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Dog Walker/Pet Sitter *Part Time

Company: Prairie Path Pet Care
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

Are you an animal lover looking to make extra money doing something you LOVE? We are hiring part-time dog walkers and pet sitters! We are looking for someone located near Glen Ellyn who has availability to pick up dog walking and pet sitting gigs after our regular hours of business. Monday-Friday 5pm-9pm and all day Saturday and Sunday availability preferred. You will NOT be scheduled for the entirety of these time frames. Your schedule will fluctuate based off of client needs. Please only apply if you are interested in being a part of our team for at least a year.*Welcome to Prairie Path Pet Care, where pets are family (and so are our people)! Never heard of us? We are an established and growing pet care business located in Chicago's western and northwestern suburbs and Nashville, TN. Our bones and bacon is providing daily exercise, play and love for dogs from the comfort of their own home (they got it good, don't they?). We also provide pet sitting and overnight services for most types of domestic animals including dogs, cats, birds and more.**We're hiring! Here is WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT FROM Prairie Path: **THE BASICS**- Competitive compensation for each job completed.**- Job growth opportunities. If you want it, know that we often promote from within. No hard work goes unnoticed.**- Job Type: Part-time. All part-time positions have the opportunity to grow to full-time schedules.**- Pay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hour**UNIQUE INDUSTRY PERKS YOU CAN'T FIND JUST ANYWHERE**- Workmans comp. - we take all precautions to keep you safe at work but if something happens while you're on the job, we've got your back.**- Group Health Insurance rates for all our staff after 6 months of work.**- Referral bonuses for walker and client recruits. **- Reimbursements at .50 cents per mile rate for mileage. **- Cell phone usage reimbursement (aka help with paying your phone bill. Say whaaat?!)**- Work independently with the support of our management squad, across all of our locations. Our team is ready and willing to help maintain the best quality of care for our pets and our pet people.**- Discounted pet care on walks and sitting**POSITION REQUIREMENTS (what you'll need to bring to the leash)**ITS A PHYSICAL JOB, YOU MUST BE ABLE TO: **- HANDLE DOG(S) 125 LBS PLUS and should be able to handle strong dogs. We won't ever make you walk a dog you aren't comfortable with.**- lift 50lb or more**- bend, twist and bend over to pick up after pets. (most of us can't touch our toes if that helps at all)**- LOVE and enjoy spending time with animals. We hope this doesn't come as a surprise!**WE LOOK FOR PEOPLE WHO: **- LIVE IN OR WITHIN 15 MINUTES OF GLEN ELLYN.**- Have an attentive nature. Must be able to be in tune with your surroundings.**- Understand the importance of good customer relations.**- Are comfortable working outside in all weather conditions.**THE MUSTS: **- Must hold a reliable, insured vehicle and valid driver's license.**- Must have a working smartphone and internet access. (required for our appointment management and gps tracking app)**- Must be 18 years of age or older**- Must provide your Driving Record**Want in on a new type of dog walking experience? PLEASE RESPOND WITH THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION (A REMINDER, YOU MUST BE 18 OR OLDER): *- Your confidence in your ability to handle 125 lbs plus. (Our walkers must be able to handle the occasional strong, but well trained dogs). Again, we won't ever make you walk a dog you aren't comfortable with.- The town you live in and the closest major intersection for best route placement.- Your availability.- A resumeNOTE: if the above application requirements are not met you will not be considered.Job Type: Part-timePay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hourBenefits:* Employee discount* Flexible scheduleSchedule:* Evening shift* Weekend availabilitySupplemental pay types:* Tips

Keywords: Prairie Path Pet Care, Wheaton , Dog Walker/Pet Sitter *Part Time, Other , Wheaton, Illinois

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