Animal Care Attendant


Posting Date: May 13, 2022

Closing Date: Until Filled


We are currently seeking an individual who wants to join the Town of Branford’s workforce!  Please visit our website at to view job requirements and responsibilities, as well as our official Town Employment Application.

The Town offers a wide variety of benefits including: medical and dental insurances, group term life insurance, CMERS pension, paid vacation, paid sick leave, paid holidays & more!

Email your resume, cover letter, and town application to: CAREERS@BRANFORD-CT.GOV


Job: Animal Care Attendant

Department: Dan Cosgrove Animal Shelter

Location: 11 Cherry Hill Rd

Union/Affiliation: N/A

Employment Type: Part Time

Status: Non-Exempt

Hours: up to 19 hours per week

Pay Scale: $14.00



Job Summary:

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

The essential functions or duties listed below are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.


Maintains general order and cleanliness of all assigned facilities

Disinfecting kennels

Filing buckets

Washing dishes

Doing laundry and putting it away

Cleaning the play yard of toys and feces

Disinfecting and cleaning cat rooms and cages

Cleaning critters

Other related duties as needed



We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions, or any other characteristic protected by law.  The Town of Branford reserves the right to limit the number of qualified candidates who will be considered for the position.  The files of all qualified candidates will be maintained for a minimum of six months from the announcement date. All candidates must successfully pass a post-offer medical examination, which includes a substance abuse test given at the Town's expense.  The Town of Branford conducts background investigations for all positions prior to hiring.  Refusal to sign the release form will terminate the candidate from further consideration.


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