• Dog Care Attendant

    Mercy's Play + Stay
    Job Description

    Mercy’s Play + Stay specializes in dog daycare, boarding and grooming. Mercy’s Play + Stay believes in open play where dogs are free to run, jump, play and sniff to their heart’s content in a safe, monitored environment. Our mission is to provide the utmost in personalized care and exceptional service to our doggy guests as well as their two-legged parents. We are seeking trustworthy, reliable, HARDWORKING individuals who have a great work ethic and ability to work unsupervised. You must have a true passion for dogs. This is a serious job and not to be taken lightly! We are looking for part time, year-round associates for employment. Please review the below job description before applying.

    Successful candidates should be:
    18 years of age or older

    Able to interact in a positive way with all sizes and types of dog (If you are afraid of ANY breed, this is position is not suitable)

    Ready to take on heavy cleaning on a daily basis (Lots of dogs means lots of cleaning)

    Must have the ability to work Saturdays or/and Sundays

    Able to work days, evenings and Holidays

    Job responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

    Supervise Playrooms Maintain control of dog play groups at all times to ensure a safe environment.

    Continuously involved in the play groups showing the dogs attention and care to ensure a pack leader status in the room. There is a zero-tolerance policy for the mistreatment of our doggies.

    We have a zero-tolerance policy for the mistreatment of animals.

    Cleaning Duties

    Playroom is continually monitored and kept immediately clean and continual spot clean during a shift.

    Daily cleaning assignments which may include, but are not limited to sweeping, mopping, taking out the trash, replacing water bowls.

    Cleaning procedures involve the proper use of chemicals to ensure a safe environment for both dogs and people.

    Daily and weekly cleaning assignments typically include moving and sanitizing crates as well as cleaning the walls, floors and play equipment with sanitizing solutions.

    Naptime cleaning assignments typically include a cleaning activity and providing dog baths and/or nail trimming. Naptime assignments are expected to be completed in a timely manner.

    Health and Grooming

    Demonstrated ability to bathe any size dog without direct supervision and to company standard. Proper procedures include the use of appropriate shampoo for the dog, appropriate use of bathing equipment, and the cleanup of the bathing area upon completion.

    Ability to clip dog toenails with the assistance of another team member.

    Ability to understand and follow without exception the Feeding List, Medication List and Allergy List to ensure that all health standards are met consistently.

    Teamwork and Own Initiatives

    Ability to work cohesively with their team in a respectful and professional manner.

    Effectively communicates both orally and on paper. Utilizes company tools to communicate relevant information daily via the activity log and to their supervisor.

    Maintains a positive attitude and demeanor in all aspects of their position including room management and customer service.

    Maintains consistent time and attendance standards.

    Follows company dress code guidelines for professional and safe standards.

    Is on time for scheduled shifts and in the case of an emergency, calls in advance of their shift to allow time for proper coverage.

    Takes their own development as a personal responsibility and uses mistakes and/or challenges as an opportunity to grow to a higher standard of performance. This includes becoming Pet First Aid and CPR certified.

    Job Type: Part-time

    Salary: $9.00 to $10.00 /hour

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