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Dog Daycare Staff needed! (New Westminster)

9 Sixth Street

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compensation: $14 per hour to START, then based on experience and education.
employment type: full-time

Mindful Mutts is looking for someone to join our growing team!

This position would be part time to start, with potential for full time by December/January (2020). ONLY candidates with relevant education and/or experience will be shortlisted and contacted. PLEASE DO NOT APPLY IN PERSON! Thank you!

Ideal candidate would be:
-eager to learn
-familiar with and be able to demonstrate knowledge of R+ (positive, science-based training) as well as reading dog body language
-willing to continue their education in all things dog from a science-based perspective
-good with people AND dogs (please don't reply to this ad if you classify yourself as being "good with dogs but disliking people", this goes against our company culture and our human clients are just as important to us as our furry ones are)
-clean and tidy
-excellent at communicating with clients, coworkers, management
-reliable, honest, trustworthy, punctual
-able to work in a team environment and support coworkers as needed
-quick-thinking in critical situations

Non negotiable:
-Must have a good and positive attitude and an upbeat personality
-Must be good with people AND dogs
-Must have great attention to detail when cleaning or considering safety for yourself as well as coworkers and clients
-Must be able to take direction easily and communicate with management, staff AND clients politely and with tact.
-Must be In good health; our jobs are very physically and mentally demanding
-Must be good with social media, specifically the use of instagram stories
-Must be able to work shifts with some flexibility including working some weekends

BONUSES that will short list you for the gig immediately:
-Driver's license and vehicle
-Pet First Aid Certification (if not in the course we offer, we will provide you with the upgrade free of charge)
-Completion of Bravo Dog Knowledge levels 1 AND/OR 2 (getdogknowledge.com)
-Live in New Westminster or nearby
-Any other educational credentials in dog-related fields (CPDT-KA, KPA Foundations or full program, Low Stress Handling Cert., Dip.CBST, Fear Free Certification etc for example)
-Any RECENT experience working with dogs in a one-on-one or group environment

Duties of Daycare Attendant:
-Opening/Closing
-Handling and managing groups of dogs safely according to protocol provided by management/senior staff
-Walking dogs, taking them for pee breaks regularly
-Feeding dogs, possibly medicating some (pilling or liquid, no injections etc)
-Cleaning as you go, as well as leaving things tidy and set for the next shift
-Must be organized and punctual
-Responsible, be willing to provide a Criminal Record Check at your cost
-Willing to continue your learning in animal behaviour science, positive training, low stress handling and apply to every interaction with every client
-License and a car would make dog walking and pet sitting far more conveniently managed
-Represent the company in a positive, professional and friendly manner at all times

There is no cash or paperwork involved, that is all done behind the scenes by management :-)

Compensation varies and will be determined after the interview if a job offer is proposed but will start at $14-$14.50 with the addition of educational courses required which will be decided on an individual basis.

Visit mindfulmutts.ca for more information about our company, we look forward to meeting the next member of our awesome team! It would be helpful for the ideal candidate to have a good overview of our website to understand the methods we use when training and handling animals, as well as learn about our company culture.

  • Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster.
  • do NOT contact us with unsolicited services or offers

post id: 7020017132

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