member of CalPERS by previous employment? This means you have funds on deposit or service credit with CalPERS.
                • Yes
                • No
                • Not Sure

                  Required Question

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