Paws 'n' Rec Full-Time Doggy Daycare Adventure Guide/Cleaning Tech Tampa, FL · Full time

Do you absolutely love dogs? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Are you reliable, hardworking and self-motivated? If so, you might be a perfect fit for Paws ‘n’ Rec’s Weekday Adventure Guide/Weekend Cleaning Tech position.


Paws ‘n’ Rec is a membership-based Doggy Daycare and Overnight Boarding provider. We deliver affordable doggy daycare and safe and secure hoteling for furry family members of humans living in major US cities.

While you'll be surrounded by all shapes and sizes of dogs, Paws 'n' Rec is hardwork. In between snuggling golden retrievers and chasing dalmatians, you'll be helping to move dogs, supervising large packs in play yards, preparing meals, cleaning and organizing the facility, and helping with customer service. If you're looking for a dynamic job with lots of opportunity in a growing company, surrounded by awesome people, Paws 'n' Rec might be the place for you.

We’re based in Tampa, FL and are in the process of expanding to other major US cities right now. Come join our journey!

Responsibilities include:

  • Take attendance of dog groups
  • Check all routes and yards prior to dog playgroups
  • Safely transport dogs from their suites to applicable adventure yard(s)
  • Maintain visual eye contact of all of the dogs during all playtimes
  • Monitor safety of playgroup
  • Complete all daily opening and closing tasks for your adventure group
  • Maintain cleanliness of your assigned Adventurer group and yard(s)
  • Communicating with management about information/issues regarding Adventurers and clients
  • Interact professionally with clients during pick-up/drop-off for daycare and boarding
  • Cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining the interior and exterior of the facility
  • Cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining inside/outside of dog suites
  • Cleaning, disinfecting, and maintaining facility restrooms
  • Cleaning up all forms of dog waste
  • Sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, and dusting
  • Washing, drying, and folding towels, beds, blankets, toys, etc.
  • Refilling water bowls/buckets


  • Have strong and effective communication skills with both staff and clients
  • Have prior experience or familiarity with dogs
  • Able to lift up to 50+ lbs
  • Able to bend, kneel and stand for long periods of time
  • Hold a valid US driver's license with a good driving record
  • Computer literate (Word, Excel, email, etc.)
  • Experience and knowledge of proper cleaning procedures
  • Able to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, weekends, and holidays
  • Detail-oriented, quick-thinking, and possess a great deal of common sense
  • Must be comfortable with general touch and affection with the animals

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.00-$14.00/hour

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture


  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance


  • 10-hour shift
  • 8-hour shift
  • Holidays
  • Weekend availability

Application Question(s):

  • Why do you think this is the perfect job for you?
  • Have you ever had to correct a dog's behavior? If yes, how did you do so?
  • Have you had any negative encounters with a dog? Are there any dog breeds you are not comfortable with?
  • If you were a dog breed, what breed would you be and why? Is there anything else you would like to tell us about yourself?
  • What is your availability? Can you also work weekends and holidays?


  • Driver's License (Preferred)


$12 - $14 per hour