Dog Care Specialist Flex Position at Kritter Kare'
Company: Kritter Kare's Howliday Inn
Posted on: May 16, 2022
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
- 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
- Ensure dogs are fed/provided medications as outlined in
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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
- 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!
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