Full Job Description
Are you ready to kiss your desk job goodbye in favor of something you're passionate about? Why not make it dogs!? The Urban Hound, Boston's premiere full-service dog care facility, is seeking a dog walker for one of our South End routes.
Spend your days walking through Boston with some cute dogs, staying active and exploring the city.
As the most visible members of The Urban Hound team, our dog walkers are held to a high standard. We expect you to engage with folks when they have questions, show affection for the dogs you are walking, and always -- ALWAYS -- pick up after them when they use the bathroom.
The primary responsibilities of our walkers include:
- Safely walking up to 4 dogs at a time
- Respectfully entering and exiting client homes
- Keeping keys organized and safe
- Picking up after dogs when they go to the bathroom
- Properly disposing of the waste
- Reinforcing any training or specific commands our clients are working on
- Checking in and out of walk appointments via smartphone app
- Leaving detailed and helpful notes in the app about the walk
- Self-directing your day to make sure that you are at each walk on time and walking the dogs for the appropriate amount of time
Qualified applicants for this position will:
- Love dogs!
- Be self-guided and work well independently
- Be organized
- Prioritize timeliness and punctuality
- Love the outdoors
- Enter and exit client homes quietly and respectfully
- Be detail-oriented
- Show excellent problem solving abilities
- Be able to walk for entire shifts (up to 8 hours per day)
If you are interested in this position, you must be available Monday through Friday, 9am to 5pm. Our walkers do not work weekends or federal holidays.
Please send your resume and cover letter to olivia @ urbanhounds.com to apply. Resumes sent without a cover letter will not be considered. Please use the cover letter to expand upon any dog experience you have and why you believe you'd be a good fit for this position.
Job Types: Full-time, Commission
Salary: $18.00 to $20.00 /hour
- Monday (Required)
- Tuesday (Required)
- Wednesday (Required)
- Thursday (Required)
- Friday (Required)
- Health insurance
- Dental insurance
- Vision insurance
- Retirement plan
- Paid time off