Posted: 01/19/2020

We're a small, but growing business that offers customizable pet care solutions for our clients. We're looking for PAWsome dog walkers / pet sitters who are reliable, professional, and customer centric to add to our team.

If you're taking night classes, retired, or have flexible hours with another job, dog walking may be a perfect fit for you! This job is perfect for someone looking to make extra cash and stay fit.

DO NOT APPLY, if you...

1.) Tend to be late

2.) Tend to call off

  • This role is flexible with advance notice of vacations, doctor's appointments, etc
  • Calling in sick under an 1 hour of your schedule is unacceptable

3.) Cannot multitask and manage your time

4.) Are not available for the main shift from 10AM - 2PM

Ideal Candidate

1.) Must have great customer service skills, as well as, professional and timely communication skills.

2.) Available for service requests Monday-Friday and select Weekends. We offer dog walking from 9AM-5PM with a few after hour services.

This specific role is for the AM / Midday shift. This shift is for daily dog walking clients who tend to schedule between 10AM - 2PM (our busiest timeframe). Pet Sitting clients will need care from 6AM-9AM (traditionally during the holidays).

  • Our walkers can set up their own schedule/shifts, but would need to take on daily walks for at least 3+ clients during these times
  • Able to commit to a regular schedule for at least 6 months client
  • It really affects our clients and their dog negatively when a walker leaves prematurely and sporadically

3.) Prior experience with dogs and / or cats

  • volunteering at shelters, owning a dog or cat, pet sitting, grooming, training, etc.

4.) Tech Savvy and must have a smart phone for pet care software / app (i.e. Time to Pet)

5.) Bike, Car or CTA Pass is preferred. The dogs are spaced close together, but we don’t want you wasting time walking from one dog to the next

6.) Live in Chicago, ideally near the neighborhood we're serving which is LINCOLN PARK

7.) Must be at least 21 years old and love working outdoors, in ALL weather

8.) Able to pass a federally compliant background screening