Lawrence, KS   785-550-1427         

Employment

Dog Walker/Pet Sitter

Flexible hours 7am and 7pm, Mon -Fri & occasional weekends.  (Approximately 20 Hrs.)

This person will be responsible for pet care in our client’s homes as well as walking dogs in our client’s neighborhood. 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:

    • Current valid driver’s license and good driving record
    • Reliable transportation and ability to drive from one location to another as part of this position
    • Ability to be prompt, reliable and professional
    • Ability to work some holidays and weekends
    • Ability to work efficiently with little or no supervision.
    • Ability to follow written and verbal instruction pertaining to the feeding, care, and maintenance of dogs in their homes
    • Ability to perform basic mathematics
    • Ability to work with peers and clients in a positive, constructive way
    • Ability to be responsible for feeding, medicating, and walking dogs, as well as cleaning up dog waste 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
    • Ability to walk both small and large dogs safely in all kinds of weather conditions
    • 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

*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.

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Janitor

6pm – 10pm M-F

This person will be responsible for detailed cleaning of our office and animal care areas.  Duties, responsibilities and requirements are as follows:

    • CLEANING, Lots of cleaning – sweeping and mopping, using floor cleaning machines, sanitizing surfaces, cleaning and dusting fixtures and furniture, washing and polishing doors and windows, cleaning and stocking bathrooms and kitchen, office and dog daycare work area
    • Strict adherence to Material Safety Data Sheets and chemical labeling and usage
    • Proper use and maintenance of cleaning equipment and tools
    • Collect and dispose of trash throughout building
    • Understand the importance of prioritizing tasks and ability to respond to additional tasks as assigned
    • Attention to detail, strong work ethic and good  verbal and written communication skills required
    • Ability to work independently
    • Ability to follow security procedures including operation of alarm system
    • Ability to maintain records that track work and schedule
    • Ability to perform basic mathematics required to properly measure and mix chemicals
    • Requires reliable transportation to work
    • Ability to lift a minimum of 30 lbs. and complete physically demanding work such as walking, standing, bending, reaching, stooping, and kneeling
    • Must be at least 18 years of age
    • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
    • Ability to pass a background check and be bonded
    • 1 year of previous janitorial experience, preferably in an animal facility or veterinary office.

Please fill out the on-line application to receive consideration for an interview.

 

Online Employment Application