Please note: This is a very part-time job to start (2–5 visits per week average).
If you have an existing source of income and would like to pick up some extra work with a flexible schedule and potential for growth this could be ideal!
Information regarding schedule: Visits are typically 1–2 times each day per household, for 1–14 days, and usually range from 20 to 90 minutes per visit. You'll provide pet feeding, walking, clean-up, plant watering, mail pickup, etc. while clients are traveling or at work. Occasional overnight stays & boarding pets in your own home would be a plus.
You must meet all of the following requirements for the position:
✓ Reliable, insured (preferably 'pet-friendly') transportation and a clean driving record.
✓ EASY TO REACH: Must have a cell phone, internet access, and respond to email & text messages within a few hours or less.
✓ Able to commit to working with us until at least January 2018. The pets will want to develop a long-term relationship with you.
✓ Passionate and knowledgeable about the care of cats, dogs and other animals.
✓ Available for various morning, afternoon, evening and overnight visits, seven days per week.
✓ AVAILABLE TO WORK ON WEEKENDS AND AT LEAST 2 OF THE 3 MAJOR WINTER HOLIDAYS.
✓ Work well independently, are detail oriented, resourceful and physically fit.
✓ Excellent communication skills, self-motivated, responsible and organized.
✓ Clean and considerate, with discretion and respect for safety, security and privacy.
✓Can pass a criminal / background check.
✓ Have at least 2 pet care references.
✓ Experience giving cats & dogs oral & injectable medication is a plus.
Hours vary daily and pay rate averages $10 – $20 per hour.
If interested, please use the following field to explain why you would be the perfect person for this job.
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