Dog Daycare - Dog Care Assistant - Happy Hounds Dog Care Center
Happy Hounds Dog Care Center
The function of our Dog Care Assistant position is to provide a positive and safe experience for all dogs in our care.
A patient and caring attitude and the ability to multi-task in an environment full of distractions is a must. Willingness to learn new skills, follow instructions carefully, and work as part of a team is also required. Respectful communication with co-workers is also required. This is an entry-level position with true potential for advancement. We only promote from within. Nearly everyone at Happy Hounds started in the DCA position :-)
Some specific job duties include:
- Feeding and medications for boarding and daycare dogs.
- Active supervision of group play.
- Basic dog grooming such as nail trims, baths, and de-shedding treatments.
- More cleaning.
- Poop pick up!
- Clean a little more...
ENTRY LEVEL POSITION. SALARY STARTS AT $11.50/HOUR. Opportunities for advancement as we prefer to promote from within! Come grow with us!
Basic requirements for ALL Happy Hounds employees include:
- HS graduate or equivalent.
- All applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
- Ability to work some holidays. (We are busiest during major holidays).
- Love for ALL dogs and the smells, sounds and silly behavior that comes with them :-)
- Communication skills: Teamwork is required.
- Ability to complete required tasks in sometimes adverse conditions. This is HARD WORK.
- Punctuality and reliability. We expect our employees to be on time - No excuses. Because our customers pay us to take care of their beloved pets, we must have a reliable and responsible staff.
- Ability to closely follow instructions and complete tasks independently.
- Ability to be on your feet for a 5+ hour shift, minus your break(s) :)
- Ability to lift and carry 40+ pounds.
- Ability to learn and independently operate tools such as rotary tools, vacuums, dry vapor steam cleaners, washer/ dryer and a walk behind floor scrubber.
- Ability to learn and utilize technology such as tablet and PC computers, digital cameras, and online scheduling/ HR software.
Learn more about Happy Hounds - https://happyhoundscolorado.com/