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Part-Time Kennel Technician

Opportunities to work up to Full-Time available.

Pay between $13-$15 / hour depending on experience level

Will train those with no experience.

Benefits: Health & Dental Insurance for applicable positions.

Summary & Job Description

Must LOVE dogs!

As a Social Pack Dogs team member, you will be an integral part of the team from day one. Our Kennel Technicians are responsible for every stage of each dog's visit from check-in to pairing dogs together in special playgroups, to meal time and general facility care. Every day is built on an easy-to-follow, effective routine.

Some essential functions of the job include, but are not limited to:

  • feeding and administration of medications

  • rotating dogs in specialized small playgroups

  • moderating dog play for safety

  • basic grooming: baths & nail trims

  • general facility care and cleaning

  • continuing education learning and training under SPD representative

  • answering customer phone calls and questions

  • talking with the team and tackling various daily tasks

Who's Right for the Job?

1 year Kennel Technician experience REQUIRED:

Some key attributes we look for in our team members are:

  • willingness to take initiative

  • good critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • attention to detail

  • positive attitude

  • interest in learning

  • strong communication skills

  • ability to go with the flow

  • reliability

  • ability to function as an integral part of the core team and think of others

You should be comfortable working on your feet, working outdoors, working with all variations of dog breeds and sizes, and handling dogs in an assertive yet calm and positive manner.  This can be a very physically demanding job; however, if you love keeping busy and staying active, this job is a great fit!

Reliability is a MUST - you are working with live animals and they rely on you to make sure they are happy, healthy, and well cared for. Punctuality and shift reliability is extremely important.

We also require all candidates to have the skills necessary to work reception as we move through your training.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, but are not all inclusive.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Position Type / Expected Hours of Work

This is a part-time position with the opportunity to work towards a full-time offer.

 

Days of work are Monday through Sunday. We typically rotate weekend shifts so staff is able to get as many weekends as possible off work. Typical shifts are either in 12 hour blocks or 8 hour blocks. Shifts begin no earlier than 6:15am and end no later than 8:30pm. 

Additional Eligibility

Must be 18 years or older and authorized to work in the United States.

Required Education & Experience

No experience required though it is recommended. Must have graduated high school.

AAP / EEO Statement

It is the policy of Social Pack Dogs to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. 

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.