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Dog Daycare Counselor

Company: Loyal Companion
Location: Boston
Posted on: June 26, 2022

Job Description:

QualificationsMust be 18 years or olderMust have 6+ months of professional experience in a dog daycare/ dog handlingAbility to read and promote positive canine playKnowledge in positive command reinforcement and behavioral exercises for puppiesExcellent communication skillsMust have a love for dogsMust have a keen sense for creating and maintaining a safe environmentMust be observantExcellent communication skillsEssential Job FunctionsThe incumbent must be able to perform all the following duties and responsibilities with or without a reasonable accommodation.Engage in enrichment/ socialization activities at our drop-off daytime program as well as interacting with clients and potential clients dailyFollows safe practices and procedures when introducing dogsFollows policies and procedures designated for Day Care Facilitates appropriate play and enrichment activities for adult dogs and puppiesProvides positive command reinforcement which support students who are also in group classesWorks with puppies on behavioral development exercisesConduct potential customer consultationsPositively interact with pet parents in-person, via email, text, and phonePhysical DemandsPosition requires person to be both indoors and outdoors (to assist with customer carry out)Majority of day is spent standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, and climbingMust be able to lift 50 pounds on a regular basisMust be comfortable working with a wide variety of animals including small and large dogsMust be able to work around pet hair and danderPosition PurposeDo you think of your pet as a member of the family? If so, then we have a lot in common! Like you, we are extremely devoted to our pets and only want the best for them. We are a community of true pet lovers with shared interests and values. We are professionally committed to being your resource for all aspects of pet ownership including health and nutrition, training, grooming and the latest in general pet care. Dog Daycare Counselor is responsible for enrichment/ socialization activities at our drop-off daytime program as well as interacting with clients and potential clients daily.Why should you join our team?Full-time team members enjoy the following:Growth opportunities! Be sure to ask about our groomer training and apprenticeship programPTO (paid time off) - 2 weeks in first year, 3 weeks in second yearPaw-Ternity (paid Pet Adoption bonding time)Paid Parental LeaveMedical, dental, and vision insuranceHealth Savings Account (HSA)/ Flexible Spending Account (FSA) - medical and dependent care401(k)Greatly discounted, employer-subsidized pet insuranceGenerous discounts on goods and services$25K life insurance policy (employer paid)Short and Long-term disability (employer paid)Employee Assistance Program/ 24X7 - completely confidentialGroomer referral bonus programBut don't just take my word for it. . .Check out what our team members have to say. . .#HPIPP is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. IPP recruits qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, ethnic or national origin, protected veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, or citizenship status.

Keywords: Loyal Companion, Boston , Dog Daycare Counselor, Other , Boston, Massachusetts

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