Dog Walkers/Pet Sitters - 2 Regions: Capitol Hill and North Seattle

Four Paws Pet Care - Seattle, WA5.0

Part-time | Contract

Please take the time to read our full add to make sure that you meet all of the requirements. Then, in your reply, answer the questions at the bottom of the job description to kick off the interview process.

Our company is looking for additional dog walkers and pet sitters. If you have experience with caring for dogs and cats we would love to talk with you! We have part time and full time positions available now.

We care for clients in the entire Seattle region from White Center to Northgate as well as parts of Bellevue and Kirkland with over 15 animal lovers providing everything from quick 15 minute potty breaks to overnight services complete with drop-in care throughout the day and staying the night in the client's home. We are looking for people who are comfortable working independently with the support of an entire team.

We strive to offer our care providers clients that live within 20 to 30 blocks from where they live. Currently we are looking for individuals who live in or near the regions listed below. Let us know which region you are interested in when you apply. Thank you!

  • Capitol Hill (Madison Park, Central Dist, Leschi)
  • North Seattle (Greenwood, Ravenna, Wedgwood)

Responsibilities and Services Offered

  • Walks and runs for 15, 30, 45 or 60 minutes (tend to be Monday through Friday: 10am-3pm)
  • Drop in pet sit visits (usually 7-9am, 5-7pm and/or 7-9pm during the week and over weekends)
  • Overnights require staying the night in the client's home (usually 9-10pm until 7-9am)

Qualifications and Skills

  • Have your own, car and auto insurance to perform the duties associated with this role
  • Own a smart phone with text, photo, web and GPS capability
  • Must be compassionate and familiar with a variety of animals and breeds
  • Feel comfortable working with and interacting with both small and large animals
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Responsible, reliable, and dependable
  • Must be timely and punctual
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • At least 3 years of customer service work experience
  • Pass criminal background check
  • This industry has last minute changes so flexibility and a sense of humor are essential

If this sounds like the perfect job for you please reply with your resume and a cover letter with answers to all of the following questions:

1. How many years of experience do you have caring for, volunteering with or owning pets?

2. Are you comfortable running with dogs for 30 minutes or more?

3. What is your availability during the week, weekends and over the usual holidays?

4. Are you a morning person or a night owl?

5. How much income do you need each month?

6. What neighborhood are you currently living in?

Job Types: Part-time, Contract

Salary: $19.00 to $30.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Customer Service: 4 years (Required)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

License:

  • Driver's License (Required)

Contract Length:

  • Varies

Additional Compensation:

  • Tips

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule

Working days:

  • Monday
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • Friday
  • Saturday
  • Sunday

Typical start time:

  • 10AM

Typical end time:

  • 3PM