Attention Dog Lovers!
We are sniffin’ around for a Kennel Attendants to join our Pack at Country Paws Boarding, where we care, walk and play with all breeds of dogs like they are our own. We are looking for energetic, outgoing, and reliable team players. Seeking applicants with experience working within an animal-care environment: kennel, veterinary clinic, grooming shop or farm-related setting.
The kennel is open 24 hours, and overnight, day and evening shifts are available.
What you will be doing:
Enrichment: Socializing dogs in all climates of weather
Interact ‘play’ dogs: Select dogs with similar temperaments to exercise outside in playgroups
Housekeeping: Providing care to our ‘guests’: feeding, watering, cleaning kennels, food dishes, bedding and rooms
Weekly and monthly cleaning duties as per assigned cleaning schedules
Regular checking of all Guests and reporting any health concerns to the Operation Manager
What you need to have:
Must have a genuine interest in and concern for the overall well-being of animals and demonstrate empathy and compassion for animals
Knowledge in recognizing different breeds of dogs including basic care requirements
Physical abilities to perform the assigned duties
Must possess good verbal and written communication skills
Bonus if you have:
Post-secondary education in Animal Care, Veterinary Tech, or any other specific dog training
Previous kennel or animal care experience
Perks to joining our team:
You get to play with dogs!
Above average compensation
Benefits and dog food allowance for full-time employees
Flexible work schedule
Discounts on retail items and boarding services
Opportunities for career progression
Country Paws Boarding is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for a job opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time