Animal Care Worker Resume

Rachel Lafleur

1781 Jarvis Street

Buffalo, NY 14204



Job Objective In search of reputable company in which to fill position as Animal Care Worker where my skills and training can be utilized to their fullest.

Highlights of Qualifications:

  • Remarkable experience in managing animals in a zoological park
  • Huge knowledge of treating animals with various insecticides and germicides
  • Wide knowledge of animal breeds, nutrition, general care, and handling
  • Ability to handle scared, injured, ill and aggressive animals
  • Ability to handle all emergency situations related to animals
  • Ability to feed and maintain general health of all animals

Professional Experience:

Animal Care Worker

Zoo New England, Buffalo, NY

February 2005 – Present

  • Ensured availability to food and water to animals at all times.
  • Maintained and cleaned bedding and stall for all animals in facility.
  • Managed grooming of all animals such as bath and fur trimming.
  • Worked with animal researches and assisted them in performing various animal tests.
  • Trained animals on obeying all commands.

Animal Care Worker

Gulf Breeze Zoo, Buffalo, NY

August 2000 – January 2005

  • Disinfected cages on a regular basis and repaired it if required.
  • Monitored movements and food habits of all animals.
  • Administered cages and ensured no bites and scratch marks on animals.
  • Assisted in treating animals with various insecticides and germicides.
  • Worked with animal care workers at all hours and in extreme weathers.


Associate Degree in Zoology

Hillsborough Community College, Tampa, FL

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