Pet Sitter / Dog Walker

HOMESITTERS OF RALEIGH & CARY - Raleigh, NC (30+ days ago)


Pet Sitter / Dog Walker (Part-Time)

Animal lover? We need Part Time Pet Sitters / Dog Walkers. Pet sitting and dog walking can provide lots of rewarding experiences - that's just one reason why our average term of employment is over 5 years.

Job Summary:
Employees work with clients that are within a 6-8 radius form their own home. Job activities include walking dogs, feeding pets, exercising and engaging dogs and cats in enrichment activities, occasional special needs pet care, and yes, scooping litter boxes. Pet sitters and dog walkers need to have the social agility to quickly establish a professional rapport with our clients, and the pets. They must maintain command of a substantial amount of detailed information around each client, and be able to respond quickly and efficiently to clients, management and fellow team members. They are responsible for insuring we have “Happy Pets and Happy Pet Parents” as clients.

Job Requirements + Qualifications:
  • Must currently live in a Raleigh, Cary, Apex, or Morrisville Zip Code
  • Good organizational ability
  • A demonstrated history of independent work responsibility
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Basic computer and Internet skills.
  • Patience, a sense of humor, and a smile
Must be available mornings and evenings, including most weekends and holidays. Most pet sitting is done 6-10 am and 5:00 – 9:00 pm. Daily availability for most of those hours is required, but some pet sitting is more flexible than others. Some availability each morning and evening is required.

And / Or

Midday, weekdays. Most dog walking is done between 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. Daily availability Monday through Friday is required.

About Us:
Homesitters of Raleigh & Cary (www.homesittersofraleigh.com), has been serving pets and their families in Wake County since 1985. We have a very successful and established business employing fifteen pet sitters, and are searching for more of the right people to join our team and serve new clients.

Homesitters of Raleigh & Cary hires employees, rather than independent contractors. Our business is as least as much about having the right relationships with our team members, as our clients.

Welcome to a job you'll love.