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Pet Sitter

Company: Pet Patrol LLC
Location: Orland Park
Posted on: June 20, 2022

Job Description:

This is your opportunity to join the best dog walking and -pet sitting team in the Chicago suburbs!The company: Locally owned and operated, Pet Patrol LLC has been performing award-winning dog walking and pet sitting services since 2006. Pet Patrol is licensed, bonded, and insured. We have placed a strong emphasis on providing all employees with a safe working environment. Our staff goes through an onboarding process that prepares them to work with new animals. We assign primary walkers to our clients. We only offer private dog walks, no group walks. Pet Patrol gives you a fun -opportunity to work hands-on with animals while also giving skill sets to build a professional animal-focused career. -The position:

  • Professional dog walker with the ability to also care for cats
  • Dog walking is mainly scheduled MON-FRI but pet sitting (cat and dog care) can be scheduled at any time, primarily on weekends. Currently, we are hiring for a position that would primarily work on evenings and weekends. -
  • The position is designed for part-time, we appreciate candidates with availability and flexibility but understand you may have other professional/personal commitments. -Compensation: -
    • $12 -- $20+ / hour
    • $350 - $500 / month
    • Client Gratuity
    • All pet supplies provided
    • Travel and cell phone reimbursements of $20 to $50 per month depending on services performedWorking as an employee, you are paid per visit. $12 per 30-minute weekday visit, -$14 per 30-minute weeknight visit, and $15 per holiday visit.Employees are eligible for reviews and compensation increases at a later date. - -The responsibilities:
      • Create a safe and -positive walking -environment for our client's dogs
      • Follow the client provided care instructions including training preferences
      • Provide detailed and attentive care for our client's cats
      • Give our clients first-class -customer service with a personal touch
      • Communicate with staff -via phone/text and photographs
      • Contribute to the team effort by working as a team player
      • Practice time management to ensure on-time arrivals for all assigned visits
      • Travel from client to client in the Southwest Suburbs using your own vehicleThe ideal candidate:
        • An honest, patient, and enthusiastic candidate, who can provide our client's dogs and cats with the highest quality visits possible. -The candidate should have a strong understanding of safety and -time management. Previous professional or volunteer experience with animals is preferred but a positive attitude with a desire to learn is just as important. The candidate should enjoy an active work environment, walking independently, working outdoors regardless of weather conditions. Special consideration -for candidates with evening, weekend, and holiday availability. -
          • This is an excellent opportunity for people looking to start a career or grow their current professional experience with dogs. -The candidate should have an innate desire to care for -animals while ensuring their safety. -The requirements:
            • You are consistently available to work Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday -with availability at least every other Saturday. Normal hours for this dog walking route will be 7am to 2pm. Additional availability will open up new opportunities. through Friday during the business day. Most of our clients will request services between 10 am -and 4 pm. -This general availability must remain constant for at least 12 months. -
            • The majority of tasks assigned will require you to walk or -stand on your feet for several hours per day, bend, stoop, squat, kneel, twist, walk up and down stairs; handle extra small and/or large dogs, and be able to lift up to 50lbs.
            • Comfortable walking up to three dogs at the same time
            • Clients often request feedings, removing and returning their dogs from a crate, puppy pad replacements, and -litter box cleanings -
            • Capable of working in an environment with traffic, the -public, and barking
            • You may be exposed to solvents, disinfectants, sanitation chemicals, animal dander, saliva, urine, feces, animal -teeth, and claws may contact hands, skin, and clothing
            • You have previous customer service experience and are capable of communicating with clients, staff, and vendors in both written and spoken English -
            • You are capable of working with little supervision
            • You have the patience and empathy to work with puppies and other animals with special needs and requirements (medical and behavioral concerns)
            • You must be 18 years or older and legally allowed to work in the US -This is an amazing opportunity at a fantastic company. Our - and - pages will show you what our clients have to say about our work!Powered by JazzHR

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