Mobile Pet Care Provider
Just Four Paws
Quinte West, ON

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Position Available - Mobile Pet Care Provider
Start Immediately - Weekdays, Evenings, Weekends & Holidays

Do you love animals? You may be perfect for our current pet sitter job opening! We are looking for someone who wants to help pet owners provide the highest level of care for their pets when they can’t do it themselves. You should have experience working with animals and be knowledgeable about the general needs of dogs, cats and other small critters. You will be responsible for offering general care for a range of animals, along with walking and cleaning up after dogs of every breed and size. You should love the outdoors and enjoy playing with pets who are energetic. We are looking for someone who wants to positively impact the lives of pets and pet owners by providing outstanding, trustworthy and professional service to join our team.

Pet Sitter Job Responsibilities

  • Travel to customers’ homes and provide care for their household pet/s (ie: cats, dogs, birds, rabbits, rodents, reptiles, etc.)
  • Feed and water pet/s according to customer instructions
  • Exercise pets with leashed walks and/or play
  • Administer supplements and/or medications to pets in food or otherwise
  • Collect and dispose of pet waste (cleaning/refreshing kitty litter for cats, enclosure clean up/change for birds and other critters, picking up waste on walks with dogs, etc.)
  • Document pet care with dates, times and services rendered in a clear and professional manner

Pet Sitter Job Specifications

  • Must passionately care for animals of all types and sizes
  • Must demonstrate history of reliability; must also pass a background check
  • Experience in pet care required (pet ownership and previous pet sitting experience are both acceptable); experience with both dogs and cats preferred
  • Must be available weekdays, evenings, weekends and holidays as needed
  • Required ability to follow detailed instructions to the letter
  • Must have a valid drivers license as well as a reliable and fully insured vehicle
  • Must have a cell phone with voice and data package

Education, Training & Experience

  • Knowledge and understanding of animal behaviour & well being
  • Animal based courses/training/certifications an asset
  • Pet First Aid training an asset
  • Post Secondary Education in an animal related field would be preferred

Position Requirements

  • Must be professional with excellent customer service
  • Must demonstrate exceptional oral and written communication
  • Able to work independently and part of a team
  • Must demonstrate a willingness to learn
  • Able to problem solve and multi task
  • Able to work with the general public
  • Must be able to follow specific instructions, pay attention to detail and work under pressure
  • Must be able to walk and control large breed dogs (100+ pounds)
  • Must be prepared to work outside year round and in all conditions
  • Must be able to lift and carry

Job Types: Part-time, Casual