Company Info: VCA Animal Hospitals operates more than 1,000 small animal veterinary hospitals in the U.S., Canada and Japan. The hospitals are staffed by more than 4,500 fully qualified, dedicated and compassionate veterinarians to give pets the very best in medical care, of which over 600 are board certified specialists who are experts in areas such as oncology, cardiology, emergency and critical care, and surgery for animals. VCA Animal Hospitals provides a full range of general practice services to keep pets well and specialized treatments when pets are ill. As part of the Mars Veterinary Health family of brands, VCA is committed to its purpose-A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS®. **If you are a current employee, you need to apply through our internal career site. Please log into Workday and click on the Career worklet on the landing page or search for Find Jobs. You can also copy the link below into a browser to apply through our internal career site:** https://www.myworkday.com/vca/d/inst/1$9925/9925$102471.htmld VCA Pacific Avenue Animal Hospital is an AAHA-accredited, 24-hour emergency/general practice in Tacoma, Washington. We are seeking an experienced kennel assistant to join our team. The successful employee would be a self starter and someone who pays attention to the small details. As we are a hospital, cleanliness would be at the top of your priorities. This is a full time position and although the main focus of your day would be cleaning the hospital top to bottom, you may be cross trained to also help with the boarding/hospitalized pets. We offer competitive compensation and great benefits for eligible employees, including medical/dental, generous personal pet care discounts and more! Benefits: We offer competitive compensation along with a comprehensive benefits package, including medical, dental, vision and paid vacation/sick days, 401(k), generous employee pet discounts and more! The information in this position description indicates the general nature and level of work to be performed. It is not designed to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description or require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload, or technical development). VCA began in 1986 as a privately owned company with one animal hospital. Today, we are the largest family of animal care providers nationwide. Despite unprecedented growth, VCA has never abandoned its devotion to compassionate, comprehensive pet care. Take a look at our open positions throughout the U.S. and Canada! We're always looking for top notch talent to join the VCA family!