Veterinary Environmental Custodian – Kennel Attendant and Office Cleaning Specialist

Bracken Ridge Veterinary Medical Doctor, Inc.

Bracken Ridge Veterinary Medical Doctor, Inc. is seeking a dedicated, service-oriented individual to join our team as Veterinary Environmental Custodian. The primary purpose of this position is to maintain the clean, safe, and healthy environment of our facility for our animal patients, staff, and guests, and perform related environmental care duties as assigned.

Duties and Responsibilities

-Provide daily care for all animals
-Bathing and grooming
-Providing food and water
-Exercising animal patients
-Monitoring, recording, and reporting behavior and alerting management as necessary
-Cleaning and disinfecting cages, runs, and facility as needed
-Handling and calming animal patients
-Communicate with staff about general condition and care of animal patients
-Dust and sanitize all entrance and common areas
-Clean all interior windows and doors
-Clean and disinfect all high-touch surfaces (including door knobs, buttons, switches, phones, chairs, etc.)
-Sweep and mop floors
-Stock carts, break room and paper supplies, chemicals, and cleaning equipment
-Track and maintain supply levels
-Clean and sanitize restroom (including disinfection of counters, sinks, stalls, and toilet bowls)
-Empty garbage regularly
-Maintain cleaning equipment in working order
-Clean up any spills and debris to maintain safe passage through high-traffic areas
-Clean all daily areas as assigned
-Periodically clean walls, lights, ceiling vents, etc.
-Clear snow, leaves, and debris from exterior walkways and apply traction/deicing agent as necessary
-Assist with cleaning, maintenance, and organizational requests from office staff
-Maintain an overall clean, orderly environment
-Perform all other reasonable requests from management

Requirements and Qualifications

-Passion for working with animals and their owners
-Interpersonal communication skills to communicate with other veterinary staff
-Ability to prioritize and manage numerous different patients’ needs at one time
-Physical ability to perform job duties (including ability to lift up to 40 pounds and assist with restraining larger pets when necessary)
-Ability to read/write/speak the English language
-Attention to detail
-Confidence in handling and caring for all types of small and large animals
-Ability to comply with safety and security procedures and office policies
-Demonstration of a positive attitude and strong work ethic
-Ability to follow a schedule
-Ability to work independently


Previous animal care/janitorial/custodial/cleaning experience is a plus, but not required. Paid training will be provided for our ideal candidate.

To apply for a career with Bracken Ridge Veterinary Medical Doctor, Inc., please submit credentials via email to: [email protected] or mailed to 5139 Business 220, Bedford, PA 15522, or dropped off in person. No phone calls, please.

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