Lawrence, KS   785-550-1427     

Employment

Dog Daycare Attendant

Monday – Friday with varied hours and rotating weekends.  (Approximately 20 Hrs.)

This person will be responsible for feeding, watering, medicating, walking, and cleaning up after kenneled and daycare dogs. This is a weekday position with rotating weekend hours.  Pay is commensurate with experience. Professional or volunteer experience handling dogs of various sizes, breed, and temperaments in a safe and positive way is preferred.

Candidate must possess the following:

  • Ability to work some holidays and weekends
  • Ability to be prompt.
  • Ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision.
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics.
  • Ability to work with peers and clients in a positive, constructive way.
  • Ability to be responsible for building security such as handling keys and alarm systems.
  • Ability to be responsible for feeding, medicating, and walking dogs, as well as cleaning kennels and ensuring the well-being and security of dogs.
  • Ability to handle dogs of various size, breed, and temperaments in a positive/non-punitive way.
  • Willingness and ability to perform physically demanding work, including a great deal of cleaning and housekeeping in a quick and efficient manner.
  • Ability to walk both small and large dogs safely in all kinds of weather conditions.
  • Reliable transportation.
  • Ability to read dog body language and approach unfamiliar dogs safely.
  • Ability to pass a background check and be bonded.
  • Ability to maintain records that track work and schedule.
  • Ability to be prompt, reliable and professional.

*This position requires a “working interview” in which the applicant will be required to perform the work expected in this position.  Please fill out the on-line application to receive consideration for an interview.

 

Dog Training Assistant

Monday – Friday with varied hours.  (Approximately 10-16 Hrs.)

The Dog Training Assistant will be responsible for assisting a Lead Trainer in both private sessions and group classes. This is primarily a Monday – Friday, part-time position with occasional weekend work. Hours are flexible and variable according to the appointment schedule.

Ideal Candidate will possess the following:

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Ability to perform basic mathematics and record keeping
  • Ability to work with peers, clients, and dogs in a positive and constructive manner
  • Ability to handle dogs of various size, breed and temperaments in a positive/non-punitive way
  • Ability to perform physically demanding work, in both outdoor and indoor locations, including but not limited to standing for long periods, and managing large dogs.
  • Current valid driver’s license, auto insurance, and good driving record
  • Reliable transportation and ability to drive to/from various locations around the Lawrence area
  • Knowledge of dog behavior and ability to observe and track behavioral changes
  • A general knowledge of basic learning theory and how it is applied in the training of animals
  • Ability to read, apply, and modify a training plan
  • Volunteer or professional experience working with dogs such as shelter volunteer, veterinary assistant, kennel worker, etc.

**This position requires a “working interview” in which the applicant will be required to perform the work expected in this position.

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