Upper West Side Dog Walker

We are an established (10 years) pet care company with loyal clients who value great, personal care for their pets. Our staff walk a maximum of three dogs at a time (since we do not believe in pack walking) in the beautiful parks of the Upper West Side and Morningside Heights. 

We are currently seeking a new dog walker to join our team. This is obviously an ideal job for animal lovers, but especially for musicians, writers and other creative professionals who can be available during the day for a Monday through Friday schedule between the hours of 11:00 am -5:00 pm.        

 

  

 

Responsibilities:

Walk dogs on leash following strict safety protocol

Ensure each dog's basic needs are met after the walk: check water, towel off after rain, etc. 

Daily emails to clients regarding dog's activity level and behavior during the walk 

Communicate with office daily: checking schedule, providing updates, etc.    

Qualifications:

Previous experience in animal care or other related fields 

Passion for animals, especially dogs 

Ability to interact with animals in a calm manner 

Ability to work independently while also being a good team member 

Available to work between 11:00 am - 5:00 pm. Preference is given to candidates that can work Monday through Friday (all 5 days).

Ready to commit to a minimum of 9 months   

Benefits:
Paid training 

Regular weekly schedule 

Company provided supplies - leashes/harnesses, poop bags, treats 

Weekly direct deposits/employee taxes withheld 

Unemployment, workers comp, liability and disability coverage 

Referral bonus  

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What type of equipment do you have experience with:
Are you available for work every day Monday- Friday between the hours of 11:00am-5:00pm?
Are you available to work occassional weekends & holidays?
Are you available to make a commitment for the next nine months?
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