Dog Daycare Attendant
Edmonton Humane Society
Edmonton, AB
The Edmonton Humane Society has been an animal welfare leader in the Edmonton community since 1907. We are

more than a shelter and a safe haven for the thousands of animals in our care each year. We play a key role in the

Edmonton region by enriching the lives of people and their companion animals not only through our sheltering, but

through our programs, services and community engagement.

The Edmonton Humane Society is looking for a Dog Daycare Attendant to join our team. Reporting to the Team Lead,

this individual will supervise and care for customer-owned dogs in our Canine Enrichment Center daycare to facilitate

positive social interaction and enrichment.

  • Provide superior customer service in person, by telephone, or email
  • Effectively and professionally communicate health and behavior concerns with clients
  • Assist with behavioral assessments when required
  • Check dogs in or out of daycare, ensuring attendance is correct and complete
  • Record any daily notes for our daycare dogs and Clients
  • Clean and maintain common dog daycare areas to high standards of sanitization, ensure all areas of the CEC
are clean, organized and surpass our standards each day

  • Supervise groups or individual dogs in play to maintain a safe, healthy environment using positive reinforcement
  • Exercise dogs both physically and mentally when required
  • Facilitate rest times for daycare attendees
  • Provide coverage for breaks as necessary
  • Assist with added services (Nail trims, Brush outs, Spa Day)
  • Process payments (daycare passes, added services, Central Bark off-leash park, and training classes) and keep
accurate records in POS system

  • Conduct closing procedures, balancing cash drawer, and delivering drop bag
Job Requirements:
  • High School Diploma
  • Exceptional customer service skills
  • POS and cash handling experience considered an asset
  • Strong computer skills
  • A calm demeanor and positive attitude
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Extreme attention to detail
  • Must be physically fit and be comfortable working in all types of weather and with varying equipment and with
all breeds of dogs

  • Experience working with dogs using positive reinforcement techniques and reading dog body language &
behavior correctly is considered an asset

  • First Aid would be considered an asset
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs
  • Ability to stand for up to 8 hours, bend repetitively, and use cleaning products to disinfect and sanitize
  • Desire to learn and update education on modern, compassionate dog care and positive reinforcement
training methods

  • Reliable Transportation
Wage and Hours:
  • Compensation will commensurate with the successful candidate’s experience and qualifications. The EHS
offers a competitive Not-For-Profit compensation package which includes a comprehensive benefits package.

  • 40 hours per week. Must be flexible and able to work occasional weekends, evenings and overtime.
Please apply with cover letter and resume, including your salary expectation to

Resumes will be reviewed as they are received, and candidates may be invited to interviews prior to competition close


The Edmonton Humane Society is an equal opportunity employer.

The Edmonton Humane Society appreciates and considers all resumes received but will only be contacting those

applicants who have been selected for an interview.