We are looking for full time dog loving employees to add to our Cockeysville team.
If you love dogs, and are willing to work hard to get to spend your days with them, this job is for you. It’s a lot of work and can be high stress at times, but it’s also very rewarding. Applicants must be availble to work various shifts for training purposes. Training shifts start as early as 4:30 AM or run as late as 9:00 PM. Applicant should expect to work for approximately 2 weeks during the day for training purposes.
Overnight shifts begin at 5:30pm and end at 6:30 am. Once training is complete, applicant should expect to be scheduled 3-4 overnights per week.
Employees must keep the daycare environment, including kitchen and storage areas, clean and organized. Clean and maintain floors, windows, kennels, etc. Dispose of trash and animal waste. Perform routine housekeeping tasks such as laundry, dishwashing, etc. Clean and maintain other areas, as directed, including assisting with cleaning kennels. Attendants must be able to read dog body language and take care of dogs in large free-roaming packs. Must be able to tell when problems between dogs may occur, and keep them from happening in a safe, positive way. Must be able to memorize large numbers of details regarding individual dogs. Great deal of cleaning required. Job involves a lot of very physical work, standing, bending, and moving around. Follow safety and sanitation policies throughout facility in order to maintain standards of excellence. Must be available to work on weekends and holidays.
Prior experience in the animal care industry is preferred but will train the right applicant.
SERIOUS APPLICANTS ONLY.
PLEASE TELL US WHY YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS JOB.
Previous experience with dogs preferred.
Must be able to work weekends and holidays
Must be dependable and reliable.
Must be able to work independently and multi task as well as work as part of a team environment.
Must have great customer service skills.
Must be able to do light typing and able to operate office equipment (ie: copy machine, fax, printer, computer, phones, etc).
Must answer phones, answer customers questions, and schedule appointments.
Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D.
Must have the ability to safely lift 50 lbs.
MUST adore dogs!