Part-Time Dog Walker/Pet Sitter- Frolic’s Seattle Metro Area Team – URGENTLY HIRING

Frolic Pet Services

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Part-Time Dog Walker/Pet Sitter- Frolic’s Seattle Metro Area Team – URGENTLY HIRING


Frolic Pet Services

Job description

Frolic Pet Services is currently hiring Part-Time Dog Walkers & Pet Sitters!This listing is for positions servicing the Seattle Metro area!We are a growing locally-owned professional pet care company servicing clients in the Puget Sound region since 2008. We have multiple positions across different locations and a variety of schedules available.A quick overview of this position:Dog Walking & Pet Sitting with Frolic Pet Services can be a career, a part-time job, or just a hobby to get your furry-friend fix and a little extra pocket money! We are flexible to your needs!Walkers/Sitters primarily travel between clients’ homes and provide a variety of pet care related services. Walking, feeding, and cleaning up after pets are the most common services we provide, but this position includes all sorts of tasks a client might ask for. You will work mostly out in the field by yourself, but we use a phone app to track our day, read client details, and communicate with the rest of our team.Ideal candidates will be friendly with excellent customer service skills. Being comfortable with both animals and people is necessary! You should be highly organized, detail oriented, able to work with a team, have the ability to multi task, and LOVE pets! Our services are offered 7 days a week, 365 days a year, so a variety of schedules are regularly available depending on qualifications, location, and availability. Frolic values flexibility and a stable work-life balance. Training is available both pre- and post-hire. More details below!A little about us:Frolic Pet Services is a locally-owned, full-service pet care company. We do it all; dog walking, pet sitting, in-home overnight care, pet transportation services, dog training, as well as private boarding and daycare at our office, just to name a few! Our team of pet-loving employees (NOT independent contractors) are thoroughly educated and consistently trained so that they, and our clients’ pets, are ensured a professional level of care and safety. Most of our team members have been with us for many years. We are always interested in hearing from applicants interested in long-term pet care careers in our office or out in their local neighborhoods.Responsibilities

  • Dog walking and pet sitting duties for regular, one-time, & vacation-care clients, i.e. cleaning, feeding, walking, running, playing, petting, brushing, pet waste clean-up, light housekeeping, medication administration, etc.
  • Provide high-quality, professional, and loving care to all pets assigned.
  • Communicate with the Frolic office and clients, and provide daily updates & cute pet photos via app.
  • Update our team about changes with clients, pets, locations, keys, instructions, etc.
  • Be able to keep an attentive eye out for potential issues or problems; provide overall quality care in relation to health and safety of all the pets you work with.
  • Additional responsibilities will be highlighted in the interview process and at hire.

Requirements & Expectations

  • Be a pet-lover who wants to work in the pet care field.
  • Must be 21 years of age or older.
  • Valid driver’s license and reliable & insured vehicle.
  • We require full & up-to-date vaccination against COVID-19 as recommended by the CDC.
  • Able to consistently and repetitively walk, kneel, squat, bend, lift, push, pull, grasp, and balance while walking/caring for pets.
  • Able to lift 60lbs+ from ground to table (for example: lifting a dog from ground into a car) when necessary.
  • Able to walk at a moderate-to-fast pace (including hills) for long periods of time.
  • Reliable smartphone with data package, messaging, GPS, email, phone, and camera. You will be required to download an app and use it throughout your entire working day with location services activated. *Good battery life or an external battery charger may be necessary.
  • Be willing and able to work outside in all seasons/weather/temperatures. *We do provide most necessary gear!
  • Possess a high level of patience, calm demeanor, and problem-solving attitude. Things can occasionally go not-quite-as-expected when dealing with pets, so a cool head is a must!
  • Strong technology skills; computers, email, phone applications, etc.
  • Prepared to handle the occasional stressful or gross turn of events inherent in this field with grace.
  • Have an extreme attention to detail regarding written instructions and pet health. We have a responsibility to keep the pets and clients that depend on us safe and happy by following directions.
  • Articulate, with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Self-motivated and able to stay on task with little or no supervision.
  • Friendly and outgoing personality, able to interact with clients and co-workers in a consistently professional manner.
  • Feel comfortable asking for assistance or clarification when facing any issues or uncertainty.
  • Confident, direct, honest, & respectful in communicating about needs, concerns, and other issues.
  • High energy and even higher integrity is required.

Compensation-$19.97 to $21/hr starting, depending on qualifications and experience.-60% of what we bill the client when providing “Stand Alone” services; individual client service appointments that that take place outside of regular consecutively scheduled hours.Team members with full time positions are eligible for medical & other benefits after a standard waiting period.Depending on your availability, location, skill level, and qualifications, additional positions and promotion opportunities can become available!Schedules AvailablePart-Time hours for this zone currently range roughly 15-20 hrs/wk, depending on client requests and staff availability. Due to the nature of pet care, exact hours may vary based on client requests in your coverage zone(s). If you are able to travel outside of this zone, more hours may be available.Morning, Midday, Afternoon, Evening, and Split shifts are regularly available in most areas. Let us know when you prefer to work, and we’ll see what we can put together! Part-Time positions are currently available depending on your qualifications, location, availability, and interest.As of this posting, we cannot offer guaranteed Full-Time hours for this position. However, as our business is always expanding, this may be subject to change at any time. Please check back with us regularly!Locations AvailableThis job listing is for positions servicing the Seattle Metro area, but that’s not all we have available!Choose the area you are interested in working in! We have clients pretty much everywhere between North Seattle & Tacoma, and even on the East side. And we’re still growing! Routes are localized, pre-scheduled, and mapped for efficiency & accuracy. Our awesome office team takes special care to create the perfect schedule to fit your availability!Here are some city/neighborhood examples. Not an inclusive list!

  • Downtown Seattle: Belltown, South Lake Union, Pioneer Square, and Pike Place.
  • North Seattle: Ballard, U-District, Queen Anne, Ravenna, Green Lake, and Shoreline.
  • Central District: Capitol Hill, Madison Park, Eastlake.
  • Mercer Island and Bellevue.
  • Kirkland, Redmond, Woodinville.
  • Issaquah and Sammamish.
  • Renton, Renton Highlands, Newcastle.
  • West Seattle.
  • Columbia City, Beacon Hill, Rainier Valley.
  • Des Moines, Burien, SeaTac, White Center, Kent, Tukwila, Federal Way.
  • NE Tacoma, Auburn, Puyallup, Maple Valley, Covington.

You can check out our website at for more information about our company, the services we offer, and career opportunities!If you’ve read this far and think we’re a good fit, please don’t hesitate to apply! Check the top right of the screen under “Apply Now” and tell us a bit about yourself!To see more job listings from us:Frolic Pet Services embraces diversity and opposes discrimination. Candidates must be eligible to work in the US and have the ability to perform all duties as assigned with or without reasonable accommodations.Job Posted by ApplicantPro

Expected salary

$19.97 – 21 per hour


Seattle, WA

Job date

Sun, 09 Jun 2024 22:02:01 GMT

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