Discover Dogs is seeking our next Dog Walker!
Discover Dogs is a dog walking, overnight dog sitting, and dog education company in Vancouver. We are a complete dog support system that provides everything (including, but not limited to); daily dog walking, in home pet-sitting, heath care, grooming and coaching. We operate all over Vancouver, but predominantly we service Downtown, the West Side (Pt. Grey, Kits, Dunbar), and East Van (with some limited service in Richmond and Burnaby).
We are currently seeking Dog Walkers who can offer a minimum of 3 full days availability (we operate 7 days/week) Dog walking shifts are 3-7 hrs a day, avg 18-24 hrs a week. Most of our business takes place between 9am and 7pm, so applicants must be available during these times.
An average day of work can be quite varied, but will usually include: meeting with other staff to exchange keys/supplies, picking up and dropping off of clients' dogs for both 'solo' and 'buddy walks', providing health care (including teeth brushing, ear cleans and body checks), delivering recommended supplies for clients, being involved in some sort of coaching or continuing education and writing Venture Reports for clients post walks. As the nature of this job involves a great deal of driving, it is recommended that applicants live within a 20 minute drive of the downtown Vancouver area.
Our Ideal Candidate
Although previous experience with dogs and animals is an asset, we value customer service skills more. Your drive should be for providing the best possible service for the dogs AND their owners. An unshakeably positive attitude is a must as the job is challenging both physically and mentally - We walk rain or shine!
All eligible applicants MUST
- Have a valid Driver's License and dog-friendly vehicle available at all times (non-negotiable; we pay auto mileage)
- Have access to a computer (or specifically email) at the beginning and end of each day
- Own a cell phone that is available at all times during work
- Be fully bondable
Email your Cover Letter and Resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please no phone calls or resumes delivered in person.
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, but only those short-listed will be contacted.