Posted: 11/28/2021

We’re looking for a part-time applicant to join our growing business in Lakeview (Chicago, IL 60657). This position is a blend of retail / sales in-store and pet care (i.e helping with dog walking or cat sitting). 

A successful applicant is someone whose:

  • Talkative, outgoing, and sociable
  • Reliable and has a Team Player mindset
  • Independent thinker / problem solver and takes initiative
  • Animal Care background, shelter volunteer, or pet owner

MUST have open availability within our hours of operations: 

  • Monday:Closed for Retail Customers, but we still offer pet care services on this day
  • Tuesday-Friday: 11AM-7PM
  • Saturday-Sunday: 10AM-5PM

Duties include:

  • Interact professionally through verbal and written communication with all professional contacts and customers
  • Provide timely and courteous service to all guests
  • Determine the needs of our customers, offer product knowledge, and suggest the appropriate merchandise
  • Performs all aspects of point-of-sale service, e.g. credit card sales (we're a cashless business) and exchanges
  • Assists in stocking merchandise and maintaining inventory
  • Processing shipments accordingly
  • Performs daily housekeeping tasks as required to maintain the appearance of the store
  • Includes sweeping/mopping the floors, dusting, washing the windows, restroom maintenance, etc.
  • Performs special projects as assigned
  • Working with clients to complete pet services for dogs + cats

Requirement:

  • Must be located in Chicago, IL (Lakeview or Lincoln Park Resident highly preferred) or have reliable transportation.
  • At least 2 years of experience in a retail role
  • Must have work or volunteer history with a professional dog walking / pet sitting company or a rescue group / shelter
  • Working knowledge of retail POS systems
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time
  • Must be available to work holidays (i.e. Thanksgiving / Christmas)

Compensation:

  • Based on experience
  • Employee Discounts for pet care + merchandise
  • Cash Tips at the discretion of our customers / clients