Doggy Daycare Attendant and Assistant Trainer

  • Professional Services
  • Casual
  • 4 years ago

Job Information

Job Description

Sit Happens is a well established family business on the Mornington Peninsula. We are currently looking for reliable and enthusiastic people who care about the physical and emotional well being of domestic animals.

Despite currently being located in Mornington there is future prospect to expand into areas closer to the CBD for the right employee who proves themselves.

As a Doggy Daycare attendant you will enjoy:

  • Working outdoors
  • Stimulating¬†dogs through play via toys, agility equipment and dog/dog socialisation
  • Creating bonds with owners through providing feedback of their dogs experience during the day and on social media

As an Assistant Trainer you will enjoy

  • Aiding in teaching owners to understand and train their dogs
  • The opportunity to problem solve
  • Be mentored by established force free trainers in the industry

Role:

Daycare:

  • Checking dogs in and out
  • Facilitating appropriate dog/dog play
  • Mentally and Physically stimulating dogs according to individual needs
  • Ensuring a high level of hygiene and physical comfort for the dogs stay such as poo patrol, washing bowls and bedding etc.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the facility such as sweeping, mopping and general cleaning, watering plants etc.

Assistant Trainer:

  • Set up and pack up for class which involves moving equipment and charis
  • Working independently as well as under instruction of the head trainer
  • Working with owners one on one and as a group
  • Maintenance tasks such as poo patrol, filling water bowls and some heavy lifting

Skills and Experience:

No experience required however comfortable and confidence in handling dogs is a must along with effective time management, initiative, reliability and a strong work ethic. The job role would suit someone to add in to their already existing work life.

The successful applicant must be reliable, personable, have good communication skills, a willingness to learn and a positive attitude at all times.

Please email all applications including a cover letter and resume to:
erin@sithappens.com.au
We’d love to see a photo of you and your pet as well!

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