Animal Shelter Worker Interview Questions

25 Animal Shelter Worker Questions and Answers By Rachelle Enns

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How would you describe your work ethic?

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List of 25 Animal Shelter Worker Interview Questions & Answers

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  1. 1.

    Tell me about a time when you made a suggestion requesting change in an organization.

  2. 2.

    How would you describe your work ethic?

  3. 3.

    What are your strengths?

  4. 4.

    What was your greatest cost-cutting measurement you accomplished at your previous employer?

  5. 5.

    Tell me about your fundraising experience.

  6. 6.

    When you suffer a setback, how does that emotionally affect you and your work?

  7. 7.

    What is the greatest challenge of working at an animal shelter?

  8. 8.

    Tell me about a situation where you needed to be patient.

  9. 9.

    How would you handle a situation where a dog was facing euthanization?

  10. 10.

    How will you help match new pet owners with the best animal for them?

  11. 11.

    Quite often we will have animals come to us who have been very poorly treated. How do you control your emotions in these situations?

  12. 12.

    What are your career aspirations beyond this job?

  13. 13.

    How do you stay motivated?

  14. 14.

    Why do you want a career as an animal shelter worker?

  15. 15.

    How do you handle stress and pressure?

  16. 16.

    Tell me about a time when you went above and beyond the requirements of the job.

  17. 17.

    Due to budgeting, we do not have many back-up staff members. How many days were you absent from work last year?

  18. 18.

    Why are you the best choice for our animal shelter?

  19. 19.

    What are your salary expectations?

  20. 20.

    Are there any types of animals that you are uncomfortable being around?

  21. 21.

    How would you handle an issue with a policy or procedure?

  22. 22.

    Have you ever volunteered at an animal shelter before?

  23. 23.

    Can you work evenings, weekends or overtime?

  24. 24.

    How do you feel about administering medication to large dogs?

  25. 25.

    What are your weaknesses?