Prairie Path Pet Care, LLC Part Time Weekday Dog Walker - Wheaton, IL Wheaton, IL · Part time

We are looking for experienced pet care providers to add to our team of weekday dog walkers! This is a part-time position with hours varying between 10-30 hours/week. Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm availability preferred.

Description

Are you an animal lover looking for a job you LOVE? We are hiring part-time dog walkers and pet sitters! Please only apply if you are interested in being a part of our team for at least a year. We are looking for a reliable animal lover who is available Monday - Friday 10am - 3pm. The right applicant will go above and beyond for our team and our clients and their pets.

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.

- Pay: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour ~ gas reimbursement, phone usage reimbursement, tips!

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 and Pet Insurance rates for all our staff after 6 months of work.

- Referral bonuses for walker and client recruits.

- 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 OUR SERVICE AREA - WHEATON, IL!

- 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 consent to a background check

Salary

$16 - $17 per hour