Pet Resort Front Desk Attendant

Affectionate Pet Care Center - Fairfax, VA

Full-time | Part-time

Front Desk Attendant

This position requires customer service representatives to answer phone calls & email, schedule reservations, and check in and out dogs simultaneously in a fast-pacepet care center. You must have excellent people skills, enjoy talking to people about their dogs, have dog experience, strong ability to multitask, and be an avid dog lover to do this job! The front desk shift morning shirts are Monday through Friday 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM. Saturdays are 7:00 AM to 3PM, and 8AM to 4PM. The Sunday shift is 10:00 AM to 6:00PM. Afternoon shifts are Monday through Saturday 12:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

We require log-term commitments for this position. We do not hire temporary help for this position.

The pay rate depends on your level of experience.

Playgroup Attendant Position

This position requires qualified canine enthusiasts to supervise dogs in playgroups. You must have dog experience, lots of patience, and a good understanding of dog behavior and body language to qualify for this position.It involves managing multi-dog playgroups, general care-taking, keeping the facility clean, and cleaning up after the dogs.

The morning shifts are: 6:00am – 2:00pm. The afternoon shifts are 2pm – 10pm. The overnight shifts are 10:00pm – 6:00am.

The pay rate for this position depends on your level of experience.

Pet Sitter/Dog Walker

This position requires driving to the client’s home and caring for the pets in their own homes. You must live in one of our service areas. Those areas are Fairfax, Fairfax Station, Vienna, Oakton, Chantilly, Centreville, Manassas, Annandale, Burke, Springfield, Arlington, and Alexandria. The hours for Mid-day Dog Walking are typically from 10:00 AM to about 3:30 PM Monday through Friday, Pet Sitting hours vary depending on each pet’s needs. Pet Sitting is morning, evening and weekends depending on each individual pet’s needs. This job involves driving your own vehicle to pet’s homes, walking dogs, and general care taking of different types of pets (mostly dogs and cats). You must have a true passion for animals and be a responsible and trustworthy person. You must have internet access and a reliable vehicle. We conduct background checks and thorough reference checks prior to hiring. The pay for this position is a fixed rate of 60% commission + $0.50 per visit for gas reimbursement (bonuses). It averages out to be about $9.50 minimum per 20-35 minute visit. You will choose one or two areas to cover and your jobs will be only within that range. This position pays well depending on your availability and flexibility. The owner is very selective in hiring for this position. If you are not referred by someone that she knows you must have excellent references. She prefers letters of reference and experience and someone who is conscience. Only long-term commitments need apply.

Shift Manager

This position requires a strong team leader to manage staff and dogs. You must be an avid dog lover with extensive knowledge of dog behavior, body language, health, and general animal care. You must be a conscience person that can recognize problems and pay attention to detail for this job. Applicant must have excellent management skills and customer service skills. Job responsibilities include administration, assisting clients and staff, general dog care, dog health checks, taking dogs to the Vet, running dogs for check in and out, staff supervising, scheduling, facility maintenance, cleaning, new staff training, and new dog evaluations. You must have at least three years of work with dogs, and two years of management or supervisory experience to apply. We only hire long-term commitment for this position, and sign a four-year employment contract. The morning shifts are: 6:30 AM – 2:30 PM, and the afternoon shifts are 2 PM – 10 PM. The pay rate for this position depends on your level of experience.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


  • front desk: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Customer Service: 2 years (Preferred)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Spanish (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Store Discounts

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off