NewYorkRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for New York jobs

Dog Handler

Company: New York Dog Spa & Hotel (Dog Daycare & Boarding)
Location: New York
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Turn your passion for dogs into a career! The New York Dog Spa and Hotel is seeking a Dog Handler join our team and help us provide the best dog care experience in New York City. Please read the entire job description before submitting your application.

As a Dog Handler, you will work with a team of like-minded dog-care providers to consistently deliver best in class service and care to our four and two-legged clients.

You will have the following responsibilities:

Dog care:
* Foster a calm and fun environment for the dogs to play
* Monitor the dogs for health or behavioral issues
* Rotate dogs in and out of appropriate play groups (size, temperament, behavior)
* Clean up after dogs appropriately
* Ensure all dogs are properly labeled with kennel cards
* Report issues to the front desk (e.g. a dirty dog, an aggressive dog, any health issue)
* Check all boarding dogs daily for cleanliness (eyes, ears, feet, belly and behind)
* Aiding in the administering of food and medications
* Be physically fit to lift dogs 50+ lbs, kneel and stand for long periods of time

Facility:
* Maintain a clean play area environment (sweeping, mopping, window cleaning, etc.)
* Maintain clean runs, aisles, and kennels at all times
* Clean using proper cleaning supplies, in proper proportions and stock cleaning stations as needed
* Remove all dirty beds/ linens to washing machine area

Dog Walking:
* Secure and review walking list at your start time
* Prepare dogs with harness and redundancy choke collars for walking
* Walk all dogs ensuring their safety and care at all times
* Report any on leash issues dog may have (aggression, fears, etc.)

Ability to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

_*Performance Metrics: *_
* Quality of service provided
* Productivity and efficiency
* Ability to work well with others and follow instructions
* Cleanliness of work area
* Customer loyalty

Dog lovers that are interested in the Customer Care Specialist opening should meet the following job requirements:
* Minimum of 1 year dog handling experience
* Comfortable with all breeds and sizes of dogs
* Excellent interpersonal and communication (both verbal and written) skills
* Strong attention to detail
* Excellent customer service skills
* Good cleanliness habits and cleaning skills
* Excellent time management and organizational skills
* Must be physically fit to lift dogs 50+ lbs, kneel, stand for long periods of time and perform requirements of the job.

Ability to work a varied schedule including days, evenings, weekends and holidays.

_*Benefits*_
The New York Dog Spa and Hotel offers industry-leading benefits, including a competitive salary, multiple career path opportunities, medical, and dental benefits, and generous vacation time.

_*About The New York Dog Spa and Hotel*_

The Dog Spa has been a neighborhood institution since 1997, making us one of Manhattan's most well-established dog care companies. We treat every dog with love and care for them as if they were our own. Our facilities were designed with consultation from local vets and built with safety in mind. At over 12,500 sq. feet, we have one of the largest spaces in New York, fully dedicated to 24-hour care, daycare, grooming, and retail.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Application Questions You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:
* How many years of Professional Dog Handling experience do you have?
* What is the highest level of education you have completed?

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Application Questions You have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:
* How many years of Professional Dog Handling experience do you have?
* What is the highest level of education you have completed?

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $15.00 /hour

Application QuestionsYou have requested that Indeed ask candidates the following questions:
* How many years of Customer Service experience do you have?
* How many years of Dog Handling experience do you have?
* How many years of Organizational Skills experience do you have?
* How many years of Time Management experience do you have?

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: $15.50 per hour

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: $16.00 - $17.00 per hour

Benefits:
* Paid time off
Schedule:
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday
* Night shift
* Weekend availability
Supplemental pay types:
* Tips

Ability to commute/relocate:
* New York, NY 10010: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: New York Dog Spa & Hotel (Dog Daycare & Boarding), New York , Dog Handler, Other , New York, New York

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category
within


Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest New York jobs by following @recnetNY on Twitter!

New York RSS job feeds