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Francis Esther Mendoza

A place for Rover | Pet Sitter

About Me

Goal oriented and focused college student with experience working with both customers and animals. Proven ability to perform variety of task including animal husbandry, customer service, and special projects. Skilled at multitasking, working independently and within teams in fast paced, high volume environments.
Consistent excellent work performance and Bilingual in Spanish

Work Experience

A place for Rover
Pet Sitter
May, 2017 - Present
  • Followed all pet care instructions, including dietary needs and medication regimens
    Exercised animals regularly with walks and rigorous play activities Organized full-service care for regular customers, including picking up and dropping off animals and client locations
    Maintained and updated daily log of time spent with dogs for calculating payments, itemizing activities and services provided
    Maintained clean and organized boarding areas to promote animal well-being
    Managed and ensured pet safety and wellness in owners' absence Monitored animals during group play sessions, checking for signs of aggressive or fearful behavior and to prevent biting among dogs.

  • Groups reached up to 7 dogs during busy holiday breaks

Methodist Health System
, Animal Technician
August, 2014 - December, 2014
  • Respond to questions from patrons, and provide information about animals, such as behavior, habitat, breeding habits, or facility activities Anesthetize and inoculate animals, according to instructions
    Adjust controls to regulate specified temperature and humidity of animal quarters, nurseries, or exhibit areas
    Provide treatment to sick or injured animals, or contact veterinarians to secure treatment
    Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury Collect and record animal information such as weight, size, physical condition, treatments received, medications given, and food intake
    Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species
    Order, unload, and store feed and supplies
    Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions Transfer animals between enclosures to facilitate breeding, birthing, shipping, or rearrangement of exhibits
    Managed and cared for daily a colony of research mice with over a 1000 cages


AutoZone
, Warehouse Associate/CSR
January, 2011 - August, 2012
  • Methodically picked, packed and labeled merchandise to prepare for shipment; 100's of shipments per day
    Tracked inventory, conducted cycle counts and audits and resolved issues to maintain accurate records
    Stepped in to assist Inventory manager with special projects, including planograms and store set ups, promoting desire to learn new tasks while gaining additional responsibilities
    Contributed ideas on ways to improve or optimize warehousing procedures
    Unloaded freight using pallet jacks to transport heavy items to locations in warehouse
    Counted and stocked merchandise as specified by inventory control log


Texas A&M Health Science Center
, Animal Caretaker
March, 2008 - September, 2009
  • Respond to questions from patrons, and provide information about animals, such as behavior, habitat, breeding habits, or facility activities Anesthetize and inoculate animals, according to instructions
    Adjust controls to regulate specified temperature and humidity of animal quarters, nurseries, or exhibit areas
    Provide treatment to sick or injured animals, or contact veterinarians to secure treatment
    Examine and observe animals to detect signs of illness, disease, or injury Collect and record animal information such as weight, size, physical condition, treatments received, medications given, and food intake
    Mix food, liquid formulas, medications, or food supplements according to instructions, prescriptions, and knowledge of animal species
    Order, unload, and store feed and supplies Feed and water animals according to schedules and feeding instructions
    Transfer animals between enclosures to facilitate breeding, birthing, shipping, or rearrangement of exhibits
    Studied and registered to become ALAT certified
    Monitored and cared daily a colony of research mice with over a 1000 cages


Molly's Mutt House
, Pet Pal
June, 2007 - December, 2007
  • Performed pet intake to gain necessary information concerning health, behaviors, potential allergies and other details to provide complete records and methods of owner contact
    Swept and mopped floors, cleaned kennels and runs and emptied trash to reduce infection risk among people and animals
    Supervised animals during group play sessions, checking for aggressive behavior and to prevent biting among dogs
    Supported animal health by keeping all areas clean, neat and properly sanitized
    Monitored 20 canines per 12 hour shift


Education

Houston Community College, Associate in Applied Science, Health Sciences
- Present
  • Earned 35 credit hours towards my degree


Skills

  • Animal Husbandry
  • Customer Service
  • Computer Literate
  • Bilingual in Spanish
  • Excellent Communication
  • Record Keeping and Reporting
  • Inventory Control

Languages

English
Full professional proficiency
Spanish
Full professional proficiency

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