*A job as an Animal Care Technician falls under the broader career category of Nonfarm Animal Caretakers. The information on this page will generally apply to all careers in this category but may not specifically apply to this career title.
for Nonfarm Animal Caretakers :
Feed, water, groom, bathe, exercise, or otherwise care for pets and other nonfarm animals, such as dogs, cats, ornamental fish or birds, zoo animals, and mice. Work in settings such as kennels, animal shelters, zoos, circuses, and aquariums. May keep records of feedings, treatments, and animals received or discharged. May clean, disinfect, and repair cages, pens, or fish tanks.