Dog Walker/Pet Sitter

In by Saamis Lethbridge

Lethbridge Dog Walking
Published
February 5, 2024
Location
Lethbridge, Canada
Category
Job Type
Salary/Pay
From $15 an hour
City
  • Lethbridge

Description

OVERVIEW

Provide dog walking and pet sitting services out of clients home. Must be comfortable walking and driving in all weather conditions. Must be able to walk large dogs (100+lbs) who may pull on lead. Must be reliable and able to work with little supervision.

AVAILABILITY

Looking for someone with some availability during the week, between 10 am and 2 pm and for some weekends. Evenings as needed.

EDUCATION

Graduation from a Veterinarian Assistant or Technician program is a strong asset.

EXPERIENCE

Experience in the animal industry or equivalent is an asset. Experience in customer service is also an asset.

KNOWLEDGE

Solid knowledge of daily pet care. Strong knowledge of and ability to notice changes in pet behaviour.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS

  • Must love pets.
  • Must be compassionate, positive, and enthusiastic about animal care.
  • Must be dependable and reliable.
  • Must have a strong ability to work with little to no supervision.
  • Must be able to work and walk in all weather conditions for up to 8 hours.
  • Must be comfortable walking large, potentially excited, dogs.
  • Must agree to work some weekends, holidays and evenings.
  • Must provide a "cleared" Criminal Record Check.
  • Must drive an insured and reliable vehicle.
  • Must have a cell phone or tablet with a data plan.
  • Possess a strong ability to pay attention to details.
  • Have good communications skills.
  • Be confident using applications and web browsers.
  • Have moderate administrative skills.
  • Have good grammatical and spelling skills.

DUTIES

Drive to the homes of clients to provide pet care. The position mostly involves walking dogs in all weather conditions. We also provide visits which includes playtime, giving fresh food & water, cleaning litter boxes, cleaning up any accidents, administering medication.

Potentially watering plants, taking out trash bins, picking up mail. Please refer to the list of services we offer, including the additional services.

Update scheduled tasks on a mobile device.

Follow instructions and communicate with client in person or via notes in phone/tablet application.

Please send a covering letter along with your application.

Job Types: Part-time, Casual

Salary: From $15.00 per hour

Supplemental pay types:

  • Tips

Application question(s):

  • Have a reliable vehicle to use for work.
  • Willing to provide a background check.
  • Availability during the week in the day as well as on weekends.

Work Location: In person

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