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~*~ MUST love dogs. ~*~

Work as a Dogtown Caretaker providing stellar care to our pups. The position requires the ability to multi-task, comfort with labor-intensive work, reliability, and most important a true love of dogs.

Pay: $13.00/hour to start + tips. Average pay after tips is, $13.75-$15.00/hour.

Certification: Pet First Aid Certification upon being hired.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • We need someone who is available to work over the holidays.
  • This position is open to U.S. Citizens, Residents or those with work visas who are over 18 years of age.
  • This position alternates roles weekly, shifting from hands-on work with the pups to client services.

Caretaker Responsibilities:

  • Walking our furr-guests outside for relief walks (~5-8 minutes) in groups of 2 or 3 in the morning and afternoon (for morning shifts) in the evening (for afternoon shifts).
  • Following personalized feeding instructions and feeding our furr-guests in the morning (morning shift) and evening (afternoon shift).
  • Cleaning any poo & pee messes as they occur in the play area and shop.
  • Cleaning rooms once furr-guests vacate. Setting up rooms for incoming furr-guests.
  • Organizing and light cleaning of storage areas, shop, etc.
  • Keeping detailed notes on our furr-guests feedings and potty breaks.
  • Supervising and maintaining a safe and controlled play area for the dogs.

Hours: Full time and Part-time. Flexible scheduling options but must be able to work a minimum of 3 shifts a week. We have several shifts, 7:30 am to 1:30 pm, 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, 8:30 am to 1:30 pm, 1:30 pm to 6:30 pm, 1:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Shifts available vary by position and day.

Perks: Free professional certification and continued skill development. Free Dog Daycare, Free Dog Hotel, 50% off Professional Grooming, Reduced Cost for Professional Dog Dental Cleanings, and Special Events for your personal pup.

Location: Alternating Coconut Grove & Brickell locations. Free parking is available in Grove location. If you plan to drive into Brickell, there are only paid parking options.

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Salary: From $13.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Professional development assistance

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime
  • Weekend availability

Job Features

Job Category

Dog Handling

Work as a Dogtown Caretaker providing stellar care to our pups. The position requires the ability to multi-task, comfort with labor-intensive work, reliability, and most important a true love of dogs....

Dogtown seeks a professional dog bather to join our dog-loving crew! Professional certification is available to qualifying candidates to grow into a full professional grooming position. Our professional groomers average $70-90k a year.

Schedule: 5 days a week. 8:30 am to 4:30 pm. Must be available to work either Saturday, Sunday, or both weekly.

Pay: $13.25/hour + 25% commission on upgrades and complete tips. Earnings are based on skill level and speed. Typically, bathers average $20/hour and work 30 hours a week.

Qualifications:

  • Kindness, Kindness, Kindness. We take a very serious approach to making the grooming experience a pleasant one. We are not a "get the dog done at any cost" establishment. We put dogs' needs first, and as such, we will never put a dog in a position of high stress or perform painful services like de-matting.
  • Must have a minimum of 12 months working in a professional setting bathing dogs OR already completed a professional grooming certification.
  • Must demonstrate the ability to proficiently and safely wash, dry, clean ears, express anal glands (externally), and trim nails.

Responsibilities:

  • Speak with customers about their preferences and expectations and also recommend upgraded services.
  • Thoroughly examine dogs at intake to identify potential issues such as matting, fleas, and ticks, injuries, etc.
  • Thoroughly wash dogs using the appropriate/requested shampoos.
  • Thoroughly examine dogs during the wash to identify potential issues such as fleas and ticks, skin infections, etc.
  • Correctly complete any requested add-on or basic services such as external anal gland expression, de-shedding, flea, and tick treatment, etc.
  • Thoroughly towel dry, clean ears, and brush dogs.
  • Thoroughly dry using a force dryer if the dog is comfortable.
  • Complete service by safely trimming nails.
  • Speak to clients at pick-up to ensure the dog is done to their satisfaction.'

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $18.00 - $22.50 per hour

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekend availability

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay
  • Tips

 

Job Features

Job Category

Grooming & Bathing

Dogtown seeks a professional dog bather to join our dog-loving crew! Professional certification […]