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Dog Care Specialist Flex Position at Kritter Kare'

Company: Kritter Kare's Howliday Inn
Location: Columbia
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionKritter Kare 4 U, Llc in Columbia, IL is looking for one dog care specialist flex position to join our 20 person strong team. We are located on 8802 Summer Road. Our ideal candidate is attentive, motivated, reliable and committed to the care of dogs. These staff members must be able to work shifts from 6:30am-1:30pm OR 1:30pm-8:30pm (preference will be showed to candidates that can work either time shift). These team members will be asked to work a minimum of 24 hours a week (will include some weekend shifts) with some flexibility regarding which days worked. If interested in full-time, please note this in your cover letter.This team of staff members will focus on the following:Responsibilities

  • Ensure rooms are properly set-up for scheduled arrivals for current & next day
  • Coordinate lodging dog check-in to ensure completion of physical check and monitor first few hours for excessive stress. Take measures to reduce stress and/or minimize property damage as needed. Ensure needed warning notes are properly posted.
  • Ensure dogs are given proper potty and exercise breaks (3 potty breaks/2 Ten-Fifteen minute periods of exercise/playtimes/mental activities per dog. If the dog is approved for group play, they may participate per Dog Daycare Manager's instructions).
  • Completion of extra activities. Note completion on run card.
  • Ensure dogs are fed/provided medications as outlined in procedures
  • Review lodging reports on all dogs daily to ensure proper amount of food consumption and eliminations for length of stay. Take action as needed to resolve problems in eating or eliminations. Consult with supervisor and management as needed. Counsel staff that are not properly completing reports.
  • Monitor stress levels of all dogs daily and take action as needed to minimize. Consult with supervisor and management as needed.
  • Departure days – ensure reports are up to date and personal property is ready for client pick-up.
  • Ensure lodging rooms and general area is kept clean per Housekeeping check-lists.
  • Create & maintain lodging dog profiles
  • Ensure dog warnings are added to point of sale system, posted during stay and filed properly between stays
  • Identify & manage deep cleaning needs.
  • Monitor supply, tool and equipment stocks and request as needed
  • Perform other tasks as needed.Qualifications
    • High school graduate or GED preferred
    • Good oral communication skills
    • Previous work experience demonstrating dependability
    • Previous experience providing animal care (personal or job related)
    • Self-motivated, independent worker
    • Proven ability to follow instructions and learn new things
    • Ability to work/thrive in a team environment
    • Demonstrated flexibility and proven coping skillsWe are looking forward to reading your resume. Good luck!

Keywords: Kritter Kare's Howliday Inn, Springfield , Dog Care Specialist Flex Position at Kritter Kare', Other , Columbia, Illinois

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