employment type: part-time
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We are looking for a compassionate pet lover and community-minded individual to join a busy and continually growing dog walking service in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago.
An ideal candidate should be very punctual, have a strong attention to detail, and be highly responsible. The job responsibilities of a Dog Walker at Bark Bark Club can take on many roles, from being an exercise companion, food provider, security guard, or loving care provider. No matter the role the dog needs, this job is not one to take lightly. Challenges will arise while walking dogs, and having a strong sense of the surrounding environment and remaining calm during tense situations is an absolute must.
If you like working outdoors, having everyday be different from the last, working as part of a cohesive team, and love animals of all types then this job is for you!
-Pass a criminal background check
-Reliable vehicle (with valid insurance)
-You must have a passion for dogs, and be comfortable with all breeds, sizes and temperaments (you will never be expected to handle aggressive dogs or dogs you are not comfortable with)
-A smartphone with access to the internet
-Being able to work outdoors in every type of weather condition (especially cold/rainy/warm weather)
-Direct deposit into a bank account of your choice
-The ideal candidate would be someone that lives in or near the neighborhood of Edgewater
-Previous experience with dogs is strongly preferred
-Having a previous position in some sort of customer service role
-Taking care of cats (scooping litter, feeding, and interacting) is strongly preferred
-Being available for some of the major holidays of the year
-Flexibility with daily start and end times
This posting is for a part-time position. Part-time positions are based off the needs of the business.
Coverage needed Monday through Friday, 10:30am - 3pm (with possibility for more hours)
Will require a bike/vehicle
This is a commissioned based position. You will earn a percentage of each dog walk or cat visit that you perform. You will be eligible for a pay rate increase after 3 months and 6 months depending on your job performance. This position is also W-2 based employment.
-A gas card will be available to walkers that use a car, and the amount given will increase based on tenure (after a brief probationary period).
-A weekly paid meeting will keep you up to date with all that is going on at Bark Bark Club (with provided refreshments).
-Roughly knowing your schedule the evening before. You will be paid in full if any cancellations occur on your schedule after 7am the day of.
-A support team consisting of the Bark Bark Club management and owners to help you with any situation that may arise.
-We offer referral bonuses for bringing on new clients and/or employees.
-Company events and holiday parties.
-Discounts on grooming, training, and retail service for your own dog or cat.
-Free daycare and boarding for your dog (restrictions may apply).
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