Dog Daycare Attendant
BarkandBoarding
Job Overview
Dog Daycare Attendant
5818 Seminary rd, Unit C, Falls Church, VA 22041
Compensation:
$10.00 / hr to $11.00 / hr
Job Description

Love Pets? Looking for a career change? Dream of getting paid to spend time with animals?

Bark + Boarding is searching for fun & responsible pet lovers for daycare attendants! Bark + Boarding has been serving the DC metro area since 1999 and are the winners of The Washington Post's Top Work Places Award. It takes a great team to provide the highest quality pet care and increase clientele. And that's why Bark + Boarding is an employee-owned company. This means that each staff member has the ability to earn profit sharing commissions (without caps) in addition to regular hourly rates as the company grows. We couldn't be the best daycare in the DC Metro area without our incredible staff!

DOGGIE DAYCARE ATTENDANTS :

Doggie daycare attendants work at our Bailey's Crossroads location and care for the dogs staying at our facility.

Their duties include but are not limited to the following:

-Must be able to lift 45+ pounds.

-Must be able to stand for long periods of time without breaks.

-Must be able to make a 6 month commitment.

-Provide a safe and positive atmosphere for all dogs at the daycare facility.

-Facilitate and oversee play within a large dog pack.

-Prepare and serve meals, and clean up after the dogs.

-Regularly clean all areas of the facility, including but not limited to sweeping, mopping, dusting, cleaning out crates, and doing dishes and laundry.

-Must have a phone and working email.

-Must be able to work weekends and holidays.

-Other duties as assigned.

Requirements:

An innate love of dogs of all shapes, sizes, and temperaments. Excellent communication skills with the ability to work as a team as well as use your initiative to get the job done. Ability to work standing up for most of your shift. A strong work ethic, reliability, energy, and enthusiasm. A great amount of patience and the ability to remain calm, cool, and positive in all situations and to be in control without raising your voice or resorting to inappropriate negative feedback. Previous experience in the dog care industry is not required, but the ability to learn and implement appropriate positive pack management techniques is essential.

Doggie daycare attendants have a starting salary of $10/hr with growth potential after a 30-day probationary period, including commissions and company profit sharing.

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About BarkandBoarding
Are you interested in helping others? Are you committed to personal and compassionate client and pet care? Bark + Boarding, a fast-growing pet care company located in Baileys Crossroads, VA, Want to join a team that has been awarded The Washington Post's Top Workplaces Award multiple times as well as Smart CEO Magazine's Corporate Culture award twice!
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