September 27, 2021 at 3:09 pm #1017244
Weekday Dog Walker
Employment type: part-time
Dog Walker Evenings and Weekends -WEST SEATTLE ONLY (West Seattle)
compensation: $16.50-$18 DOE
employment type: part-time
Please apply on our website: http://www.closetohomeseattle.com
Our mission Mission is to connect good people with good people while caring for the animals and supporting everyone in a healthy manner. Our Core Values are an LGBTQAI owned and operated company. We base our decisions on ‘if it’s right’ not if it’s easy. We may make mistakes but we will always be honest. We respect all folks and require respect in return. When hiring we vetted our team members, run recurring background checks and seek out character and train skills. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Or Vision is to provide professional and compassionate care for pets and their owners. To allow pet owners to feel confident and at ease when they leave their homes and pet family members in our care. This allows the client to be present in their day, whether it is at the office or on vacation. We help pets feel like they are on vacation and allow the humans to be as well.
Our ideal candidate would be a compassionate caregiver for dogs, excellent communication oral and written, able to thrive independently but also as a member of a team. As a company we meet our dogs in advance of the first walk, all dogs are screened. An excellent opportunity for anyone looking to work with animals, stay active, enjoy the outdoors or explore the city.
Responsibilities and Abilities
Dog Walking – The primary duty of the position is giving our client’s dogs an opportunity to go outside in a safe and controlled way so they can exercise and go potty. All walks are neighborhood per household, No dog parks or pack walks. We also offer backyard visits. We use COVID Safety protocol.
Please be able to follow detailed instructions – Many of our clients have special needs and requests. It is imperative that you follow all client requirements to ensure the safety and well being of their dog. We also encourage self starters and problem solvers.
Communication – With any pet services job, you are going to have questions, concerns or complications at some point. We work as part of a team. It is important that you know when to ask questions and when to call for help. We use the SLACK app on our phones and will train you to use it on the job.
Honesty – Above all else, we need all members of our team to be honest. If you do not have empathy or honesty, this is not the role or team for you.
Qualifications and Skills
Transportation Requirement – You must have a valid driver’s license, insured/reliable vehicle and a smart phone with a data plan.
Active Position- Dog walking is a very active job. You must be able to walk several hours each day as well as have the capability to lift 50lbs. You will be moving continuously throughout the work day but it is a fun active pace and should not be too strenuous.
Knowledge of Dogs – Some history or experience with pet care (professional or volunteer) is preferred but not required. All dog walkers go through a paid orientation / training process which will help prepare you to work independently.
Must have a smart phone, reliable vehicle and proof of insurance.
Benefits and Perks
Competitive Industry Pay – We offer competitive pay at $16.50 to $18 an hour as an employee.
Promotional Opportunities – We are an established and growing company. We prefer to promote from within and we anticipate the need to grow our management team in the future.
Drive Time- We pay for drive time
Paid Sick Leave – You will accrue sick time working as an employee with CTH.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Covid Safety protocols in place and PPE provided.
The Company is West Seattle exclusively.
(Continuous Background check is required we will comply with RCW 49.94.010)
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