Pawsitive Bonds Dog Walking and Pet Services Alliston
Feb 18, 2020Part time Permanent
Do you love dogs and being outdoors? Are you looking for a job that will keep you fit and entertained? This may be the position for you! Serious applicants only please! A cover letter detailing your experience, personal or professional, with animals is required along with your resume. Seeking two dog savvy dog walker/pet sitters for a busy dog walking and pet care business. We are looking for an individual who has a strong interest in working with dogs, who would like to expand their skills, grow with our team and who is seeking long term employment. Hours will vary depending on client needs and staffing, up to 36 hours/week. Basic knowledge of canine behaviour and body language is required and a good understanding of positive reinforcement. You must have or be willing to acquire Pet First Aid Certification within the first three months of employment. You must have a valid driver's license and a reliable working vehicle which you are able to transport dogs in, be 18 years of age, bondable and provide a criminal background check. This position requires an individual who has a flexible schedule, a strong work ethic and is able and willing to work days, evenings, weekends and holidays. Strong communication skills are required. This is a very physically demanding position, which requires several hours of walking and driving in all types of weather. The right candidate will be comfortable handling dogs of all sizes, breed and age as we handle a wide range of dogs as well as cats and other animals. You must be willing to walk single dogs as well as groups of up to four dogs and you must be capable of working independently, as well as in a team capacity, and have the ability to remain calm and problem solve in stressful or difficult situations.