Overview

Dog Handler Job at Doggieville Inc. – Newmarket, ON

MUST LOVE DOGS!

Doggieville is a 6,800 sq. ft. facility that offers Daycare, Grooming and a Learning & Wellness Centre. We are York Region’s premier centre for dogs providing exceptional customer service and a fun experience for our furry guests in a clean and safe environment. We are a very busy facility and are looking for part time/full time dog handlers to join our team!

Job Description/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and monitor daycare dogs during exercise, socialization and play to ensure their safety
  • Positive interaction with the dogs and encourage good doggie manners
  • Engage dogs in group play, scheduled activities and basic training
  • Pick up and clean up after dogs
  • Feed dogs and administer medications when required
  • Maintain a clean facility – tidy, clean, vacuum, mop and disinfect
  • Opening and closing duties
  • Interact with clients in a professional manner

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Minimum 18 years of age or older
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Pet First Aid and CPR (preferred) **Candidates will be required to be certified once hired
  • Knowledge of different dog breeds, their behaviours and body language (preferred)
  • Have previous animal care, hands on experience with dogs in a professional environment (preferred)
  • Must be comfortable around dogs of all breeds and sizes
  • Be confident in a very busy environment
  • This is a very physically active position requiring standing for extended periods, lots of cleaning and some light/heavy lifting
  • Be flexible with work schedule (days, evenings and weekends)

The Ideal Candidate Should:

  • have a passion for dogs
  • be mature, hard working and have a positive attitude
  • be punctual, responsible and reliable
  • be both a team player and able to work individually
  • be able to multitask
  • be a self starter
  • have great customer service and interpersonal skills

Working Hours:

We are open Monday to Friday 7am to 6:30pm and Saturday 9am to 4pm

Benefits:

  • Employees receive complimentary daycare for their dogs (assessment is mandatory, some conditions may apply) and a discount on retail purchases
  • Employees are eligible to participate in the Employee Benefit Program

Please reply to this post and INCLUDE a cover letter with your resume.

THIS IS A PERMANENT POSITION AND WE WILL NOT BE HIRING SUMMER STUDENTS.

Successful candidates will be contacted for an interview.

We look forward to meeting you!

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Permanent

Salary: From $15.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Store discount
  • Vision care

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:
All customers required to wear a mask unless they are exempt, curbside drop off/pick up available, common surfaces are sanitized regularly and entire facility is micro fogged with a botanical disinfectant at the end of each day.

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Newmarket, ON: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (preferred)

Education:

  • Secondary School (required)

Experience:

  • professional dog handling: 1 year (preferred)

Language:

Licence/Certification:

  • Driver’s License (preferred)

Work remotely:

About the Company

Company: Doggieville Inc. –

Company Location:  Newmarket, ON

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