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Pet Sitter

Puget Paws LLC
Job Description

Puget Paws a small and well-loved private dog walking and pet sitting company that is expanding and we are seeking experienced Pet Sitters to add to our professional and dedicated staff.

PM Visitor & Pet/House Sitter

When:

Evenings, weekends & holidays

Hours:

PM Visits: Monday - Friday 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Saturday and Sunday 4:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Pet/House Overnight Sitting: 12 hour overnight stay between the hours of 7:00 pm - 9:00 am

Pay rate:

PM Visitor: $ 15 per hour for evening visits. After completion of training: Pay rate increases along with additional pay on weekends/observed holidays and mileage reimbursements.

Overnight Sitting: 60% Commission

Services are provided in the pets home.

Please note: This is a part-time position scheduled on an as needed basis.

Caring for pets is great way to earn extra money along side another job and/or school. This position is rewarding!! You will be building trusting relationships with pets and helping your local community.

Service Areas:

Lynnwood, Brier, Mountlake Terrace, Edmonds, Woodway, Shoreline and Lake Forest Park

Requirements:

  • You have a reliable, insured car (a pet-friendly car) and valid Washington State driver’s license.
  • You are comfortable with driving on all major roads, highways and neighborhood streets.
  • You absolutely LOVE, have patience and experience pet sitting dogs and cats.
  • You have concern for animal’s health, happiness and well-being.
  • You are neat, tidy and respectful in client homes.
  • You can work with us at least 6-12 months. The pets will want to develop a long-term relationship with you.
  • You are available to work over at least 2 of the 3 major winter holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s. (Don’t worry; you’ll be paid an additional holiday bonus and will be able to have holiday plans of your own.)
  • You can pass a criminal / background check.
  • You have a smartphone, respond to messages in a timely manner and check your email daily.
  • You are at least 18 years of age or older.
  • You can work independently, follow detailed instructions, and are able to follow company policies and protocols.
  • You have excellent time management and interpersonal skills.
  • You are a problem solver.
  • You are available for the days, hours and locations listed above.
  • You have experience or willing to learn how to administer medications to both dogs and cats.
  • You feel comfortable walking at least 2 dogs at a time for long periods of time up and down hills (frequently at a fast pace) with all breeds both BIG and small dog in rain snow or shine.
  • You are able to meet all the physical requirements: Stooping, bending, squatting, kneeling, pushing, pulling, keeping balance while walking/caring for pets in outdoor and/or home environments, lifting pets up to 60 lbs ie off the ground/in and out of homes and vehicles.

How to Apply:

Send an email to pugetpaws@gmail.com, in 50 words or less, explain why you would be the perfect person for this job and attach your current resume. No phone calls please.

Job Types: Part-time, Commission

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